Qatar’s Delegation Participates in London Olympics Opening Ceremony Parade

London, July 28 (QNA) - Qatar's delegation in the parade of participating countries during the opening ceremony London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games' 30th edition, held  last night in the Olympic stadium in London which is hosting the event for the second time. Qatar's delegation was led by shooter Bahia Mansour Al-Hamad who carried the flag of the State of Qatar in the parade. The delegation also  included the Qatari…

QOC Secretary General Opens ‘ Bayt Qatar’

London, July 27 (QNA) - HE the Secretary General of Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) Sheikh Saud bin Abdurrahman Al-Thani has opened Bayt Qatar (the House of Qatar), launched  on the sideline of London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games at the London s prestigious Institution of Engineering and Technology at Savoy Place (IET: Savoy Place).The inauguration ceremony was attended by Qatar's Ambassador to the United Kingdom Khalid bin Rashid Al-Mansouri, members…

Qatar’s Athletes to Compete in 2012 Olympic Games on Saturday

London, July 27 (QNA) - Qatar's national athletes will begin on Saturday their participation in the preliminary competitions in the prestigious 30th London 2012 Summer Olympic Games which kicked off in London on Friday. Qatar's flag-bearer and prominent shooter, Bahia Al-Hamad will begin her participation in the preliminary competitions of women's rifle event side-by-side with 55 shooters on Saturday.It is worth mentioning that, the Shooting competitions in London 2012 Olympic…

Olympic Official Lauds Qatar for Boosting Women’s Sports

London, July 26 (QNA) - Qatar's initiatives to encourage and boost women's sports in the region have won praise from, a senior member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). IOC member and retired Polish sprinter Irena Szewinska said, "The Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) is going step by step and doing the right thing. It is helping women take to sport in a big way. They are promoting sport in a right…

Qatar National Athletes Prepare for 2012 Olympic Games

London, July 26 (QNA) - Qatar's national athletes continued their pre-games preparation and completed all arrangements to begin their campaign in the 30th London 2012 Summer Olympic Games from 27 July to 12 of August in London, UK. All national athletes have officially started their pre-games training sessions earlier on Tuesday, keeping great dream to make glory and honor the country at this prestigious Olympic gathering Some 12 prominent athletes will represent…

IOC Honors Qatar Olympic Committee in London

London, July 23 (QNA) - International Olympic Committee (IOC) has paid tribute for Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) for its contribution to "Giving is Winning" campaign, days before the start of the Olympic Games in London, England, United Kingdom from 27 July to 12 August 2012. On this occasion, IOC President Jacques Rogge has granted Secretary General of the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) HE Sheikh Saoud bin Abdulrahman al-Thani with the Olympic…

Olympic Committee SG Leaves for London

Doha, July 22 (QNA) - Secretary-General of Qatar Olympic Committee HE Sheikh Saoud bin Abdurrahman al-Thani and his accompanying delegation headed to London Sunday noon to attend the London 2012 Olympic Games. The event will officially be inaugurated Friday and will run till August 12th. HE Sheikh Saud bin Abdurrahman Al-Thani  expressed  thanks and appreciation to HH the Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, HH the Heir Apparent and Qatar Olympic…

Women’s Volleyball to Open Aspire Ramadan SF

Doha, July 22 (QNA) - The opening match of the women's volleyball competition, starting at 9pm Sunday at the Ladies Sports Hall, will set the ball rolling for Aspire Zone Foundation's (AZF) Ramadan Sports Festival. The sports festival has grown considerably since the inaugural event in 2011 and this year's edition caters to the entire community. Due to the popular demand, a number of women's sports events have been added into this…
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