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World Cup 2022

Working to see if we can get 48 teams in the 2022 World Cup: Gianni Infantino

Infantino, who is in Brazil for a meeting of the South American Football Confederation, told delegates he was working to ensure the increase for the Qatar tournament, which would mean a guaranteed two extra places for South American sides.

Apr 10, 2019, 21:19 PM IST

FIFA sued over treatment of Qatar World Cup workers seeking $11,500 compensation

But the case announced on Monday is the first time football`s world governing body has been targeted.

Oct 10, 2016, 20:37 PM IST

Qatar shamed by inaction on labour reform: Amnesty

Qatar has done "almost nothing" to end labour abuse in the five years since being awarded football`s 2022 World Cup despite huge global pressure to reform, Amnesty International said Tuesday.

Dec 01, 2015, 22:42 PM IST

Qatar to finish work on first World Cup venue by 2016

Controversial football World Cup host Qatar will complete work on the first venue for tournament matches by 2016, six years before the event takes place, officials announced on Tuesday.

Sep 01, 2015, 19:59 PM IST

Qatar floats idea of housing 12,000 football fans on ships

Qatar plans to accomodate some 12,000 football fans on cruise ships during the World Cup in 2022, a spokesman for the Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) said on Tuesday.

Apr 20, 2015, 20:23 PM IST

FIFA show little enthusiasm for April/May World Cup in 2022

FIFA showed little enthusiasm towards a proposal to stage the 2022 World Cup in April and May, saying on Monday that January/February or November/December remained the most likely options for the tournament in Qatar.

Nov 03, 2014, 22:27 PM IST

Qatar confirms holding Britons probing World Cup labour

Qatar has confirmed it is holding two British researchers who had been probing the labour conditions of migrants building facilities for the 2022 World Cup, saying they "violated" the emirate`s laws.

Sep 07, 2014, 14:26 PM IST

FIFA in eye of corruption storm

FIFA`s bribery scandal spread beyond allegations about the presidential election on Monday to include the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar.

May 30, 2011, 23:26 PM IST

FIFA in eye of corruption storm

FIFA`s bribery scandal spread beyond allegations about the presidential election on Monday to include the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar.

May 30, 2011, 23:26 PM IST

English FA concerned about Qatar 2022 ‘nightmare’

England’s FA warned that moving the 2022 WC in Qatar to January would be a “logistical nightmare.”

Jan 12, 2011, 12:07 PM IST

English FA concerned about Qatar 2022 ‘nightmare’

England’s FA warned that moving the 2022 WC in Qatar to January would be a “logistical nightmare.”

Jan 12, 2011, 12:07 PM IST

Qatar upbeat about World Cup 2022, but worried about finances

Qatar, the host for the 2022 FIFA WC, needs billions of dollars to set up the infrastructure for the sports extravaganza. But that hasn`t dampened the spirit of delighted Qataris on being made the host for the football event.

Dec 06, 2010, 16:49 PM IST

Qatar upbeat about World Cup 2022, but worried about finances

Qatar, the host for the 2022 FIFA WC, needs billions of dollars to set up the infrastructure for the sports extravaganza. But that hasn`t dampened the spirit of delighted Qataris on being made the host for the football event.

Dec 06, 2010, 16:49 PM IST

2022 World Cup bidders prepare to play last cards

The five countries bidding to host the 2022 World Cup will play their final cards on Wednesday as the battle to host sport`s biggest event reaches its climax.

Dec 01, 2010, 09:25 AM IST

2022 World Cup bidders prepare to play last cards

The five countries bidding to host the 2022 World Cup will play their final cards on Wednesday as the battle to host sport`s biggest event reaches its climax.

Dec 01, 2010, 09:25 AM IST

US biggest threat to World Cup bid, says Japan chief

The United States pose the biggest threat to Japan’s prospects of hosting the 2022 World Cup, according to the head of the Asian country’s bid committee.

Nov 29, 2010, 19:04 PM IST

US biggest threat to World Cup bid, says Japan chief

The United States pose the biggest threat to Japan’s prospects of hosting the 2022 World Cup, according to the head of the Asian country’s bid committee.

Nov 29, 2010, 19:04 PM IST

FIFA hints Qatar could be too small to host World Cup

Qatar`s size could rule it out to host World Cup 2022, head of FIFA`s inspection team hinted.

Sep 17, 2010, 12:06 PM IST

FIFA hints Qatar could be too small to host World Cup

Qatar`s size could rule it out to host World Cup 2022, head of FIFA`s inspection team hinted.

Sep 17, 2010, 12:06 PM IST