Sport was caught in the crossfire of the four-year feud between Qatar and Saudi Arabia that ended with an agreement between the Middle Eastern rivals this month. The peace deal raises intriguing prospects for cooperation and joint projects.
The race to host the 2030 Asian Games has ended in a double award, with the two competing cities – the Qatari capital of Doha and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – set to stage the 2030 and 2034 editions respectively.
The president of the Olympic Council of Asia, Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, is urging against a vote to decide the host for the 2030 Asian Games and hopes to persuade one of the two candidate cities,…
Fifa, football’s global governing body, has confirmed plans for an Arab Cup tournament, which will feature 22 national teams from the region and take place in Qatar in December 2021 ahead of the country’s sta…
Simon Chadwick, director of the Centre for the Eurasian Sport Industry at the EM Lyon Business School, explores the role sport could play in the normalisation of relations between Israel and the Arab Gulf nations.
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