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Qatar fans lap up 60% of presale tickets for Club World Cup

Qatar fans lap up 60% of presale tickets for Club World Cup

Football fans based in Qatar lapped up a majority of Visa Presale tickets for the FIFA Club World Cup 2019 to be held in Qatar next month, it was revealed on Thursday.

Obiri delights Kenyan fans with 5000m gold

Obiri delights Kenyan fans with 5000m gold

A blitz of a final lap saw world champion Hellen Obiri retain her 5000m gold from London 2017 much to the delight of the massive contingent of Kenyan fans at the Khalifa International Stadium on Saturday.

Qatar ready to welcome world's top athletes, fans

Qatar ready to welcome world's top athletes, fans

Qatar is welcoming thousands of fans and competitors for the World Athletics Championships starting Friday, an event seen as a staging post towards the 2022 football World Cup.

English fans swarm Madrid ahead of Champions League final

English fans swarm Madrid ahead of Champions League final

Thousands of English football fans draped in their team's colours gathered in Madrid ahead of Saturday's Champions League final between Liverpool and Tottenham, many still desperately seeking tickets for the match.

Amir Cup final at Wakrah stadium to offer world-class experience for fans

Amir Cup final at Wakrah stadium to offer world-class experience for fans

All roads will lead to the Al Wakrah Stadium on Thursday as the newly-built venue for the 2022 World Cup will host the Amir Cup final.

FIFA bans Palestinian chief for year over Messi comments

FIFA bans Palestinian chief for year over Messi comments

Responding to the FIFA statement, Jibril Rajoub said that the decision was "unfair" and said he would launch an appeal.

Stressed Messi enduring a World Cup of nightmares

Stressed Messi enduring a World Cup of nightmares

Croatia destroyed Lionel Messi's team with three goals for Argentina's worst group stage defeat in 60 years.

beIN Sports to air 22 matches for free across Mena

beIN Sports to air 22 matches for free across Mena

The sports channel made the announcement just before the tournament opened following consultation with FIFA.

AZF to open fan zone at Khalifa Stadium on Friday

AZF to open fan zone at Khalifa Stadium on Friday

The venue will seat more than 2,500 people and has a capacity for more than 2,000 vehicles.

Indian fans fill stadium after emotional plea by captain

Indian fans fill stadium after emotional plea by captain

Thousands answered India captain Sunil Chhetri's emotional plea for football fans to turn out and support the team in their international against Kenya on Monday after earlier matches saw scant attendance.

Salman Khan thanks fans after release from jail

Salman Khan thanks fans after release from jail

Salman Khan, one of the world's highest-paid actors, was convicted in the 20-year-old case on Thursday and spent two nights in Jodhpur Central Jail before being released on bail by a judge Saturday.

Ronaldo thanks Juventus fans for applauding his goal

Ronaldo thanks Juventus fans for applauding his goal

Ronaldo's goal, when he met Dani Carvajal's cross with an incredible overhead kick, was the second in Real's 3-0 win in the quarter-final first leg and was applauded by the home fans.