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FIFA lauds Qatar’s Workers Cup event

The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) has praised Qatar’s efforts in organising the Workers Cup in Doha.

Nasser Al-Attiyah aims for highest spot on Rio podium

Qatar’s sporting legend Nasser Al Attiyah will join an elite group of Olympians from around the world when he competes in his sixth consecutive Olympic Games in Rio in just over a month.

Story of the first female Olympians of Qatar

The 2012 Summer Olympics in London marked a watershed moment in the history of women’s sports in Qatar. It was the first time that the Qatar Olympic Committee sent four female athletes as part of its delegation. Nada Arakji - swimmer, Noor al-Malki - sprinter, Bahiya al-Hamad - air rifle shooter and Aya Majdi - table tennis player were the first women to represent Qatar in the Olympics.

Qatar’s Javelin Thrower “Iron Arm” Budair aims for London 2017 medal

Team Qatar’s Olympic Javelin Thrower Ahmed Budair will compete in the London 2017 World Athletics Championships on 10th August

Rio 2016 Olympic Medalists to go head to head in women's 800M and steeplechase at Doha 2017 Diamond League

Rio 2016 Olympic medallists Caster Semenya and Francine Niyonsaba will face-off in the women’s 800m event, while Ruth Jebet, Hyvin Kiyeng and Emma Coburn will recreate the Rio 2016 Olympic final in the 3000m steeplechase

History beckons ANOC General Assembly in Doha

A record-breaking 1200 delegates arrive for the largest ever General Assembly in Doha for the Association of National Olympic Committees. Read on to find out more!


Qatari sprinter fails Beijing Olympics doping re-test

Cuba's Yarelys Barrios has been stripped of the silver medal she won in the discus at the Beijing Olympics after failing a doping re-test, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Thursday.