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Panasonic launches Rio Olympics competition

Electronics giant Panasonic recently launched its #YallaRio campaign which is giving its Middle East consumers the chance to win a trip to the Rio Olympics in Brazil, happening between August 5 and 21. Between May 15 and June 31, custom

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From Congo to Brazil, refugee lives Olympic dream

Growing up as an orphan in the war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo, Popole Misenga never imagined he would be competing in the Olympic Games in his adopted city of Rio de Janeiro, much less for a new refugee team. But on August

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Oman Drydock wins ship transformation deal

Oman Drydock Company (ODC), a shipyard specialising in ship repair and conversion, has won a deal to undertake the transformation of an ore/crude oil carrier into a full-fledged crude oil carrier, according to a report.  

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Oman Drydock wins ship transformation deal

Oman Drydock Company (ODC), a shipyard specialising in ship repair and conversion, has won a deal to undertake the transformation of an ore/crude oil carrier into a full-fledged crude oil carrier, according to a report.  

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Qatar's women quit Asiad amid hijab row

The Olympic ideals of diversity and inclusiveness were cast aside at the Asian Games on Thursday when the Qatari women's basketball team took a stand against rules regarding headgear and quit the competition. Denied permission

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Embezzlement pair jailed for 3 years in Bahrain

Two employees of the Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) have been jailed for three years each for embezzlement. They were convicted of financial fraud, abusing their positions, embezzling BOC funds, forging offers and attributing the

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It's Tokyo for 2020 Olympic Games

Tokyo celebrated after being awarded the 2020 Olympic Games on Sunday, with a huge roar arising from thousands gathered in a park in the early hours of a grey, humid morning and people embracing on street corners in the city. Toky

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Pantene names Olympic beauty ambassadors

Pantene, a leading haircare brand, has announced it will support 11 elite female athletes as its newest beauty ambassadors who will be featured in its first global marketing campaign to support the Olympic Games. The athletes will provide

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Pantene names Olympic beauty ambassadors

Pantene, a leading haircare brand, has announced it will support 11 elite female athletes as its newest beauty ambassadors who will be featured in its first global marketing campaign to support the Olympic Games. The athletes will provide

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Bahrain to host martial arts event

Bahrain is set to host an Olympic-style Taekwondo tournament in a bid to promote martial arts across the country. The event, due to take place in December, will give participants a chance to showcase their skills and prepare them for inter

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