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Gervinho denies extravagant demands behind collapse of UAE move
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Gervinho denies extravagant demands behind collapse of UAE move

Thursday, 2 July 2015 1:59 PM

Former Arsenal player refutes helicopter, private beach demands were reasons that he didn’t make move from Roma to Abu Dhabi's Al-Jazira

Barca presidential candidate confirms opposition to Qatar shirt sponsor
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Barca presidential candidate confirms opposition to Qatar shirt sponsor

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 4:23 PM

Former Barcelona president Joan Laporta says will do his best to put UNICEF back on Barcelona shirt if he returns to helm in July election

Spanish football league to sue FIFA over Qatar 2022 winter dates
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Spanish football league to sue FIFA over Qatar 2022 winter dates

Monday, 29 June 2015 11:19 AM

La Liga claims staging the event in Nov-Dec will lose it $72m in revenue, has called on other European leagues to support it

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing reporter wins award for ‘toughest job in sports journalism’
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Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing reporter wins award for ‘toughest job in sports journalism’

Sunday, 28 June 2015 11:01 AM

Matt Knighton won the Inmarsat Onboard Reporter (OBR) Award for his nine months of work during the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15

Abu Dhabi seal Volvo Ocean Race double
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Abu Dhabi seal Volvo Ocean Race double

Saturday, 27 June 2015 5:33 PM

Team secures only the second offshore/in-port double in the 41-year history of the triennial event

Hotel chiefs say unfazed by Qatar World Cup uncertainty
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Hotel chiefs say unfazed by Qatar World Cup uncertainty

Saturday, 27 June 2015 1:26 AM

Major hotel groups committed to expansion in Gulf state, regardless of whether it hosts 2022 tournament

FC Barcelona presidential hopeful says to scrap Qatar shirt deal
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FC Barcelona presidential hopeful says to scrap Qatar shirt deal

Friday, 26 June 2015 1:47 AM

Joan Laporta, who is standing for election next month, says he would end Qatar Airways shirt sponsorship

Amir Khan favours Mayweather bout over Dubai fight with Pacquiao
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Amir Khan favours Mayweather bout over Dubai fight with Pacquiao

Wednesday, 24 June 2015 2:31 PM

UK boxer and Dubai Sports Council dismiss talk of possible bout in the emirate next year

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Qatar part of $8bn bid for controlling stake in F1
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Qatar part of $8bn bid for controlling stake in F1

Wednesday, 24 June 2015 9:52 AM

RSE Ventures, which owns the Miami Dolphins NFL team, has joined forces with the Gulf state to acquire a 35.5% stake

Qatar group to push sports integrity as World Cup award faces probes‏
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Qatar group to push sports integrity as World Cup award faces probes‏

Tuesday, 23 June 2015 6:35 PM

Doha-based International Centre for Sport Security to talk about cleaning up sports at Washington event

Maradona to run for FIFA presidency
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Maradona to run for FIFA presidency

Tuesday, 23 June 2015 12:30 PM

Argentine soccer great has decided to stand as a candidate to replace Sepp Blatter

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Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing win Volvo Ocean race 2014-15
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Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing win Volvo Ocean race 2014-15

Monday, 22 June 2015 4:33 PM

Team, skippered by Briton Ian Walker, triumphs after finishing fifth in ninth and final leg of endurance race

Belmadi returns to replace Laudrup at Qatar's Lekhwiya
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Belmadi returns to replace Laudrup at Qatar's Lekhwiya

Friday, 19 June 2015 9:13 AM

Contract negotiations with former Swansea City boss Laudrup officially ended on Thursday

World Cup insurers risk blizzard of claims over Qatar 2022
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World Cup insurers risk blizzard of claims over Qatar 2022

Friday, 19 June 2015 1:16 AM

Industry experts say insurers are likely to refuse to pay out on many cancellation contracts if Qatar loses rights to host World Cup

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Laudrup could quit Qatari club Lekhwiya
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Laudrup could quit Qatari club Lekhwiya

Thursday, 18 June 2015 2:22 PM

Former Swansea City manager Michael Laudrup won the Qatari title last season


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