QATAR redeemed themselves by winning the gold medal. In the final, they defeated Jordan 78-70 at the Al Gharafa Indoor Hall last week.

  • Qatar go down fighting in final

    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.

  • Egypt too good for Qatar

    IN THE run-up to the tournament, Qatar coach Zohair Belhaj had said Egypt and Algeria were the teams to beat.

  • Curtains come down on gala event

    Qatar excelled both on the sports field and organisational front as a truly magnificent edition of the Arab Games came to a befitting end at the Al Sadd Stadium on Friday.

  • Qatar pip Jordan to basketball gold

    Qatari athletes did well on the penultimate day of the 12th edition of the Doha Arab Games. While the men’s basketball team won their maiden Games title, shooter Amna Mesaad Al Abdullah clinched double gold in women’s trap event. Qatar beat Jordan 78-70 in basketball the final and thus exacted revenge for their group stage loss.

  • Qatar win handball silver

    Qatari players had a forgettable outing at the Arab Games on Wednesday. While the country’s handball national team lost to Egypt in the final, the Equestrian showjumping team could win only a bronze medal. Under-60kg boxer Othman Arbabi also took bronze.