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Qatar to play in Copa America in Brazil

Qatar to play in Copa America in Brazil

The invitation was accepted by Qatar Football Association president Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed al-Thani, who is in Argentina attending the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) congress.

SC outlines more opportunities in run up to 2022 World Cup

SC outlines more opportunities in run up to 2022 World Cup

Speaking on the panel, Hassan al-Thawadi said: “We have been working with US businesses across a range of industries, such as construction, hospitality, project management, cyber security and educational institutions.”

FIFA corruption concerns prompt Oceania probe

FIFA corruption concerns prompt Oceania probe

The Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) said Monday it will investigate ‘potential wrongdoings’ after a FIFA audit into construction of its lavish new Auckland headquarters raised corruption concerns.

Manchester City go for title against Man United

Manchester City go for title against Man United

Manchester City can become English champions for the fifth time if they beat Manchester United on Saturday -- and Pep Guardiola's claim he was offered Paul Pogba has added to the occasion.

Qatar, Council of Europe sign security deal for World Cup 2022

Qatar, Council of Europe sign security deal for World Cup 2022

The inking of the deal comes after Qatar was accepted as an observer member of the Council of Europe as the first Arab nation in the council.

AFC welcomes lifting of Iraq ban for competitive matches

AFC welcomes lifting of Iraq ban for competitive matches

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Saturday welcomed the FIFA Council's decision to lift a ban on Iraq, allowing the country to host competitive matches in the cities of Arbil, Basra and Karbala.

Football's laws body approves VAR for World Cup

Football's laws body approves VAR for World Cup

Football's lawmakers on Saturday approved video assistant referee technology (VAR) for this summer's World Cup, in one of the biggest changes to the sport in years.

FIFA boss says Saudi-Iran rift should keep out of football

FIFA boss says Saudi-Iran rift should keep out of football

FIFA president Gianni Infantino said on Thursday that a two-year diplomatic rift between Saudi Arabia and Iran should not be allowed to get in the way of football.

Football for blind a hit at Aspire Hall

Football for blind a hit at Aspire Hall

The footballing skills of a number of visually impaired and blindfolded individuals came alive at a lively session held on Monday to mark the National Sport Day celebrations at Aspire Women's Hall.

FIFA chief sets VAR ruling for next month

FIFA chief sets VAR ruling for next month

FIFA President Gianni Infantino on Thursday said football's governing body will decide next month whether to officially endorse the video assistant referee ...

Ex-FIFA chief Blatter considering legal action against ban

Ex-FIFA chief Blatter considering legal action against ban

Former FIFA president Joseph Blatter is considering taking legal action against the world governing body over his ban from football.

SC engages everyone on the road to 2022

SC engages everyone on the road to 2022

It has been another “action-packed year” for its Community Engagement Division, the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) has said.