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Sana Hamouche

Russia

Football: Russia set to host Confederations Cup

The Confederations Cup is set to begin in Russia. The hosts are hoping to get past a buildup dominated by concerns over hooliganism, fan racism and corruption. Al Jazeera’s Sana Hamouche reports.

Middle East

Qatar 2022: Khalifa stadium to officially open on Friday

Qatar will officially open the first completed football stadium for the 2022 FIFA World Cup on Friday. Khalifa Stadium was first opened in 1976 but has undergone extensive renovations for the World Cup.

New Zealand

World Masters Games kick off in New Zealand

More than 25,000 athletes, ranging in age from 35 to 100-plus, are competing at the World Masters Games in New Zealand. There are more than twice as many competitors in Auckland than there are at the Olympic Games.

Middle East

Palestinian women bring baseball to Gaza

Young Palestinian women are trying to bring baseball to the Gaza Strip. The game was introduced last month in the hope of forming a national team to compete in the Asian baseball championships

FIFA

One Minute FIFA

To what extent does FIFA control football? Al Jazeera sport presenter Sana Hamouche explains.