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Gulf Cup to be a fine show of entertainment and football

Gulf Cup to be a fine show of entertainment and football

The preparations for the spectacular 24th Arabian Gulf Cup are in full swing with as many as 900 personnel and 500 volunteers getting ready to host thousands of football fans from across the region.

‘We’re excited to host the world in 2022’

‘We’re excited to host the world in 2022’

With three years to go until Qatar 2022 kicks off, the secretary-general of the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) has said the country and region are excited to host fans from all over the world.

SC and Goal Click team up to showcase Qatari football culture

SC and Goal Click team up to showcase Qatari football culture

To mark three years to go until the start of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) and Goal Click have teamed up to tell the untold, inside story of Qatari football ...

Racists must be 'kicked out' of stadiums: FIFA boss

Racists must be 'kicked out' of stadiums: FIFA boss

Racists must be ‘kicked out’ of stadiums, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said Thursday, as he pressed for a worldwide ban on spectators who abuse black footballers.

FIFA president 'disappointed' by empty stands at Koreas qualifier

FIFA president 'disappointed' by empty stands at Koreas qualifier

FIFA president Gianni Infantino said he was ‘disappointed’ after attending a historic but bizarre World Cup qualifier between North and South Korea that had empty stands and no live broadcast.

Two arrested in transfer fraud raids in Belgium, Monaco, London

Two arrested in transfer fraud raids in Belgium, Monaco, London

Police investigating suspected fraud linked to the transfer of Serbian striker Aleksandar Mitrovic to Newcastle United have raided properties in Belgium, Monaco and London ...

Madagascar president charters plane for Africa Cup fans

Madagascar president charters plane for Africa Cup fans

Madagascan President Andry Rajoelina has chartered a special plane to take football fans to Egypt for the Africa Cup of Nations after the country unexpectedly qualified for the round of 16.

Infantino waved in for second term as FIFA president

Infantino waved in for second term as FIFA president

Gianni Infantino said Wednesday he had turned FIFA into an organisation ‘synonymous with credibility’ as he was re-elected for a second term as president of world football's governing body.

Sheikh Joaan crowns 'Al Wajbah' champions of Ramadan Super Football Tournament

Sheikh Joaan crowns 'Al Wajbah' champions of Ramadan Super Football Tournament

HE Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad al-Thani, President of Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC), crowned 'Al Wajbah', champions of the first edition of the Ramadan Super Football Tournament on Friday.

Qatar World Cup to be played with 32 teams: FIFA

Qatar World Cup to be played with 32 teams: FIFA

The 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be held with 32 participating teams and not an expanded 48 teams, organisers FIFA said on Wednesday.

Moura hat-trick puts Tottenham into Champions League final

Moura hat-trick puts Tottenham into Champions League final

Lucas Moura scored a stoppage-time winner to complete a hat-trick and seal a sensational 3-2 comeback win for Tottenham Hotspur to take them past Ajax Amsterdam on the away goals rule into the Champions League final ...

Origi, Wijnaldum complete historic Liverpool Champions League comeback

Origi, Wijnaldum complete historic Liverpool Champions League comeback

Liverpool produced one of the most stunning comebacks in Champions League history as Divock Origi and Georginio Wijnaldum scored twice to beat Barcelona 4-0 and progress to the final ...