Monday , May 22 2017

Sports

World Cup projects to be ready in 2020

Sports infrastructure projects of the 2022 World Cup are progressing as scheduled and would complete in 2020, Hassan Al Thawadi, Secretary-general of the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC) has said. Speaking on the sidelines of the Tarsheed award ceremony on Monday, Al Thawadi said Khalifa International Stadium will …

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AZF to launch biggest National Sport Day event

Aspire Zone Foundation (AZF) and its affiliated member organisations are set to launch one of the biggest National Sport Day celebrations in Qatar, laying on a programme that offers the perfect blend of sporting activities and family fun. For its sixth annual NSD celebration, Aspire Zone Foundation will introduce a …

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Slovenia beat Qatar

Qatar’s pivot Youssef Ali jumps to shoot on goal during their quarter-final match against Slovenia in the 25th IHF Men’s World Championship 2017 yesterday at the AccorHotels Arena in Paris. Slovenia won 32-30 to enter the semi-finals. Source

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QU To Start Bachelor of Sports Education course for athletes and footballers

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed yesterday in this regard, between QU, Qatar Football Association (QFA), Aspire Zone, and Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy as Qatar University (QU) will soon introduce an academic programme for talented athletes and football professionals in Qatar. The MoU has been signed to …

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Joaan re-elected Qatar Olympic Committee president

HE Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad al-Thani was yesterday re-elected president of the Qatar Olympic Committee for the 2017-2020 term. Dr Thani bin Abdulrahman al-Kuwari is the new secretary-general. The election was held during the General Assembly held at the committee’s headquarters. Besides HE Sheikh Joaan, the secretary-general and heads of …

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Islam Elrayes Appointed As The New GM Of Sports Academy.

  Sheikh Faisal Sports Academy (SFQ) appointed Islam Elrayes as its new general manager. “Elrayes will work to further enhance the academy’s operations and generate new line of activities and events, besides boosting the existing ones,” it was mentioned in a statement. Elrayes has experience in management and has also …

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2016 was a great year for Qatar in sports

The current year has been a year of sporting success for Qatar. Under the able management of the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) 86 sporting events organised by different sports federations, out of which Qatari athletes secured two Olympic medals, one of which was in high jump at Rio Olympic Games …

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