Germany midfielder Toni Kroos criticizes World Cup in Qatar

Kroos said a boycott campaign was unlikely to have much effect but drawing attention to human rights issues during the tournament could help.

published on : 1st April 2021

'Like my first international', says Ibrahimovic after win on Sweden return

Ibrahimovic, 39, played his last Sweden game at Euro 2016 before wearing his country's yellow shirt again for the 117th time in their Group B opener.

published on : 26th March 2021

Familiar face finds ‘home’ comfort

The Qatar skeet team have won three medals (a silver and two bronze) so far at the ongoing World Cup here at the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range.

published on : 24th March 2021

Roger Federer withdraws from Dubai ATP tournament after Qatar exit

The 39-year-old was knocked out of the Doha event by world number 42 Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia, squandering a match point in the deciding set.

published on : 12th March 2021

Roger Federer crashes out of Qatar Open after losing in quarter-finals

The 20-time Grand Slam title winner, who underwent two knee surgeries in 2020, secured the first set but eventually wilted and lost the quarter-final tie, 3-6, 6-1, 7-5.

published on : 12th March 2021

After year-long layoff, Roger Federer returns with a win in Doha

It was Federer's first match in 405 days after having knee surgery following the 2020 Australian Open.

published on : 11th March 2021

Qatar up for 2032 Olympics bid despite IOC backing Brisbane

The International Olympic Committee used its new, more flexible bidding process last week to name the Australian coastal city its preferred choice more than 11 years before the Games.

published on : 6th March 2021

Qatar Open: Sania Mirza makes winning return to WTA circuit

The pair of Mirza and Klepac defeated Ukranian's pair of Nadiia Kichenok and Lyudmyla Kichenok 6-4 6-7(5) 10-5 in the opening round.

published on : 2nd March 2021

Jennifer Brady loses in first match since Australian Open in Doha

Jennifer Brady lost in her first match since the Australian Open final, falling to Anett Kontaveit 6-1, 6-2 in the first round of the Qatar Open.

published on : 1st March 2021

Pakistan to buy 3 million tonnes of LNG annually from Qatar

The agreement was signed between representatives of the two countries here on Friday, in the presence of Prime Minister Imran Khan, according to Special Assistant on Petroleum Nadeem Babar.

published on : 26th February 2021

Qatar and Australia pull out of Copa America

Copa America, initially scheduled for last year and postponed because of the pandemic, will be hosted by Argentina and Colombia.

published on : 24th February 2021

All eyes will be on them: Fowler feels Qatar WC will be a 'great spectacle'

Fowler was part of the England side which reached the quarter-finals of the first-ever World Cup to be held in Asia, back in 2002.

published on : 13th January 2021

Qatar-Saudi Arabia direct flights resume amid Gulf detente

Egypt, which also participated in the yearslong boycott, has not publicly elaborated on its restoration of ties with Qatar.

published on : 11th January 2021

Qatar emerges from Gulf spat resolute and largely unscathed

The period in between was bitter, with mud-slinging by both sides and viscous media blitzes, social media trolling, expensive lobbying efforts in Washington, and allegations of hacks and leaks.

published on : 7th January 2021

Qatar ruler lands in Saudi Arabia for summit to end blockade

Sheikh Tamim is expected to attend a signing ceremony with Prince Mohammed to declare a new page in relations.

published on : 5th January 2021
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