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Aspire Sports Turf



In response to unprecedented demand for our services and a fundamental requirement to improve technical knowledge in the region, STRI opened its doors in Qatar in early 2016.



The business trades locally as Aspire Sports Turf (AST) and is a fully incorporated joint venture between STRI and the Qatar government backed Aspire Zone Foundation.



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AST offers a full service sports surface solutions package to clients within Qatar. We research, educate, advise, manage and lead the industry into achieving the high standards expected of local sports surfaces.




AST owns and operates one hectare of outdoor turf research centre which is currently investigating a number of cutting edge solutions for the design, construction and maintenance of elite sports turf in Middle East venues.




The information arising from this unique facility will guide the turf industry in the region for years to come and revolutionise the way stadiums and other facilities can be operated.




Aspire Sports Turf services cover: