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Questions raised over funding of UK sporting meet

Questions raised over funding of UK sporting meet

Was a recent 'sports integrity' event that questioned 2022 World Cup decision funded by Qatar rivals?

FIFA president Infantino celebrates 'best World Cup' ever

FIFA president Infantino celebrates 'best World Cup' ever

Gianni Infantino said preconceived notions of the country had been changed by the positive experiences of more than one million fans who had visited.

SC's al-Khater calls for action against illegal streams

SC's al-Khater calls for action against illegal streams

Qatar-based beIN Media has the Middle East and North Africa rights to broadcast from the current tournament in Russia.

FIFA chief says 'we all fell in love with Russia'

FIFA chief says 'we all fell in love with Russia'

Football fever has spread throughout Russia, especially after the hosts' win against Spain last week to reach the quarter-finals.

Maradona fine after being treated by paramedics at World Cup

Maradona fine after being treated by paramedics at World Cup

Photos shared online showed Maradona, looking exhausted and sitting in an armchair while being treated by paramedics.

Carrillo wonder strike fires Peru to 2-0 win over Australia

Carrillo wonder strike fires Peru to 2-0 win over Australia

The Socceroos needed to win to have any chance of progressing but missed every chance that came their way.

Envoys watch matches at Khalifa Stadium's fan zone

Envoys watch matches at Khalifa Stadium's fan zone

The game, which took place at 9pm on June 23, was broadcast at the Khalifa International Stadium's fan zone.

England thrash Panama to move into last 16 with Belgium

England thrash Panama to move into last 16 with Belgium

England recorded their biggest ever World Cup finals win by thrashing an ill-disciplined Panama 6-1 on Sunday to breeze through to the knockout stage after two games.

UEFA ready to take action against beoutQ

UEFA ready to take action against beoutQ

The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) has called pirate broadcasts of its most prized European matches being pumped out of a Saudi Arabia-based TV station a ‘significant threat to European football.’

Ex-FIFA chief Blatter says England should host World Cup

Ex-FIFA chief Blatter says England should host World Cup

Sepp Blatter has arrived in Moscow to attend matches at the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Ronaldo records raise Portugal's hopes at World Cup

Ronaldo records raise Portugal's hopes at World Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo's goals are boosting expectations that Portugal can do well at the World Cup, two years after their Euro 2016 title.

Spain beat Iran 1-0 with Costa's third goal of World Cup

Spain beat Iran 1-0 with Costa's third goal of World Cup

A scrappy second half goal by Diego Costa broke a Persian stonewall and lifted Spain to a 1-0 win over a courageous Iran in a nerve-jangling World Cup clash on Wednesday.