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Qatar national team
December 10, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Qatar coach Felix Sanchez has named 20 players who will form the Qatar squad taking part in the 23rd edition of the Gulf Cup in Kuwait from December 22 to January 5.
Salim bin Said Al Wahaibi (Photo: Qatar Tribune)
December 09, 2017 - 19:04 GMT
The President of Oman Football Association Sheikh Salim bin Said al Wahaibi has praised the big role played by the Qatari association in helping lift the FIFA ban on Kuwaiti football, after a struggle that went on for more than two years.
Qatar had conducted the draw for the tournament on September 25 with all eight teams included despite the fact that Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain did not send their representatives to Doha.
December 08, 2017 - 20:24 GMT
Kuwait will make its much-awaited return to international football as host of the prestigious Gulf Cup starting December 22, it was confirmed Friday.
The Gulf Cup was scheduled to begin in Doha later this month but was clouded in a bit of uncertainty because Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain refused to send their teams to Qatar and Kuwait was serving out the FIFA ban
December 07, 2017 - 15:42 GMT
In a grand gesture combining great sportsmanship with diplomatic maturity that has been the hallmark of Qatar’s dealings with its neighbours throughout the ongoing blockade...
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December 05, 2017 - 20:34 GMT
All things being equal, rugby fans in Qatar are set to see rugby league national teams of Fiji, Tonga and Samoa in actions for the very...
Iran national football team
December 04, 2017 - 13:16 GMT
Iran national football team will reportedly take part at the tournament in Qatar as part of preparation for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
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December 04, 2017 - 12:57 GMT
Aspetar has held its first Sports Pharmacy Conference, an event that brought together sports pharmacists, physicians, sports scientists and other healthcare professionals...
December 04, 2017 - 09:39 GMT
Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani will attend a crucial summit of the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) starting tomorrow, the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani yesterday said.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino
December 02, 2017 - 20:24 GMT
FIFA president Gianni Infantino sees no need for a re-vote for the 2022 World Cup and had a dig at those who can’t seem to stop criticising Qatar and Russia.
The GCC Summit is scheduled for Dec. 5 and 6 (AFP/File)
November 30, 2017 - 13:45 GMT
Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on Thursday received an invitation from Kuwaiti counterpart Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Jaber al-Sabah to attend an upcoming Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to be held early next month in Kuwait City.
Workers reported that they had received letters from the airline ending their services and declaring that their contracts will not be renewed. (File photo)
November 28, 2017 - 19:45 GMT
Workers reported that they had received letters from the airline ending their services and declaring that their contracts will not be renewed.
The Khalifa International Stadium played host to the Emir Cup final earlier this year and is also hosting matches in the ongoing Qatar Stars League.
November 28, 2017 - 19:32 GMT
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) is fully satisfied with the Qatar’s preparations for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, it’s vice president Saoud al-Mohannadi said in Bangkok on Monday.
Undisturbed by the economic blockade, Qatar's banking industry witnessed a double-digit expansion in total assets in October, according to QCB data. (File photo)
November 28, 2017 - 18:57 GMT
Undisturbed by the economic blockade, Qatar's banking industry witnessed a double-digit year-on-year expansion in total assets in October.
Qatar's government has said it is spending $500 million a week preparing for the World Cup. (Photo: FIFA)
November 26, 2017 - 22:20 GMT
Qatar Sunday unveiled the design for what it claims is the World Cup's first 'reusable' stadium, the seventh of eight expected venues that will stage games during the 2022 tournament.
Held under the theme “Allied Against Terrorism”, the Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition (IMCTC) meeting was opened by Saudi Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohamed bin Salman. (AFP/File)
November 26, 2017 - 15:12 GMT
Held under the theme “Allied Against Terrorism”, the Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition (IMCTC) meeting was opened by Saudi Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohamed bin Salman.
Mutaz Essa Barshim
November 26, 2017 - 14:32 GMT
Mutaz Essa Barshim made Qatar proud once again by winning the World Athlete of the Year award among male athletes at the IAAF Athletics Awards 2017, held at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco.