Category Archives: Athletic

Al Shaqab Racing’s PERHAPS wins Prix De La Prairie

PERHAPS (Lope de Vega) made easy work of her maiden scoring the Prix De La Prairie at Vichy, France, for her owner Al Shaqab Racing on Wednesday, 27 May. She had debuted a fortnight previously at Saint-Cloud when finishing last …

In race for tourism, Greece reopens cafes, island ferries

Athens, Greece restarted regular ferry services to its islands Monday, and cafes and restaurants were also back open for business as the country accelerated efforts to salvage its tourism season.

 

Travel to the islands had been generally off-limits since …

Basketball’s EuroLeague cancels season because of virus

Berlin, Europe’s top basketball league canceled the remainder of its season Monday because of the coronavirus pandemic, saying health concerns had to be paramount despite numerous attempts to find ways to resume play.

 

The EuroLeague, which is composed of …

QOC provides multiple events and activities on its social media platforms

DOHA, The Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) is providing multiple activities and sport events on its social media platforms to encourage the public and followers  to exercise   sport activities  at home, abiding by quarantine measures, adopting social distancing guidelines in effort …

QOC to organize 2020 Qatar Virtual Marathon

Doha, The Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) will organize the 2020 Qatar Virtual Marathon on Tuesday in cooperation with Bait Al Mashura Finance Consultations.

The virtual marathon, which is the first in the region, includes three categories, the full marathon for …

QOC Extends Suspension of All Local Sport Activities Until April 30

Doha, The Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) announced Tuesday that it has extended the suspension of all local sports activities and events until April 30 to ensure the safety of all employees of the sports organizations and community members from coronavirus …

Qatar to participate in West Asia Football Federation Championship 2021

DOHA, The Qatar Football Association (QFA) has confirmed the participation of Qatar’s national team in the 10th edition of the West Asia Football Federation Championship to be hosted by the UAE from Jan 2 to 15, 2021.

Other participating teams …

Qatar Taekwondo, Judo & Karate Federation postpones 2020 IJF Masters

Doha, The Qatar Taekwondo, Judo & Karate Federation (QTJKF) announced on Sunday that it has postponed the 2020 IJF Masters which was scheduled to take place from 28-30 May in Doha in line with the protective measures taken by the …