2022 FIFA World Cup

22nd FIFA World Cup, scheduled to be held in Qatar in 2022

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2022 FIFA World Cup: 22nd FIFA World Cup, scheduled to be held in Qatar in 2022
The 2022 FIFA World Cup is scheduled to be the 22nd edition of the FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial international men's association football championship contested by the national teams of the member associations of FIFA. It is scheduled to take place in Qatar in 2022. This will be the first World Cup ever to be held in the Arab world and the first in a Muslim-majority country. This will be the second World Cup held entirely in Asia after the 2002 tournament in South Korea and Japan. In addition, the tournament will be the last to involve 32 teams, with an increase to 48 teams scheduled for the 2026 tournament in the United States, Mexico and Canada. The reigning World Cup champions are France.


FIFA to release $150 mln to member associations due to COVID-19 pandemic [Video]

FIFA to release $150 mln to member associations due to COVID-19 pandemic

FIFA will release operational funds for 2019 and 2020 amounting to $150 million to its member associations as the first step of a relief plan to help negate the economic impact of the COVID-19..

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Hassan Al Thawadi - 2022 Qatar World Cup will unify a post Covid-19 world

hassan al thawadi - 2022 qatar world cup will unify a post covid-19 world
Hassan Al Thawadi, Secretary General of Qatar's Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC), feels that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will act as a healing touch to the world which has dealt with the..
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Prosecutors reveal multi-million-dollar bribes for Qatar World Cup

prosecutors reveal multi-million-dollar bribes for qatar world cup
US prosecutors revealed new details of alleged bribes paid to FIFA executive committee members to gain their votes for Qatar to host the 2022 World Cup and charged a pair of former 21st Century Fox..
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World Cup 2022 draw for the elimination in the African zone

On Tuesday evening in Cairo there was a draw for the elimination of the World Cup in the African zone. In the second round of elimination games there will be 40 teams divided into ten groups. Only the..
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France opens formal inquiry into awarding of 2022 World Cup to Qatar

france opens formal inquiry into awarding of 2022 world cup to qatar
A formal judicial inquiry has been opened in France into the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar. It follows three years of preliminary investigations by French authorities over whether a private..
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Here's how much it costs to put on a World Cup in Qatar

Hassan Al Thawadi, Secretary General of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, shares where the billions of dollars are being spent for the event. - Published

Soccer-Qatar reforms falling short of promises, says Amnesty

World Cup 2022 host Qatar has made improvements in labor rights for its two million foreign workers, but reforms have not lived up to promises made, Amnesty International told Reuters in an interview.
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Michel Platini was 'hurt' by detention and Qatar World Cup questioning

michel platini was 'hurt' by detention and qatar world cup questioning
โ€˜It hurts for everything I can think of, everything Iโ€™ve doneโ€™ Platini released and lawyer says his client is innocent The former Uefa president, Michel Platini, was released in the early hours..
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Platini 'absolutely confident about future', insists lawyer

platini 'absolutely confident about future', insists lawyer
Michel Platini is confident about the future after being questioned by police about the Qatar 2022 World Cup bid, according to his lawyer. Michel Platini's lawyer insists the former UEFA president has..
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Former UEFA head Platini detained in Qatar World Cup investigation

Michel Platini, the former head of European football association UEFA, was detained for questioning by French police on Tuesday over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup soccer tournament to Qatar, a..
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Michel Platini's legal team says he is innocent of all charges

Michel Platini's legal team said on Tuesday he was innocent of all charges, after the former head of UEFA was detained for questioning over the Qatar 2022 World Cup.
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39 goals scored in Macau FA Cup game as players protest against World Cup withdrawal

39 goals scored in macau fa cup game as players protest against world cup withdrawal
Players score 39 goals scored in a Macau FA Cup in protest against the country's withdrawal from a World Cup 2022 qualifier over security concerns.
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