Qatar could stage autumn games

OLYMPIC chiefs may allow Qatar to stage an autumn Games, should they be awarded the event in 2020.

International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge told a press conference in Daegu today the body’s executive board would be discussing the issue, but would let Qatar know before making it public.

The deadline to submit a bid to host the 2020 Olympics is September 1.


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