On 23 June the world celebrated Olympic Day – an annual occasion which is much more than just a sports event. It is a day for the world to get active, learn about Olympic values and discover new sports.
Earlier this year, the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) reached out to National Associations in a bid to coordinate joined up global activity to engage the world with the sport of hockey.
Saudi Arabia celebrated Olympic day on July 7 at the Ettifaq sports club. They had many players from various clubs in Saudi and also players from their neighboring country Bahrain were present with their Junior and Senior teams to celebrate Olympic day. Many friendly matches between senior club players were played out and there were also matches for the school kids. The event was organized in a very spirited manner and the importance of sports and participation for all was highlighted with great enthusiasm.