Established as an international sports destination in 2003, Aspire Zone is a unique sport, sports medicine, research and education destination for the international sports industry. The complex contains several sporting venues including Khalifa International Stadium, a 50,000-capacity stadium primarily used for soccer matches, Hamad Aquatic Center, an Olympic swimming pool and the Aspire Dome, the world's largest indoor multi-purpose sports hall.

The sporting complex located in Al Waab district of Doha, is also home to Doha's tallest structure, the Aspire Tower, also known as The Torch Doha, and is adjacent to the Villaggio Mall, the most popular mall in Qatar including a 150-meter long indoor canal with gondolas.