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FIFA recommends plan to move Qatar World Cup to winter

The World Cup in Qatar keeps provoking outrage and breaking taboos...players and fans from 104-degree heat in Qatar's summer. But the decision angered...those same officials surprisingly chose Qatar in December 2010 despite the gas-rich...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-02-24/fifa-recommends-plan
Four golfers tied for lead in Qatar Masters

DOHA, Qatar - Branden Grace and Bernd Wiesberger birdied their last holes to keep a share of the lead after the third round at the Qatar Masters on Friday.Marc Warren and Emil iano Grillo would have stood alone atop the leaderboard with 13-under-par...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-01-23/four-golfers-tied-lead-qatar
Three tied for lead in European Tour's Qatar Masters

DOHA, Qatar - Bernd Wiesberger birdied his last hole to join South Africans Branden Grace and George Coetzee on top of the Qatar Masters leaderboard after the second round Thursday.Wiesberger's 6-under-par 66 included four consecutive birdies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-01-22/three-tied-lead-european-tou
FIFA VP Issa Hayatou denies allegations of corruption in Qatar's World Cup bid

...treatment and other favors for backing Qatar as host of the 2022 World Cup in a vote...trips and other gifts and favors to support Qatar's ultimately successful World Cup bid...won right to host the 2018 World Cup and Qatar the 2022 tournament.Among the denials...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-06-02/fifa-vp-issa-hayatou
Qatar forfeits women's basketball game in protest over hijab ruling

INCHEON, South Korea - Qatar basketballers forfeited a women's game...still waiting for clarifications."Qatar is scheduled to play Nepal today, leaving...shooting, track and field and football.A Qatar sports official and activist, identified...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-09-24/qatari-forfeits-womens-basketball
US Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati thinks 2026 World Cup could benefit US, FIFA

...World Cup was awarded to tiny, oil-rich Qatar, a choice that still shocks much of the...in Russia and awarding the 2022 event to Qatar.Russia has a struggling economy, anti-gay...human rights abuses in the building of Qatar's stadiums have attracted international...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-04-10/us-soccer-federation
Spaniard Marc Marquez captures MotoGP in Austin

...classification after finishing fifth in the season opener in Qatar."It was time to come back on the top and try to recover those...Italy, was third. Rossi, who has seven world titles, won in Qatar and leads the championship standings ahead of Dovizioso and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-04-12/spaniard-marc-marque
Lufthansa CEO faces scrutiny over how plane's co-pilot got job and damage to reputation

...routes within Europe, and on international routes from government-connected airlines from the Person Gulf region: Etihad, Qatar Airways, and Emirates.One major response has involved Germanwings taking over short-range flights outside the company's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-05/lufthansa-ceo-faces-scruti
Rafa Cabrera-Bello leads Qatar Masters by two shots

DOHA, Qatar - Rafa Cabrera-Bello birdied four of his...two-shot lead after the second round of the Qatar Masters.The Spaniard had three straight...around and also plenty of rocks like here in Qatar. There is always a bit of a breeze, like...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-01-23/rafa-cabrera-bello-leads-qat
Zahir Belounis gets his exit visa out of Qatar

...French-Algerian soccer player trapped in Qatar says the country has granted Zahir Belounis...of Belounis became a cause celebre for Qatar's critics and a mounting embarrassment...country.Belounis was effectively trapped in Qatar by being denied an exit visa because he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-11-27/zahir-belounis-gets-