Qatar 2022 World Cup may not need cooling systems
Qatar 2022 World Cup may not need cooling systems

A winter World Cup in Qatar may not require cooling systems to lower temperatures in the stadiums as proposed in the bid for a summer tournament, said an executive from the Gulf state`s 2022 organising committee.

Michel Platini happy with 2018 World Cup final date
Michel Platini happy with 2018 World Cup final date

UEFA president Michel Platini said Friday that the decision to play the 2022 Qatar World Cup final on December 18 suits Europeans as it comes before Christmas.

FIFA triples World Cup player compensation
FIFA triples World Cup player compensation

FIFA said Friday it will pay more than $415 million for players who take part in the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, with most of the cash going to top European clubs.

New FIFA ethics chief Cornel Borbely won't be pushed around
New FIFA ethics chief Cornel Borbely won't be pushed around

Younger than some professional footballers, Swiss attorney Cornel Borbely is at first sight an unlikely choice as the man to step into Michael Garcia`s shoes and try to keep corruption out of FIFA.

Qatar World Cup chief: '2022 will be game-changer'
Qatar World Cup chief: '2022 will be game-changer'

The 2022 Qatar World Cup will be "a game-changer," tournament chief Hassan Al-Thawadi declared, facing down the many skeptics voicing serious reservations about the gas-rich Gulf state hosting the showpiece.

Michel Platini to announce FIFA presidential intentions
Michel Platini to announce FIFA presidential intentions

European football chief Michel Platini on Thursday will announce if he is to stand against Sepp Blatter in next year`s FIFA presidential election.

2022 Qatar World Cup `ludicrous`: Gary Lineker

Former England striker Gary Lineker has accused world football`s governing body Fifa of "nauseating" corruption and said the decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar was "ludicrous".

FIFA dismisses `belief` 2022 Qatar World Cup will be held in winter

FIFA has reportedly dismissed the comments of the football governing body`s secretary general Jerome Valcke that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be held in the winter months that year, instead of the June-July tournament originally scheduled.

Sepp Blatter slams European media over Qatar

FIFA boss Sepp Blatter condemned European media for "attacking" 2022 World Cup hosts Qatar Tuesday, days after slamming European countries and companies over the controversial tournament.

Platini happy to change calendar for 2022 WC

UEFA President Michel Platini is willing to reschedule Europe`s football calendar to allow the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to be played in the winter.

FIFA chief Blatter ‘expects’ 2022 WC in winter

FIFA president Sepp Blatter said for the first time on Friday that he ‘expects’ the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to be held in winter rather than the traditional summer months of June and July.

FIFA chief Blatter ‘expects’ 2022 WC in winter

FIFA president Sepp Blatter said for the first time on Friday that he ‘expects’ the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to be held in winter rather than the traditional summer months of June and July.

Blatter says personally supports winter World Cup in Qatar

Sepp Blatter said he personally supported the idea of the 2022 WC in Qatar being held in winter.

Blatter says personally supports winter World Cup in Qatar

Sepp Blatter said he personally supported the idea of the 2022 WC in Qatar being held in winter.