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Qatar qualify for Asian Games handball final

Qatar qualify for Asian Games handball final

Qatar will play the final on Friday with the winner of the second semi-final, which was to be played between Japan and Bahrain later on Monday.

Politics not to impact Doha 2019 Athletics Championships: Coe

Politics not to impact Doha 2019 Athletics Championships: Coe

World athletics chief Sebastian Coe has dismissed concerns over countries potentially boycotting next year's world championships in Doha over simmering political tensions in the Gulf region.

Haroun, Ashraf give Qatar golden momentum; Tosin grabs 100m silver

Haroun, Ashraf give Qatar golden momentum; Tosin grabs 100m silver

Qatar would be aiming to finish considerably higher than their current 20th place on the medals table after Abdalelah Haroun and Ashraf Elseify delivered a gold each in the 400m and hammer throw respectively at the Asian Games Sunday.

Unified Korea win tearful Asian Games bronze

Unified Korea win tearful Asian Games bronze

A Unified Korea team featuring athletes from North and South Korea won dragon boat bronze for their first medal at the Asian Games on Saturday.

Fares Elbakh bags Qatar's first weightlifting medal of Asian Games

Fares Elbakh bags Qatar's first weightlifting medal of Asian Games

Qatar’s Fares Elbakh has won silver medal in the men's 94kg class weightlifting at the Asian Games today. Elbakh came second on 381kg and proved a fans' favourite as he was surrounded by a huge crowd of fans and posed for pictures with them after the medals ceremony.

Qatar see off Saudi in handball, India in volleyball

Qatar see off Saudi in handball, India in volleyball

The defending champions’ superiority was never in doubt but a somewhat defensive approach in the final stages allowed the Saudis some leeway.

Firefighters tackle large blaze outside Asian Games venue

Firefighters tackle large blaze outside Asian Games venue

Helicopters scooped up water to douse the flames in fields bordering the sports complex while dozens of firefighters on the ground helped extinguish the blaze.

Record-breaking teen claims shooting gold for India

Record-breaking teen claims shooting gold for India

Sixteen-year-old Indian shooter Saurabh Chaudhary set a new Asian Games record as he bagged the first major title of his career in the 10 metre air pistol competition on Tuesday.

Life imitates art as Indian wins women's wrestling gold

Life imitates art as Indian wins women's wrestling gold

The 23-year-old is a cousin of former Commonwealth champions Geeta and Babita Kumari Phogat.

QOC showcases the best of Qatar to Olympic family of Asia

QOC showcases the best of Qatar to Olympic family of Asia

The Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) hosted a reception for the members of the Olympic Council of Asia, members of the National Olympic Committees of Asia and distinguished guests in Jakarta at the official Asian Games 2018 hotel.

Indonesia's teeny skateboard hope too cool for school

Indonesia's teeny skateboard hope too cool for school

Indonesia's nine-year-old skateboarder Aliqqa Noverry is set to melt hearts at the Asian Games -- but give her ice cream and she could be a medal threat, says her mum.

Sheikh Joaan attends Asian Games opening

Sheikh Joaan attends Asian Games opening

Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) President HE Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad al-Thani, Olympic Council of Asia President Sheikh Ahmed al-Fahad al-Sabah, Indonesian President Joko Widodo and other officials attend the opening ceremony of the 2018 Asian Games.