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Qatar sets new benchmark for safe return of football amidst a global pandemic

Qatar sets new benchmark for safe return of football amidst a global pandemic

Over the past year, the global football community has worked diligently to find solutions for the safe return of the sport amidst the global Covid-19 pandemic.

'Next year we have to do it': Neymar keen for Messi reunion

'Next year we have to do it': Neymar keen for Messi reunion

Neymar dropped a bombshell on Wednesday as he followed up scoring twice for Paris Saint-Germain in their 3-1 Champions League win over Manchester United by revealing his desire to reunite with Lionel Messi next season.

Argentina football legend Diego Maradona passes away aged 60

Argentina football legend Diego Maradona passes away aged 60

Diego Maradona, widely regarded as one of the greatest soccer players of all time before drug and alcohol addiction marred his career, died at his home in Argentina after suffering a heart attack, his lawyer said.

Football is for the people: FIFA chief

Football is for the people: FIFA chief

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has said the Qatar FIFA World Cup 2022 is an opportunity to bring the Arab region together and for its people to celebrate the historic event.

Maradona leaves hospital following surgery

Maradona leaves hospital following surgery

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona left hospital on Wednesday followed by a convoy of supporters, eight days after undergoing surgery to remove a blood clot on his brain.

Qatar’s football history in focus at upcoming GU-Q lecture

Qatar’s football history in focus at upcoming GU-Q lecture

Long before Qatar made history with its winning bid to host the World Cup in 2022, football played an important role in national sports and society.

FIFA chief Infantino positive for Covid-19

FIFA chief Infantino positive for Covid-19

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has contracted coronavirus, the world's governing body announced on Tuesday.

QFA reveals new kits for the national football team

QFA reveals new kits for the national football team

Qatar Football Association (QFA) and Nike revealed the new 2020 Qatar Football National Team collection that will be the official kit for the team in the coming competitions.

Qatar on track to meet carbon neutral commitments for FIFA World Cup

Qatar on track to meet carbon neutral commitments for FIFA World Cup

Qatar's national utility company, Kahramaa, is currently developing a large-scale 800MW solar energy plant on a 10km2 plot

Al Thumama Stadium achieves health and safety construction milestone

Al Thumama Stadium achieves health and safety construction milestone

Al Thumama Stadium has achieved a significant milestone by becoming the latest FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 project site to reach 20mn working hours without a lost time injury...

Football can play an important role in protecting education: al-Thawadi

Football can play an important role in protecting education: al-Thawadi

The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and the power of football can protect and encourage education for all, said Hassan al-Thawadi, secretary-general of the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) ...

'No chance': Klopp rules out Liverpool move for Messi

'No chance': Klopp rules out Liverpool move for Messi

Jurgen Klopp says there is ‘no chance’ of Liverpool signing Lionel Messi, but the German admits the unsettled Barcelona star would be a great addition to the Premier League.