Posts Tagged ‘Doha’

NYUAD Football Builds International Relations During Trip to Qatar

NYUAD Football Builds International Relations During Trip to Qatar

Following the successful completion of NYU Abu Dhabi’s first J-Term, 20 students and three coaches flew to Doha, Qatar, representing the NYUAD football team. They hoped to use sports not only as a means to see the world, but to build international relationships and develop a stronger sense of family amongst the team. For four [...]


Brazil v. Argentina: The 90-Minute Snoozefest

Brazil v. Argentina: The 90-Minute Snoozefest

This was the reason I came to Doha. I came to witness the Gods of Football play the beautiful game in its purest form. I came to witness the spectacle of best friends and worst enemies met in battle for bragging rights. What I got was anything but. This was not one of those hard-fought [...]


McEnroe v. Borg

McEnroe v. Borg

Certainly a highlight of my trip to Doha was getting to watch an exhibition tennis match between John McEnroe and Bjorn Borg. While both of these guys have slowed down a bit as they’ve gotten older, you could tell they are still elite tennis players. Before the match begin Peter and I spent our time [...]


Qatar’s World Cup Stadiums

Qatar's World Cup Stadiums

I originally booked my trip to Doha, Qatar to watch Brazil play Argentina in a friendly football match. I was supposed to go with two students from NYUAD, but they weren’t able to get visas in time and had to stay behind. Luckily for me, my friend Pete Dicce, NYUAD’s athletics director, was also going [...]