QU signs cooperation agreement with SIGA Jun 30, 2020 0 848 12345 QNADohaQatar University (QU) has signed a large spectrum cooperation agreement with the Sport Integrity Global Alliance (SIGA), which stipulates in one of its clauses that the QU will join the “SIGA University Network (SUN)” that comprises some of the world’s leading universities and research institutes.The SIGA University Network aims to ensure Sport Integrity becomes a key component of the University Curriculum, including, by means of example, via the development of Integrity-related Executive Education Courses.SIGA has also announced that QU will host SUN’s inaugural meeting on Thursday, July 2, 2020. This event will work towards solidifying the SUN Research Agenda 2020/2021 by exploring new collaborative initiatives to add to current SIGA Thought Leadership Projects.Commenting on this, QU President Dr. Hassan Rashid Al Derham, said, “Qatar University and the SIGA both share the common belief that sports is a valuable component of society and we are looking forward to working with them to exchange knowledge, promote positive sport values, including sport ethics, integrity and transparency.Through this agreement, he said, both parties will add value to the work Qatar University has been doing in the field of sports and focus on providing sports opportunities and encouragement for youth. This is in line with the vision of the country towards building an active, healthy sports culture for the whole community, he added.On his part, Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of the SIGA and Chairman of the International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) Mohammed bin Hanzab expressed his pride that Qatar University was the first academic partner of SIGA in the region to promote the university’s well-known position in the field of scientific research and expand in new areas to include sport integrity and fighting corruption in sport.He expressed his delight that a reputable university with expertise and capabilities in a tremendous academic heritage has joined the SIGA University Network in a way that adds value to the research work of this network in the field of sport integrity.CEO of SIGA Dr. Emanuel Medeiros welcomed Qatar University into the fold, adding that the QU is a world-renowned hub of productivity, engagement and academic excellence. Qatar University is a cornerstone of the dynamism of the region, he said, looking forward to collaboration with it in the region and globally. Pages 1234 RELATED ARTICLES HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Thani’s Min’ha wins Gr2 P/A Criterium des Pouliches Jun 30, 2020 0 6817 Al Shaqab to participate in 2020 Menton Horse Championship in France Jun 30, 2020 0 569 Athletes suffered in training because of coronavirus spread, says Samba Jun 30, 2020 0 6736 Allow Russian athletes at Olympics, pleads Isinbayeva DPA Moscow Russian athletes should be allowed to compete at next year’s Summer Olympics in Tokyo in the sport of athletics, Russian star pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva said in a statement at the weekend. The Russian .. Athletes should not ‘minimise’ whereabouts rule, says Sebastian Coe AFP London World Athletics chief Sebastian Coe says no athlete should “minimise the importance of the whereabouts rule” after 100m world champion Christian Coleman missed three doping tests in a 12-month period. The ..