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Qatar may lose 2022 World Cup

Australia football boss Frank Lowy suggested on Monday that Qatar could yet be stripped of its right to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup following their controversial awarding of the global showpiece. Australia was humiliated to receive only one FIFA vote and was eliminated in the first round as Qatar went on to beat the […]

Work has begun on Qatar’s multibillion-dollar metro and ground rail projects, set to be completed in phases until 2016, and central to the emirate’s dreams of hosting the 2022 football World Cup. The three projects – a metro network within Greater Doha, overground railways covering Qatar, and then links to the rest of the GCC […]

The Qatar 2022 World Cup bid committee has named two former World Cup stars, Argentina’s Gabriel Omar Batistuta and Holland’s Ronald de Boer, as new bid ambassadors. Batistuta is the all-time leading goal-scorer for Argentina and represented his country at three World Cup finals, while de Boer played in two World Cup finals for the […]