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Froome confirms he will race 2018 Giro d’Italia

Froome confirms he will race 2018 Giro d’Italia

Britain’s Chris Froome will attempt to become the first rider to claim the Giro d’Italia/Tour de France double for 20 years after confirming yesterday he would tackle both races in 2018. Italian great Marco Pantani was the last man to achieve the feat in 1998, since when several greats have tried an

Messi to end career at Barca after extending deal to 2021

Messi to end career at Barca after extending deal to 2021

Lionel Messi hopes to end his career at Barcelona after ending months of speculation yesterday by signing a contract extension to 2021, sealing an agreement reached in July, the club announced.

Axelsen to play Chen Long in China final

Axelsen to play Chen Long in China final

World number one Viktor Axelsen of Denmark will play the reigning Olympic champion and home hope Chen Long in today’s mouthwatering final of the China Open.

UCQ to host Open House event for prospective students, sponsors

UCQ to host Open House event for prospective students, sponsors

The University of Calgary in Qatar (UCQ) has announced that it will host its annual Open House event for prospective students and valued sponsorship partners, Hamad Medical Corporation and Sidra Medicine.

‘Qatar responded with maturity in Gulf crisis’

‘Qatar responded with maturity in Gulf crisis’

Qatar has maintained a moral high ground over the last six months of the siege, ensuring that people living in the blockading countries are not harmed by the crisis, Ministry of Interior's senior project manager Khalifa Khan told Qatar Urdu Radio’s live show Haqeeqat.

Brent oil holds above $60 on expected output cut extension

Brent oil holds above $60 on expected output cut extension

Brent crude futures were down 1 cent to $60.43 per barrel at 11:42 am EDT, and yet the benchmark was still close to its highest level since July 2015.

Delhi Dynamos conclude pre-season training at Aspire

Delhi Dynamos conclude pre-season training at Aspire

In preparation for season four of the Indian Super League (ISL) starting in mid-November, Delhi Dynamos concluded its two-week pre-season training camp at Aspire Academy on Thursday.

Forex crunch hits Zimbabwe fruit, vegetable imports

Forex crunch hits Zimbabwe fruit, vegetable imports

Zimbabwe yesterday banned fruit and vegetable imports to preserve its dwindling reserves of hard currency, drawing immediate warnings of food shortages.

The bread earner

The bread earner

Faith Khakai is proud that she can put food on the table and pay the cost of her children’s schooling so that they can get a better education than she did

Emir’s two UN speeches included in courses at QU

Emir’s two UN speeches included in courses at QU

Qatar University has included two speeches of His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani in two courses of the Arabic language within the core curriculums.

UK growth slows to 4-yr low as BoE prepares for rate hike

UK growth slows to 4-yr low as BoE prepares for rate hike

UK GDP +1.5% in Q2 year-on-year; sterling falls as data paints weak picture; current account deficit bigger than expected; BoE’s Carney sees rate hike in ‘relatively’ near term; UK house price growth weakest since 2013; BoE says mortgage approvals fall

Lanka in talks with Chinese firms for $3bn refinery

Lanka in talks with Chinese firms for $3bn refinery

Sri Lanka is in talks with two Chinese companies about investing up to $3bn to build in a new refinery at its Chinese-controlled port, a top government official has said.