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Doha to host 2019 athletics world championships

This is a Friday May 9, 2014  file photo of athletes as they compete in the men's 3,000m steeplechase at the IAAF Diamond League in the Qatari capital Doha. Doha ere chosen Tuesday Nov. 18, 2014 to host the 2019 athletics world championships. The Qatari capital beat  bids from Eugene, Oregon, and Barcelona in a secret vote Tuesday by members of the IAAF council.  (AP Photo/Osama Faisal)

MONACO (AP) — Doha will host the 2019 athletics world championships, another sporting victory for the tiny Gulf state of Qatar. It already has the World Cup in 2022, and may also have ambitions for the biggest prize of them all, the Olympics.

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Doha chosen to host 2019 athletics world championships

MONACO (AP) — Doha chosen to host 2019 athletics world championships.

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Doha chooses October for 2019 bid for worlds

Organizers of Doha’s bid for the 2019 athletics world championships say hosting the event in October will alleviate problems of desert heat.

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