Doha, 29 March 2020 - President of Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC), H E Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al Thani, expressed yesterday the solidarity of the Qatar Olympic Committee with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the organisers of the upcoming Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
H E Sheikh Joaan stressed during a meeting held via
Doha, 29 March 2020 - The Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) has announced that it has extended the suspension of all local sport activities and events until the 14th April to ensure more safety for all employees of sport organizations and community members against coronavirus (COVID-19).The QOC’s decision is a complementary move which come
Doha, 26 March 2020 - Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) expressed its support for the decision taken by the International Olympic Committee in co-ordination with the organising committee for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to postpone the edition to next year.The International Olympic Committee announced that it was studying all the options r
Doha, 24 March 2020 - The Camel Racing Organizing Committee has announced the cancellation of the annual festival of Purebred Arabian Camel on the sword of Amir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, and final Qatar festival of the end of camel races for the season (2019-2020).The festival of H H the Amir was scheduled to t
Doha, 24 March 2020 - The Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) participated in a conference call between the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Asian National Olympic Committees (NOCs) to discuss the principles established by the IOC Executive Board (EB) in relation to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.The Asian NOC family was unanimous in ex
Beijing, 18 March 2020 - The Diamond League has postponed its first three athletics meetings of the 2020 season due to be held in April and May in Qatar and China because of the Covid-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, it said on Tuesday (March 17).The announcement came after Qatar banned inbound passenger flights and prevented the entry of foreign
Toulouse, 17 March 2020 - Trained by Thomas Fourcy for the partnership of Al Shaqab Racing and Mrs. Nada Mousli, HILAL AL CHAM (HILAL AL ZAMAN) won the Prix Djouras Tu impressively at Toulouse, France, on Saturday, 14 March. Drawn towards the outside, the four-year-old colt broke well under jockey Julien Augé to take up the running in
Doha, 16 March 2020 - Prioritising the induction process and working hard to implement a family atmosphere have helped QPEC earn praise from both the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) and Impactt – the company responsible for inspecting FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ project sites.
Since 2016, QPEC has been appointed
Doha, 15 March 2020 - The Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) today announced that it has postponed or cancelled a number of its upcoming sports events, in line with the protective measures taken by the State of Qatar to limit the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) and in accordance withthe recommendations of the Ministry of Public Health and National Pa
Doha, 15 March 2020 - Poland’s Grzegorz Fijalek and Michal Bryl began the 2020 season in the best way possible by beating Mexican pair Julio Gaxiola and Jose Rubio to win the FIVB -Star Katara Cup Beach Volleyball tournament. Fijalek and Bryl won 2-1 (16-21, 21-19, 15-11) to claim their first World Tour gold as a pair.
They needed to hol
Doha, 12 March 2020 - Qatar's Abdulaziz Mohamed qualified to the 2020 edition of World Athletics U20 Championships to be held in Nairobi, Kenya in July.
Abdulaziz secured his spot in the world championships after claiming a time of 20.66 seconds in 200m event during ACNW League in South Africa.
Earlier, Qatar's Owaab Barrow and Ammar Obaid
Doha, 12 March 2020 - Qatar's Ahmed Tijan and Cherif Younousse suffered a 0-2 defeat against Italy's Daniele Lupo and Paolo Nicolai at the knockout round of the 4-Star Katara Beach Volleyball Open on Wednesday.
On the other hand, Michal Bryl and Grzegorz Fijalek had to push themselves to the limit to reach the quarter-finals yesterday
Doha, 11 March 2020 - Football legend Xavi Hernández recently met student leaders from the American School of Doha (ASD) to learn more about Tamreen, the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ online educational programme.
Six student leaders from the ASD Tamreen Club delivered a Qatar 2022-themed lesson to Xavi which covered topics inc
Doha, 11 March 2020 - Qatar's Cherif Younousse and Ahmed Tijan scored a fine win over French qualifiers Quincy Aye and Arnaud Gauthier-Rat in their second Pool 'H' match to advance to the knockout round of the 4-Star Katara Beach Volleyball Open on Tuesday .
The eighth-seeded Qatar pair lost their morning match to Ukrainian qualifiers Iaroslav G
Doha, 10 March 2020 - Cherif Younousse and Ahmed Tijan will lead Qatar’s challenge at the 4-Star Katara Beach Volleyball Open.
The eight-seeded Qatari team, who won bronze medal in ther 2019 edition, will launch their campaign against qualifiers Sergiy Popov and Laroslav Gordieiev from Ukraine today at the scenic Katara Cultural Village.
Doha, 10 March 2020 - The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) announced new dates for the final rounds of 2020 AFC Champions League.
The first-leg Round of 16 matches will be played on 10th, 11th and 12th August, and return leg on 24th, 25th and 26th of the same month.
The first-leg quarterfinals will be played on 14th, 15th and 16th Septem
Doha, 9 March 2020 - Jorge Campillo almost threw it away with a double bogey on the 17th hole before finding his range in the play off to edge David Drysdale for his first Commercial Bank Qatar Masters title on Sunday.
The Spaniard, who played the most consistent golf in the final three days at the Education City Golf Club in Doha, was in a co
Doha, 9 March 2020 - China's Fan Zhendong overcame England's Liam Pitchford to win the 2020 ITTF World Tour Platinum Qatar Open men's singles crown for the second time here on Sunday.
Fan, who pocketed 14th men's singles title on the ITTF World Tour, won the contest 11-9, 11-7, 8-11, 11-4, 6-11, 11-7 to complete a double for his country fol