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World cycling championships to be held in Qatar, a first for the region

The UCI Road World Championship will run from Oct. 9 to 16, and this will be the first time in its 95-year history that it will be held in an Arab country.

A decade on, remembering Doha’s Asian Games

A long-term Qatar expat is inviting people who attended the Doha Asian Games in 2006 to contribute their memories to a new Facebook page.

First silver medal win is Qatar’s legacy at the 2016 Rio Olympics

Though Qatar only won one medal this year, it fared better than Saudi Arabia and Oman, which did not win any.

Former Barca player Seydou Keita to play for Qatar’s El Jaish

The 36-year-old played for FC Barcelona for four successful years from 2008-2012. He recently left AS Roma to become a free agent.

Mutaz Barshim wins first silver Olympic medal in Qatar’s history

After competing neck-and-neck with Canadian Derek Drouin during several jumps, the 25-year-old Qatari lost the gold after failing to clear 2.38m three times.

Success for Qatar’s high jump and equestrian hopefuls

The national equestrian team also made it through to the next rounds of individual and team show jumping on Tuesday after a successful first round of qualifiers yesterday.
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