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2014 Qatar PSA World Squash Championship: Doha, Qatar

The Qatar Classic is an annual international squash tournament that takes place in Doha, Qatar. The tournament features both men and women, the men’s event is part of the PSA World Series and the women’s event is part of the WSA World Series.

Doha to Host 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships

Doha (Shutterstock) MONACO, Nov 18 (Reuters) – Qatar’s emergence as a global sporting hub gained further clout when Doha was chosen as host city for the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships on Tuesday. The fast-growing city alongside the Arabian Gulf will become the first from the Middle East to stage the blue riband event. Overlooked […]

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Doha: Winners Interview

Jim Holler and Jonas SchRoder (GER) talk about winning their first World Tour.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Doha: Men’s Top Scores

Check out the best scores of the medal matches, featuring some tricky shots, great saves and some hard fought rallies, as Germany took Gold 2-0 and France took Bronze 2-0.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Doha: Men’s Gold

14th seed Jim Holler and Jonas SchRoder (GER) get their first World Tour win, defeating 2nd seed Josh Binstock and Sam Schachter (CAN), who hadn’t lost a set all tournament 21-18, 21-13.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Doha: Men’s Bronze

Youssef Krou and Edouard Rowlandson (FRA) claim their second medal this season (Gold, Bronze), defeating Ruslan Bykanov and Serguei Prokopiev (RUS) 21-15, 21-15.

2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour: Doha, Qatar: Open Men’s Bronze & Gold

The first of two tournaments for men this year and one of eleven FIVB Open events on the 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour schedule, Doha, Qatar will present the inaugural FIVB Qatar Open from November 4 to 8. It will be the first time that Doha has hosted a FIVB World Tour event.

2014 Diamond League: Doha: Sum wins 800m

Current Outdoor Champ Eunice Jepkoech Sum (KEN) defeats current Indoor Champ Chanelle Price (USA), who managed a personal best under two minutes, by .42 seconds, at 1:59.33.

2014 Diamond League: Doha: Kiprop wins 1500m

Two time World Champ, Asbel Kiprop (KEN) gets the win at 3:39.18, .52 seconds faster than Silas Kiplagat (KEN).

2014 Diamond League: Doha: Aman wins 800m

Newly crowned World Champ, Mohammed Aman (ETH) holds off Nijel Amos (BOT) by just .05 to get the win at 1:44.49 in this this non-Diamond League event.

2014 Diamond League: Doha: Adekoya wins 400m Hurdles

Kemi Adekoya (BRN) gets the surprise win in lane one at 54.59 seconds, .48 faster than Kaliese Spencer (JAM). American star Lashinda Demus drops all the way back into 4th.

2014 Diamond League: Doha: Merritt wins 400m

American star and World Champ Lashawn Merritt (USA) gets the win at 44.44 seconds, winning by .33 over Youssef Ahmed Marsrahi (KSA) and tying the current world leading time.

2014 Diamond League: Doha: Oliver wins 110m hurdles

Newly crowned World Champ, David Oliver (USA) gets the win at 13.23 seconds, winning by .15 seconds over Sergey Shubenkov (RUS).

2014 Diamond League: Doha: Obiri wins 3000m

Hellen Obiri (KEN) chased down Mercy Cherono (KEN) in the final meters to win by .54 seconds at 8:21.14. Meanwhile race favorite Genzebe Dibara (ETH) finished 6th.

2014 Diamond League: Doha: Fraser-Pryce wins 100m

Two Time Olympic Champ Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (JAM) wins by .05 over Blessing Okagbare (NGR) with a time of 11.18 seconds.

2014 Diamond League: Doha: Ukhov wins High Jump

Olympic Champ Ivan Ukhov (RUS) got the win at 2.39 meters, but then he did it one better at 2.41 meters for the Diamond League Record.

2014 IAAF Diamond League: Doha, Qatar

The IAAF Diamond League is entering its fifth season and comprises 14 of the best invitational track and field meetings in the world. Each of the 32 event disciplines is staged seven times with the top three athletes being awarded the same amount of points at each meeting, with the exception of the Final where the points are doubled.

2014 IAAF Diamond League: Doha, Qatar (Mobile)

The IAAF Diamond League is entering its fifth season and comprises 14 of the best invitational track and field meetings in the world.

IAAF Diamond League Begins in Doha

LaShawn Merritt (REUTERS/Petr Josek) Ten reigning or former Olympic Champions, plus 25 more Olympic Games medalists are poised to compete at the IAAF Diamond League kick-off meeting in Doha on May 9 at 12 PM ET on Universal Sports.  The IDL Doha 2014 will also feature 25 current or former World Champions as well as […]

2013 Swimming World Cup: Doha: Zevina wins 100m Back in photo finish

Swimmer Daryna Zevina (UKR) finished with a time of 57.48, beating Katinka Hosszu by just .01 seconds to take victory in the event.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Doha: Thomas Shields wins 100m Fly

Thomas Shields (USA)won with a time of 48.80, beating 2nd place swimmer Chad Le Clos (RSA) by .25 seconds. Shields also won yesterday’s 100m Backstroke.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Doha: Efimova edges Atkinson in 50m Breast

Iullia Efimova (RUS) got the win over yesterday’s 100m breaststroke winner Alia Atkinson (JAM), by a margin of .03 seconds. Efimova finished with a winning time of 29.22.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Doha: FRA sets mixed 4x50m Free World Record

Just one day after setting the world record for the mixed medley 4×50 relay, France showed up strong again today to set another one with a time of 1:31.14. The previous record of 1:32.52 was held by Japan.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Doha: Jeanette Gray wins 50m Free

Jeanette Ottesen Gray (DEN) won with a time of 25.06 to earned her 2nd gold this week. Katinka Hosszu (HUN) finished last in the event with a time of 27.20.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Doha: American Shields 2nd in 200m Back

Thomas Shields (USA) finished with a time of 1:51.64, losing to swimmer Radoslaw Kawecki (POL). Kawecki finished with a winning time of 1:48.93.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Doha: Katinka Hosszu wins 100IM

Katinka Hosszu continued her reign of dominance, winning the 100im with a time of 58.43. Hosszu was the winner of yesterday’s 200IM and 200m freestyle. This is her 4th gold in 2 days.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Doha: Morozov beats Schoeman in 50m Free

In a confusing turn of events, Vladimir Morozov received the win with a time of 21.03 over world record hold Roland Schoeman. At the end of the race it appeared Schoeman had won after what was thought to be a Morozov DQ. American Ervin finished 3rd.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Doha: Le Clos beats To in 200IM

Kenneth To (AUS) came into this race as the clear favorite to win but it was Chad Le Clos (RSA) who ruined his day. Le Clos finished with a time of 1:53.32, beating To by 1.04 seconds.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Doha: Katinka Hosszu wins 200m Fly

Katinka Hosszu (HUN) picked up her 3rd gold medal in 2 days after winning the 200m Butterfly with a time of 2:06.60. Hosszu was the winner of yesterday’s 200IM and 200m freestyle.

2013 FINA Swimming World Cup: Doha: Day 2

International top-swimmers meet up in Doha to compete for valuable World Cup points and increased prize money. Which athletes can capitalize on their performance to be in top position in the race for the treasured World Cup titles?

2013 Swimming World Cup: Doha: FRA breaks World Record in Mixed 4x50m

Swimmers Jeremy Stravius, Giacomo Perez Dortona, Melanie Henique and Anna Santamans represented team France as they finished with a record breaking time of 1:39.54. They broke the previous record of 1:41.70 held by Russia.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Doha: Katinka Hosszu wins 200IM

Katinka Hosszu picked up her 2nd gold medal of the day after winning the 200IM with a time of 2:05:45. Hosszu was the winner of the 200m freestyle early in the day.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Doha: American Shields wins 100m Back

Thomas Shields (USA) won with a time of 50.23, just narrowly beating Robert Hurley (AUS) by .06 seconds. Shields was trailing most of the race but began to make his final push for victory in the last 25m.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Doha: Jeanette Gray wins 100m Fly

Jeanette Ottesen Gray (DEN) won with a time of 56.74, easily beating swimmers Li Tao (SIN) and Katinka Hosszu (HUN). Gray suffered a shoulder injury earlier this year but has looked impressive so far this season.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Doha: Alia Atkinson wins 100m Breaststroke

Alia Atkinson (JAM) finished the breaststroke with a winning time of 1:03.38. Atkinson looked to be making a run at the world record at the halfway mark but lost speed in her final 25m.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Doha: Roland Schoeman wins 50m Breaststroke

Roland Schoeman (RSA) finished with a winning time of 25.89 over swimmer Florent Manaudou (FRA). This is Schoeman’s 5th consecutive gold in this world cup season.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Doha: Katinka Hosszu wins 200m Free

Katinka Hosszu (HUN) finished with a winning time of 1:53.53, beating swimmer Femke Heemskerk by just .12 seconds.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Doha: American Ervin gets 2nd in 100m Free

Anthony Ervin (USA) finished with a time of 46.64, losing only to swimmer Vladimir Morozov (RUS). Morozov finished with a winning time of 45.94.

2013 FINA Swimming World Cup: Doha: Day 1

International top-swimmers meet up in Doha to compete for valuable World Cup points and increased prize money. Which athletes can capitalize on their performance to be in top position in the race for the treasured World Cup titles?

Rudisha keeps his cool to see off Aman in Doha

May 10 (Reuters) – Kenya’s world record holder and Olympic champion David Rudisha had to work hard to secure victory over Ethiopian teenager Mohammed Aman in the 800 meters at the opening Diamond League meeting of the season in Doha on Friday. London Games sprint champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica won the women’s 200 and […]

2013 Diamond League: Doha: Men’s 100m: Justin Gatlin wins

In the first Diamond League of the season Gatlin (USA) gets the win at 9.97 seconds, .02 over Michael Rodgers (USA). Nesta Carter (JAM) was 3rd at 9.99 as well.

2013 Diamond League: Doha: Women’s 200m: Fraser-Pryce wins

The two time Olympic 100m champ Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce picks up the first 200m win of the new season over fellow Jamaican Sherone Simpson at 22.48 by .25 seconds.

2013 Diamond League: Doha: Men’s 3000m, Gebrhiwet wins

In the final lap, Hagos Gebrhiwet (ETH) crushed the field by 1.65 seconds to get the first win of the season with a World Leading time of 7:30.36.

2013 Diamond League: Doha: Men’s 800: Rudisha wins

Mohammed Aman (ETH) thought he could get another win from the World Record holder David Rudisha (KEN), but Rudisha had the speed at the end to secure the win at 1:43.87, by .34 seconds.

2013 Diamond League: Doha: Women’s 400m: Montsho wins

Allyson Felix (USA) just seemed to run out of gas in the final stretch as Amantle Montsho (USA) picks up the first win of the season at 49.88, .31 seconds faster than Felix.

2013 Diamond League: Doha: Women’s 100m hurdles: Dawn Harper

The Olympic silver medalist Dawn Harper leads the (nearly) all American field across the line at 12.60. Kellie Wells came in at 12.73, Queen Harrison at 12.74 and Lolo Jones in 5th at 12.97 seconds.

2013 Diamond League: Doha: Men’s 400m hurdles: Tinsley wins

At the start of the Diamond League season, Michael Tinsley (USA) gets the win over his fellow countryman Bershawn Jackson by .2 seconds, at 48.92 seconds

2013 Diamond League: Doha: Women’s 1500m: Aregawi wins

In the first Diamond League of the season, Abeba Aregawi (SWE) gets the win at 3:56.66, .32 seconds over Faith Chepngetiah (KEN).

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Doha, Qatar

Doha 2013, the first meeting in the Samsung Diamond League calendar, is pouring more glitter on the 10th of May Athletics extravaganza by adding 800m Olympic gold medalist David Rudish to a dream lineup.

Blake to run at opening Doha Diamond League meeting

March 4 (Reuters) – Jamaica’s 100 meters world champion Yohan Blake is the first high-profile athlete to sign up for the opening Diamond League event in Doha, organizers said on Monday. The meeting on May 10 in Qatar is the first of the 14 Diamond League fixtures. “This will be my first time in Qatar […]

Gatlin runs down tired Powell for victory in Doha

Justin Gatlin of the U.S., Asafa Powell of Jamaica and Nesta Carter, also of Jamaica, run during the men’s 100m at the IAAF Diamond League athletics meet, in Doha, May 11, 2012. (REUTERS/Mohammed Dabbous) By Regan Doherty DOHA, May 11 (Reuters) – The U.S got the better of sprint rivals Jamaica in the season-opening Diamond […]

2012 Diamond League Doha: Chondrokoukis Jumps Over Williams

Dimitrios Chondrokoukis (GRE) again gets the better of the World Champ, Jesse Williams (USA) to start the season.

2012 Diamond League Doha: Dix Takes First 200m

Setting a new meet record at 20.02, Dix (USA) gets the first win of the new season, by .24 seconds.

 
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