Category Archives: Sports

Sheikh Joaan Honors Champions Mutaz Barshim, Abderrahman Samba

DOHA, HE President of Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al-Thani honored Monday Qatari champions Mutaz Barshim, the gold medalist of the high jump and Abderrahman Samba, the bronze medalist for the 400 meters hurdles at the IAAF …

QOC Second Vice President meets Iraqi Minister of Youth and Sport

Doha, HE Second Vice President of the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) Dr. Thani bin Abdulrahman Al Kuwari met yesterday with HE Iraqi Minister of Youth and Sport Dr. Ahmed Riad Obeidi, on the sidelines of ANOC World Beach Games, Qatar …

Hosts Qatar still unbeaten as handball gears up for semi-finals

DOHA, Qatar handball team, cheered on by a packed-out Central Court, pushed past Australia 24-17, 24-10, continuing an unbeaten record on home sand at Al-Gharafa and setting up a mighty clash with Brazil’s men today evening, who needed three sets …

Qatar defeat Chile to book place in Beach Volleyball 4×4 Semifinals

DOHA, Impressive home side, Qatar defeated Chile in the last eight stage of the beach volleyball 4×4 men’s tournament at the 2019 ANOC World Beach Games in Doha on Monday.

Monday’s victory came after the home side Qatar defeated Chile …

Qatar Olympic Committee Signs Cooperation Agreement with Thai Counterpart

DOHA, Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) has signed a cooperation agreement with the National Olympic Committee of Thailand, on the sidelines of the ANOC World Beach Games Qatar 2019.

The agreement was signed in the presence of Director of Support Services …

Guidi (ITA) and de Jesus Soares (BRA) take first Beach Games gold

DOHA, Marcello Guidi (ITA) and Brazil’s Ana de Jesus Soares wrote themselves into the history books this morning at Katara Beach in the Open Water 5 Km swim by not only winning the first gold medals awarded at the World …

Qatar beach volleyball team qualify to second round

Doha, Qatar’s beach volleyball team qualified to the second round after beating USA 3-0 on Sunday at the ANOC World Beach Games.

Earlier on Saturday, Team Qatar began their campaign in the event with 2-1 victory over Indonesia.

Team Qatar …