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Sheikh Joaan honours camel race winners

Qatar Olympic Committee President H E Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al Thani handing over the prize to winners on the ninth day of the H H the Father Amir Purebred Camel Festival at Al Shahaniya Racetrack. The feature race of the day was worth QR500,000 while the second best entry got richer by QR250,000. More races will be held today on what will be the 10th day of the Camel Festival. Organized by the Camel Racing Organizing Committee for the 2020-2021 season, the

Expatriate Sri Lankan Cricket team plays for Nations Cup…

To celebrate the National Day of Qatar on 18th December, the Qatar Olympic Committee and the Qatar Cricket Association have organized a Nations Cup tournament for the cricket-loving Asian Community in Qatar. The four teams that will contest in the tournament are India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. The population of these four countries account for more than a million in the total population of 2.5 million in Qatar and of this Sri Lankans account for almost 150,000. The Sri Lankan Cricket Team

Vodafone Named Official Sponsor of The 2020 Padel Tournament…

Vodafone Qatar continues to support the country’s sports sector, with Company named as the Official Sponsor of the 2020 Padel Tournament, organized by the Qatar Olympic Committee, which will take place from 27 to 31 October at Al Sadd Sports Club. A mix between tennis and squash, Padel is the fastest growing racket sport in Qatar and the world due to the fun, easy and social nature of the sport. As part of Vodafone Qatar’s sponsorship, its GigaNet network will power the venue

Qatar Olympic Committee reflects on hosting the ANOC World…

One year on from the hosting the first-ever ANOC World Beach Games, the Qatar Olympic Committee is able to look back fondly on an event that proved to be very successful. “Qatar has been fortunate to host many world-class events. But the ANOC World Beach Games was unique, said QOC Secretary General HE Mr Jassim Rashid Al-Buenain said “This was the first and only global festival of beach, water and action sports. The atmosphere is also very different to other international events. As

Qatar Olympic Committee to Recommend Changes to its Events…

Amidst the fatal outbreak of Coronavirus which has spread all over the world, the Qatar Olympic Committee has decided to make changes to its events calendar. the QOC has attempted to postpone events to a later date and will announce the rescheduled dates in due course. These include FIBA 3x3 Basketball World Tour, FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup series, International Youth U18 Cricket Tournament, 2nd Qatar men’s ITF World Tennis Tour, 1st Qatar ITF Junior Tennis Tournament, 2nd Qatar ITF Junior Tennis Tournament,

Women in Qatar Who Have Excelled in Sports

March 8 marks International Women's Day which is a focal point in the movement for women's rights. Sports in Qatar has played a huge role in liberalizing women in the country and has given them a platform to express themselves. Qatar is making a steady progression in being recognised as a sporting hub in the middle eastern countries. It is time that they focus on glorifying women in Qatar who have excelled in sports and give them their due respect.  Here's a list

Qatar Eyeing to Send Strong Contingent of Athletes For…

Qatar is eyeing to send a strong contingent of athletes for the Tokyo Olympics which will be held between July 24 – August 9. The squad as of now already looks good with the presence of world champion Mutaz Essa Barshim, a two-time Olympic medallist, and expert hurdler Abderrahman Samba. Abubaker Haydar Abdalla qualified for the 800-meter event. This will be Qatar's tenth appearance in the Summer Olympics. “We are looking to have more athletes but the number we already have are very

Russia, Romania Clinch Gold at 2020 Doha Epee Grand…

Russia’s Sergey Bida and Romania’s Ana Maria Popescu won gold medals in the respective men's and women's category at the 2020 Doha Epee Grand Prix. The event which is leading athletes to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, featured 219 male and 176 female international fencers competing at Qatar’s Aspire Dome. In the Men's final event Russia's Bida faced Alexandre Bardenet, winning the event with a 15-6 score. Bardenet beat Italy’s Andrea Santarelli in the semifinal, 15-10, while Bida overcame Japan’s Masaru Yamada, 15-8

All You Need to Know About Qatar Celebrity Cricket…

On 8th December 2019, QCCL Official Press Conference was held at Qatar Olympic Committee Office, Qatar, in the presence of The QCA President – Mr. Yousef Jeham Al Kuwari, QMISSION Founder & CEO Sheikha Sara Nasser A. Al Thani to officially announce the Qatar Celebrity Cricket League T20 Match. Qatar Celebrity Cricket League (QCCL) is supported by the Qatar Cricket Association (QCA) which is the official governing body for the sport of Cricket in Qatar.  QATAR CELEBRITIES CRICKET LEAGUE (QCCL) will be first of this kind in