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Fr. Dominic Valamanal

Rev. Fr. Dominic Valamanal (Director of Marian Retreat centre, Anakkara, Kumily) speaking to Kids for Kingdom about vocations. He speaks of his love for Chri...

Doha beats bids from Eugene, Oregon and Barcelona to host 2019 Athletics Worlds

Nov 18, 2014    

Doha will host the 2019 athletics world championships, winning a secret IAAF vote Tuesday after losing out to London three years ago.This time, the Qatari capital beat an American bid from Eugene, Oregon, and Spanish city Barcelona in the vote by the IAAF's 27-member ruling council.Doha's victory was another major sporting boost for Qatar, the oil-rich country that will host the World Cup in 2022."We had a dream for organizing such an event for a long time," said Dahlan al Hamad, the president of Qatar's athletics federation.The IAAF said Doha received 12 votes in the first ballot wh...

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