Category: Sports

Jallikattu Event Pic by ‘The Hindu’


12 Feb. 2017 Karthi, Tamil Nadu (India) Indian media reports one spectator killed and 89 injured in ancient traditional bull hump holding event. 'Jallikattu' is known to be practiced during the Tamil classical period (400-100 BC). It was common among the ancient people Aayars who lived in the ‘Mullai’ geographical division of ... Read More
February 12, 2017M Ashraf Siddiqui
Angelique Kerber on arrival at Hamad Intl Airport Doha Pic Courtesy QTF


10 Feb 2017 Doha Germany’s Angelique Kerber, the world No. 2 and the topmost seeded player for the 2017 Qatar Total Open, was warmly received at the Hamad International Airport in Doha on Thursday by QTF officials on her arrival for the six-day tournament. The 2016 Australian Open champion’s plane touched down at ... Read More
February 11, 2017M Ashraf Siddiqui
AlSadd Won Emiri Sword Championship


Doha 11 Feb. 2017 (QNA) Sheikh Thani bin Hamad Al -Thani honoured today Al Sadd team (Qatar), the winner of the endurance ride challenge for the Emir Of State of Qatar Championship sword. The competition took place at Endurance village located in Mesaieed's Sealine. Sheikh Thani presented the golden sword to Abdulla bin ... Read More
February 11, 2017M Ashraf Siddiqui


By SC Newsroom The first joint inspections on 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar™ projects have been carried out by the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) and Building and Wood Workers' International (BWI), the global trade union for construction workers. In accordance with a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by ... Read More
February 10, 2017M Ashraf Siddiqui
Logo United World Wrestling


United World Wrestling 04 Feb 2017 A Twit Statement from United World Wrestling President Nenad Lalovic on 2017 Freestyle World Cup 'Though we had hoped for a different outcome from Iran's Foreign Ministry, we appreciate the complex nature of this decision. We are currently working to find a solution for the Free ... Read More
February 4, 2017M Ashraf Siddiqui
ICC Chairman Looks Ahead


Strategic Communications International Cricket Council (ICC) 01 Feb. 2017 A new ICC website has been launched today with a host of features for cricket fans and media around the world. With a live match centre featuring full editorial ball by ball commentary, complete cricket calendar for both men’s and women’s international cricket, video ... Read More
February 1, 2017M Ashraf Siddiqui
1998 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters First Champion Andrew Coltart of Scotland


About Commercial Bank Qatar Masters Since 1998 the prestigious Qatar Masters golf tournament has been hosted by Doha Golf Club at the beginning of each year as part of the European Tour. The annual tournament celebrates its 20th edition in 2017 and has been title sponsored by The Commercial Bank ... Read More
January 28, 2017M Ashraf Siddiqui
Wang Jeunghun 2017 CBQM-Round 2


Friday 27 January 2017 Doha, Qatar: Korean Wang Jeunghun joined Thailand’s Kiradech Aphibarnrat in saying that 2017 could be the year the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters crowns its first Asian champion. Wang, 21, carded a five-under-par 67 at Doha Golf Club to join playing partner Kiradech and seven others in a ... Read More
January 27, 2017M Ashraf Siddiqui
Tim Morris Exec Director Interpole Police Service


Doha 23 Jan. 2017 (QNA) 'Qatar's early planning and detailed preparations to host a safe and secure FIFA World Cup will set a precedent for future mega events', Tim Morris, Interpol Executive Director for police services said. Morris is in Qatar to discuss Interpol's Project 'Stadia', to support Qatar in its preparations for ... Read More
January 24, 2017M Ashraf Siddiqui
A Desert Rally Picture by APP


Lahore 22 Jan. 2017 (APP) Cholistan desert rally would start from Derawar Fort, Bahawalpur, on Feb 9 and end on Feb 12. Around 100 drivers and teams from all-over Pakistan participate in the mega event and almost 100,000 visitors witness it every year, a senior official of TDCP told APP here on Sunday. He said ... Read More
January 22, 2017M Ashraf Siddiqui