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Al-Khater highlighted that communities in which stadiums are being built were consulted in advance to make sure the venues become useful hubs after the event.
October 19, 2017 - 12:42 GMT
The 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar will leave an important legacy for Qatar and the region, according to Nasser al-Khater, assistant secretary general for Tournament Affairs at the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC).
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October 19, 2017 - 12:27 GMT
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi has said that Pakistan will sign up for the ICC Test and ODI leagues only if India honour Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to play bilateral matches.
The Egyptian team qualified to the 2018 World Cup in Russia after beating Congo 2-1 in the Borg Al Arab match on 10 October
October 19, 2017 - 11:30 GMT
The sports marketing company Presentation has started negotiations with the International Football Federation Association (FIFA) to broadcast the Egyptian national football team’s matches in the 2018 World Cup in Russia on local channels.
President of the General Sport Authority of Saudi Arabia Turki Al-Sheikh (right) and ROC President Fredrik Johnsson sign an agreement in London to organize Race of Champions in Riyadh. - SPA

Saudi Arabia will host the first World Boxing Super Series Cruiserweight final in May next year as well as its first-ever international motorsport event, featuring stars from Formula One, World Rally Championship, IndyCar, NASCAR, sportscars and touring cars competing against each other. (Photo: SPA)
October 19, 2017 - 11:24 GMT
Saudi Arabia will host the first World Boxing Super Series Cruiserweight final in May next year as well as its first-ever international motorsport event, featuring stars from Formula One...
Winner Robert MacIntyre with Yousef Abdul Aziz Al Qatami and Wael Abdul Rahman Al Welayti, both members of the Sahara Kuwait’s golf advisory committee. (Photo: Organizers)
October 18, 2017 - 19:20 GMT
England’s Clements reigns supreme in amateur division in Kuwait City
After the French striker couldn't find the net against Tottenham, his countryman said he is improving every day
October 18, 2017 - 18:54 GMT
After the French striker couldn't find the net against Tottenham, his countryman said he is improving every day
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October 18, 2017 - 18:20 GMT
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Gulf states currently blockading Qatar have tried to woo Kuwait by promising to boycott a football tournament in Doha unless a FIFA ban on Kuwait is lifted.
October 18, 2017 - 18:06 GMT
Gulf states currently blockading Qatar have tried to woo Kuwait by promising to boycott a football tournament in Doha unless a FIFA ban on Kuwait is lifted.
Jury out on Italian who, bar Japan’s Asian Cup win, hasn’t lived up to early promise
October 18, 2017 - 14:35 GMT
Jury out on Italian who, bar Japan’s Asian Cup win, hasn’t lived up to early promise
Middle East’s first football World Cup is just over five years away and the organizers have already expressed satisfaction over the progress so far.
October 18, 2017 - 14:06 GMT
Qatar is looking to host as many as 1.5 million fans at the 2022 World Cup according to a Supreme Committee of Delivery & Legacy (SC) official.
World Cup 2018 logo
October 17, 2017 - 21:03 GMT
ISIS propaganda chiefs released a chilling threat to attack the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Al-Hilal's starting eleven pose for a group shot ahead of the Asian Champions League semi-final football match between Persepolis and Al-Hilal at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in Muscat on October 17, 2017.
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October 17, 2017 - 19:53 GMT
Omar Kharbin and Godwin Menshah each scored a brace as Al Hilal sealed their place in the 2017 AFC Champions League final with a 2-2 draw (6-2 on aggregate) against Persepolis at Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in the second leg of the semi-final.
Mohamed Aboutrika
October 17, 2017 - 19:37 GMT
An online campaign led by thousands calls on blacklisted veteran midfielder Mohamed Aboutrika to play for Egypt at the World Cup in Russia next year.
Persepolis team
October 17, 2017 - 12:14 GMT
Iran’s Persepolis have been preparing to face Saudi Arabia’s Al-Hilal in the 2nd leg of 2017 AFC Champions League semi-final in Oman’s capital, Muscat.
The Leicester City playmaker earned praise from his manager for his positive response to being benched
October 17, 2017 - 10:36 GMT
The Leicester City playmaker earned praise from his manager for his positive response to being benched
Gokhan Taspinar (Photo: Anadolu Agency)
October 17, 2017 - 10:27 GMT
Six months after taking up the sport, a visually impaired man won a gold medal last month in a national weightlifting championship