QATAR redeemed themselves by winning the gold medal. In the final, they defeated Jordan 78-70 at the Al Gharafa Indoor Hall last week.
Bye bye Doha see you all in Beirut
QATAR’S biggest multi-sports spectacle since the 2006 Doha Asian Games came to a befitting end last week at the Al Sadd Stadium, with colourful fireworks giving thousands of competitors a symbolic send-off.
Mellouli is Athlete of the Games
WITH an impeccable collection of 15 gold and one silver medals, Tunisian swimmer Oussama Mellouli was the toast of his nation at the Arab Games in Doha which concluded last week.
Best showing
QATAR won 32 gold, 38 silver and 40 bronze medals to register their best-ever show at the Arab extravaganza.


QATAR had ample home support, strong players and a wily tactician at the helm, but those were not enough for them to overcome Egypt (21-26) in the final at the Qatar Women’s Sport Committee Indoor Hall last week. The winners led 13-10 at half-time.