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beIN Sports seeks $1bn compensation for Saudi piracy

beIN Sports seeks $1bn compensation for Saudi piracy

Qatar's global sports and entertainment media group, beIN Corporation (beIN) has lodged an international investment arbitration case against Saudi Arabia worth $1bn in compensation for what has been described as "the most widespread piracy of sports broadcasting that the world has ever seen".

Over 88,300 volunteers register for 2022 FIFA World Cup

Over 88,300 volunteers register for 2022 FIFA World Cup

More than 88,300 people have already registered as volunteers to support preparations for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

Roof installation brings Al Bayt Stadium’s design to life

Roof installation brings Al Bayt Stadium’s design to life

Once fully assembled, the roof will weigh around 1,600 tonnes – the equivalent of almost 380 medium-sized motor cars.

Legacy Majlis focuses on application of behavioural insights

Legacy Majlis focuses on application of behavioural insights

QBIU, launched by the SC in 2016, leads policy experimentation in areas such as healthy lifestyles, sustainability, workers’ welfare and entrepreneurship.

‘See You in 2022’ Russia events attract over 1mn visitors

‘See You in 2022’ Russia events attract over 1mn visitors

More than 1mn people engaged with Qatar’s Russia 2018 activities as the next FIFA World Cup host nation said ‘See You in 2022’, the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) said Tuesday.

Qatar surges ahead with 2022 World Cup plans

Qatar surges ahead with 2022 World Cup plans

Qatar is ahead of schedule when it comes to venues, related major projects and even paint.

Countdown to 2022 begins as curtains draw on Qatar Fan Zone

Countdown to 2022 begins as curtains draw on Qatar Fan Zone

More than 70,000 fans welcomed at Ali Bin Hamad Al Attiyah Arena throughout month-long tournament.

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.

Catch World Cup action live at HIA fan zone

Catch World Cup action live at HIA fan zone

Passengers travelling through HIA get the opportunity to be part of the FIFA World Cup experience.

Qatar Airways launches 2018 FIFA World Cup campaign

Qatar Airways launches 2018 FIFA World Cup campaign

Qatar Airways is celebrating the universal language of football in its first “fun-filled and upbeat” FIFA World Cup campaign.

SC welcomes UK team to discuss 2022 progress

SC welcomes UK team to discuss 2022 progress

The Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) – the organisation responsible for delivering the infrastructure for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar, has welcomed a high level political delegation from the UK ...

Qatar’s private sector credit growth set to increase

Qatar’s private sector credit growth set to increase

The government and state-linked companies have long been the mainstay of credit growth and will continue to be, especially as Qatar prepares to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.