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Qatar and Saudi Arabia vie to host Asian championships

Fireworks at closing ceremony of 2018 Asian Games at the GBK Main Stadium in Jakarta, Indonesia. (by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images).

Qatar and Saudi Arabia are engaged in two bidding contests to host Asian continental sports events, one concluding tomorrow and one just getting underway.

On Wednesday, the Olympic Council of Asia votes to decide the host of the 2030 Asian Games at its general assembly in Muscat, Oman. Doha and Riyadh are the two cities in the running.

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