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How to watch the 2016 Olympics in Qatar

The 2016 Rio Olympics officially kick off tomorrow, Aug. 5, though Qatar's participation begins on Saturday, according to the Qatar Olympic Committee. Here's what you need to know about tuning in.

Largest-ever Qatar Olympic team heading to Rio (but only two women)

The squad also includes Olympic Bronze medalists Nasser Al Attiyah, a rally racer and shooter; and Mutaz Barshim, a high-jumper, as well as several first-timers.

Sheikh Joaan to lead Qatar’s Olympic delegation in Rio

He will lead a team of 38 Qatari athletes who will compete in 10 sports, including shooting, handball, weightlifting, swimming and boxing.

Qatar marathon man racks up 10 Guinness World Records

Ziyad Rahim's records include: "Most consecutive days running an ultra marathon," "fastest time to complete an ultra marathon on each continent," and "fastest time to complete a marathon on each continent and the North Pole."

Qatar to compete in volleyball, boxing for first time during Rio Olympics

The rest of Team Qatar includes swimmer Nada Arakji, high jumper Mutaz Barshim and shooter Nasser Saleh Al-Attiyah, among others.

First NBA store in the Middle East to open in Qatar next season

As part of a new partnership between the US-based National Basketball Association and Al Mana Fashion Group, Doha will see two NBA merchandise stores open during the 2016-2017 NBA season.
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