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GCC crisis: Kids in Qatar compete in new ‘Qatar games’

Students in Doha are blocked from taking part in sports competitions in other Gulf countries, so they’ve come up with an alternative, the Qatar Games.

It’s said that necessity is the mother of invention, and this is true for many people living in Qatar, since an air, sea and land blockade began nine months ago.

Students in Doha are blocked from taking part in sports competitions in other Gulf countries.

So they’ve come up with an alternative, the Qatar Games.

Al Jazeera’s Victoria Gatenby reports.