Category: Sports

New AlWakta Stadium


Doha, 15 May 2019 Final of Amir Cup 2019 Set for Thursday, another momentous milestone on the road to 2022, as 40,000 capacity Al-Wakra stadium ready to host the Amiri Cup.  AlWakra stadium,  Second FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 venue ready to open officially with the final match between AlSadd and ... Read More
May 15, 2019M Ashraf Siddiqui


Doha, 22 April 2019 Zurab Pololikashvili, Secretary General, World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) visited Aspire Zone Foundation (AZF) to witness the sporting organisation’s renowned global facilities and get a closer look at the vital role its member organizations - Aspire Academy, Aspetar, and Aspire Logistics – play in supporting the sports sector ... Read More
April 22, 2019M Ashraf Siddiqui


Doha, 02 April 2019 Aspire Zone Foundation (AZF) held a technical meeting for the third edition of the Aspire Embassies Futsal Tournament as it readies to host the tournament starting from Thursday, April 4 – 27 at the Ladies sports hall. The tournament will consist of groups of 9 players comprising of ... Read More
April 2, 2019M Ashraf Siddiqui


Doha Commercial Bank and Qatar Golf Association signed an agreement to hold  14th annual Qatar Masters Golf Championship from 07-10 March 2019. Joseph Abraham, Commercial Bank Group CEO, and Fahad Nasser Al Naimi, General Secretary of Qatar Golf Association signed the agreement on behalf of their respective institutions. The signing ceremony took place  ... Read More
February 27, 2019M Ashraf Siddiqui


Doha, 16 Feb. 2019 (WTO), By David Kane Something about this week felt predestined for Elise Mertens. Throughout the city she saw herself emblazoned on banners and posters, the word VICTORY written across her shoulders. “I saw that the first day already,” she said at the Qatar Total Open on Saturday. “I ... Read More
February 17, 2019M Ashraf Siddiqui
Group Picture by QSA


Doha, 14 Feb 2019 Qatar Swimming Association (QSA) has finalized all arrangements and is ready to host the FINA Marathon Swim World Series Doha (QAT) 2019. A total of 136 swimmers including 84 male and 52 female athletes from 24 countries are taking part in this spectacular event. It was announced at ... Read More
February 14, 2019M Ashraf Siddiqui


Doha, 11 Feb. 2019 Aspire Zone Foundation (AZF) welcomed 2019 AFC Asian Cup Champions, Qatar National Football Team players at it's premises. Among the players participated included Almoez Ali, Abdul Karim Hassan, Bassam Al-Rawi, Asim Madibo and Abdul Karim Al-Ali. Former national coach Saeed Saad Al-Misned and present team coach Félix ... Read More
February 11, 2019M Ashraf Siddiqui
2019 Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka Pic Lagos TV


Doha, 06 Feb. 2019 World number one and 2019 Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka has been forced to pull out of the Qatar Total Open 2019 due to back injury, the event organizers announced on Tuesday. The Premier WTA Tour tournament will be held at the Khalifa International Tennis & Squash Complex ... Read More
February 7, 2019M Ashraf Siddiqui


Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 01 Feb. 2019 Qatar were  crowned AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 champions on Friday as superb goals from Almoez Ali and Abdelaziz Hatim laid the foundation for a 3-1 win over Japan in a rousing final at the Zayed Sports City Stadium in Abu Dhabi. The pair both ... Read More
February 1, 2019M Ashraf Siddiqui


Dubai, 29 Jan. 2019 (CNBC) The United Arab Emirates, host of the 2019 AFC Asia Cup, reached the end of its tournament run with a 4-0 loss to Qatar at Tuesday night's semi-final in a heated match marred by outbursts from angry spectators. Fans threw a barrage of shoes and water bottles onto ... Read More
January 29, 2019M Ashraf Siddiqui