FIFA World Cup 2022

Litmus test awaits India against Oman in 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers

Stimac is one of the most high-profile coaches to have taken charge of the Indian team having been part of Croatia's team that reached the semi-finals of the 1998 World Cup.

Sep 04, 2019, 20:27 PM IST

FIFA World Cup 2022: The where, when and what

The next FIFA World Cup may be more than four years away but it is never to early to start planning, is it?

Jul 16, 2018, 11:45 AM IST

Putin offers to share FIFA World Cup organising lessons with 2022 host Qatar

Russia President Vladimir Putin on Sunday offered to give 2022 FIFA World Cup host Qatar the opportunity to share Russia's organising lessons.

Jul 15, 2018, 22:45 PM IST

Qatar World Cup 2022: Alcohol to be banned in public places, drinking will be permitted only in 'far-away places'

There will not be a total alcohol ban, but drinking will be permitted only in "far-away places", said Al-Thawadi, without going into details.

Nov 09, 2016, 15:33 PM IST

Sepp Blatter warns Qatar over imported national team

FIFA president Sepp Blatter on Friday warned Qatar against trying to form an imported team for the 2022 World Cup they will host and slammed the foreign team it used at the world handball championships as an "absurdity".

Feb 06, 2015, 19:55 PM IST

Blatter meets with Qatar`s emir to discuss improvement of labour rights

FIFA President Sepp Blatter reportedly had a meeting with Qatar`s emir to discuss the improvement of the rights of migrant workers in the 2022 World Cup host nation.

Jul 25, 2014, 17:09 PM IST

Blatter ready for new term as FIFA boss

Sepp Blatter is ready to seek a new term as FIFA`s president, he announced Wednesday, ignoring calls from top European officials to stand down as controversy engulfs football`s governing body.

Jun 12, 2014, 14:29 PM IST

Blatter ducks Qatar re-vote calls

Football chief Sepp Blatter resisted calls to order a re-vote for the 2022 World Cup, saying no decision could be taken until FIFA completes a probe of Qatar`s winning bid.

Jun 06, 2014, 12:56 PM IST

Qatar denies World Cup bid corruption claims

Qatar`s 2022 football World Cup organisers vehemently denied any wrong-doing after a British newspaper alleged a top official paid more than $5 million to secure support in the bidding process.

Jun 01, 2014, 23:01 PM IST

Sepp Blatter rules out co-hosting of 2022 World Cup

FIFA has ruled out any possibility that Qatar could co-host the 2022 World Cup with neighbouring countries, Sepp Blatter said on Saturday.

Nov 10, 2013, 00:16 AM IST

Qatar right venue for 2022 World Cup insists Blatter

FIFA president Sepp Blatter rejected on Tuesday media reports claiming he thought it may have been a mistake to choose Qatar as hosts for the 2022 World Cup.

Sep 11, 2013, 10:12 AM IST

World Cup not for European convenience: Blatter

FIFA president Sepp Blatter defended his support of switching the 2022 World Cup to winter in Qatar, saying in an interview published on Monday that rescheduling reflected the sport`s worldwide appeal.

Sep 09, 2013, 20:56 PM IST

AFC president backs Qatar World Cup

Asian Football Confederation (AFC) president Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa on Friday backed Qatar to host a successful FIFA World Cup in 2022.

Aug 16, 2013, 15:25 PM IST

Blistering Qatar could lose right to stage 2022 FIFA WC: Blatter

FIFA president Sep Blatter has admitted Qatar could lose the right to stage the World Cup in 2022 as temperatures in the Arab country rise above 50 degrees in summer.

Mar 21, 2013, 15:08 PM IST

Qatar flatly deny World Cup corruption claims

Qatar won the right to host the 2022 World Cup fairly and squarely.

May 24, 2011, 09:26 AM IST

Qatar flatly deny World Cup corruption claims

Qatar won the right to host the 2022 World Cup fairly and squarely.

May 24, 2011, 09:26 AM IST