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A successful bid for Doha would require a compromise due to soaring temperatures. (Shutterstock/Lazy Llama)
February 10, 2016 - 11:52 GMT
Qatar wants to take advantage of all its investment in infrastructure for the 2019 and 2022 athletic events to host the 2028 Summer Olympic games.
The pack rides on the highway during the second stage of the 2016 Tour of Qatar cycling race, starting and finishing at the Qatar University on February 9, 2016. Norway's Alexander Kristoff won a sprint finish ahead of Britain's Marc Cavendish in the second stage of the Tour of Qatar.
February 10, 2016 - 11:47 GMT
One cyclist was left with a broken collarbone after mass pile-up
Qatar Olympic Committee logo
February 09, 2016 - 15:07 GMT
Despite two unsuccessful bids in the past, Doha has still not given up on its dream to host the Summer Olympics, Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) secretary-general Dr Thani al-Kuwari has said.
QP have bought the 30% interest in Chevron's deep-water leases for exploration in Cap Rhir Deep, Cap Cantin Deep and Cap Walidia Deep. (Caspian Explorer)
February 09, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Qatar Petroleum has acquired a 30 percent stake in three offshore leases held by Chevron Morocco Exploration.
Hassan Abdullah Al Thawadi (source: Qatar News Agency)
February 08, 2016 - 15:16 GMT
Presentations by top delegates and continental meetings of the 79th AIPS Congress (Association Internationale De La Presse Sportive or International Sports Press Association) start here Monday at the Doha Sheraton.
Aerial view of Hamad International Airport. (Construction Week Online)
February 08, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
New tenders include phase one of a $15B passenger and freight network and an estimated $2B expansion of Hamad International Airport.
Source: Qatar News Agency
February 07, 2016 - 19:17 GMT
Qatar Airways Group employees, alongside their family members, are getting ready to celebrate this year’s Qatar National Sports Day at Al-Sadd Sports Club on Tuesday.
Hamas and Fatah officials discuss reconciliation in Gaza, Tuesday, April 22, 2014. (AFP/Mahmud Hams)
February 07, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Delegations from Palestine's rival political groups will meet in the Qatari capital on Sunday to discuss a reconciliation agreement.
The Commercial Bank of Qatar earned a net profit of 1.45B riyals, compared to a profit of 1.94B riyals in 2015.  (Shutterstock/Philip Lange)
February 07, 2016 - 14:23 GMT
Banking sector profitability will be hit by slowdowns in lending, limited earnings growth, and squeeze liquidity.
Theo Zwanziger
February 02, 2016 - 16:09 GMT
Former German football federation (DFB) chief Theo Zwanziger can for now continue calling 2022 World Cup hosts Qatar "the cancerous growth on world football," a Dusseldorf court said Tuesday in a preliminary ruling.
Source: Qatar News Agency
February 01, 2016 - 15:33 GMT
Doha has won its bid to host the 2023 FINA World Championships and FINA World Masters Championships. Following final presentations in Budapest...
The stadium will be built over an area of 515,400 square metres
January 31, 2016 - 15:40 GMT
"The Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy has appointed Arab Engineering Bureau (AEB) as the design consultant for the 2022 FIFA World Cup's eighth proposed host venue, which will be located in Al Thumama."
The SSE initiative aims to explore how exchanges can enhance corporate transparency. (RT)
January 31, 2016 - 08:34 GMT
Qatar becomes a Partner Exchange and commits to transparency and maintaing standards under the voluntary United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges initiative.
Morteza Pouraliganji
January 28, 2016 - 16:23 GMT
Iranian international defender Morteza Pouraliganji has officially joined Qatari side Al Sadd on a four-month deal on Wednesday.
FC Barcelona team
January 28, 2016 - 15:38 GMT
Reports come as Bayern Munich signs sponsorship deal with Hamad International Airport - which is managed by Qatar Airways
Qatar Airways' Doha-Santiago route will become the second longest flight at 18 hours and 25 minutes. (Facebook)
January 28, 2016 - 05:57 GMT
The proposed Doha-Auckland route would take 18 hours and 25 minutes, beating the Qatas Dallas-Sydney and Dubai-Panama City routes.