Qatar

UN calls for greater heat protection for workers in Qatar

UN study praises measures taken by 2022 World Cup organising committee but other employers could improve protections.

UN calls for greater heat protection for workers in Qatar

Football

World Cup 2022: Qatar to welcome fans from blockading countries

The Gulf nation also said it wants to make alcohol accessible for visiting fans as it prepares to host the tournament.

World Cup 2022: Qatar to welcome fans from blockading countries

Qatar

Renewed calls for Qatar to address treatment of migrant workers

Doha vows to 'comprehensively address' labour issues after report says hundreds of workers returned home 'penniless'.

Renewed calls for Qatar to address treatment of migrant workers

Qatar 2022

With four years to go, a look at 2022 stadium progress

A look at the progress of the tournament venues as Qatar prepares to host Middle East's first football World Cup.

Qatar 2022 World Cup stadiums: All you need to know

Qatar 2022

World Cup 2022: A room with a view at Qatar's Al Bayt Stadium

Luxury suites built right inside one of the eight stadiums to host football World Cup matches in Qatar.

World Cup 2022: A room with a view at Qatar's Al Bayt Stadium

World Cup

Qatar 2022 World Cup logo projected onto global landmarks

Official emblem of Qatar 2022 revealed in synchronised display in Doha and 24 other major cities across the world.

Qatar 2022 World Cup logo projected onto global landmarks

Qatar 2022

Qatar 2022: Football World Cup logo unveiled

Emblem simultaneously revealed in the host country as well as 24 other major cities across the world.

Qatar 2022: Football World Cup logo unveiled

Qatar 2022

Qatar set to reveal 2022 World Cup logo with landmark projections

Official 2022 World Cup emblem launch and worldwide media campaign to kick off in Doha at 20:22pm.

Qatar set to reveal 2022 World Cup logo with landmark projections

Qatar 2022

Qatar to build 'reusable' FIFA World Cup stadium

Once completed, it will be the first FIFA World Cup stadium that can be fully dismantled.

Sport

No case opened against Platini in World Cup probe: French police

The former French football administrator has been questioned over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar.

No case opened against Platini in World Cup probe: French police

Football

Platini questioned over Qatar World Cup

Disgraced former European football star held over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, Le Monde reports.

Platini detained in Paris as part of Qatar 2022 World Cup probe

Football

Qatar to host next two Club World Cups

Doha says the competitions will serve as test events for the 2022 World Cup, which will be hosted by the Gulf state.

Qatar to host next two FIFA Club World Cups

Qatar 2022

FIFA shelves plan to expand 2022 World Cup to 48 teams

World football governing body scraps plans to expand tournament in Qatar from 32 teams, citing 'logistical' problems.

FIFA shelves plan to expand 2022 World Cup to 48 teams

Qatar

In Pictures: Doha commuters take first ever metro in Qatar

Commuters in Qatar travel on Doha's first ever metro, as the Gulf country continues preparations for the 2022 World Cup.

In Pictures: Doha commuters take first ever metro in Qatar

Football

Uncertainty in Kuwait around expanding World Cup 2022

Kuwait's football community weighs pros and cons of hosting 16 additional matches of an expanded FIFA World Cup.

Uncertainty in Kuwait around expanding World Cup 2022