Gulf Times - 2022-World-Cup
Julia Roberts pays $100,000 for 2022 World Cup tickets

Julia Roberts pays $100,000 for 2022 World Cup tickets

Tickets for the 2022 World Cup are already going for $100,000 (£80,000) – or at least they are amongst Hollywood royalty.

Decision in March on 48-team 2022 World Cup, says Infantino

Decision in March on 48-team 2022 World Cup, says Infantino

FIFA will decide in March whether the 2022 World Cup could be extended to include 48 teams, Gianni Infantino , president of the world soccer body on Sunday said.

Minister: Schools to be closed during 2022 World Cup

Minister: Schools to be closed during 2022 World Cup

The Education Ministry will grant students leave during the 2022 FIFA World Cup, HE the Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Mohamed Abdul Wahed Ali al-Hammadi has announced.

'Thawadi misquoted; no decision on hosting 2022 teams abroad'

'Thawadi misquoted; no decision on hosting 2022 teams abroad'

In a brief interview on the sidelines of the Paris Peace Forum, later published by Agence France Presse (AFP), Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy Secretary General Hassan al-Thawadi was misquoted regarding the issue of other countries hosting training camps during the 2022 World Cup.

176K apply to be Qatar 2022 volunteers, 1000 from siege countries

176K apply to be Qatar 2022 volunteers, 1000 from siege countries

More than 176,000 people have applied to be volunteers for the 2022 World Cup, including 1,000 nationals from Gulf countries which have broken off all diplomatic and travel ties with tournament host Qatar, Doha organisers revealed Friday.

FM underlines depth of Qatar-Spain relations

FM underlines depth of Qatar-Spain relations

HE Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani briefed the officials on the Arab House's efforts to enhance communication between Spain and the Arab world.

World Cup reflects Qatar's global standing: Advisory Council

World Cup reflects Qatar's global standing: Advisory Council

The Council stressed that this international event is the result of Qatar's wise policies.

FIFA announces dates for Qatar 2022 world cup

FIFA announces dates for Qatar 2022 world cup

FIFA president Gianni Infantino on Friday announced the dates for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, with the tournament to be held outside of the summer for the first time considering the climate of the host nation, the official Qatar News Agency reported.

Qatar team learning from 'impeccable' Russia World Cup experience

Qatar team learning from 'impeccable' Russia World Cup experience

Qatar is reconsidering its 2022 World Cup fan concept after witnessing how Moscow has experienced the influx of tens of thousands of foreign supporters.

Qatar to play in Copa America in Brazil

Qatar to play in Copa America in Brazil

The invitation was accepted by Qatar Football Association president Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed al-Thani, who is in Argentina attending the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) congress.

Coach Sanchez wants Qatar to play in Copa America

Coach Sanchez wants Qatar to play in Copa America

Felix Sanchez said the possibility of playing against some of the world's best teams was "very exciting".

SC names Xavi Hernandez as first global ambassador of 2022 World Cup

SC names Xavi Hernandez as first global ambassador of 2022 World Cup

Football legend Xavi Hernandez has been named as the first global ambassador for the Supreme Committee for Delivery& Legacy (SC) – the organisation responsible for delivering the infrastructure required for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.