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Sanya sets holiday goals with Qatar vacation

"Badhaai Ho" actress Sanya Malhotra is happy to escape the monsoon of Mumbai and enjoy the Qatar sun.

Aug 03, 2019, 20:44 PM IST

Fresh round of US, Taliban peace talks begin in Qatar's Doha

A fresh round of US-Taliban peace talks began in Qatar`s capital Doha on Saturday, officials said, describing it to be the "most crucial" phase of negotiations to end the 18-year war in Afghanistan.

Aug 03, 2019, 14:49 PM IST

Five teams set for Singapore showdown to move one step closer to ICC T20 World Cup

One qualification spot for the 2019 International Cricket Council (ICC) T20 World Cup Qualifier will be on the line when five teams namely Singapore, Kuwait, Malaysia, Nepal and Qatar lock horns in Singapore between July 22 to 28.

Jul 22, 2019, 07:10 AM IST

Legendary athlete PT Usha expresses delight following nomination for IAAF Veteran Pin

The 55-year-old Olympian expressed thankfulness to the IAAF for the "incredible honour" in a tweet which further comprised of a letter from IAAF CEO Jon Ridgeon.

Jul 18, 2019, 18:00 PM IST

Intra-Afghan peace meeting in Qatar aimed at building trust

The weekend meeting will follow a separate strand of talks between Taliban militants and U.S. diplomats this week aimed at agreeing a timeline for the withdrawal for a post-conflict Afghanistan.

Jul 03, 2019, 20:49 PM IST

Copa America: Relentless Colombia seal win against Paraguay despite sweeping changes

Colombia were guaranteed a place in the last eight as Group B winners and made 10 changes from the side that beat Qatar in their last outing but still dominated play against Paraguay.

Jun 24, 2019, 20:09 PM IST

Argentina beat Qatar 2-0 to qualify for Copa America quarter-finals

Argentina took the lead after three minutes when an atrocious pass out of defence went straight to Martinez, who made no mistake from 15 meters out.

Jun 24, 2019, 16:56 PM IST

Brent oil rises for second day after Middle East tanker attacks

The attacks near Iran and the Strait of Hormuz pushed oil prices up as much as 4.5% on Thursday, putting the brakes on a slide in prices in recent weeks over concerns about global demand. US crude. 

Jun 14, 2019, 14:53 PM IST

Felix Sanchez extends contract as Qatar football coach till World Cup 2022

Sanchez, 43, has spent much of his coaching career in Qatar, working at the Aspire Academy before leading the nation to the Asian Under-19 title in 2014.

May 06, 2019, 19:31 PM IST

Qatar will not grant visas to its 'enemies': Tourism official

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic and trade ties with Qatar in 2017, accusing it of supporting terrorism.

May 05, 2019, 15:23 PM IST

AIFF appoint Romanian Isac as new technical director

Isac, who has nearly three decades of experience in various coaching roles in several countries, last worked as the sporting director of three-times J-league Champions Yokohama Marinos FC.

Apr 29, 2019, 15:53 PM IST

India's Gurpreet Singh settles for silver at Asian Wrestling Championships

Gurpreet had to be satisfied with a second spot finish after being handed a 0-8 defeat by Hyeonwoo Kim of Korea in the final. 

Apr 27, 2019, 18:39 PM IST

Format Factory homegrown format gets commissioned in Qatar

With Culinary Camera under production, a documentary series, based on the FIFA World Cup to be held in Qatar, called Mission 2022, has also been commissioned.

Apr 17, 2019, 15:47 PM IST

Working to see if we can get 48 teams in the 2022 World Cup: Gianni Infantino

Infantino, who is in Brazil for a meeting of the South American Football Confederation, told delegates he was working to ensure the increase for the Qatar tournament, which would mean a guaranteed two extra places for South American sides.

Apr 10, 2019, 21:19 PM IST

CAS delays decision on Caster Semenya's appeal hearing against IAAF

South African 800-metres double Olympic champion Semenya is seeking to overturn a new set of IAAF regulations that are aimed at lowering the testosterone levels of hyperandrogenic athletes.

Mar 22, 2019, 07:50 AM IST

48-team Qatar World Cup will be too long: Spanish legend Xavi Hernandez

Former Barcelona great Xavi, who won the World Cup with Spain in 2010, said 48 teams would not be the right option for 2022 tournament in Qatar. 

Mar 19, 2019, 12:40 PM IST

India Under-23 go down 0-1 to Qatar ahead of AFC Championship Qualifiers

This preparatory game was India's first one under the tutelage of new coach Derrick Pereira.

Mar 12, 2019, 11:42 AM IST

FIFA considering Oman, Kuwait as potential hosts for 2022 World Cup games: Reports

The World Cup will be expanded from 32 to 48 teams in 2026, but FIFA president Gianni Infantino has proposed bringing forward the enlarged format to 2022.

Mar 07, 2019, 14:07 PM IST

Terrorism continues to pose serious risk to peace, security: PM Modi

Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani called on PM Modi on Saturday.

Mar 02, 2019, 22:59 PM IST

Taliban co-founder in Qatar for talks with US

The Taliban have refused to meet the Afghan government but President Ashraf Ghani has insisted that the peace talks will not go anywhere unless the insurgents formally sit with his administration.

Feb 25, 2019, 13:59 PM IST