“How to Be an Ironman” Qatari author, Nasser Al-Mohannadi, at FNAC Store

April 2016 – Dr. Nasser Saqer Al-Mohannadi became one of the first Qataris ever to complete a full Ironman race. He swam 3.8km, biked 180km and ran 42.2km  in port Elizabeth – South Africa,  one of the most difficult Ironman courses in the world. It was the fulfillment of a childhood dream and the climax […]

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Fussing over Falcons

Over 5000 years ago, falconry began to solidify its place in the Arab world, particularly in the Middle East. Over the next few centuries, the art traveled across the globe. Early Bedouin tribes used falcons for hunting, as they’d discovered that it was easier to use the falcon to take down birds, than shooting them. […]

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The World’s Best Riders Are at AL SHAQAB…

AL SHAQAB will once again provide the perfect backdrop for the world’s premiere 5-star show jumping event, the Longines Global Champions Tour and Global Champions League finale this November 9th – 11th. Founded by His Highness the Father Emir, this spectacular venue will see electrifying show jumping over three days as the world’s top riders […]

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Nada Mohamed Wafa – The First woman to represent Qatar in the Olympics

 Nada Mohamed Wafa   The First woman to represent Qatar in the Olympics Nada,  the daughter of  former Qatar National Football Team goalkeeper and Al Sadd player Mohamed Wafa; discovered her passion for swimming at a very young age, her perseverance and passion for swimming have made her  the first woman to represent Qatar in […]

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