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Boundejah saves Al Sadd the blushes; reigning champs held to a draw by 10-man Umm Salal

Tribune News NetworkDohaDefending champions Al Sadd were saved the blushes by their Algerian striker Baghdad Bounedjah in their 1-1 draw against a 10-man Umm Salal in their Week 2 of the 2022-2023 season QNB Stars League at the Khalifa International...

Aug 10, 2022
Barshim leads the high jump field at Monaco

Tribune News NetworkDohaQatar’s world and Olympic champion high jump star Mutaz Essa Barshim at the Wanda Diamond League meeting to be held in Monaco on Wednesday.Barshim heads the field assembled in Monaco – which includes the top six from...

Aug 10, 2022
Serena announces her retirement from tennis

PA Media/dpaLondon Serena Williams has announced her imminent retirement from tennis.The 23-time Grand Slam champion won her first singles match for more than a year at the National Bank Open in Toronto late Monday but has revealed in a first-person...

Aug 10, 2022
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Al Wasmiyah Racing’s Al Ghadeer wins Al Rayyan Cup; Soko retains Doha Cup

Tribune News NetworkDohaThe Deauville racecourse was the scene of action for two top races for Purebred Arabian races sponsored by the Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club (QREC) on Tuesday.In the colours of Al Wasmiyah Racing, Al Ghadeer (Al Mourtajez x Gharraa) stormed to land Group 1 Purebred Arabian victory at only his second time of asking when...

Aug 10, 2022
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Isco determined to prove doubters wrong after Sevilla move from Real

STATS Perform/dpaBerlin Isco is determined to prove he is still capable of performing at an elite level after ending his spell in the Real Madrid wilderness by joining Sevilla.The midfielder, a five-time Champions League winner who made 353 appearances during a nine-year spell with Los Blancos, fell out of favour following Carlo Ancelotti’s...

Aug 10, 2022
Al Gharafa's Algerian star Yacine Brahimi (centre) with teammates during a training session on Tuesday ahead of their Wednesday QNB Stars League clash against Al Wakrah.

Brahimi boost for Al Wakrah ahead of Al Sailiya clash

Tribune News NetworkDohaYacine Brahimi will lead Al Gharafa’s line-up when they take on Al Wakrah in the second round of the QNB Stars League 2022-2023 season at the Khalifa International Stadium on Wednesday at 5.30pm.The Algerian star with 66 international caps joined the team from Al Rayyan on a special deal. Al Gharafa have also made a...

Aug 10, 2022
Rohit reveals catalyst for India’s aggressive approach in T20Is

Captain Rohit Sharma shed light on India’s recent change in approach in T20Is, the transition after the T20 World Cup last year and his relationship with Rahul Dravid.Ever since Rohit Sharma took over as captain of India in the shorter format, there has been a visible change in the style in which they play T20Is. The Indian team had come under criticism in the past for their restrained approach...

Aug 10, 2022
Qatar’s Tosin blazes in 100m heats at Islamic Solidarity Games; handball men pick up win

TNN/QNAKonya (Turkey) Qatar athlete Tosin Ogunode set the track ablaze in the 100m heats with a time of 9:98 seconds at the 5th Islamic Solidarity Games in Konya on Monday. The Games officially open on Tuesday. Ogunode, who has participated in the same event at the 2018 Asian Games, qualified for the 100m semi-finals.Team Qatar excelled in athletics with Bassem Al Hemida (400m hurdles), Abu Bakr...

Aug 09, 2022
Qatar’s Zhu Chen re-elected as FIDE treasurer

Tribune News NetworkChennai Qatar maintained its seat in the International Chess Federation (FIDE), after Zhu Chen was re-elected as the treasurer of FIDE and a member of the Presidential Council for the next four years 2022-2026, provided that some other positions and committee memberships are determined soon, this came during the elections held on the sidelines of the 44th World Chess Olympiad...

Aug 09, 2022
Al Sadd meet Umm Salal aiming to get back to winning ways

Tribune News NetworkDohaAl Sadd will take on Umm Salal in the second round of the QNB Stars League 2022-2023 season on Tuesday aiming to return to winning ways.The kick-off is at 5.30pm at the Khalifa International Stadium.Defending champions Al Sadd enter the clash smarting from their opening round 3-4 defeat to Al Markhiya while Umm Salal are aiming to recover from their 0-1 loss against Al...

Aug 09, 2022
Hamilton considers extending F1 career beyond next season

PA Media/dpaLondon Seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton admits he has considered extending his stay in Formula One beyond the end of next season.The Mercedes driver has had to make do with fighting to be the best of the rest this season, with his 2021 title rival Max Verstappen seemingly on course to retain his crown.Hamilton, 37, won six drivers’ championships in seven years between 2014...

Aug 09, 2022
Germany winger Hofmann extends Gladbach stay to 2025

Berlin: Germany winger Jonas Hofmann has agreed a new contract with Borussia Mönchengladbach to stay until 2025, the Bundesliga club said on Monday. Hofmann, 30, joined Gladbach from Borussia Dortmund in 2016 and his previous deal was due to expire at the end of this season. “Jonas has become one of the faces of the team during his six and a half years with us,” said sporting director Roland...

Aug 09, 2022
Defender Angelino joins Hoffenheim

Frankfurt: Spanish defender Angeliño has joined Hoffenheim on an one-year loan from RB Leipzig, both Bundesliga clubs said on Monday. “The fact that a player of this level consciously and with full conviction chooses Hoffenheim, is something special and shows what kind of status we have earned in the meantime,” Hoffenheim sporting director Alexander Rosen said in a club’s statement. ...

Aug 09, 2022
Dortmund announce agreement in principle for Cologne’s Modeste

Cologne (Germany): Borussia Dortmund are on the verge of signing Cologne striker Anthony Modeste as cover for Sebastien Haller, who is expected to be sidelined for several months after a removed tumour turned out to be malignant. Haller was a headline signing from Ajax in summer but was diagnosed late last month before playing a competitive game for his new club. (dpa)

Aug 09, 2022
Serena wins first singles match since 2021 French Open

LondoncTypeface:> Serena Williams won her first singles match since last year’s French Open with a first-round victory over world number 57 Nuria Parrizas Diaz in Toronto. The 23-time Grand Slam champion, whose long-awaited return from injury this year ended in an early exit at Wimbledon, won 6-3, 6-4 in just under two hours at the National Bank Open. It was the first time Williams, in only her...

Aug 09, 2022
India end CWG campaign with golden flourish

ANIBirminghamIndia’s campaign at the Commonwealth Games 2022 officially came to an end, with 61 medals on the last day of the prestigious multi-sport event.While the figure is five short of last edition’s tally of 66, the Indian contingent can certainly be pleased with the number, given that shooting was not a part of this edition at Birmingham. India had a fruitful campaign at Birmingham...

Aug 09, 2022
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Snap plans to open office in Qatar, signs MoU with GCO

Tribune News NetworkDohaSnap Inc. has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Qatar’s Government Communications Office (GCO) to open a new office in Doha, expanding its footprint in the MENA region.This move is part of Snap’s efforts to support and create opportunities for its highly...

FM begins Asian tour of Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam & South Korea: MoFA spokesperson

QNA DohaDeputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani on Tuesday started an Asian tour that includes Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam and Korea, where he will meet with his counterparts and several high-ranking officials and businessmen.In a statement...

On behalf of HH the Amir, HE Sheikh Joaan attends 5th Islamic Solidarity Games’ opening ceremony

QNAKonya (Turkey)On behalf of HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, HE President of the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al Thani attended the inaugural ceremony of the 5th edition of the Islamic Solidarity Games being held in the Turkish city of Konya on Tuesday evening...

Oil prices fluctuate as Russia halts exports through pipeline to Europe

Agencies LondonOil prices remained volatile on Tuesday despite supply concerns as Russia suspended oil exports to Europe through a major pipeline amid Moscow’s military offensive in Ukraine.Ukraine halted flows through the Druzhba pipe towards Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia on August 4...

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