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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.

New BCCI chief Thakur under pressure to reform

New BCCI chief Thakur under pressure to reform

India's new cricket chief Anurag Thakur is a close ally of right-wing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and a media-friendly administrator seen as capable of cleaning up ...

Ooredoo ‘sets record straight’ on contracts with beIN Sports

Ooredoo ‘sets record straight’ on contracts with beIN Sports

Ooredoo has released a statement “to set the record straight” following the recent announcement that Ooredoo TV and Mozaic TV services will no longer be broadcast on beIN Sports channels.

Russia dismisses Sochi Games doping claims

Russia dismisses Sochi Games doping claims

Russia's sports minister on Saturday dismissed claims that four Russian gold medallists at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics were drug cheats.

Qatar could host Summer Olympics, says Coe

Qatar could host Summer Olympics, says Coe

The head of world athletics, Sebastian Coe, refused to rule out a summer Olympics being held in Qatar.

Japan offers scholarships for Qatari students

Japan offers scholarships for Qatari students

The Japanese embassy in Qatar has said it is now accepting applications for the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (Mext) Scholarship 2017.

Training boost for sports professionals

Training boost for sports professionals

An agreement has been signed designating Georgetown University as the academic partner of Josoor Institute, a centre of excellence for the sports and events industries, developed by the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy

Russia's Kovalev destroys Pascal in rematch

Russia's Kovalev destroys Pascal in rematch

Light heavyweight world champion Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev successfully defended his three titles Saturday, demolishing challenger Jean Pascal in a rematch of their March fight.

Amazing Grace wins again in Qatar Masters

Amazing Grace wins again in Qatar Masters

South African Branden Grace retained his Qatar Masters title in Doha on Saturday winning by two shots.