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Russia hands over World Cup hosting duties to Qatar

3 months, 2 days ago
MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday handed over the mantle of World Cup host to the emir of Qatar, whose country will stage the 2022 edition of the tournament. The ceremony marked a handover from the world’s largest…

No regrets over hosting World Cup, says Qatar 2022 chief

10 months, 27 days ago
DOHA: Qatar's most senior World Cup official said Monday there were no regrets in bidding for the 2022 tournament, despite the "abuse" it claims it has received since being chosen as host. Speaking at a press conference to mark the eve…

Pakistan take giant step with Sri Lanka hosting

11 months, 19 days ago
LAHORE: From Sri Lanka team bus hero Meher Khalil to the three of the eight families of those who died in the March 2009 terrorists' attacks, Sunday's Twenty20 international in Lahore was more than a cricket match for everyone. The match…

Comedian Jimmy Kimmel to host 2017 Oscars – Academy

1 year, 10 months ago
LOS ANGELES: U.S. comedian and talk show host Jimmy Kimmel will host the 2017 Oscars ceremony in February, organizers said on Monday, taking on one of the trickiest jobs in show business. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences…