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Fencing camp for Qatar team in Kuwait

The Qatar fencing team left Doha yesterday for a coaching camp in Kuwait which will prepare them for taking part in international competitions. The camp was planned in co-ordination with the Kuwaiti fencing association. A busy schedule lies ahead for the team with many friendly tussles involved during their stay there. They are likely to fence with al-Qadsiya, al-Salmiya, Alyarmoukh and al-Jahrah club members. All age categories will participate in the matches.

Sheikh Saud honours participants in fencing seminar

QNOC secretary general HE Sheikh Saud bin Abdurrahman witnessed on Tuesday the awards ceremony of the participants in a fencing seminar which was organised by the Qatar Fencing Association with full co-operation from the International Olympic Solidarity Committee.His Excellency assured that the Qatar Fencing Association was aiming to boost Qatari fencing talent till it reached international standards
World Fencing Cup logo unveiled

A new accomplishment is witnessed at the Middle East sport capital of Doha. In January 2004, the Qatar Fencing Association will namely host the World Fencing Cup (Epee)THE Qatar National Olympic Committee (QNOC) General Secretary and Qatar Fencing Association President, Sheikh Saud bin Abdulrahman al-Thani yesterday formally unveiled the logo of World Fencing Cup (Epee), which will be hosted by Qatar on January 10 and 11, 2004.
The International Fencing Federation (FIE), in its general assembly, unanimously voted in favour of Qatar as a host of this

Doha to Host The World Fencing Cup

A new accomplishment is witnessed at the Middle East sport capital of Doha. In January 2004, the Qatar Fencing Association will namely host the World Fencing Cup (Epee). Mr. Rene Roch, President of the International Fencing Federation (FIE), received the proposal to organise the event during a visit to Doha he made in January 2002. The FIE President expressed his trust in Qatar and in the QNOC officials, and put the proposal on the agenda of the FIE meeting held in Portugal, last August.

Organising Committee formed for first GCC fencing tournament

The inaugral meeting of the commitee was presided by sheikh Saoud Bin Abdul Rahman Al-Thani, Secretary General of Qatar National Olympic Committee and President of Qatar Fencing Association. It was also attended by Sheikh Hassan Bin Abdullah Al-thani and Ali Yusuf, Chairman of the Kuwait Fencing Association.

Fencing Federation of Qatar prepares for Asian Games 2002

Noted coach and expert in fencing, Ali Belhaj has been appointed to train the Qatari team. He has launched a multi-faced programme to make fencing popular and attract as much public attention as possible.
The history and the art of fencing is being projected in an impressive media campaign in clubs and schools, besides organisizing local tournaments for various age groups.

Qatar is to hold International Fencing Tournament in 2003

The President of the International Fencing Federation Rene Roch of France has hailed the tremendous potential that Qatar can very easily organize international tournaments in fencing. Qatar's Fencing Association, he said, is taking rapid strides in developing the art of fencing in spite of the fact that the association was recently established.

West Asian fencing body

Office-bearers announced

THE Qatar Fencing Association participated in a meeting held in Tabriz, Iran on July 12, wherein the formation of the Fencing Federation for West Asia was announced. Khalid Abdul Jabbar and Fahad Al-Mulla members of the Board of the Qatar Fencing Federation attended this meeting.

Qatar to participate in International Fencing Tournament to be held in Portugal

Our maiden team will be participating in the International Fencing Tournament to be held in Portugal in August. Qatar's delegation will be led by H.E. Sheikh Hassan Bin Abdullah Al Thani Vice-President of the Association.


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