Qatari Emir set to face quiz on labour issues during Asian tour

Qatar’s Emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, is likely to face tough questions about the condition of foreign workers in the Gulf state during a trip to India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka this week.


Qatar World Cup: Final on December 18, 2022

The 2022 World Cup final in Qatar will be held on December 18 -- the Gulf state's national day.

Qatar to double migrant worker numbers ahead of World Cup

Qatar will more than double the number of migrant labourers in the country to 2.5mn by 2020 ahead of hosting the World Cup, a leading businessman said yesterday.

Qatar aims for 80 percent of 2022 World Cup projects to be sustainable

Qatar is on track to ensure the overwhelming majority of the projects to be used in the 2022 FIFA World Cup will achieve world-class standards of sustainability.

First Qatar 2022 Local Organising Committee Meeting Held in Doha

The Local Organising Committee (LOC) held their first board meeting with representatives from FIFA in Doha today, marking another major milestone in the preparations for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar™.

FIFA chief warns Qatar against importing players for 2022 World Cup

FIFA President Sepp Blatter has warned Qatar against putting together a team of imported players for the 2022 World Cup.

Writing in the current issue of FIFA Weekly, Blatter described Qatar’s team in the recent Men’s Handball World Championship as an “absurdity”.

Blatter makes World Cup human rights vow after Qatar backlash

Human rights issues will be a key criteria when assessing future bids to host the FIFA World Cup, according to Sepp Blatter, the president of football's governing body.

FIFA agrees to publish Qatar 2022 bidding report

FIFA on Friday unanimously agreed to publish a "legally appropriate version" of a report into allegations of World Cup bidding corruption including those surround the Qatar 2022 bid.

Qatar 2022: Construction firms accused amid building boom

The 2022 Qatar World Cup is all about money.

Claims that millions of dollars were paid in bribes to secure the world's biggest football tournament for Qatar refuse to go away.

Qatar unveils fourth World Cup stadium design

Step by step, Qatar’s momentous 2022 dream is being converted into reality and yesterday another part of the blueprint fell into place with the unveiling of the Qatar Foundation Stadium and Health and Wellness Precinct, the fourth stadium for the FIFA World Cup.