2022 World Cup

Brazil becomes first South American team to qualify for 2022 World Cup

Fri, 12 Nov 2021 - 11:57 GMT

Brazil beat Colombia 1-0 in a World Cup qualifier in Sao Paulo on Thursday to become the first South American team to qualify for Qatar 2022.

Japan 'backs to wall' for must-win World Cup qualifiers

Thu, 04 Nov 2021 - 10:52 GMT

The result may well have saved Moriyasu his job, with Japanese media speculating he could have been fired with anything less than a victory.

Mexico, Canada remain unbeaten in World Cup qualifying

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 - 11:28 GMT

The top three in the eight-team group qualify automatically for Qatar 2022 with the fourth-placed finisher going into an intercontinental playoff.

Belgium coach Martinez extends deal until 2022 World Cup - report

Mon, 04 May 2020 - 12:36 GMT

Belgium coach Roberto Martinez is close to extending his contract to lead the country until the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, local media reported on Sunday.

Doha cuts salaries of hundreds of workers in 2022 WC projects

Wed, 28 Nov 2018 - 11:43 GMT

The peninsula cut the workers' salaries despite increasing their working hours, a decision that violates the international labor law and human rights covenants.

Secrets behind Qatar’s fishy host of World Cup exposed

Mon, 06 Aug 2018 - 01:38 GMT

FIFA is coming under pressure to reopen its investigation of how Qatar was awarded the right to host the 2022 World Cup

London conference to discuss case of Qatari bribery to host 2022 World Cup

Thu, 31 May 2018 - 05:59 GMT

An international press conference was held in London to discuss the case of Qatari bribery to host the 2022 World Cup.

Qatar is one step away from losing 2022 World Cup

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 - 02:04 GMT

The German magazine Focus has revealed that FIFA is close to withdrawing the 2022 World Cup from Qatar.

HRW expresses concern over Bayern’s training in Qatar

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 - 10:12 GMT

Head of the German division of Human Rights Watch (HRW) Wenzel Michaliski criticized Bayern Munich’s trip to Qatar for their winter training camp.

FIFA official took bribes for Qatar World Cup vote: witness

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 - 08:30 GMT

A senior FIFA official took at least $1m in bribes to vote for Qatar to host the 2022 World Cup, a witness testified in court.

Qatar says neighbors "jealous", facts say otherwise

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 - 10:48 GMT

Are demands for Qatar to waive organizing the 2022 World Cup deemed "jealousy"?

Qatar’s hosting of World Cup depends on rejection of extremism

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 - 09:27 GMT

Qatar's hosting of the 2022 World Cup should depend on its rejection of extremism and terrorism, Gargash said on Twitter.

Qatar will not be able to host 2022 World Cup: Khalfan

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 - 08:51 GMT

Deputy Chief of Police and Public Security in Dubai Dhahi Khalfan said that Qatar will not be able to completethe constructions necessary for the 2022 World Cup.

2022 World Cup to be withdrawn from Qatar: Qatari opposition

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 - 03:47 GMT

Qatar will not be able to host the 2022 World Cup after the country’s neighbors broke off diplomatic relations and blockaded its borders in June, tweeted the Qatari opposition on their page “Direct Qatar”.

Soccer-AFC allows 2022 World Cup hosts Qatar to play in qualifiers

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 - 09:46 GMT

Qatar's national football team will be permitted to play in the preliminary qualifying rounds of the 2022 World Cup

Leaks reveal Sarkozy role in Qatar’s 2022 World Cup hosting

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 - 11:17 GMT

A leaked audio revealed Blatter’s involvement with Qatar’s Tamim and France's ex-President Sarkozy on Qatar’s winning with hosting the FIFA World Cup in 2022.

Qatari national team has only 4 Qataris

Tue, 04 Jul 2017 - 08:24 GMT

Qatar depends on foreigners to play for the football national team.

Al Arabiya: Qatar risks losing right to host 2022 World Cup

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 - 02:46 GMT

Qatar’s privilege to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup may be at risk after its ongoing row with other Arab Gulf states, Al Arabiya reported Tuesday.