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Novak Djokovic wins his first Qatar Tennis Open title (photos)

This is the 28-year-old Serbian's first time taking home the falcon-shaped trophy, but also one of several other titles he's won in the past year, including the US Open, Australian Open and Wimbledon.

Official: Qatar to build first World Cup stadium by 2015

Qatar plans to have its first World Cup 2022 stadium up and running in four years, an official has said. Hassan Al Thawadi, 2022 Supreme Committee Secretary General, said Qatar aims to assign a project manager to...

FIFA widens ethics probe to include president Blatter

FIFA widens ethics probe to include president BlatterReuters reports: FIFA opened ethics proceedings against its own president Sepp Blatter following a request from his election rival Mohamed Bin Hammam, soccer’s governing body said Friday. "FIFA Ethics...

Qatar to recycle World Cup stadiums

In response to criticism that it won't have a use for all of the stadium seating being built ahead of the 2022 World Cup, Qatar has announced plans to "recycle" some of seats.

FIFA hopeful bin Hammam reportedly denied entry to US, misses key conference

In a blow to his campaign for FIFA president, Mohamed Bin Hammam was denied a visa to the US on Monday to attend a key conference in Miami, according to sports website Inside World...

Is FIFA on the wrong side of the Arab Spring?

Qatar should share the World Cup with poorer Arab countries, Jerusalem-based journalist and Wall Street Journal/Marketwatch columnist Amotz Asa-El asserts this week in a commentary piece that is sure to ruffle some feathers here...
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