Doha, November 18, 2016 QNA Egypt's Karim Abdel Gawad won today Qatar Classic 2016, after defeating his compatriot Mohammed El Shorbagy 3-0. The final, which took place in Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex, ended 12-10, 15-13 and 11-7 for 25 year-old Abdel Gawad. Nabil Ali bin Ali, President of Qatar Squash ...
November 18, 2016M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha, November 15 (QNA) Los Angeles, Paris and Budapest presented their proposals before the 21st general assembly of the Association of the National Olympic Committees (ANOC), today held in Doha. Eric Garcetti, Mayor of Los Angeles and head of the delegation mentioned said city has the ability to stage the best ever ...
November 15, 2016M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha November 10 2016 (QNA) FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura praised today the level of planning and enthusiasm Qatar shows for hosting World Cup 2022. Visiting FIFA Chief toured five of the eight proposed host venues, a transportation network overview of the road network, Qatar Rail sites and Hamad International Airport. Fatma ...
November 10, 2016M Ashraf Siddiqui
Friday 04 November 2016; Lausanne: The Association of National Olympic Committee (ANOC) today announced that five world-class musical and dance performances will be interspersed throughout the ANOC Awards 2016 in Doha taking the ceremony’s global audience on a journey through music and sport and reflecting the power of sport to unite ...
November 4, 2016M Ashraf Siddiqui
UCI Road 2016 World Championship 16 October 2016 – Doha, Qatar: Peter Sagan will wear the rainbow jersey for at least one more year. The 2015 Champion defended his title in style when he beat Mark Cavendish and Tom Boonen in a sprint of Champions at the UCI Road World Championships ...
October 17, 2016M Ashraf Siddiqui
15 October 2016 Denmark’s Amalie Dideriksen outpowered all the favourites to capture the 2016 UCI World Championships Elite Women’s Road Race Gold in a fast and furious bunch sprint finale. Dideriksen narrowly beat the Netherlands’ top contender, Kirsten Wild, by half a wheel’s breadth at the end of a drawn-out bunch sprint. ...
October 15, 2016M Ashraf Siddiqui
For the first time in the 89-year history of the UCI Road World Championships, the event heads to the Middle East as Doha, Qatar chosen the host. Due to the heat of Qatar, the Worlds move from the traditional September date to mid-October. The 2016 Worlds courses, on paper, look suited ...
October 14, 2016M Ashraf Siddiqui
Balsamo, who finished sixth in Richmond last year, capitalised on a strong lead-out from her Italian teammates to beat the USA's Skylar Schneider on the long drag to the finish line. Susanne Andersen made it another medal for Norway as she sprinted to third place. The junior women had an early ...
October 14, 2016M Ashraf Siddiqui
Public Relations Department of Qatar Ministry of Interior has stated in it's press release that the State of Qatar hosts the Road World Championships from 9-16 October 2016 with around 1000 racers from 75 countries and more than 5700 participants from national federations, delegations, technicians and journalists in addition to ...
October 11, 2016M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha, October 04 (QNA) - HE President of Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al-Thani met Tuesday with the Qatari Olympic medalist who won their country the first silver Olympic and Paralympic medals ever. The meeting took place at the headquarters of QOC to celebrate the historic feat. HE ...
October 5, 2016M Ashraf Siddiqui