Gulf Times - 2022-World-Cup
SC and BWI publish first report on workers’ welfare

SC and BWI publish first report on workers’ welfare

The SC and the Building and Wood Workers' International have published the findings of a series of inspections carried out at four FIFA World Cup stadium sites during 2017.

All 2022 FIFA World Cup matches to be played in Qatar: al-Thawadi

All 2022 FIFA World Cup matches to be played in Qatar: al-Thawadi

Qatar will host every game of the 2022 World Cup, the country's senior tournament organiser insisted on Friday, amid speculation the Gulf political crisis would force the country to relocate matches.

No need for 2022 re-vote, says FIFA chief

No need for 2022 re-vote, says FIFA chief

FIFA president Gianni Infantino sees no need for a re-vote for the 2022 World Cup and had a dig at those who can’t seem to stop criticising Qatar and Russia.

Qatar to use foreign police officers during 2022: official

Qatar to use foreign police officers during 2022: official

Major Ali Mohammed al-Ali, deputy executive director for security with the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy, the body overseeing the tournament, also predicted that Qatar would deliver "the safest World Cup in the world".

Xavi open to being Qatar World Cup 2022 coach

Xavi open to being Qatar World Cup 2022 coach

The Barcelona great, 37, who currently plays in Qatar for Al Sadd, told AFP he is "90 per cent" certain to retire at the end of this season and then launch his coaching career.

Fans from all countries are welcome to Qatar: SC chief

Fans from all countries are welcome to Qatar: SC chief

Hassan al-Thawadi said fans from all countries – including Saudi Arabia – are welcome to watch the mega tournament, despite the blockade of Qatar, which has entered the third month.

Qatar says 'no delays' on WC 2022 projects

Qatar says 'no delays' on WC 2022 projects

Qatar's 2022 World Cup preparations have not been delayed by the political and economic boycott by its neighbours, the country's most senior tournament organiser insisted.

Qatar allowed to play in 2022 World Cup qualifiers

Qatar allowed to play in 2022 World Cup qualifiers

Qatar's national football team will be permitted to play in the preliminary qualifying rounds of the 2022 World Cup despite being given an automatic berth in the finals as tournament hosts, the Asian Football Confederation has said.

AFC Pledges Cooperation with Qatar in Hosting 2022 World Cup

AFC Pledges Cooperation with Qatar in Hosting 2022 World Cup

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) expressed its support for the Qatar 2022 World Cup, after FIFA released the independent ethics investigator Michael Garcia's report ...

SC highlights community role in World Cup success

SC highlights community role in World Cup success

Showcasing the richness and diversity of the communities residing in Qatar is the essence of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar, according to the secretary-general of the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) Hassan al-Thawadi.

FIFA president says Qatar World Cup not under threat

FIFA president says Qatar World Cup not under threat

FIFA president Gianni Infantino does not believe that the diplomatic crisis which has embroiled 2022 World Cup host nation Qatar will threaten its staging of the tournament, he said on Sunday.

China's Vivo to sponsor FIFA World Cups in 2018, 2022

China's Vivo to sponsor FIFA World Cups in 2018, 2022

Chinese smartphone maker Vivo has signed on to sponsor the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, FIFA said on Wednesday, adding to a string of deals between Chinese firms and football's governing body.