Oct 24, 2013
The Jewish Journal
Lane of shame: Doha erases Israeli flag in international meet
The international sportswriters' association, which goes by the acronym AIPS, held its two-day executive committee meeting this week in Doha, Qatar.
Oct 24, 2013
World Cup host Qatar blanks out Israeli flag
The suitability of Qatar as a site for international sport was called into question this week after the organisers of the Swimming World Cup in the capital, Doha, failed to display the name "Israel" during broadcasts of the competition and the Israeli flag was removed from outside the venue.
Anti-Israel Prejudice Claims Non-Israeli Victims in Dubai
A minor sports tournament held in Dubai and Qatar over the last two weeks offers an unusually clear glimpse of the corrosive effects of the world's casual tolerance of anti-Israel prejudice.
The Times of Israel
No Israeli flag in Qatar for Swimming World Cup finalists
The organizers of the Swimming World Cup in Doha, Qatar, on Sunday failed to show the Israeli flag in their computer graphics displaying the races, substituting a white flag in its place, and failed to display the country name "Israel" - instead using "IRS" - in several of the cup's races.
Doha bronze for Bovell
T&T's George Bovell won his sixth bronze medal and fourth in five starts, after he placed third in the men's 100m individual medley on the opening day of the fifth-leg of the FINA World Cup at the Hamad Aquatic Centre, Doha, Qatar, yesterday.