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Beijing unveils Winter Olympics emblems with fanfare

BEIJING: China unveiled emblems for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics inspired by Chinese calligraphy on Friday, in a star-studded ceremony featuring songs from actor Jackie Chan and pianist Lang Lang. Beijing, which…

World Cup 2022 will attract 1.3 mn fans: Qatar

DOHA: Up to 1.3 million fans will visit Qatar during the 2022 World Cup, an official said Thursday, equivalent to half the Gulf country's population. Nasser Al-Khater, a senior figure with the body organising Qatar's World Cup, also said…

Durban loses right to host 2022 Commonwealth Games

DURBAN: Durban has lost the right to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games, South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) president Gideon Sam told Reuters on Monday. "This is a huge disappointment for us and for the whole…