Qatar eyes future for community football, stadiums and the technology it has built for the 2022 World Cup after it ends.
Started work as a sports journalist in Liverpool, the home of football, back in 1996. Have been migrating south ever since, stopping off in London for... six years before joining Aljazeera in 2005. Rumour has it that some kickaround or other is on its way here in 2022
Qatar was the first Middle Eastern country to host the international sporting event.
The momentum is with Europe after a stunning comeback in Friday’s afternoon session.
Hosting a World Cup can leave a myriad of effects on a nation, from local landmarks to international relations, but what changes will endure in Russia and who will be affected?
Two teams are preparing to face off in Moscow on Sunday, first-time qualifiers Croatia and France who are hoping to end a 20-year dry spell.
Qatar might be the first nation to host a 48-team World Cup tournament if a number of CONMEBOL nations have their way.
As World Cup 2018 comes to a climax and Russia reflects on its unexpectedly deep run into the tournament, a FIFA exhibit wants fans of all nations to remember their favourite experiences.
Tens of thousands from China prove to be integral part of global fanbase in Russia.
While arriving in Volgograd for their team’s opening match with Tunisia, they were warmly greeted by local residents despite many previous clashes between Russian and English football fans.
Despite blockade, the man in charge has no regrets about bringing the football tournament to the Middle East for the first time.