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British tennis player Andy Murray takes part in a training session ahead of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. (Press Wire/DPA)

Murray confirms he will retire from tennis after Paris 2024

PAMedia/DPALondon Andy Murray confirmed on Tuesday he will retire after the Olympics saying Paris 2024 will be his last ever tennis tournament.It had been widely expected that the 37-year-old Scot

Jul 24, 2024
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‘Carrying the Olympic Torch an achievement for all Arabs’

Tribune News NetworkParisNasser Al Khelaifi President of Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) played his part in the Olympic Torch relay yesterday (Monday) afternoon ahead of this Fridays opening ceremony of the 2024 Summer

Jul 24, 2024
Antoine Dupont.

‘Box office’ Dupont expected to light up sevens at Olympics

PAMedia/DPALondon Bryan Habana expects box office Antoine Dupont to take rugby sevens at the Paris Olympics to new heights.France captain Dupont was the poster boy at last years World Cup held o

Jul 24, 2024
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Highs & Lows of Andy’s career

Highs Summer of 2012: Only a month after his tearful fourth Grand Slam final loss to Roger Federer at Wimbledon Murray gained redemption in spectacular fashion by emphatically defeating the Swiss to claim Olympic gold on Centre Court. He followed it up at the US Open by ending the long wait for a British male grand slam singles

Jul 24, 2024
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Palestine NOC wants Israel excluded from Paris Olympics

DPAParisPalestines National Olympic Committee (NOC) has called for Israel to be immediately excluded from the upcoming Paris Games in connection with the Gaza war.The NOC published a letter to International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach on social media late Monday in which they accuse

Jul 24, 2024
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Britain’s Dujardin out of Games over video

PAMedia/DPALondon Britains record-breaking Olympian Charlotte Dujardin has received a six-month provisional suspension from equestrians governing body with immediate effect.Dujardin withdrew from the Paris Olympics over a video from four years ago showing her making an error of judgement i

Jul 24, 2024
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‘U Ready?’ – Snoop Dogg set to light up the Paris Olympics

PAMedia/DPAParis Snoop Dogg is set to lend his special shizzle to the final stages of the Olympic torch relay in the Paris suburb of Saint-Denis on Friday.The American rapper whose decades of hits include Whats My Name and Drop It Like Its Hot is in the French capital as a special correspondent for American network NBC.

Jul 24, 2024
Belgium's Kevin De Bruyne.(dpa)

Guardiola says de Bruyne ‘isn’t leaving’ City

PA Media/dpaLondonPep Guardiola has said Kevin de Bruyne isnt leaving Manchester City this season despite reports linking the playmaker with a move to Saudi Arabia.Saudi Pro League club Al-Ittihad were said to have the Belgian in their sights with de Bruyne - who has a year remaining on his current deal - last month admitting he has been disc

Jul 24, 2024
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Money for athletics gold ‘an interesting and smart political signal’

DPAMunichThe decision of World Athletics (WA) to dish out $50000 to its gold medallists at the Paris Olympics is an interesting and smart political signal according to a German sports economist.While other sports federations and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have criticised the WA over its decision German sports economist Christoph

Jul 24, 2024
Spanish coach Felix Sanchez.

Al Sadd appoint Felix Sanchez as their new head coach

QNADohaAl Sadd SC announced the appointment of coach Felix Sanchez to lead the first football team starting from the 2024-2025 season.The club on Tuesday stated that Sanchez has signed a two-year contract which will run until the summer of 2026.The Spaniard is set to begin his duties with the team during their preparatory camp currently be

Jul 24, 2024
Athletes Sakshi Malik, Dipa Karmakar and Priya Mohan during an event 'An Olympic Dream: Sport in India' in Mumbai recently. (ANI)

India to kickstart Paris Olympics journey tomorrow, set to feature in 16 sports

ANINew DelhiIndian contingent will kickstart its Paris Olympics journey from July 25 onwards with 112 athletes set to feature in 69 medal events across 16 sports.A 29-member athletics team led by Neeraj Chopra will represent a large chunk of the contingent that will be travelling to France for the Olympics. There will also be a 21-member-strong shootin

Jul 24, 2024
Charith Asalanka.

Asalanka to lead Sri Lanka in T20I series against India

ANINew DelhiSri Lanka has announced their 16-man squad for the upcoming three-match T20 International (T20I) series against India starting July 27 with Charith Asalanka named as the new captain. Asalanka takes over from Wanindu Hasaranga who stepped down earlier this month after a six-month tenure.This isnt Asalankas first experience with capta

Jul 24, 2024
Masomah Ali Zada, Chef de Mission of the Olympic Refugee Team for Paris 2024, speaks during an event inaugurating the Olympic Truce Mural for Paris 2024 on Monday. (DPA)

Olympics athletes ‘peace ambassadors of our time’: Bach

AgenciesParisOlympic athletes made a call for peace on Monday at the inauguration of the Olympic Truce mural for the Paris Games.The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said that athletes from all 206 National Olympic Committees and the IOC refugee team wore scarfs and hold flags with the slogan Give peace a chance at the event in the Olympic vi

Jul 23, 2024
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PSG president Nasser Al Khelaifi carries Olympic flame

Accompanied by numerous Parisian supporters football club Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) Nasser Al Khelaifi carried the Olympic flame through the streets of Vigneux (Essonne) suburbs of Paris in France on Monday. He later passed the torch to Marie-Rolande Biro president of local judo club. In a few days many Paris Saint-Germain athletes will defending the colours of ten different nations. Al

Jul 23, 2024
Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James. (DPA)

LeBron named male Olympic flag-bearer for US team

DPAParisBasketball superstar LeBron James has been named as one of the two United States flag bearers for Fridays opening ceremony of the Paris Olympics.James 39 was announced by Team USA on Monday making him the first mens basketball player from the nation to be chosen for the honour.The Los Angeles Lakers star won Olympic gold in

Jul 23, 2024
British Formula 1 driver Lando Norris. (APA/dpa)

I’ll fight to take Verstappen to the wire for F1 c’ship: Norris

PAMedia/dpaLondonLando Norris said he was ready to defy the naysayers by taking Max Verstappen to the championship wire.Norris will head to this weekends Belgian Grand Prix - the final round before Formula Ones summer shutdown - 76 points behind Verstappen after he was forced by McLaren to surrender victory to Oscar Piastri in Hungary.

Jul 23, 2024
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Qatar Airways expands Boeing 777X fleet

Tribune News NetworkFarnborough On the second day of the Farnborough International Airshow Qatar Airways announced that its significant order of Boeing 777X aircraft has been expanded to include an impressive 20 Boeing 777-9s.This is in addition to its e

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Turkish Naval Corvette docks at Doha Port on its way to goodwill visit to 24 ports

Ashraf SiddiquiDohaTCG Kinaliada Corvette Naval ship of Turkish Naval Forces docked Tuesday at Doha Port where it was received by Ambassador of Turkiye to Qatar HE Dr Mustafa Goksu Maj Gen Ertunc Ertufanli Armed Forces Attache at the Turkish Embassy Col Ali Cetin a

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Qatar’s historic achievements at Olympics

QNADohaQatar has maintained a strong presence at the Olympic Games since making its debut at the Los Angeles Olympics in 1984. The country has shown significant progress from one edition to the next earning a prominent position among Gulf and Arab nations through the

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Lesha Bank reports net profit of QR54.1 million in H1 2024

Tribune News NetworkDohaLesha Bank on Tuesday announced that the bank reported a net profit of QR54.1 million attributable to the equity holders of the bank a 21 percent growth compared to the corresponding period of last year.During the first half of th

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