‘Xavi’ Hernandez is going to Qatar

It has been announced that Barcelona legend Xavier “Xavi” Hernandez will be playing his football in Qatar next season. News broke on Saturday that Al-Sadd Sports Club based in Doha and who play in the Qatar Stars League had won the race to his prized signature. The 35 year old midfielder who has amassed a record breaking 751 appearances and …

Lorenzo wins opening race in Qatar

Defending champion Jorge Lorenzo led from start to finish in the first race of the new MotoGP season in Qatar on Sunday evening. All eyes, however, were soon on Valentino Rossi who, having started fifth and at one stage was seventh after making a mistake, charged through the field to finish second.

Lorenzo wins opening race in Qatar

Jorge Lorenzo won the opening race of the new MotoGP season in Qatar after reigning champion Casey Stoner suffered problems with his forearm in the latter part of the race.

Nadal loses in Qatar

Fourth seed Gael Monfils set up an all-French final at the Qatar ExxonMobil Open after beating world number two Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-4 in Doha on Friday. Monfils will meet fellow countryman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in Saturday’s title match.

World Cup 2022

Apparently, when the wise men of FIFA awarded the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, one of the stipulations was that its newly constructed open-air soccer stadiums had to be air conditioned as summer temperatures are often 50 degrees.