Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 12°C Sunday 16 May 2021

#Doha

# doha - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

US tennis player gets news of positive Covid-19 test midway through Australian Open qualifying match
# Disqualified
From The42
# Disqualified

US tennis player gets news of positive Covid-19 test midway through Australian Open qualifying match

Jan 12th 2021, 11:02 AM 4,277 Views 1 Comment

World number 114 Denis Kudla went on to claim victory but was then pulled out of the tournament and placed in quarantine.

# doha - Saturday 12 September, 2020

'Truly momentous' peace talks open between the Taliban and the Afghan government
# Doha
# Doha

'Truly momentous' peace talks open between the Taliban and the Afghan government

Updated Sep 12th 2020, 1:22 PM 20,182 Views 31 Comments

“We want a humanitarian ceasefire,” the former chief executive for Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah said.

# doha - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Mageean: 'If that was my coach, I would be absolutely distraught that they had cast a shadow over me'
# Salazar Story
From The42
# Salazar Story

Mageean: 'If that was my coach, I would be absolutely distraught that they had cast a shadow over me'

Oct 10th 2019, 1:28 PM 8,281 Views 1 Comment

A fascinating interview with Ireland’s recent world finalist on Off The Ball AM this morning.

# doha - Sunday 6 October, 2019

Desisa delivers Ethiopian gold as Scullion battles to 43rd in Doha marathon
# Doha
From The42
# Doha

Desisa delivers Ethiopian gold as Scullion battles to 43rd in Doha marathon

Oct 6th 2019, 9:09 AM 4,280 Views 1 Comment

The Irishman produced a brave performance at the World Athletics Championships.

# doha - Saturday 5 October, 2019

Ciara Mageean sets new personal best at World Championships as Hassan clinches double gold
# Athletics
From The42
# Athletics

Ciara Mageean sets new personal best at World Championships as Hassan clinches double gold

Oct 5th 2019, 7:07 PM 10,327 Views 12 Comments

The 27-year-old Portaferry native finished in 10th place at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha.

# doha - Friday 4 October, 2019

Dalilah Muhammad storms to world record as Barshim seals gold for Qatar
# Doha
From The42
# Doha

Dalilah Muhammad storms to world record as Barshim seals gold for Qatar

Oct 4th 2019, 10:49 PM 6,489 Views 0 Comments

It was a night of high drama in front of a rare packed house at the Khalifa Stadium.

'I’m absolutely ecstatic. I’m in a world final — I don’t know how I’m going to sleep tonight'
# Over The Moon
From The42
# Over The Moon

'I’m absolutely ecstatic. I’m in a world final — I don’t know how I’m going to sleep tonight'

Oct 4th 2019, 7:15 AM 6,123 Views 7 Comments

Ciara Mageean booked her place in the 1,500m final at the World Athletics Championships on Thursday night.

# doha - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Ciara Mageean powers through to 1,500m final at World Championships in Doha
# IAFF World Championships
From The42
# IAFF World Championships

Ciara Mageean powers through to 1,500m final at World Championships in Doha

Oct 3rd 2019, 9:18 PM 7,401 Views 10 Comments

The 27-year-old Portaferry native finished with a time of 4:15.49 on Thursday night.

# doha - Monday 30 September, 2019

Empty seats present major headache to Qatar and Coe, organisers respond to criticism
# World Championships
From The42
# World Championships

Empty seats present major headache to Qatar and Coe, organisers respond to criticism

Sep 30th 2019, 6:34 PM 11,165 Views 5 Comments

Attendances at the World Athletics Championships in Doha have been pretty embarrassing.

Phil Healy falls short in 200m heat at World Championships, but optimism shines through after
# Onwards
From The42
# Onwards

Phil Healy falls short in 200m heat at World Championships, but optimism shines through after

Sep 30th 2019, 4:08 PM 7,587 Views 0 Comments

‘The whole season hasn’t been the ideal set-up but I’m grateful to be out here and competing against the world’s best.’

Liverpool to play at new 2022 World Cup venue as European champions
# Doha
From The42
# Doha

Liverpool to play at new 2022 World Cup venue as European champions

Sep 30th 2019, 12:45 PM 8,606 Views 7 Comments

The Reds will compete at the Fifa World Club Cup in Qatar this December.

# doha - Saturday 28 September, 2019

Disappointment for Mark English and Thomas Barr at World Championships
# Setback
From The42
# Setback

Disappointment for Mark English and Thomas Barr at World Championships

Sep 28th 2019, 4:24 PM 5,163 Views 3 Comments

Kenya’s Ferguson Cheruiyot Rotich won the race with a time of 1:45.98, while the Donegal native came seventh.

# doha - Friday 27 September, 2019

Ireland's Thomas Barr advances in World Championships
# Going Well
From The42
# Going Well

Ireland's Thomas Barr advances in World Championships

Sep 27th 2019, 8:40 PM 4,692 Views 7 Comments

Elsewhere, there was disappointment for Michelle Finn.

# doha - Thursday 16 August, 2018

BeIN Sports claim 'irrefutable evidence' of Saudi Arabia-based piracy
# Broadcast Rights
From The42
# Broadcast Rights

BeIN Sports claim 'irrefutable evidence' of Saudi Arabia-based piracy

Aug 16th 2018, 1:09 PM 10,430 Views 6 Comments

“The illegal channel beoutQ is backed by Saudi nationals and openly promoted by leading Saudi figures.”

# doha - Friday 23 March, 2018

Irish gymnast secures fourth-place finish at World Cup in Qatar
# Take A Bow
From The42
# Take A Bow

Irish gymnast secures fourth-place finish at World Cup in Qatar

Mar 23rd 2018, 5:00 PM 3,095 Views 1 Comment

It was a day to remember for Rhys McClenaghan in Doha.

# doha - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

'It's getting more complex': Interpol chief warns World Cup and Olympics face 'spectrum of threats'
# Security
From The42
# Security

'It's getting more complex': Interpol chief warns World Cup and Olympics face 'spectrum of threats'

Nov 8th 2017, 7:15 AM 3,601 Views 2 Comments

Jurgen Stock was speaking at a security conference in Doha.

# doha - Monday 5 June, 2017

As Middle East is hit with massive political instability, Qatar's 2022 World Cup is in jeopardy
# Crisis
From The42
# Crisis

As Middle East is hit with massive political instability, Qatar's 2022 World Cup is in jeopardy

Jun 5th 2017, 4:23 PM 11,575 Views 13 Comments

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Egypt and Yemen were among those to cut diplomatic ties with the country.

# doha - Saturday 20 May, 2017

'We just want closure': Family of Irish baby burned in Qatar house fire
# Elizabeth Soffe
# Elizabeth Soffe

'We just want closure': Family of Irish baby burned in Qatar house fire

May 20th 2017, 9:30 PM 44,503 Views 9 Comments

Elizabeth Soffe was badly burned in the fire.

# doha - Monday 1 May, 2017

Hamas has significantly 'softened' its stance on Israel
# Qatar
# Qatar

Hamas has significantly 'softened' its stance on Israel

May 1st 2017, 9:49 PM 13,088 Views 78 Comments

The Palestinian organisation launched a new policy document today in which it steps back from calling for Israel’s ‘destruction’.

# doha - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Qatar will execute a man who killed a British teacher and burned her body in the desert
# Lauren Patterson
# Lauren Patterson

Qatar will execute a man who killed a British teacher and burned her body in the desert

Apr 30th 2017, 3:25 PM 40,405 Views 23 Comments

The death penalty is rarely used in Qatar.

# doha - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Dublin is getting a new air route - and a new way to fly to Australia
# Doha Little Dance
# Doha Little Dance

Dublin is getting a new air route - and a new way to fly to Australia

Apr 19th 2017, 8:26 AM 63,211 Views 73 Comments

It will also be Qatar Airways’ first Irish route.

# doha - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Qatar Airways will fly direct from Dublin to the Middle East starting next summer
# Tourism
# Tourism

Qatar Airways will fly direct from Dublin to the Middle East starting next summer

Dec 6th 2016, 5:24 PM 14,269 Views 28 Comments

The daily service to Doha will open up the Gulf carrier’s international network to Irish passengers.

# doha - Monday 28 November, 2016

Qatar Airways to launch Dublin to Doha route
# Up Up And Away
# Up Up And Away

Qatar Airways to launch Dublin to Doha route

Nov 28th 2016, 9:40 PM 17,820 Views 32 Comments

The flights will begin in 2017 or 2018.

# doha - Friday 6 May, 2016

VIDEO: Caster Semenya hammers out Rio warning in Doha
# Formidable
From The42
# Formidable

VIDEO: Caster Semenya hammers out Rio warning in Doha

May 6th 2016, 11:01 PM 6,473 Views 5 Comments

In doubly bad news for her rivals in an Olympics year, the South African admitted afterwards she had held back.

# doha - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Tiger spotted roaming through traffic in the Middle East
# On The Loose
# On The Loose

Tiger spotted roaming through traffic in the Middle East

Mar 8th 2016, 7:37 PM 24,074 Views 31 Comments

The animal was caught on camera by a motorist in the Qatari capital of Doha earlier today.

# doha - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Disappointment for Joe Ward as he's forced to settle for World Championship silver
# Silver Lining
From The42
# Silver Lining

Disappointment for Joe Ward as he's forced to settle for World Championship silver

Oct 15th 2015, 6:44 PM 6,416 Views 5 Comments

The 21-year-old was beaten in this evening’s final.

'You can't explain it!' - Michael O'Reilly must accept 'really unbelievable decision'
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

'You can't explain it!' - Michael O'Reilly must accept 'really unbelievable decision'

Oct 15th 2015, 3:12 PM 9,942 Views 7 Comments

The Irish boxer suffered a controversial loss to African champion Hosam Abdin yesterday.

# doha - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

'Disgraceful!' - People were NOT happy with how Ireland's Michael O'Reilly was judged today
# Anger
From The42
# Anger

'Disgraceful!' - People were NOT happy with how Ireland's Michael O'Reilly was judged today

Oct 14th 2015, 5:50 PM 13,736 Views 7 Comments

The fighter lost his box-off at the World Championships in Doha today and must now wait for an Olympic place.

In a busy week of sport, don't forget Michael Conlan is on the brink of history
# Belfast Boy
From The42
# Belfast Boy

In a busy week of sport, don't forget Michael Conlan is on the brink of history

Oct 14th 2015, 11:17 AM 5,699 Views 2 Comments

Conlan could become the first Irishman ever to claim gold at a senior World Championship tonight.

# doha - Monday 12 October, 2015

Joe Ward qualifies for Rio Olympics after advancing to World Championship final
# Flying The Flag
From The42
# Flying The Flag

Joe Ward qualifies for Rio Olympics after advancing to World Championship final

Oct 12th 2015, 9:35 PM 7,429 Views 6 Comments

He becomes the second Irishman to go through to the finals.

# doha - Sunday 11 October, 2015

Irish boxer Michael Conlan is one win away from World Championship gold
# Doha
From The42
# Doha

Irish boxer Michael Conlan is one win away from World Championship gold

Oct 11th 2015, 9:30 PM 5,929 Views 4 Comments

Conlan claimed a comprehensive win over Dzmitry Asanau.

# doha - Saturday 10 October, 2015

Irish boxers secure a record medals haul at the World Championships
# Making History
From The42
# Making History

Irish boxers secure a record medals haul at the World Championships

Oct 10th 2015, 8:00 PM 22,428 Views 6 Comments

Michael Conlan, Michael O’Reilly and Joe Ward are all guaranteed medals in Doha.

# doha - Friday 9 October, 2015

Irish boxer Joe Ward moves a step closer to becoming a world champion
# Doha
From The42
# Doha

Irish boxer Joe Ward moves a step closer to becoming a world champion

Oct 9th 2015, 6:55 PM 5,955 Views 5 Comments

There was disappointment for Seán McComb, however.

Michael O'Reilly completes great day for Ireland at World Championships
# Success
From The42
# Success

Michael O'Reilly completes great day for Ireland at World Championships

Oct 9th 2015, 12:04 AM 3,189 Views 1 Comment

Irish team captain Michael Conlan and teenager Brendan Irvine also recorded wins.

# doha - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Good and bad news for Ireland's boxers at the World Championships
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

Good and bad news for Ireland's boxers at the World Championships

Oct 7th 2015, 8:27 PM 3,809 Views 0 Comments

The Belfast boxer claimed a 2-1 points win today.

# doha - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Mixed fortunes for Ireland's boxers as the World Championships begin in Qatar
# Doha
From The42
# Doha

Mixed fortunes for Ireland's boxers as the World Championships begin in Qatar

Oct 6th 2015, 10:51 PM 4,106 Views 0 Comments

Irvine and O’Reilly march on in pursuit of medals.

Ireland's boxers set off on the medal trail with Olympic qualification up for grabs
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Ireland's boxers set off on the medal trail with Olympic qualification up for grabs

Oct 6th 2015, 2:55 PM 2,998 Views 1 Comment

Billy Walsh has brought a seven-strong team to Doha for the AIBA World Championships, which begin today.

# doha - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

BeIN Sports' tour of Richard Keys' house is a little too Alan Partridge for comfort
# Cringe
From The42
# Cringe

BeIN Sports' tour of Richard Keys' house is a little too Alan Partridge for comfort

Aug 19th 2015, 3:15 PM 12,895 Views 11 Comments

The presenter invited the TV station into his luxury home.

# doha - Thursday 30 October, 2014

4 years after taking up running, Orna Dilworth will represent Ireland at the 50km world championships
# Diesel Engine
From The42
# Diesel Engine

4 years after taking up running, Orna Dilworth will represent Ireland at the 50km world championships

Oct 30th 2014, 5:00 PM 33,439 Views 31 Comments

Sometimes, a marathon just isn’t long enough.

# doha - Monday 16 June, 2014

Six-month-old Irish baby suffers "terrible injuries" in Qatar bedroom fire
# Qatar
# Qatar

Six-month-old Irish baby suffers "terrible injuries" in Qatar bedroom fire

Jun 16th 2014, 11:09 AM 23,766 Views 13 Comments

It is believed an air conditioning unit was the cause of the blaze that left Elizabeth Soffe with serious injuries.

1 2