Category: Sports

Anadolu News


Istanbul, 28 March 2023 (Anadolu News) FIFA will pay clubs a combined $355 million for sending their footballers to the 2026 and 2030 World Cup tournaments, the European Club Association (ECA) confirmed Monday. The ECA said in a statement that FIFA President Gianni Infantino and ECA Chairman Nasser Al-Khelaifi signed a renewed ... Read More
March 28, 2023M Ashraf Siddiqui


Doha, 25 Feb. 2023 The world's 3rd seed Daniil Medvedev, Russian tennis star beat this evening British Tennis star Andy Murray in final of Qatar ExxonMobil Open in Doha by 6-4, 6-4. The match between former World No 1s took 1 hr 47 minutes. It was first ever entry in Qatar ExxonMobil ... Read More
February 25, 2023M Ashraf Siddiqui


Doha, 24 Feb 2023 Czeck Tennis Star Jiri Lehecka To Face British Star Andy Murray; and Daniil Medvedev, Russian star will be facing Auger-Aliassime In Semi Final Today in Doha. Lehecka in a surprise win of his career on Thursday defeated World's No 5 seed Andrey Rublev of Russia to reach the ... Read More
February 24, 2023M Ashraf Siddiqui
Tareq Zeinal, Secretary General Qatar Tennis Federation


Doha, 24 Feb. 2023 (QNA) Tareq Darwish Zeinal, Secretary General, Qatar Tennis Federation (QTF) in a press release today has said that Qatar Tennis, Squash and Badminton Federation (QTSBF) is preparing a plan to upgrade the Qatar ExxonMobil Open Tennis Championship from the ATP 250 series to ATP 500 series. He said ... Read More
February 24, 2023M Ashraf Siddiqui


Doha, 18 Feb. 2023 (WTA) World No.1 Iga Swiatek successfully defended her title at the Qatar TotalEnergies Open on Saturday, sweeping past fourth-ranked Jessica Pegula 6-3, 6-0 in the Doha final. No.1 seed Swiatek topped No.2 seed Pegula to capture her first Hologic WTA Tour title of the year, and the 12th ... Read More
February 18, 2023M Ashraf Siddiqui


Doha, 16 Feb. 2023 (WTA) World No.1 Iga Swiatek made a triumphant return to competition at the Qatar TotalEnergies Open. Swiatek raced past No.42 Danielle Collins 6-0, 6-1 and is into the semifinals after her quarterfinal opponent Belinda Bencic withdrew from the tournament due to fatigue. Last season, Swiatek kicked off her ... Read More
February 16, 2023M Ashraf Siddiqui


Doha, 12 Feb. 2023 (QTF) The draw for the Qatar TotalEnergies Open 2023 was held at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex on Saturday. Secretary General of Qatar Tennis, Squash and Badminton Federation Tariq Zainal, Tournament Director Saad Al Mohannadi, Member of Organizing Committee Karim Al Alami and Deputy VP HR, ... Read More
February 12, 2023M Ashraf Siddiqui


Manama (Bahrain), 01 Feb. 2023 Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Thani, President of Qatar Football Association (QFA), was elected as a member of the FIFA Council, the main decision-making authority of world football’s governing body, at the 33rd Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Congress in Manama, Bahrain. The victory of QFA ... Read More
February 1, 2023M Ashraf Siddiqui


Istanbul, 29 Jan. 2023 (Anadolu News) The Serbian powered his way to a 6-3, 7-6, 7-6 victory at the Rod Laver Arena in just under three hours to equal Rafael Nadal men’s record of 22 Grand Slam crowns. Djokovic’s latest success in Melbourne also catapults him from No. 5 to No. 1 ... Read More
January 29, 2023M Ashraf Siddiqui


Doha, 22 Jan. 2023 Nine out of the world's top ten players including World No 1, confirmed to participate in the 2023 21st edition of the WTA 500 tournament. The world No. 1 and defending champion Iga Świątek of Poland leads the star cast of 32 players for the singles and 16 ... Read More
January 22, 2023M Ashraf Siddiqui