Category: Sports



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 ... Read More
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 ... Read More
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. ... Read More
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 ... Read More
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 ... Read More
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 ... Read More
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 ... Read More
October 5, 2016M Ashraf Siddiqui


Doha, September 29 (QNA) - The Organizing Committee of the prestigious FINA airweave Swimming World Cup 2016 has intensified its managerial and technical arrangements to host the prestigious event in October. The finest swimmers from around the world will hit the pool when the FINA airweave Swimming World Cup 2016 ... Read More
September 29, 2016M Ashraf Siddiqui


Thursday, March 24, 2016 ANOC ANOC Secretary General Gunilla Lindberg this week met with Secretary General of the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) Dr. Thani Abdelrahman al-Kuwari at the QOC offices in Doha. During the meeting, the two Secretary Generals discussed the plans for the XXI ANOC General Assembly which will take place in ... Read More
March 24, 2016M Ashraf Siddiqui