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Cricket to make Asian Games return at Hangzhou 2022

Cricket to make Asian Games return at Hangzhou 2022

Cricket will return to the next Asian Games at Hangzhou 2022 after the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) added it to its sports programme for the next edition of the continental event.

Sheikh Joaan praises 18th Asian Games, Qatar team's performance

Sheikh Joaan praises 18th Asian Games, Qatar team's performance

President of Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) HE Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad al-Thani has praised the success of the 18th Asian Games Jakarta-Palembang 2018.

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.

In sporting gesture, Qatar players console Bahrainis

In sporting gesture, Qatar players console Bahrainis

Spectators cheered in the stands as the gold medal-winning Qatari players shook hands with their beaten Bahraini rivals and said “hard luck” to them after their thrilling handball final at the Asian Games Friday.

Handball gold medal dedicated to the Amir

Handball gold medal dedicated to the Amir

Qatar Handball Association president Ahmad al-Shaabi has dedicated the gold medal won by Qatar handball team in the 18th Asian Games to His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani.

Qatar rule Asian handball with thrilling win over Bahrain

Qatar rule Asian handball with thrilling win over Bahrain

The hearts pounded, the pulses raced and the nerves jangled. At the end of it all, there was a collective exhalation of relief. The crowd had been involved in the action for a gripping 70 minutes, and although everybody fancied some more of the same, nobody knew how they could have handled it.

Crowning glory for Qatar at Asian Games in Jakarta

Crowning glory for Qatar at Asian Games in Jakarta

Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) president HE Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad al-Thani and Asian Athletics Association president Dahlan al-Hamad pose with Qatar's 4x400m relay gold-winning quartet.

Qatar's Ali bin Khalid Al-Thani wins silver in Asian Games' Jumping Event

Qatar's Ali bin Khalid Al-Thani wins silver in Asian Games' Jumping Event

Qatari equestrian Sheikh Ali bin Khalid Al-Thani won Thursday a silver medal in the jumping event of the Asian Games currently taking place in Indonesia.

Qatar's Abdullah Abubakr wins bronze in 800m race

Qatar's Abdullah Abubakr wins bronze in 800m race

Qatar's Abdullah Abubakr won the bronze medal in the 800m race of the current athletics competition held as part of the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, until September 2.

Qatar clinch fourth gold at Asian Games

Qatar clinch fourth gold at Asian Games

The Qatari duo defeated Indonesia's Ade Candra and Mohammad Ashfiya 2-0 in the final of the competition.

Qatar's champion Samba wins gold medal in 400m hurdles

Qatar's champion Samba wins gold medal in 400m hurdles

Qatar's Abdurrahman Samba has won the gold medal in the 400m hurdles at the 18th Asian Games, which is currently being held in Jakarta, Indonesia, until 2 September.

Qatar qualify for Asian Games handball final

Qatar qualify for Asian Games handball final

Qatar will play the final on Friday with the winner of the second semi-final, which was to be played between Japan and Bahrain later on Monday.