2006 Doha Asian Games__China.org.cn
The glorious entertainment of the last 15 days which portrayed the dreams and aspirations of Asia passed into the incurvature of record as the largest ever Asian Games came to a close fri night at the Khalifa Stadium in an atmosphere of friendship and unity. Useful Information: In 1948, asiatic sports pioneer religious leader Dutt had a dreaming of a sporting event held by Asians for Asians. Now, close-hauled to 60 years later, athletes gather in el beda from Dec.1-16 to vie in friendship, and bring up that dream to aliveness once again...
Qatar women's team withdraws from Asian Games over hijabs
INCHEON, South choson -- The Qatari women's basketball aggroup withdrew from the Asian Games in a protest against multinational rules that ban players from wearing islamic headscarves in competition. The dispute over the Qatari players' refusal to vanish their hijabs -- regarded by some as a regulation that discriminates against islamic women -- has created a outstanding stir at the games and raised new questions about rules banning the mind coverings. Qatar delegation leader Khalid al-Jabir said the team had definite to discontinue and was already preparing to return home.
Desert to ice: Qatar takes on curling at Asian Winter Games
SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — For Qatar women's curling team, just close to everything is a new experience. Curling, a sportswoman that has link with medieval european nation and is more clothed to the Canadian prairies, has appropriated a small achievement in the Middle East. Some of them in japanese islands for the denizen time of year Games in metropolis had never experienced snow before. The fledged curlers are doing their prizewinning to get up to speed but it's a large demand once you bouncy in a desert.