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Al Jazeera Sports (Arabic: الجزيرة الرياضية‎) is a popular Arabic-language sports channel launched in November 2003 by the well-known Al Jazeera network. It has quickly grown and become the most popular sports channel in the Middle East, and has covered a wide range of major sporting events, such as the Euro 2004 soccer games in Portugal and the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Arabic redirects here. ... Al Jazeera logo Al Jazeera (الجزيرة), meaning The Island or The (Arabian) Peninsula (whence also Algiers) is an Arabic television channel based in Qatar. ... A map showing countries commonly considered to be part of the Middle East The Middle East is a region comprising the lands around the southern and eastern parts of the Mediterranean Sea, a territory that extends from the eastern Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf. ... Euro 2004 Logo The 2004 UEFA European Football Championship, commonly called EURO 2004, was held in Portugal between 12 June and 4 July 2004. ... The ceremony for the lighting of the flame is arranged as a pagan pageant, with priestesses dancing. ... This article is about the capital of Greece. ...


Al Jazeera Sports is based in Qatar, and is based in the same complex in Doha at TV Roundabout. Notable events which Al Jazeera Sports has broadcasting rights to include: Formula One, the English FA Cup, the Italian Serie A, La Liga of Spain , the Portuguese SuperLiga, the Dutch Eredivise, Qatari League, the 2006 African Cup of Nations , the League Cup and Euro 2008 . For other uses, see Doha (disambiguation). ... F1 redirects here. ... This article is about the English FA Cup. ... This article is about the Italian football league. ... (Professional Football League), commonly known as the Primera División, is the professional football league in Spain. ... Liga Betandwin. ... The Eredivisie (English: Honorary Division) is the highest football league in the Netherlands. ... The Qatari League or Q-League is the top league in Qatari football. ... The 2006 African Cup of Nations was the 25th edition of the African Cup of Nations, the soccer championship of Africa (CAF). ... The Football League Cup, commonly known as the League Cup, is an English football competition. ... The 2008 European Football Championship (EURO 2008) will take place in Austria and Switzerland. ...


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Al Jazeera Sports Channel has the rights of the UEFA Champions League for three seasons starting from season 2009-2010


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Al Jazeera Sports - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (162 words)
Al Jazeera Sports is a popular Arabic-language sports channel launched in November 2003 by the well-known Al Jazeera news channel.
It has quickly grown to be the most popular sports channel in the Middle East and has covered a wide range of major sporting events such as the Euro 2004 soccer games in Portugal and the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.
Al Jazeera sports channel is based in Qatar, unlike Al Jazeera channel, it is not based in the TV same complex in Qatar, but in the Education City.
TBS 15 Is Al Jazeera Alternative? Mainstreaming Alterity and Assimilating Discourses of Dissent by Adel Iskandar (4619 words)
To a large extent, Al Jazeera’s programming meets does meet this criterion as the station targets monarchical regimes in the region, fielding attacks against political and economic corruption throughout the region, and serving as a voice of dissent and forum for various national opposition movements.
Al Jazeera is even less rational than much of the media described by Downing and Atton (2002a, 2002b) because it does not represent a movement of any kind.
While acknowledging Al Jazeera’s accomplishments in broadening the media discourse in the Arab world and raising the bar for investigative journalism in the region, it is naïve to suggest that its content, institutional operations, values, or political economic conditions qualify it as an alternative media source in the region.
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