Gulf Times - 2022-World-Cup
World Cup reflects Qatar's global standing: Advisory Council

World Cup reflects Qatar's global standing: Advisory Council

The Council stressed that this international event is the result of Qatar's wise policies.

FIFA announces dates for Qatar 2022 world cup

FIFA announces dates for Qatar 2022 world cup

FIFA president Gianni Infantino on Friday announced the dates for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, with the tournament to be held outside of the summer for the first time considering the climate of the host nation, the official Qatar News Agency reported.

Qatar team learning from 'impeccable' Russia World Cup experience

Qatar team learning from 'impeccable' Russia World Cup experience

Qatar is reconsidering its 2022 World Cup fan concept after witnessing how Moscow has experienced the influx of tens of thousands of foreign supporters.

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.

Coach Sanchez wants Qatar to play in Copa America

Coach Sanchez wants Qatar to play in Copa America

Felix Sanchez said the possibility of playing against some of the world's best teams was "very exciting".

SC names Xavi Hernandez as first global ambassador of 2022 World Cup

SC names Xavi Hernandez as first global ambassador of 2022 World Cup

Football legend Xavi Hernandez has been named as the first global ambassador for the Supreme Committee for Delivery& Legacy (SC) – the organisation responsible for delivering the infrastructure required for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Qatar economy seen to gain traction this year on stronger fixed investment

Qatar economy seen to gain traction this year on stronger fixed investment

Qatar’s economy may gain traction this year on the back of stronger fixed investment—aided by ongoing preparations for the 2022 World Cup—and healthy global growth, FocusEconomics has said in a recent report.

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.