Rio

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.

From Qatar to Brazil: Qatar Beach Volleyball team celebrates

For the first time, athletes from Qatar will compete in the volleyball category during the Olympics this summer.

Mutaz Barshim talks about his journey and Olympic dream

In just three months, arguably one of Qatar’s most successful-ever athletes, Mutaz Barshim will line up in the high jump as the greatest sporting event in the world begins. Barshim shares his captivating story ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympics.

Qatar Looks Towards The Podium In Rio

The head of Qatar's renowned Aspire Academy has told AFP he believes the centre's graduates this summer could double the number of Olympic medals the tiny Gulf country has ever won.

Rio Meets Doha!

Crowne Plaza, Doha
6 March / All Day

Team Qatar brings home historic Paralympic medal haul in Rio 2016

The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games have ended on a high note for Team Qatar after winning two silver medals thanks to the incredible performances of Abdelrahman Abdelqader and Sara Masoud. Read on for more information!


Rio Paralympics 2016: Iranian Para-cyclist dies following crash

An Iranian Para-cyclist has died after a crash during the men's C4-5 road race at the Rio Paralympics.

Qatar's Abdelrahman Abdelqader wins first medal in Paralympics

Qatar yesterday won its first medal at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio De Janeiro after national Abdelrahman Abdelqader took silver in the shot put F34 final.

Team Qatar runners on track for Rio 2016 glory

With less than 40 days to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Qatar’s talented Athletics Track Team are in the final stages of their intense training for Olympic glory.