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Experts discuss importance of oral health in sport

Experts discuss importance of oral health in sport

The second symposium on the role of oral health in sports was conducted recently at Aspetar, the Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital.

Qatar highlights need to strengthen power of sport to prevent violent extremism

Qatar highlights need to strengthen power of sport to prevent violent extremism

Qatar has stressed the need to empower young people with life skills and values that would prevent them from engaging in violent extremism.

Al-Thawadi highlights transformational power of sport

Al-Thawadi highlights transformational power of sport

HE the Secretary General of the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy Hassan al-Thawadi says Qatar would welcome everyone to enjoy the first FIFA World Cup in the Middle East in three years' time.

Women sport leaders discuss challenges

Women sport leaders discuss challenges

Women can still make a mark in a male-dominated industry such as sport, a number of successful female sport experts have said.

Qatar and UN sign agreement to fight corruption in sport

Qatar and UN sign agreement to fight corruption in sport

The Doha-based Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption Centre (ROLACC), signed a co-operation agreement on fighting sport corruption with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

Two killed, 41 injured in bull-taming sport in southern India

Two killed, 41 injured in bull-taming sport in southern India

Two men were gored to death and 41 others were injured during a controversial bull-taming event in India's southern state of Tamil Nadu, police said on Monday.

Japan doctors warn heat could make 2020 Olympic marathon 'deadly'

Japan doctors warn heat could make 2020 Olympic marathon 'deadly'

A group of Japanese doctors on Wednesday urged Olympic organisers to start the Tokyo 2020 marathon as early as 5:30am, saying failure to do so could ‘lead to deaths’ from heatstroke.

Al Bidda Park: Home to Qatar’s longboarding hub

Al Bidda Park: Home to Qatar’s longboarding hub

Since Al Bidda Park was reopened to the public on National Sport Day this year, it has become a part of several momentous events for many residents in the country.

Sheikha Al Mayassa opens 'Arab Women in Sport' photo show

Sheikha Al Mayassa opens 'Arab Women in Sport' photo show

The exhibition, which aims to shed light on the impact of sport on the empowerment of Arab women, is organised on the occasion of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, which falls on April 6 every year.

New Indian boss mulls bid for 2032 Olympics

New Indian boss mulls bid for 2032 Olympics

Narinder Batra, who is also the International Hockey Federation president, said after winning the Indian Olympic Association vote that an approach would be made to the Indian government for financial backing.

MoI plans host of events for expats to mark National Day

MoI plans host of events for expats to mark National Day

Most of the events will take place between 2.30pm and 10pm on December 18, said MoI public relations department director Brigadier Abdullah Khalifa al-Muftah.

Team Qatar flag relay to unite nation through sport in celebration of Qatar National Day 2017

Team Qatar flag relay to unite nation through sport in celebration of Qatar National Day 2017

The Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) will host a flag relay on Thursday (December 14) in a bid to unite, inspire and share pride with the nation through Team Qatar in celebration of this year’s National Day.