Daily Archives: September 6, 2020

Olympic Champion Thompson-Herah headlines strong women’s 100m in Doha

DOHA, Double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson-Herah (Jamaica), Olympic silver medallist Dafne Schippers (Netherlands) and multiple World Championships medallist Marie-Josée Ta Lou (Ivory Coast), will go head to head over 100m at the Wanda Doha …

Draw held for IHF Men’s World Championship

Doha, The 2021 IHF Men’s World Championship draw was completed at the Giza Pyramids Plateau in Egypt this evening. In a star-studded event in front of the spectacular Giza Pyramids and Sphinx, guests were treated …

Mohammed Bin Fahad Al-Attiyah’s AL SHAAMIKH opens scorecard at Wolverhampton

The Qatari-bred AL SHAAMIKH (Amer x Afraah) landed his first victory in the Wathba Stallions Cup Maiden Stakes for his owner and breeder Mohammed Bin Fahad Al-Attiyah at Wolverhampton. This unraced three-year-old colt was also …

Virgin Atlantic to cut another 1,150 jobs, urges testing at airports

Virgin Atlantic announced plans to cut another 1,150 jobs on Friday, urging governments to help ailing airlines by testing passengers for Covid-19 instead of imposing quarantine on arrivals.
Virgin said it would begin consultations with …

Ryanair boosts its balance sheet with €400mn share placement

Ryanair has raised €400mn ($473.6mn) from shareholders to strengthen its balance sheet as it eyes potential market opportunities in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, Europe’s largest low-cost carrier said yesterday.
The move adds to …