Season-opening Qatar MotoGP cancelled due to coronavirus

Season-opening Qatar MotoGP cancelled due to coronavirus

The season-opening Qatar MotoGP, scheduled to take place on Mar 8, was cancelled on Sunday (Mar 1) because of the spread of the coronavirus, the international motorcycling federation (FIM) announced.
Qatar Airways plans to increase flights on Doha-Da Nang route

Qatar Airways plans to increase flights on Doha-Da Nang route

Qatar Airways plans to increase flights between Doha, Qatar, and Vietnam’s central city of Da Nang from four to seven flights per week in the second quarter of this year, just a year after the air route was launched in December 2018.
Qatar tests boozy fan zones as Liverpool begin Club World Cup bid

Qatar tests boozy fan zones as Liverpool begin Club World Cup bid

"We've got the cheapest beer in Qatar," boasts a seller of vouchers for US$6.90 pints at the Club World Cup fan zone in Doha.
Qatar sign up floating hotels for World Cup

Qatar sign up floating hotels for World Cup

Football fans prone to seasickness may need to consider alternatives, but supporters with sealegs will be able to stay on one of two giant cruise liners during the 2022 Qatar World Cup.
Saudi, UAE, Bahrain to play in Qatar, signalling thaw

Saudi, UAE, Bahrain to play in Qatar, signalling thaw 1

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain have said they will participate in this month's Gulf Cup football tournament in Qatar, signalling a thaw in their bitter two-year feud.
Qatar unveils 2022 World Cup logo

Qatar unveils 2022 World Cup logo

Qatar unveiled the logo for the 2022 World Cup which will be hosted by the Gulf emirate by displaying it in public spaces in Doha and cities around the world on Tuesday (Sep 3).
Qatar to build new port in Somalia's Hobyo

Qatar to build new port in Somalia's Hobyo

Qatar plans to build a new seaport at Somalia's Hobyo, a potentially strategic investment in an area of East Africa fiercely contested by Gulf rivals.
Australia and Qatar to take part in 2020 Copa America

Australia and Qatar to take part in 2020 Copa America

Australia have accepted an invitation to take part in next year's Copa America alongside Asian champions Qatar, who make their debut in the South American tournament this weekend, CONMEBOL announced on Thursday (Jun 13).
Qatar World Cup stadium opens to fanfare

Qatar World Cup stadium opens to fanfare

Qatar inaugurated its first purpose-built stadium for the 2022 World Cup on Thursday (May 16), staging a prestigious domestic cup final in the US$575 million, 40,000-capacity Al-Wakrah venue.
FIFA backs 48-team World Cup in 2022

FIFA backs 48-team World Cup in 2022

FIFA moved a step closer on Friday (Mar 15) to expanding the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48 teams and hopes to confirm the plans in June if a suitable co-host can be found.
Neymar heads to Qatar for medical assessment

Neymar heads to Qatar for medical assessment

Neymar will travel to Qatar to undergo a "complete assessment" six weeks into his recovery from a fractured right foot, Paris Saint-Germain said on Thursday (Mar 7).
France agrees 'strategic' pact with Qatar

France agrees 'strategic' pact with Qatar

DOHA: Qatar and France signed a deal on Monday (Feb 11) to cooperate on security and economic matters, in a boost to the tiny Gulf state still locked in a diplomatic rift with neighbouring Saudi Arabia and its allies.
Thousands of Qataris celebrate greatest triumph

Thousands of Qataris celebrate greatest triumph 1

Celebrations were set to go on all weekend in Doha as thousands of jubilant Qataris took to the streets within minutes of the country's astonishing Asian Cup final victory on Friday (Feb 1).
Mind the gulf as crisis-hit Qatar, Saudis clash at Asian Cup

Mind the gulf as crisis-hit Qatar, Saudis clash at Asian Cup

AL-AIN, United Arab Emirates Nineteen months of diplomatic rancour will be recast as 90 minutes of football when isolated Qatar take on Saudi Arabia in a clash bristling with political symbolism at the Asian Cup on Thursday (Jan 17).
'Lucky' Japan reach Asian Cup knockouts as Qatar hit North Korea for six

'Lucky' Japan reach Asian Cup knockouts as Qatar hit North Korea for six

Genki Haraguchi smashed home a controversial penalty as former champions Japan scraped a 1-0 win over Oman to book their place in the last 16 of the Asian Cup on Sunday (Jan 13).
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