Category Archives: Athletic

2027 AFC Asian Cup bid: Qatar Football Association hands over legal requirements file

Doha, The Qatar Football Association (QFA) has successfully handed over the second part of the bid to host the AFC Asian Cup 2027 covering all legal formalities required by the continental confederation.   The move comes as part of the Qatar Football Association’s commitment to fulfilling all hosting requirements according to the approved schedule, and

QOC Padel Tournament 2020 begins

Doha, The second edition of the QOC Padel Tournament began in Al Sadd Sports Club, with the participation of 304 players.   Participants in the tournament were divided into three categories, as eight teams will play in category (A), 48 in category (B), and 96 in category (C).   The QOC allocated prizes for the

QOA launches fourth edition of Master’s program in sports law

DOHA, The Qatar Olympic Academy (QOA) announced the launch of the fourth edition of the Master’s program in sports law, which is being held by the Academy for the fourth year in a row.   The Masters programme will be delivered in cooperation with the University of LIeida, Spain, alongside a number of international organizations

2nd Edition of QOC’s Padel Tournament 2020 to Kick off Tomorrow

DOHA, Qatar Olympic Committee’s (QOC) second edition of the Padel Tournament 2020 will kick off Tuesday, with the participation of 304 players, and will run until Saturday.   Participants in the tournament whose competitions will be held in Al Sadd Sports Club were divided into three categories, as eight teams will play in category (A),

Al Duhail wins HH the Amir Handball Cup

Doha, Al Duhail SC was crowned champion of HH the Amir Handball Cup for the 2019-2020 sports season after defeating Al-Wakrah SC 31-29 in the final match that was held between the two clubs on Friday at Al Duhail Sports Hall.   HE Secretary-General of Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) Jassim bin Rashid Al Buainain, handed

Ibrahimovic’s brace seals AC Milan’s win in city derby with Inter

Rome, AC Milan’s ace Zlatan Ibrahimovic sealed a 2-1 defeat of Inter Milan in Saturday’s city derby to help the Devils go top of the Italian Serie A, said dpa international.   The 39-year-old Swede slammed home his first on 13 minutes, pouncing after Samir Handanovic had parried a penalty he took after being floored

BIC 2,000cc Challenge returns to action with season’s second round

Manama, The Middle East’s longest-running circuit racing championship is back in action this weekend at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) in Sakhir.   The BIC 2,000cc Challenge takes place at “The Home of Motorsport in the Middle East” as part of National Race Day on Friday (October 16). It will be the second round of the

Neymar hat-trick nets Brazil win World Cup qualifier

Rio de Janeiro, Thanks to a hat-trick from superstar Neymar, Brazil was able to turn the tide against Peru and win Tuesday’s World Cup qualifying match 4-2 at Estadio Nacional in Lima.   Brazil trailed the hosts after Andre Carrillo opened the scoring in the fifth minute, but they equalized with Neymar’s first goal in