FIFA Brazilian giants SE Palmeiras, winners of the 2020 CONMEBOL Copa Libertadores, touched down in Doha yesterday ahead of their participation in the FIFA Club World Cup. Upon arrival, players and officials underwent COVID-19 testing at the airport before departing for their designated hotel. Palmeiras, who defeated fellow Brazilian side [...]
Qatar Airways has signed a multi-year sponsorship agreement with Club Africain of Tunisia, “further growing” its global sporting partnerships portfolio. This agreement will see the airline’s logo “proudly” placed on the club’s football, handball and basketball teams’ playing jerseys from the 2020/21 season until the end of the 2023/24 season. [...]
MS Dhoni yesterday retired from India’s national team ending one of the most heralded international cricket careers ever. The 39-year-old wicketkeeper and batsman is India’s most successful captain having won the World Cup, the inaugural T20 World Cup and the Champions Trophy. Dubbed ‘Captain Cool’ because of his unflappable style, [...]
the Qatar Stars League (QSL) has decided to allow fans at the stadiums with a limited number of tickets for each match starting from Week 21 of the QNB Stars League, in co-operation with the authorities concerned.
India's cricket board has received government permission to stage this year's Indian Premier League in the United Arab Emirates. The BCCI had earlier announced the popular Twenty20 competition, which could not begin in March because of the Covid-19 pandemic, would be played in the UAE from Sept. 19, subject to [...]
Serena Williams remains committed to playing the US Open later this month and is also open to travelling to Europe for the clay-court season. Williams announced she would be playing in the forthcoming grand slam in New York this summer, but since then a host of top names have pulled [...]