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Doha Considers Bid To Host 2030 Asian Games

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Qatar sports officials leveraged an international sport stage to launch their push to host a 2030 Asian Games in Doha. With the backdrop of the World Athletics Championships being held in the capital this week at Khalifa International Stadium, the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) announced plans for a bid during the Olympic Council of Asia […]

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A bit of a head scratcher but if Doha is serious about this, then the sheikhs may have finally realized an Olympics isn't going to happen and the best they can hope for is the Asian Games (it would be their second go around as the host).

As for the IAAF World Championships, it's a disaster. Crowds are sparse and there are serious concerns about the marathon in the humidity. Of course Qatar is blaming everything on the Saudi-led blockade as they do for everything that doesn't go there way these days.

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They are ruining the IAAF at the moment, just a small appetizer of the unholy mess which await us all in 2022.

Please name me a more plastic, irrelevant, unlikeable and dumb host for sports than Qatar/Doha.

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50 minutes ago, Ikarus360 said:

 

Please name me a more plastic, irrelevant, unlikeable and dumb host for sports than Qatar/Doha.

Having been to 50 countries in the last 10 years- from Turkmenistan to Chile....the answer is no.

Can't believe all the sports Federations selling their souls to go to Qatar, when bids from real sports nations, like Spain and Australia, are knocked back.

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2 minutes ago, TorchbearerSydney said:

Having been to 50 countries in the last 10 years- from Turkmenistan to Chile....the answer is no.

Can't believe all the sports Federations selling their souls to go to Qatar, when bids from real sports nations, like Spain and Australia, are knocked back.

The IOC, for all its faults, at least didn't sold itself to Qatar and killed off earlier their previous bids to the Olympics.

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3 hours ago, Ikarus360 said:

The IOC, for all its faults, at least didn't sold itself to Qatar and killed off earlier their previous bids to the Olympics.

Maybe one of their high hours.

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