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US tennis player gets news of positive Covid-19 test midway through Australian Open qualifying match
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US tennis player gets news of positive Covid-19 test midway through Australian Open qualifying match

Jan 12th 2021, 11:02 AM 4,280 Views 1 Comment

World number 114 Denis Kudla went on to claim victory but was then pulled out of the tournament and placed in quarantine.

'Truly momentous' peace talks open between the Taliban and the Afghan government
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'Truly momentous' peace talks open between the Taliban and the Afghan government

Updated Sep 12th 2020, 1:22 PM 20,197 Views 31 Comments

“We want a humanitarian ceasefire,” the former chief executive for Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah said.

Mageean: 'If that was my coach, I would be absolutely distraught that they had cast a shadow over me'
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# Salazar Story

Mageean: 'If that was my coach, I would be absolutely distraught that they had cast a shadow over me'

Oct 10th 2019, 1:28 PM 8,286 Views 1 Comment

A fascinating interview with Ireland’s recent world finalist on Off The Ball AM this morning.

Desisa delivers Ethiopian gold as Scullion battles to 43rd in Doha marathon
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Desisa delivers Ethiopian gold as Scullion battles to 43rd in Doha marathon

Oct 6th 2019, 9:09 AM 4,297 Views 1 Comment

The Irishman produced a brave performance at the World Athletics Championships.

Ciara Mageean sets new personal best at World Championships as Hassan clinches double gold
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Ciara Mageean sets new personal best at World Championships as Hassan clinches double gold

Oct 5th 2019, 7:07 PM 10,357 Views 12 Comments

The 27-year-old Portaferry native finished in 10th place at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha.

Dalilah Muhammad storms to world record as Barshim seals gold for Qatar
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Dalilah Muhammad storms to world record as Barshim seals gold for Qatar

Oct 4th 2019, 10:49 PM 6,490 Views 0 Comments

It was a night of high drama in front of a rare packed house at the Khalifa Stadium.

'I’m absolutely ecstatic. I’m in a world final — I don’t know how I’m going to sleep tonight'
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'I’m absolutely ecstatic. I’m in a world final — I don’t know how I’m going to sleep tonight'

Oct 4th 2019, 7:15 AM 6,127 Views 7 Comments

Ciara Mageean booked her place in the 1,500m final at the World Athletics Championships on Thursday night.

Ciara Mageean powers through to 1,500m final at World Championships in Doha
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Ciara Mageean powers through to 1,500m final at World Championships in Doha

Oct 3rd 2019, 9:18 PM 7,407 Views 10 Comments

The 27-year-old Portaferry native finished with a time of 4:15.49 on Thursday night.

Empty seats present major headache to Qatar and Coe, organisers respond to criticism
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Empty seats present major headache to Qatar and Coe, organisers respond to criticism

Sep 30th 2019, 6:34 PM 11,174 Views 5 Comments

Attendances at the World Athletics Championships in Doha have been pretty embarrassing.

Phil Healy falls short in 200m heat at World Championships, but optimism shines through after
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Phil Healy falls short in 200m heat at World Championships, but optimism shines through after

Sep 30th 2019, 4:08 PM 7,614 Views 0 Comments

‘The whole season hasn’t been the ideal set-up but I’m grateful to be out here and competing against the world’s best.’

Liverpool to play at new 2022 World Cup venue as European champions
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Liverpool to play at new 2022 World Cup venue as European champions

Sep 30th 2019, 12:45 PM 8,612 Views 7 Comments

The Reds will compete at the Fifa World Club Cup in Qatar this December.

Disappointment for Mark English and Thomas Barr at World Championships
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# Setback

Disappointment for Mark English and Thomas Barr at World Championships

Sep 28th 2019, 4:24 PM 5,175 Views 3 Comments

Kenya’s Ferguson Cheruiyot Rotich won the race with a time of 1:45.98, while the Donegal native came seventh.

Ireland's Thomas Barr advances in World Championships
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Ireland's Thomas Barr advances in World Championships

Sep 27th 2019, 8:40 PM 4,700 Views 7 Comments

Elsewhere, there was disappointment for Michelle Finn.

BeIN Sports claim 'irrefutable evidence' of Saudi Arabia-based piracy
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# Broadcast Rights

BeIN Sports claim 'irrefutable evidence' of Saudi Arabia-based piracy

Aug 16th 2018, 1:09 PM 10,433 Views 6 Comments

“The illegal channel beoutQ is backed by Saudi nationals and openly promoted by leading Saudi figures.”

Irish gymnast secures fourth-place finish at World Cup in Qatar
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# Take A Bow

Irish gymnast secures fourth-place finish at World Cup in Qatar

Mar 23rd 2018, 5:00 PM 3,101 Views 1 Comment

It was a day to remember for Rhys McClenaghan in Doha.

'It's getting more complex': Interpol chief warns World Cup and Olympics face 'spectrum of threats'
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'It's getting more complex': Interpol chief warns World Cup and Olympics face 'spectrum of threats'

Nov 8th 2017, 7:15 AM 3,606 Views 2 Comments

Jurgen Stock was speaking at a security conference in Doha.

As Middle East is hit with massive political instability, Qatar's 2022 World Cup is in jeopardy
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As Middle East is hit with massive political instability, Qatar's 2022 World Cup is in jeopardy

Jun 5th 2017, 4:23 PM 11,582 Views 13 Comments

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Egypt and Yemen were among those to cut diplomatic ties with the country.

'We just want closure': Family of Irish baby burned in Qatar house fire
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'We just want closure': Family of Irish baby burned in Qatar house fire

May 20th 2017, 9:30 PM 44,826 Views 9 Comments

Elizabeth Soffe was badly burned in the fire.

Hamas has significantly 'softened' its stance on Israel
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Hamas has significantly 'softened' its stance on Israel

May 1st 2017, 9:49 PM 13,091 Views 78 Comments

The Palestinian organisation launched a new policy document today in which it steps back from calling for Israel’s ‘destruction’.

Qatar will execute a man who killed a British teacher and burned her body in the desert
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Qatar will execute a man who killed a British teacher and burned her body in the desert

Apr 30th 2017, 3:25 PM 40,432 Views 23 Comments

The death penalty is rarely used in Qatar.

Dublin is getting a new air route - and a new way to fly to Australia
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# Doha Little Dance

Dublin is getting a new air route - and a new way to fly to Australia

Apr 19th 2017, 8:26 AM 63,226 Views 73 Comments

It will also be Qatar Airways’ first Irish route.

Qatar Airways will fly direct from Dublin to the Middle East starting next summer
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Qatar Airways will fly direct from Dublin to the Middle East starting next summer

Dec 6th 2016, 5:24 PM 14,273 Views 28 Comments

The daily service to Doha will open up the Gulf carrier’s international network to Irish passengers.

Qatar Airways to launch Dublin to Doha route
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# Up Up And Away

Qatar Airways to launch Dublin to Doha route

Nov 28th 2016, 9:40 PM 17,840 Views 31 Comments

The flights will begin in 2017 or 2018.

VIDEO: Caster Semenya hammers out Rio warning in Doha
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# Formidable

VIDEO: Caster Semenya hammers out Rio warning in Doha

May 6th 2016, 11:01 PM 6,477 Views 5 Comments

In doubly bad news for her rivals in an Olympics year, the South African admitted afterwards she had held back.

Tiger spotted roaming through traffic in the Middle East
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# On The Loose

Tiger spotted roaming through traffic in the Middle East

Mar 8th 2016, 7:37 PM 24,079 Views 31 Comments

The animal was caught on camera by a motorist in the Qatari capital of Doha earlier today.

Disappointment for Joe Ward as he's forced to settle for World Championship silver
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# Silver Lining

Disappointment for Joe Ward as he's forced to settle for World Championship silver

Oct 15th 2015, 6:44 PM 6,416 Views 5 Comments

The 21-year-old was beaten in this evening’s final.

'You can't explain it!' - Michael O'Reilly must accept 'really unbelievable decision'
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# Reaction

'You can't explain it!' - Michael O'Reilly must accept 'really unbelievable decision'

Oct 15th 2015, 3:12 PM 9,943 Views 7 Comments

The Irish boxer suffered a controversial loss to African champion Hosam Abdin yesterday.

'Disgraceful!' - People were NOT happy with how Ireland's Michael O'Reilly was judged today
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'Disgraceful!' - People were NOT happy with how Ireland's Michael O'Reilly was judged today

Oct 14th 2015, 5:50 PM 13,738 Views 7 Comments

The fighter lost his box-off at the World Championships in Doha today and must now wait for an Olympic place.

In a busy week of sport, don't forget Michael Conlan is on the brink of history
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In a busy week of sport, don't forget Michael Conlan is on the brink of history

Oct 14th 2015, 11:17 AM 5,710 Views 2 Comments

Conlan could become the first Irishman ever to claim gold at a senior World Championship tonight.

Joe Ward qualifies for Rio Olympics after advancing to World Championship final
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# Flying The Flag

Joe Ward qualifies for Rio Olympics after advancing to World Championship final

Oct 12th 2015, 9:35 PM 7,429 Views 6 Comments

He becomes the second Irishman to go through to the finals.

Irish boxer Michael Conlan is one win away from World Championship gold
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Irish boxer Michael Conlan is one win away from World Championship gold

Oct 11th 2015, 9:30 PM 5,929 Views 4 Comments

Conlan claimed a comprehensive win over Dzmitry Asanau.

Irish boxers secure a record medals haul at the World Championships
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Irish boxers secure a record medals haul at the World Championships

Oct 10th 2015, 8:00 PM 22,431 Views 6 Comments

Michael Conlan, Michael O’Reilly and Joe Ward are all guaranteed medals in Doha.

Irish boxer Joe Ward moves a step closer to becoming a world champion
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Irish boxer Joe Ward moves a step closer to becoming a world champion

Oct 9th 2015, 6:55 PM 5,961 Views 5 Comments

There was disappointment for Seán McComb, however.

Michael O'Reilly completes great day for Ireland at World Championships
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Michael O'Reilly completes great day for Ireland at World Championships

Oct 9th 2015, 12:04 AM 3,192 Views 1 Comment

Irish team captain Michael Conlan and teenager Brendan Irvine also recorded wins.

Good and bad news for Ireland's boxers at the World Championships
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Good and bad news for Ireland's boxers at the World Championships

Oct 7th 2015, 8:27 PM 3,812 Views 0 Comments

The Belfast boxer claimed a 2-1 points win today.

Mixed fortunes for Ireland's boxers as the World Championships begin in Qatar
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Mixed fortunes for Ireland's boxers as the World Championships begin in Qatar

Oct 6th 2015, 10:51 PM 4,107 Views 0 Comments

Irvine and O’Reilly march on in pursuit of medals.

Ireland's boxers set off on the medal trail with Olympic qualification up for grabs
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# Preview

Ireland's boxers set off on the medal trail with Olympic qualification up for grabs

Oct 6th 2015, 2:55 PM 3,000 Views 1 Comment

Billy Walsh has brought a seven-strong team to Doha for the AIBA World Championships, which begin today.

BeIN Sports' tour of Richard Keys' house is a little too Alan Partridge for comfort
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# Cringe

BeIN Sports' tour of Richard Keys' house is a little too Alan Partridge for comfort

Aug 19th 2015, 3:15 PM 12,899 Views 11 Comments

The presenter invited the TV station into his luxury home.

4 years after taking up running, Orna Dilworth will represent Ireland at the 50km world championships
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# Diesel Engine

4 years after taking up running, Orna Dilworth will represent Ireland at the 50km world championships

Oct 30th 2014, 5:00 PM 33,493 Views 31 Comments

Sometimes, a marathon just isn’t long enough.

Six-month-old Irish baby suffers "terrible injuries" in Qatar bedroom fire
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Six-month-old Irish baby suffers "terrible injuries" in Qatar bedroom fire

Jun 16th 2014, 11:09 AM 23,793 Views 13 Comments

It is believed an air conditioning unit was the cause of the blaze that left Elizabeth Soffe with serious injuries.

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