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Analysis: Gulf airlines' obsession with sports sponsorship
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Analysis: Gulf airlines' obsession with sports sponsorship

Monday, 29 December 2014 10:05 AM

In football, cricket, athletics or any other professional sport, the opportunity to emblazon a carrier's brand across shirts, merchandise and stadiums appears to be too tempting an opportunity to miss.

Cristiano Ronaldo spends Christmas in Dubai
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Cristiano Ronaldo spends Christmas in Dubai

Sunday, 28 December 2014 11:04 AM

Real Madrid footballer uploaded a series of images of his festive desert break

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Qatar hires 60 UK musicians to train locals to play at 2022 World Cup
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Qatar hires 60 UK musicians to train locals to play at 2022 World Cup

Tuesday, 23 December 2014 11:34 AM

Violinists, percussion players, drummers and orchestral conductors being offered up to $85,000 per year to travel to Doha

FIFA official says England had best bid for 2018 World Cup
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FIFA official says England had best bid for 2018 World Cup

Tuesday, 23 December 2014 10:11 AM

Harold Mayne-Nicholls was chairman of a FIFA group tasked with assessing the strength and feasibility of the various bids for the 2018 and 2022 World Cup finals

Goodwood announces lucrative 10-year deal with Qatar
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Goodwood announces lucrative 10-year deal with Qatar

Monday, 22 December 2014 6:52 PM

Racecourse says $3.12m is single biggest sponsorship deal ever done for the benefit of British horse racing

FIFA agrees to publish Qatar 2022 bidding report
Politics & Economics»

FIFA agrees to publish Qatar 2022 bidding report

Friday, 19 December 2014 4:22 PM

Executive committee votes unanimously to publish 'appropriate' form of Michael Garcia's report

European clubs call for Qatar 2022 World Cup to be held in May
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European clubs call for Qatar 2022 World Cup to be held in May

Friday, 19 December 2014 2:07 AM

European Club Association says it prefers Spring date over winter dates proposed by FIFA chiefs

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FIFA investigator Garcia quits over handling of Qatar 2022 report
Politics & Economics»

FIFA investigator Garcia quits over handling of Qatar 2022 report

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 8:14 PM

US lawyer cites a 'lack of leadership' for resignation; comes a day after FIFA dismissed his complaint over report publication

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Qatar risks losing World Cup without job reform - Zwanziger
Politics & Economics»

Qatar risks losing World Cup without job reform - Zwanziger

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 3:41 PM

Senior FIFA official says Qatar must take decisive action by March 10, 2015 to monitor human rights conditions

Australia asked to boost security for Asian Cup after Sydney café shootout
Politics & Economics»

Australia asked to boost security for Asian Cup after Sydney café shootout

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 9:40 AM

Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Palestine are set to compete in the tournament next month

FIFA rejects investigator's complaint over Qatar 2022 report
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FIFA rejects investigator's complaint over Qatar 2022 report

Tuesday, 16 December 2014 5:33 PM

Appeal Committee says complaint by Michael Garcia over FIFA's summary of his report is not admissible

Qatar's next sporting ambition: Hosting the basketball World Cup
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Qatar's next sporting ambition: Hosting the basketball World Cup

Sunday, 14 December 2014 10:20 AM

Doha has already snagged the FIFA 2022 World Cup and the 2019 World Athletics Championships

FIFA to be asked to vote on publishing Qatar 2022 report
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FIFA to be asked to vote on publishing Qatar 2022 report

Saturday, 13 December 2014 10:06 AM

Qatar World Cup organisers have been fending off allegations of corruption since the Gulf state was awarded the 2022 tournament

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Bahrain fund agrees to sell part of stake in F1's McLaren
Banking & Finance»

Bahrain fund agrees to sell part of stake in F1's McLaren

Saturday, 13 December 2014 2:18 AM

Sovereign fund Mumtalakat to sell some of its stake to Formula One team's overall head Ron Dennis

Abu Dhabi bank sponsors UAE's first professional golfer
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Abu Dhabi bank sponsors UAE's first professional golfer

Friday, 12 December 2014 9:48 AM

Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank announces deal to give financial support to Ahmed Al Musharrekh


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