Middle East Asia

Doha 2030 welcomes OCA Evaluation Committee ahead of three-day site-visit

Doha 2030 welcomes OCA Evaluation Committee ahead of three-day site-visit

الخميس 12 نوفمبر 2020 10:27 ص

Members of the OCA Evaluation Committee were greeted on arrival into Doha’s 5 star Hamad International Airport, which, serving more than 174 destinations

Asian Beach Games-themed buses light up Sanya

Asian Beach Games-themed buses light up Sanya

الثلاثاء 20 أكتوبر 2020 12:42 م

During the National Day holiday, many travelers took this bus to enjoy the beautiful scenery of Sanya.

ANOC kicks off one-year anniversary celebrations of World Beach Games held in Qatar

ANOC kicks off one-year anniversary celebrations of World Beach Games held in Qatar

الأربعاء 14 أكتوبر 2020 06:10 ص

The World Beach Games was a natural follow-on to the OCA's Asian Beach Games which began in Bali in 2008 and proved to be successful with athletes, officials and spectators alike

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Sport to support NEOM’s aim to become a global sports hub

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Sport to support NEOM’s aim to become a global sports hub

الأربعاء 14 أكتوبر 2020 05:57 ص

The agreement was signed by Minister of Sport Prince Abdulaziz Bin Turki Al-Faisal and CEO of NEOM Nadhmi Al Nasr in the presence of Abdul Ilah Al-Dalak, assistant minister of sport, and Jan Paterson, sector head of sport at NEOM, local press reported

It’s My Game: Maha Janoud - Nothing is impossible in football

It’s My Game: Maha Janoud - Nothing is impossible in football

الأربعاء 07 أكتوبر 2020 07:57 م

Maha hopes to inspire the new generation of young girls to chase their ambitions despite facing challenges.

Asian Games battle with Saudi Arabia is ‘national priority’: Qatar

Asian Games battle with Saudi Arabia is ‘national priority’: Qatar

الثلاثاء 06 أكتوبر 2020 03:08 م

Saudi Arabia also submitted its full bid documents to host the 2030 Asian Games in Riyadh on Monday

AFC Champions League (West): Round of 16 casts finalized

AFC Champions League (West): Round of 16 casts finalized

الثلاثاء 06 أكتوبر 2020 03:01 م

With many major international tournaments, including the 2020 Olympics getting postponed, Al Thawadi felt the World Cup's organizers have the luxury of observing and learning from the tournaments that are coming up AFC Champions League (West): Round of 16 casts finalized

World Cup will see spectator numbers return to pre-covid levels, says Qatar 2022 chairman

World Cup will see spectator numbers return to pre-covid levels, says Qatar 2022 chairman

الثلاثاء 06 أكتوبر 2020 02:58 م

With many major international tournaments, including the 2020 Olympics getting postponed, Al Thawadi felt the World Cup's organisers have the luxury of observing and learning from the tournaments that are coming up

OCA receives bid documents from 2030 Asian Games candidate cities

OCA receives bid documents from 2030 Asian Games candidate cities

الإثنين 05 أكتوبر 2020 01:43 م

The host city of the 21st Asian Games 2030 will be decided at the 39th OCA General Assembly, due to be held in Muscat, Oman, on December 16, 2020.

One more player COVID-19 positive in  AFC Champions League (West)

One more player COVID-19 positive in AFC Champions League (West)

الثلاثاء 15 سبتمبر 2020 03:18 م

The results of those tests have shown that one player from Qatari side, Al Sadd, has tested positive for COVID-19

Asian football returns with tribute to medical heroes’ campaign

Asian football returns with tribute to medical heroes’ campaign

الأحد 13 سبتمبر 2020 05:49 م

Stadiums to be dressed in #FootballForHeroes branding to honour healthcare frontliners

Six players found COVID-19 positive in AFC Champions League 2020 (West)

Six players found COVID-19 positive in AFC Champions League 2020 (West)

الأحد 13 سبتمبر 2020 08:52 ص

So far, the results of those tests have shown that five players and one member of the management team from Al Hilal Club of Saudi Arabia, and one player from Qatari side, Al Duhail, have tested positive

Exciting AFC Champions League action resumes

Exciting AFC Champions League action resumes

الجمعة 11 سبتمبر 2020 02:05 م

To ensure the safety of everyone involved in the AFC Champions League, players and officials were required to undergo the COVID-19 test

Saudi Arabia eyes global sporting status as it seeks to host 2027 AFC Asian Cup

Saudi Arabia eyes global sporting status as it seeks to host 2027 AFC Asian Cup

الجمعة 11 سبتمبر 2020 12:39 م

Saudi Arabia celebrates winning the 1996 AFC Asian Cup in the UAE defeating the host in the final.

Saudi Olympic chief presents a vision of increasing education opportunities through sports

Saudi Olympic chief presents a vision of increasing education opportunities through sports

السبت 05 سبتمبر 2020 06:45 م

President of the SAOC Prince Abdul Aziz bin Turki Al-Faisal presents his vision on sports

Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi's departure unleashes a battle between the Emirates

الخميس 03 سبتمبر 2020 02:55 م

Manchester City has the backing of the Arab Emirates, as its owner is Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE and member of the Royal Family of Abu Dhabi.

Education City Stadium to host its first official match

Education City Stadium to host its first official match

الخميس 03 سبتمبر 2020 02:50 م

It’s a privilege for the QSL to have its season opener be the first match to be played at Education City Stadium

Doha 2030 Asian Games bid launches engaging brand and slogan

Doha 2030 Asian Games bid launches engaging brand and slogan

الأربعاء 02 سبتمبر 2020 11:01 ص

Doha 2030 will be a festival of our continent’s rich and vibrant cultures and a commemoration of our unity through sport

Qatar’s Al Bayt Stadium achieves outstanding sustainability rating

Qatar’s Al Bayt Stadium achieves outstanding sustainability rating

الإثنين 31 أغسطس 2020 02:28 م

his is testament to the hard work of everyone involved in this massive project - including all our contractors and stakeholders

Successful Saudi Athletes Virtual Forum comes to an end with more than 10,000 viewers

Successful Saudi Athletes Virtual Forum comes to an end with more than 10,000 viewers

الإثنين 31 أغسطس 2020 02:25 م

The Saudi Athletes Commission’s members with SAOC President HRH Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Alfaisal, and IOC President Mr. Thomas Bach during his visit to the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee in September 2019.

1998 football World Cup champion France to play friendly in Vietnam

1998 football World Cup champion France to play friendly in Vietnam

الإثنين 31 أغسطس 2020 02:14 م

ينصب تركيز المنتخب الوطني لكرة القدم على تصفيات كأس العالم 2022.

AFC receives documents from all five member associations aiming to host AFC Asian Cup 2027

AFC receives documents from all five member associations aiming to host AFC Asian Cup 2027

الإثنين 31 أغسطس 2020 11:49 ص

all five will be required to submit a Letter of Undertaking to meet the List of Requirements for the tournament by October 30, 2020

Ahlam Nasser Al-Zaid becomes Saudi Arabia’s first female cycling champion

Ahlam Nasser Al-Zaid becomes Saudi Arabia’s first female cycling champion

الجمعة 28 أغسطس 2020 01:52 م

Champion Ahlam Nasser Al-Zaid after winning the race

Saudi Arabian Athletes

Saudi Arabian Athletes' Commission to host 1st International Athletes Forum

الأربعاء 26 أغسطس 2020 12:35 ص

The forum aims to acknowledge concerns of athletes and promote the role of Athletes’ Commissions