Sovereign wealth fund appetite for investing in start-ups wanes

LONDON (Reuters) – Sovereign wealth fund investment in venture capital deals slipped to its lowest level in six years in 2019, with the drop-off deepening in the months after... Read more »

Valentino adds subversive twist to classic gowns for Paris show

PARIS (Reuters) – Italian fashion label Valentino subverted classic evening wear for its Paris Haute Couture show on Wednesday, displaying traditional gowns with unexpected twists. Models present creations by... Read more »

Qatar condemns storming of Libya’s eastern Zueitina port

FILE PHOTO: A general view of the Zueitina oil terminal in Zueitina, west of Benghazi April 7, 2014. REUTERS/Esam Omran Al-Fetori DUBAI (Reuters) – Qatar condemned the storming of... Read more »

Wenger says Ozil must ‘accept consequences’ of China criticism

DOHA (Reuters) – Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said on Wednesday Mesut Ozil must “accept the consequences” of criticizing China’s treatment of its Uighur Muslims, but he defended the... Read more »

Mnuchin says trade deal with China to boost global economy

DOHA (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday a “phase one” trade deal between the United States and China was “very good” for global economic growth,... Read more »

Vivendi’s Canal+ in talks with beIN Sports to show France’s Ligue 1 soccer

PARIS (Reuters) – Vivendi’s pay-TV business Canal+ and beIN Sports are in exclusive talks over a distribution and licensing deal that would allow Canal+ to broadcast some of France’s... Read more »

Kenyan Cheruiyot outclasses field to win 1,500 meters

DOHA (Reuters) – Kenyan Timothy Cheruiyot outclassed a field including two Olympic champions to win the men’s 1,500 meters at the world championships on Sunday after taking silver two... Read more »

Dutchwoman Hassan completes unique double

DOHA (Reuters) – Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands completed a unique double when she dominated the race to win the 1,500 meters at the world athletics championship on Saturday,... Read more »

Athletics: Kenya’s Chepkoech powers to women’s steeplechase gold

DOHA (Reuters) – Kenya’s Beatrice Chepkoech stormed away from the field to win the 3,000 meters women’s steeplechase gold medal at the world athletics championships on Monday, making amends... Read more »

World Cup host Qatar sees climate-controlled stadiums as the future

DOHA (Reuters) – On a late September evening in Qatar a persistent 35 degree Celsius heat hung outside the 2022 World Cup host’s newly-built Al Janoub stadium, but down... Read more »