Category Archives: Politics

Curtains to come down on Schools Olympic Program on Thursday

Doha- The Schools Olympic Program (SOP) is bracing for a thrilling finish, with boys’ teams gearing up to vie for top honours in five disciplines at state-of-the-art Aspire Dome on Thursday.

The closing scene is …

QOC Ramadan Football Tournament Draw announced

DOHA- The draw ceremony of the prestigious QOC Employees Ramadan Football Tournament 2019 was conducted at the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) Headquarters on Wednesday morning.

The event was attend by Ibraheem Ismaeel, the tournament coordinator …

Sheikh Joaan participates in third meeting of Olympic Refuge Foundation executive office

Lausanne- HE Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) President Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al-Thani participated in the third meeting of the Olympic Refuge Foundation executive office, which was held on Monday in Lausanne, Switzerland.

The meeting was …

China to open Beijing Daxing Airport in September

China is set to open its $12bn Beijing Daxing International Airport in September to meet the growing demand for air travel in the country.

The airport was designed by the late British architect Zaha Hadid …

Lufthansa Slumps to First-Quarter Loss With Fuel Costs Increasing

Deutsche Lufthansa AG recorded a first-quarter loss after fuel costs rose by 202 million euros ($228 million), although the airline stuck by its forecast for a full-year profit.

Adjusted loss before interest and taxes was …