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Doha vs Riyadh: Who will win bid to host the Asian Games?

For Saudi Arabia at least, the cost of winning might outweigh the value of the reward Fireworks explode at the closing ceremony for the 2006 Asian Games in Doha (AFP) The simmering rivalry between Qatar and Saudi Arabia took an unexpected turn in recent weeks with the announcement by the Olympic Council of Asia that both nations had lodged formal bids to ...

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Doha And Riyadh To Face Off In Bids To Host 2030 Asian Games

Rival capitals Doha and Riyadh are set to compete to host the Asian Games in 2030, the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) announced Thursday. Opening Ceremony at Jakarta-Palembang 2018 Asian Games (OCA Photo) Applications and government support documents were received from Qatar and Saudi Arabia before the Wednesday deadline qualifying the cities as the only two contenders to host the ...

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