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Amir to open historic World Championships

Amir to open historic World Championships

His Highness The Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani will open the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 at the Corniche on Friday night.

Norwegian boxer misses world championships over doping suspicion

Norwegian boxer misses world championships over doping suspicion

Promising Norwegian boxer Hadi Srour said Wednesday he has tested positive for the blood booster EPO, but would contest the finding that stops him from boxing at the upcoming world championships.

Usain Bolt takes second Rio gold

Usain Bolt takes second Rio gold

Usain Bolt won his second gold medal of the Rio Olympics, brushing aside all-comers again in his favourite 200m sprint but failing in his bid to smash his own world record.

Russian phenom Medvedeva captivates World Championships

Russian phenom Medvedeva captivates World Championships

Russian teenager Evgenia Medvedeva underscored her status as the new star of women's skating on Saturday with a record-breaking victory at the World Figure Skating Championships.

Dutch star Wild back in Qatar, has Worlds in mind

Dutch star Wild back in Qatar, has Worlds in mind

Kirsten Wild is back in Doha after a gap of one year to signal her World Championships ambitions.