• Arabian Gulf Cup offers hope of diplomatic breakthrough 

      McManus, John ( Gulf Studies center - Qatar University , 2020 , Article)
      On 8th December, Sayed Mohammed Jaffer, the captain of the Bahrain national football team, lifted aloft the Arabian Gulf Cup at Abdullah bin Khalifa stadium in Doha. The victory of his tiny island nation didn’t simply ...
    • Where rhetoric meets reality: an ethnographic analysis of the sports education sector in Qatar 

      McManus, John ( Gulf Studies center - College of Arts & Sciences - Qatar University , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      This paper explores the growing provision of sports education in the state of Qatar. Since 2010, there has been a rapid increase in new courses in sports administration as part of wider, government-backed initiatives to ...