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2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar


What's at stake as World Cup qualifying resumes

January 26, 2022 5:07 pm

With qualifying disrupted by the pandemic, fixtures have been squeezed in over the next week or so for teams in the Americas and Asia.

Ticket price hike for World Cup final in Qatar reaches 46 percent

January 20, 2022 11:08 am

The steep rise in the prices for the FIFA showpiece match contrasts with the group stage seeing a reduction in the cost of some tickets, which fans can apply for online.

Looking ahead, what 2022 can potentially unveil in sport

January 01, 2022 2:40 pm

Just as we thought sport could return to its days of relaxed intensity, the virus has crept back into reckoning and wrecking of schedules.

'Everyone is welcome': Qatar World Cup organiser to gay footballer Josh Cavallo

December 01, 2021 1:11 pm

Illegal in Qatar, homosexuality is punishable ranging from flogging to imprisonment and even execution.

Qatar to host New Zealand's bid to qualify for the World Cup

November 30, 2021 4:54 pm

Qatar was confirmed on Monday by FIFA as the neutral host for the Oceania qualifiers which have been persistently delayed by travel and quarantine restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

World Cup host Qatar used ex-CIA officer to spy on FIFA

November 23, 2021 4:56 pm

Qatar sought an edge in securing hosting rights from rivals like the United States and Australia by hiring former CIA officer turned private contractor Kevin Chalker to spy on other bid teams and key soccer officials who picked the winner in 2010, the AP's investigation found.

FIFA World Cup 2022: Who has qualified so far?

November 21, 2021 2:41 pm

Thirteen countries have already booked their places for the tournament, which opens in Qatar next Nov. 21.

Swedish clubs sign Qatar protest, demand action from FIFA

November 18, 2021 8:58 pm

The Swedish national team has not yet qualified for the World Cup, but it can still do so via the European playoffs.

Watch: Vinicius Jr shows Neymar-esque flair against Argentina with rainbow flick

November 17, 2021 1:27 pm

Vincius pulled off a rainbow flick down the end line in 0-0 draw against Argentina.

Brazil beats Colombia 1-0 to qualify for Qatar World Cup

November 12, 2021 3:48 pm

Brazil sealed its qualification by giving coach Tite his 50th win along with 12 draws and five defeats.