First time in 92 yrs, 3 Asian teams enter FIFA World Cup round of 16

In a competition usually dominated by South American and European teams, it is Asia that has turned up the heat in Qatar. Asian teams made history at the 2022 FIFA World Cup. For the first time in the 92-year history of the World Cup, three Asian teams have qualified for the round of 16. South Korea, Japan and Australia have made it through to the second round of the FIFA World Cup.

published on : 3rd December 2022

FIFA World Cup: Japanese fans win hearts for cleaning up stadium

On November 23, Japan's stunning 2-1 victory over Germany left football fans in a state of joyous disbelief. However, it wasn't just the overwhelming victory that attracted attention; In Qatar, Japan fans are being praised for an off-field custom that seems to be unique to Japan. Japanese fans were seen picking up garbage and cleaning up stadiums after the match. This isn't the first time Japanese fans have pitched in to help stadium workers.

published on : 24th November 2022

FIFA World Cup 2022: How does Qatar keep its stadiums cool

The Football World Cup has always been held in either May, June, or July, but the Qatar World Cup has broken that tradition – more out of necessity. Temperatures in #Qatar can reach over 40 degrees Celsius during the summer months, so, with this in mind, the tournament was moved to November and December. Winter, though, is a relative term in Qatar, where temperatures are still most likely to hover around 30 degrees.Watch this video to know how Qatar developed a revolutionary air cooling system for the FIFA World Cup 2022.

published on : 22nd November 2022

FIFA World Cup: Fighter jets escort Poland football team on its way to Qatar

Poland's national football team got a special escort on their way to Qatar. Robert Lewandowski & Co. had two F-16 fighter jets flying alongside the team's flight to Qatar. Fighter jets reportedly flew the Polish players across the border for their safety.

published on : 19th November 2022

'Time to win some medals': Noah Lyles

American sprinter Noah Lyles is hungry for medals at the world athletics championships in Qatar.

published on : 27th September 2019

Qatar launches logo for 2022 World Cup

The emblem for the 2022 Qatar FIFA World Cup is revealed just over three years before the tournament begins.

published on : 4th September 2019

Qataris celebrate historical Asian Cup victory

Qataris flood the streets after their national team's victory against Japan at the Asian Cup, a first in the history of the team.

published on : 2nd February 2019

Infantino says he has wide support for 48-team World Cup in Qatar

FIFA President Gianni Infantino says majority of soccer nations are in favour of expanding World Cup as early as 2022, also says discussions should take place regarding global Nations League

published on : 14th December 2018

Arab nations extend deadline for Qatar to meet demands

Saudi Arabia and three allies accusing Qatar of supporting terrorism have agreed to a request by Kuwait to extend by 48 hours Sunday's deadline for Doha to comply. 

published on : 3rd July 2017

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meets Qatari foreign minister amid boycott

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with Qatari Foreign Min Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani in Washington, D.C., while Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt imposed a boycott on Qatar.

published on : 28th June 2017

US urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urges Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states to ease their blockade against Qatar, saying it was causing unintended humanitarian consequences.

published on : 10th June 2017

Saudi says Qatar must implement promises made over extremist groups

Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister says Qatar must take several steps to restore ties with other Arab states.

published on : 7th June 2017

Arab Gulf nations cut ties with Qatar, US urges unity

Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt cut ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of supporting terrorism and backing Iran.

published on : 5th June 2017