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Qatar Airways says to sponsor new Premier Tennis League
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Qatar Airways says to sponsor new Premier Tennis League

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 3:44 PM

Doha carrier teams up with new league which kicks off later this week; features top names like Federer, Djokavic and Murray

UAE secure Gulf Cup third place with win over Oman
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UAE secure Gulf Cup third place with win over Oman

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 12:14 PM

Mabkhout's low shot in the 59th minute beat Oman keeper Ali Al Habsi to decide the outcome

Prince Alwaleed said be in talks to launch $125m takeover bid for Marseille football club
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Prince Alwaleed said be in talks to launch $125m takeover bid for Marseille football club

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 11:25 AM

Stumbling block for the deal is the widow of the current owner, who is reluctant to sell

Sony set to end sponsorship of World Cup over corruption concerns
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Sony set to end sponsorship of World Cup over corruption concerns

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 11:02 AM

Sponsorship of the Qatar World Cup in 2022 is looking increasingly dire after Sony followed Emirates Airline in not renewing its multi-million dollar contract over rising corruption concerns

Qatar said to offer $37m prior to IAAF vote on 2019 championships
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Qatar said to offer $37m prior to IAAF vote on 2019 championships

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 2:14 PM

Two voters says Gulf state offered new backing to governing body just minutes before winning ballot

Qatar said to be in line to host Formula One race
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Qatar said to be in line to host Formula One race

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 1:49 PM

Deal likely to be signed before 2017 to make Qatar the third Middle East country to host Grand Prix race

Qatar will 'never cancel' World Cup projects - Finance Minister
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Qatar will 'never cancel' World Cup projects - Finance Minister

Monday, 24 November 2014 5:12 PM

Qatar will put on the best quality World Cup despite loss of income due to the massive fall in oil prices, ministers say

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FIFA sponsor Coca-Cola criticises 'disappointing' World Cup corruption report
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FIFA sponsor Coca-Cola criticises 'disappointing' World Cup corruption report

Monday, 24 November 2014 10:35 AM

Drinks giant said "anything that detracts from the mission and ideals of the Fifa World Cup is a concern"

Hamilton wins F1 world title after Abu Dhabi victory
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Hamilton wins F1 world title after Abu Dhabi victory

Sunday, 23 November 2014 6:42 PM

British driver Lewis Hamilton triumphs in showdown with Mercedes rival Nico Rosberg at the Yas Marina Circuit

Stenson claims victory at DP World Tour Championship in Dubai
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Stenson claims victory at DP World Tour Championship in Dubai

Sunday, 23 November 2014 4:23 PM

Swedish Ryder Cup star birdies the final hole to secure two-shot win over McIlroy, Rose and Dubuisson

Etihad extends sponsorship of Abu Dhabi F1 race
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Etihad extends sponsorship of Abu Dhabi F1 race

Sunday, 23 November 2014 1:35 PM

Airline chief inks deal with F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone to put Etihad name to Grand Prix until 2021

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Prince Harry plays fundraising polo match in Abu Dhabi

Sunday, 23 November 2014 12:09 PM

Prince Harry played a fundraising polo match, the 5th Sentebale Polo Cup, which was held at the Ghantoot Polo Club in Abu Dhabi .

Is this the end of F1?
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Is this the end of F1?

Sunday, 23 November 2014 8:25 AM

By this time next year, five of the current 11 Formula One teams will probably be out of business. It’s now not a question of if it will happen but merely when it will happen. Marussia and Caterham have already gone and the Sauber, Lotus and Force India teams seem ready to join them. So in 12 months time there could be just six teams left on the grid, all forced to run three-car teams to maintain the semblance of a show. That is the harsh truth that spells out the finances of Formula One today.

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Stenson surges into lead at DP World Golf championship
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Stenson surges into lead at DP World Golf championship

Saturday, 22 November 2014 2:53 PM

World number one Rory McIlroy falters after early lead in the $8m DP World Tour Championship in Dubai

FIFA’s compliance chief to analyse 2018/2022 World Cup report
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FIFA’s compliance chief to analyse 2018/2022 World Cup report

Friday, 21 November 2014 1:38 PM

FIFA's ethics judge and investigator agree World Cup bid report should be further reviewed


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