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Russian athletes to return to competition as WADA lifts doping ban

Russian athletes to return to competition as WADA lifts doping ban

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Thursday lifted a ban on Russia's anti-doping agency, paving the way for Russian athletes to return to competition across all sports.

Indonesia to bid for 2032 Olympics, says Widodo

Indonesia to bid for 2032 Olympics, says Widodo

President Widodo said the Asian Games, hosted in Jakarta and Palembang over the past two weeks, have proved Indonesia has the ability to host the Olympics.

Sports ministry to mark International Youth Day

Sports ministry to mark International Youth Day

Director of Department of Youth Affairs Abdulrahman Mohammed al-Hajri said that the department has prepared a busy programme on this important international occasion.

QDB to launch fintech, sports incubators in fourth quarter

QDB to launch fintech, sports incubators in fourth quarter

The strategy is a “first-of-its-kind” in Qatar and in Arab countries, and is aimed at nurturing business startup companies.

World Cup reflects Qatar's global standing: Advisory Council

World Cup reflects Qatar's global standing: Advisory Council

The Council stressed that this international event is the result of Qatar's wise policies.

Qatar Fan Zone welcomes the world’s communities

Qatar Fan Zone welcomes the world’s communities

More than 18,000 people from various communities in the country have visited the Qatar Fan Zone, a free-to-attend attraction at Ali Bin Hamad Al Attiyah Arena since it opened on June 14.

Qatar-Kuwait talks to enhance bilateral ties

Qatar-Kuwait talks to enhance bilateral ties

Kuwait's Minister of Commerce and Industry and Minister of State for Youth Affairs conveyed the greetings of the Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah to His Highness the Emir.

SC engages everyone on the road to 2022

SC engages everyone on the road to 2022

It has been another “action-packed year” for its Community Engagement Division, the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) has said.

Kuwait sacks heads of Olympic committee, football federation

Kuwait sacks heads of Olympic committee, football federation

Kuwait announced on Thursday that it had sacked the board of directors of both its Olympic committee and football association.

Olympic flag arrives in Tokyo for 2020 Games

Olympic flag arrives in Tokyo for 2020 Games

The Olympic flag arrived in Tokyo on Wednesday as Japan's capital gears up to host the 2020 Games, with officials promising smooth sailing after Rio's sometimes shaky 2016 instalment.

Japan hails baseball's return to Olympics

Japan hails baseball's return to Olympics

Japan on Thursday hailed the return of baseball as an Olympic sport for the 2020 Tokyo Games, fuelling hopes that it would boost its popularity both at home and abroad.

Minister unveils sports business opportunities for private sector

Minister unveils sports business opportunities for private sector

As much as QR72bn worth of investment opportunities have been identified in sports and sports-related industries that the private sector can tap in the next seven years.