Category: Sports

Group photo of the top three teams in the men’s volleyball tournament


Doha 08 June 2017 Organised as part of Aspire Zone Foundation’s (AZF) Ramadan Sports Festival (RSF), the men’s and ladies’ volleyball tournaments drew to a close after several days of exciting competitions, held in the Aspire Dome and the Ladies Sports Hall in Aspire Zone. Team Eagles secured the top spot at ... Read More
June 9, 2017M Ashraf Siddiqui
Men’s volleyball tournament 2016


Doha 31 May 2017 - With preparations now complete, Aspire Zone Foundation is ready to welcome over 1,300 participants to take part in the two-week Ramadan Sports Festival. The festival will kick off on Thursday evening, marking the start of four simultaneous sporting tournaments: indoor hockey, cricket, volleyball and futsal. Cricket competition ... Read More
May 31, 2017M Ashraf Siddiqui
Finding the $100 Billion for Infrastructure


Doha 21 May 2017 (Media/SC) Hassan Al Thawadi, Secretary General, Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy led a delegation to the World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa where he discussed the trans-formative power of football, infrastructure spending in the MENA region and the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar. During the ... Read More
May 21, 2017M Ashraf Siddiqui
Khalifa International Stadium hosts Emir Cup 2017 final – fireworks display from inside the stadium (2)


Doha 19 May 2017 (Media/SC) More than 40,000 football fans attended the launch of the first proposed host venue of the 2022 FIFA World Cup™ in Doha this evening, with H.H. the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani officially cutting the ribbon at the new Khalifa International Stadium in front of the ... Read More
May 20, 2017M Ashraf Siddiqui
Emir of Qatar hosted lunch in honour of 2017 Emir Cup Championship


Doha 20 May 2017 (QNA) Emir of State of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani hosted luncheon banquet at the Emiri Diwan on Saturday in honor of the players and technical and administrative bodies of the football team of Al Sadd Sports Club, 2017 Emir Cup Champions. Lunch was attended by members of ... Read More
May 20, 2017M Ashraf Siddiqui
Emir of State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad AlThani inaugurates Khalifa Intl Stadium


Doha 19 May 2017 QNA Emir of State of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani inaugurated this evening Khalifa International Stadium and dedicated to every Qatari and Arab citizen as ready to host World Cup 2022. The Emir performed ribbon cutting ceremony attended by Roch Marc Christian Kabore, President of Burkina Faso, Sheikh ... Read More
May 19, 2017M Ashraf Siddiqui
2017 Emiri Cup Invitation Khalifa Stadium


Doha 18 May 2017 (PRMOI) Football fans will be heading towards Khalifa Stadium tomorrow to watch the final of Emir Cup 2017. The security personnel from different departments of the Ministry of Interior such as Traffic, Al Fazaa, Stadium Security and Lakhwiya will be present in the venue to help the public to ... Read More
May 18, 2017M Ashraf Siddiqui
An aerial view of Khalifa Stadium Doha


Doha 27 April 2017 Emir Cup 2017 will be played on 19 May 2017 at Khalifa Int'l Stadium Doha with a new look, new technologies & a new legacy. Expatriate communities living in Qatar in collaboration with Community Out-reaching Department of Supreme Committee will be organising a colorful Family Festival before the start ... Read More
April 27, 2017M Ashraf Siddiqui
QOC Secretary General meets Sports Federations and Committees


Doha 04 April 2017 (QNA) Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) Secretary General Dr. Thani Abdulrahman Al Kuwari on Tuesday met secretaries general of sports federations and committees. At the outset of the meeting, which took place at QOC premises, Al Kuwari thanked all sports associations for efforts that aim at developing Qatari sport ... Read More
April 4, 2017M Ashraf Siddiqui
AlGharafa Basketball Team Celebrates Hat Trick Win on Friday 31 Mar 2017


Doha 31 March 2017 (QNA) Al-Gharafa Basketball team won Friday Qatar Cup after defeating Al Rayyan 104-91 in the final. It is the third time that Al Gharafa wins the cup after winning it in 2013 and 2015, when it defeated Al Rayyan and Al Jaish. This year's winner dominated Qatar in the semi-final ... Read More
March 31, 2017M Ashraf Siddiqui