Press Releases

Qatar 2015 Launches ‘Go Fahed’ Game for Smartphones

24/12/2014

Invites Players to Join Fahed in his Race to the 24th Men’s Handball World Championship Doha, Qatar The Qatar 2015 Organising Committee has launched...

Qatar 2015 Invites People to ‘Cheer for Qatar’

20/12/2014

Cheer Contest Launched as Part of Qatar National Day Celebrations   Doha, Qatar   The Qatar 2015 Organising Committee has launched a “Cheer for Qatar”...

Qatar 2015 Celebrates National Day and Prepares for Championship

16/12/2014

Hosts Celebrations for Ambassadors, Committee Members, Workforce and Volunteers at the Lusail Multipurpose Hall – 30 Days to Go Before Qatar Hosts...

The German coach who led Poland to Doha – a portrait of Polish team coach Michael Biegler

15/12/2014

It was a German who helped shatter German hopes on their way to the 24th Men’s Handball World Championship: 53-year-old Michael Biegler, who has coached...

Qatar 2015 Concludes Schools Programme with a Mini Tournament

11/12/2014

Students in Qatar Instilled with a Lasting Interest in Handball Doha, Qatar The Qatar 2015 Organising Committee has completed the final phase of the Schools...

Russia aims to continue along its ‘new way’ in Doha

10/12/2014

  For decades, Russia was the stronghold in the world of handball. Their players and coaches left a strong imprint on the sport, winning all possible...

Oleg Kuleshov –the mastermind on the court reanimates the sleeping giant

10/12/2014

While he was often praised during his days as a player, since 2012 prais for Oleg Kuleshov has been directed towards his coaching skills and his “style...

‘Lost son’ Rutenka leads Belarus to a new era

09/12/2014

Handball has a long and successful history and tradition in Belarus which dates back to the Soviet era when many players from Minsk were part of the national...

Grand Finish at the 17th Asian Club League Championship

08/12/2014

Ali Bin Hamad Al Attiya Arena successfully tested and ready for World Championship   Doha, Qatar   The Qatar 2015 Organising Committee today celebrated...

Strong Eljaish defend their Asian Club title

08/12/2014

In the big all-Qatari final of the 17th Asian Clubs’ League, the tournament’s two most impressive and high-level teams clashed in a battle between...