Qatari government workers to work from home during World Cup
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Qatari government workers to work from home during World Cup

Qatar has ordered most government employees to work from home during next month’s soccer World…

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Qatar to step up labour inspections during World Cup
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Qatar to step up labour inspections during World Cup

Qatar will intensify labour inspections during the soccer World Cup including extra health and safety…

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Several French cities to ban Qatar World Cup fan zones, giant screens
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Several French cities to ban Qatar World Cup fan zones, giant screens

Several major French cities including Lille, Strasbourg and Bordeaux said they will not organise fan…

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Informal workers at risk of exploitation in Qatar during World Cup – U.S. official
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Informal workers at risk of exploitation in Qatar during World Cup – U.S. official

Workers in Qatar’s informal economy are especially at risk of exploitation during this year’s soccer…

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Ukraine to join bid for 2030 World Cup 
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Ukraine to join bid for 2030 World Cup 

Maradona’s ‘Hand of God’ shirt headlines Qatar exhibit during World Cup
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Maradona’s ‘Hand of God’ shirt headlines Qatar exhibit during World Cup

The shirt worn by Diego Maradona when he scored his famous “Hand of God” goal…

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Qatar confirms COVID test requirements for World Cup fans
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Qatar confirms COVID test requirements for World Cup fans

Fans attending the World Cup in Qatar must show proof of a negative COVID-19 test…

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Bruno Bolchi, player on first Panini card, dies at age 82
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Bruno Bolchi, player on first Panini card, dies at age 82

Former Italy and Inter Milan midfielder Bruno Bolchi, the player on the first Panini card…

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Qatar conscripts civilians for World Cup security
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Qatar conscripts civilians for World Cup security

Summary Conscripts trained to search for items smuggled into stadiums Training started three weeks ago,…

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German players to get 400,000 euros each in case of World Cup win-FA
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German players to get 400,000 euros each in case of World Cup win-FA

Germany players will each receive 400,000 euros ($390,000) if they lift the World Cup in…

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Turkey sending 3,000 police to Qatar to help secure World Cup
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Turkey sending 3,000 police to Qatar to help secure World Cup

Turkey will send more than 3,000 riot police to Qatar to help secure World Cup…

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World Cup players to get FIFA data analysis app
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World Cup players to get FIFA data analysis app

Rainbow armbands are new flashpoint for FIFA and Qatar World Cup
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Rainbow armbands are new flashpoint for FIFA and Qatar World Cup

Fifa and World Cup organisers came under pressure on Wednesday from a group of European…

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Drunkenness may be overlooked in Qatar during World Cup
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Drunkenness may be overlooked in Qatar during World Cup

Qatar tries to balance religious tradition, World Cup fervour Embassies have warned fans of tough…

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Nations League games offer European teams last chance to prepare for World Cup
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Nations League games offer European teams last chance to prepare for World Cup

A hectic schedule of club football ahead of the World Cup is interrupted this week…

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Qatar emir says no ‘discrimination against gays and lesbians’ at the World Cup 
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Qatar emir says no ‘discrimination against gays and lesbians’ at the World Cup 

Qatar’s ruler on Tuesday that all fans will be welcomed to this year’s World Cup…

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Van Gaal goes in search of ‘penalty killer’ for World Cup
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Van Gaal goes in search of ‘penalty killer’ for World Cup

The Netherlands will be testing their goalkeepers in a special penalty shootout training session this…

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Lewandowski to wear Shevchenko’s Ukraine armband at World Cup
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Lewandowski to wear Shevchenko’s Ukraine armband at World Cup

Poland captain Robert Lewandowski has pledged to wear Ukrainian colours on his sleeve at the…

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In land of Maradona and Messi, fans jostle for World Cup stickers
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In land of Maradona and Messi, fans jostle for World Cup stickers

In convenience stores around Argentina, kids – and their parents – are caught up in…

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Cristiano Ronaldo named most powerful player on Instagram at 2022 World Cup
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Cristiano Ronaldo named most powerful player on Instagram at 2022 World Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo leads Lionel Messi, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe as the most influential footballer on…

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Ecuador keep World Cup spot after FIFA dismiss Chile’s appeal
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Ecuador keep World Cup spot after FIFA dismiss Chile’s appeal

Ecuador will play at the 2022 World Cup after FIFA dismissed an appeal in the…

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