Doha: Qatar and Oman are set for a showdown to decide the winners of AFC U-23 Championship Thailand 2020 qualifying Group A, after both sides continued their winning starts to the competition yesterday. Oman kept their campaign on track, recording their second successive narrow win with a 2-1 victory over Afghanistan, while Qatar trounced Nepal […]

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Qatar will be looking for a victorious start to their AFC U-23 Championship Qualifiers campaign when they take on Afghanistan at Doha’s Aspire pitch today. Al Annabi, who finished third in the last year’s event which took place in China, are pitted in Group A, which also includes Nepal and Oman. Qatar will take on […]

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Bottas wins Australian Grand Prix for Mercedes

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  • March 17, 2019
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Valtteri Bottas capitalised on a late pitstop to upset his world champion team mate Lewis Hamilton and clinch the season-opening Australian Formula One Grand Prix for Mercedes on Sunday. Starting second behind pole-sitter Hamilton, Bottas got the jump on the Briton during a typically messy start at Albert Park and ended up cruising to his […]

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Wes Morgan’s 90th-minute header earned 10-man Leicester City a 2-1 victory over relegation-threatened Burnley at Turf Moor in the Premier League on Saturday. Chasing a second successive win under new manager Brendan Rodgers, Leicester’s task was made all the more difficult when Harry Maguire was given a straight red card for fouling Johann Berg Gudmundsson […]

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FIFA To Expand World Cup 2022 in Qatar To 48 Teams

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  • March 16, 2019
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Doha: The Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC) said that Qatar and the FIFA will continue working together to discuss a potential expansion of the World Cup in 2022 to 48 teams, while determining whether or not a viable operating model does exist and whether it is in the best interest for the football […]

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UAE fined for crowd trouble in Asian Cup semi with Qatar

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  • March 12, 2019
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The United Arab Emirates Football Association was fined $150,000 and its national team ordered to play a home game behind closed doors after sandal-throwing local fans marred an Asian Cup clash against Qatar, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) said yesterday. Eventual champions Qatar defeated hosts UAE 4-0 in the semi-final of the continental championship on […]

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Dovizioso beats Marquez in second straight Qatar thriller

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  • March 11, 2019
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It was a déjà vu moment for Andrea Dovizioso. The Ducati rider has had many close tussles with reigning world champion Marc Marquez in the past – including last year’s MotoGP Grand Prix of Qatar — and more often than not had the better of the Honda rider. Last night at the Losail International Circuit, […]

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Qatari giants Al Sadd and Al Duhail begin their 2019 AFC Champions League campaign today, with both sides facing tough opening matches. While Sadd are away to Saudi Arabia’s Al Ahli, Duhail host Iran’s Esteghlal. Al Sadd reached Jeddah on Sunday for the Group D game and head coach Jesualdo Ferreira said he expected a […]

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Team 7 Stars are Qatar’s 2019 Red Bull Neymar Jr’s Five champions. Amateur footballers and fans from all around Qatar gathered at Al Bidda Park to settle the score on Friday. The five-a-side football tournament has set a challenge to reimagine skill and teamwork on the pitch.  The national finals also featured a gathering of […]

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