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Roads leading to World Cup stadiums 90% complete: Ashghal official

Roads leading to World Cup stadiums 90% complete: Ashghal official

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has completed 90% of roads leading to stadiums for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, a feat that the agency has accomplished despite the ongoing economic blockade ...

Govt taking steps to face cyber threats, says official

Govt taking steps to face cyber threats, says official

Qatar's government is working on establishing comprehensive networks to counter cyber attacks in view of major upcoming events such as the World Cup, HE the Director of Public Security Staff Major General Saad bin Jassim al-Khulaifi said Sunday.

Most countries are in favour 48-team World Cup in 2022, says Infantino

Most countries are in favour 48-team World Cup in 2022, says Infantino

Most countries are in favour of a 48-team World Cup in 2022 but it all depends on whether it is ‘feasible’, FIFA President Gianni Infantino has said, effectively hinting that the ball is, literally, in Qatar’s court.

SC holds meeting on stadium safety

SC holds meeting on stadium safety

The third consultative meeting on stadium safety and security licensing and certification, organised by Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) in co-operation with the Iinterpol's Project Stadia, has started.

Over 125,000 register as volunteers for 2022 World Cup

Over 125,000 register as volunteers for 2022 World Cup

Egypt is topping the list in terms of the number of people registering from the region.

Generation Amazing’s Russia trip 'showed power of sport'

Generation Amazing’s Russia trip 'showed power of sport'

Generation Amazing uses football for development projects to reach 1mn young people ahead of Qatar 2022.

Putin: World Cup stadiums should remain soccer venues

Putin: World Cup stadiums should remain soccer venues

Russia hosted the World Cup in 11 cities in June and July without any major security or discriminatory incidents.

85,000 fans flock to Khalifa Stadium for World Cup games

85,000 fans flock to Khalifa Stadium for World Cup games

The fan zone provided a sneak peak of what the 2022 FIFA World Cup fan zone would be like.

World Cup victory boosts French morale, but not Macron's popularity

World Cup victory boosts French morale, but not Macron's popularity

Winning the soccer World Cup has turned the French into optimists, but has not boosted President Emmanuel Macron's popularity.

Questions raised over funding of UK sporting meet

Questions raised over funding of UK sporting meet

Was a recent 'sports integrity' event that questioned 2022 World Cup decision funded by Qatar rivals?

Crowds pack Champs Elysees as French winners return home

Crowds pack Champs Elysees as French winners return home

France overcame a determined Croatia team to win 4-2 in Sunday's final.

Heavy rain damages Russian World Cup stadium

Heavy rain damages Russian World Cup stadium

Footage from the southern city of Volgograd showed a fresh landslide on an embankment near the stadium.