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Sony set to end sponsorship of World Cup over corruption concerns

Electronics giant Sony will pull its sponsorship of the football World Cup for the 2018 and 2022 tournaments in Russia and Qatar, the Wall St Journal has reported.

2,000 buses by 2022

By the time Qatar hosts the 2022 FIFA World Cup, the country will have 2,000 buses on its roads, 8,500km of highways, and internal roads stretching a total of 34,000km, the Minister of Transport H E Jassim Seif Ahmed Al Sulaiti said yesterday.

Update: FIFA investigator dismisses report clearing Qatar as 'erroneous'

FIFA cleared Russia and Qatar on Thursday of wrongdoing in their bids to host the World Cup, but the former U.S. prosecutor who led the investigation by soccer's governing body said it had misrepresented his findings.

Qatar looking for “creative” solution to World Cup 2022 alcohol issue

Qatar’s sports minister said the Gulf state is looking to develop "creative" solutions to balance its conservative local customs with FIFA’s demand for the sale of alcohol when it hosts the FIFA World Cup in 2022, it was reported this week.

FIFA clears Qatar, no 2022 re-vote

Football’s world governing body FIFA has cleared Qatar and Russia of any misconduct and ruled out a re-vote for 2018 and 2022 World Cup tournaments.

An exhaustive report by the FIFA ethics committee said there was not enough evidence to justify reopening the process.

We can host World Cup in summer: Official

Nasser Al Khater, the Communications Director of the World Cup 2022 Supreme Committee, has expressed confidence that the World Cup will take place in Qatar and it will be truly a Middle Eastern affair.


Survey results reaffirm overwhelming support for Qatar as host of 2022 FIFA World Cup

With preparations for the 2022 FIFA World Cupwell underway, Agency 222, the integrated advertising and communications agency has conducted a survey which investigates the prospect of hosting one of the most prominent global sporting competitions of all time on Qatar’s residents as well as its ne

Qatar Tourism Authority backs new building services Qatar event

The launch edition of Building Services Qatar will be officially supported by the Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA), dmg events doha announced. The exhibition, brought to the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center by the organisers of the Big 5 portfolio of construction industry events, will run from 24 to 26 September 2018.

65% of 2022 World Cup-related projects over: finance minister

A number of projects, including those pertaining to roads and infrastructure, have been opened in Qatar ahead of schedule.

Gulf crisis will not affect 2022 FIFA World Cup: Qatar envoy to Canada

Qatar's Ambassador to Canada Fahad Mohammed Yusuf Kafood said that the Gulf crisis will not affect Qatar's hosting of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.


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