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2022 FIFA World Cup


World Cup Qualifers: Neymar hat-trick fires Brazil past Peru, Argentina go joint top

October 14, 2020 10:44 am

Brazil and Argentina top the group after winning both of their opening matches in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers, while Paraguay, who drew with Peru in their opener, are third on four points.

Lionel Messi, Neymar aim for FIFA World Cup qualifying amid pandemic

October 08, 2020 7:51 am

Though younger than Lionel Messi, Neymar could also be approaching his final opportunities to lead Brazil to a sixth World Cup. Neymar will be 30 when Qatar hosts the tournament in 2022.

Qatar’s next gambit after world cup? Convincing expats to stay

September 02, 2020 10:44 am

Qatar has faced stringent criticism from human rights organizations for a labor system described as “abusive,” particularly for low-income workers brought in before the 2022 tournament.

Qatar aim to keep World Cup affordable despite COVID fall-out

May 21, 2020 9:56 am

The head of Qatar’s 2022 World Cup organising committee has vowed to ensure the tournament remains affordable for fans despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global economy.

Qatar says it’s working to protect laborers from coronavirus

April 08, 2020 5:52 pm

The Qatari government said on Tuesday that “1,000 trucks loaded with goods enter the Industrial Area daily” and that food, water, masks, gloves and hand sanitizers are being delivered to workers.

US prosecutors say Qatar and Russia bribed FIFA officials to win World Cup bids

April 07, 2020 2:09 pm

Prosecutors made the accusations in an indictment charging three media executives and a sports marketing company with a number of crimes, including wire fraud and money laundering, in connection with bribes to secure television and marketing rights for international soccer tournaments.

India's World Cup qualifier against Qatar postponed due to coronavirus scare

March 09, 2020 9:22 pm

India's scheduled matches against Bangladesh in Dhaka on June 4, and Afghanistan in Kolkata on June 9 are also postponed until further confirmation according to the FIFA statement.

From Olympics to World Cup, all the sports events affected by coronavirus outbreak

March 05, 2020 10:49 am

Tokyo Olympics, FIFA World Cup, Serie A, Chinese Grand Prix, Davis Cup, FIH Pro League, One Championship — some examples of the events affected by the coronavirus epidemic.

France to investigate how Qatar got the World Cup 2022

December 12, 2019 2:26 pm

French authorities have opened a corruption investigation into the circumstances that led to Qatar being awarded the 2022 World Cup.

Qatar faces a tight squeeze for its compact FIFA World Cup 2022

November 18, 2019 9:08 am

Qatar, the smallest country to host a World Cup, might struggle to find rooms for all the expected visitors.