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Prime Minister meets award-winning Qatari innovators

Prime Minister meets award-winning Qatari innovators

HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani wished them success and further scientific achievements to bring more glory to Qatar in regional and international forums.

Commonwealth Games open in Australian city

Commonwealth Games open in Australian city

The 21st Commonwealth Games have begun in the Australian city of Gold Coast in front of 35,000 spectators at the Carrara Stadium.

Winter Paralympics closes; US top medal table

Winter Paralympics closes; US top medal table

The 12th Winter Paralympics were declared closed on Sunday, with the United States finishing on top of the medals table.

Aspire Academy boss hopeful of medals at Rio games

Aspire Academy boss hopeful of medals at Rio games

The head of Qatar's renowned Aspire Academy believes the centre's graduates this summer could double the number of Olympic medals the Gulf country has ever won.

Kenya threatens to pull out of Rio Olympics over Zika threat

Kenya threatens to pull out of Rio Olympics over Zika threat

Kenya threatened to pull its elite runners and other athletes out of the Rio Olympics unless it got assurances they would not be exposed to the Zika virus outbreak in Brazil.