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Joint Bahrain-Saudi bid to host Olympics rejected

Plans for a joint Bahrain-Saudi Arabia bid to host a future Olympic Games have been rejected outright by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). It comes after Saudi Arabian General Organisation for Youth and Sports presidentia

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Joint Bahrain-Saudi bid to host Olympics rejected

Plans for a joint Bahrain-Saudi Arabia bid to host a future Olympic Games have been rejected outright by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). It comes after Saudi Arabian General Organisation for Youth and Sports presidentia

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Qatari-led group wins $4bn battle for Canary Wharf

A Qatari-led consortium looked set to win its long-running battle to buy Songbird Estates on Wednesday after the owner of London's Canary Wharf business district dropped its opposition to the $4 billion offer. Songbird said it

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Qatar unsure about 2024 Olympics bid

Qatar is undecided whether to bid to host the 2024 Olympics, a leading official has said, suggesting they may hold off for a later edition after two failed attempts to land sport's greatest spectacle. "We don't know i

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BA-owner back with higher bid for Aer Lingus

The owner of British Airways has made a third takeover approach to Aer Lingus, offering to pay €2.5 ($2.89) per share or around €1.3 billion ($1.5 billion) in total for the Irish airline, Sky News reported on Saturday.

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England had best bid for 2018, says Fifa official

England's failed bid to host the 2018 World Cup "was by far the strongest contender", FIFA official Harold Mayne-Nicholls was quoted as saying on Sunday. "How could England have only got two votes? It was a big

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‘Too early to know shareholder intentions on Qatari bid’: Songbird

Songbird Estates, the subject of a 2.6 billion pound ($4 billion) hostile takeover bid from a Qatari-led group, said it was too early to speculate on the intentions of the majority of its shareholders. The company, the owner of Lo

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KKR-CVC pick advisers for Americana bid

KKR & Co and CVC Capital Partners have chosen Goldman Sachs and HSBC to advise them on their joint bid for a majority stake in Kuwait Food Company (Americana), sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. The private equi

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Abu Dhabi to host World Road Congress 2019

The UAE, represented by the Abu Dhabi Department of Transport (DoT), has won the right to host the 'World Road Congress,' the most authoritative international event in the area of roads and road transportation, to be held in 2019.

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FIFA completes probe into Qatar World Cup bid

FIFA ethics committee investigator Michael Garcia has completed his probe into the controversial bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, awarded to Russia and Qatar respectively, and handed in a 350-page report. The repo

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