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

Qatar

FIFA to hold talks with rights groups on World Cup 2022 expansion

Football's governing body is seeking to expand the event by adding one or more countries to host matches.

FIFA to hold talks with rights groups on World Cup 2022 expansion

FIFA

FIFA chief holds World Cup expansion talks in Kuwait

Gianni Infantino meets Kuwait's emir before flying to Doha, as he pushes to expand Qatar 2022 tournament to 48 teams.

FIFA chief Infantino holds World Cup expansion talks in Kuwait

Football

FIFA chief hails re-election of Asian football chief

Bahrain's Sheikh Salman returned unopposed in the Asian Football Confederation's presidential election.

FIFA chief hails re-election of Asian football chief

FIFA

FIFA to explore expanding 2022 World Cup from 32 to 48 teams

Football's governing body will work with Qatar to potentially expand event by adding one more country to host matches.

FIFA to explore expanding 2022 World Cup from 32 to 48 teams

World Cup

Qatar 2022 expansion: Oman and Kuwait considered as co-hosts

Oman and Kuwait are now being talked about as potential co-hosts the 2022 World Cup with Qatar.

Qatar 2022

Campaign to sabotage 2022 Qatar World Cup unveiled

Political strategist Lynton Crosby asked for $6.7m to get football event awarded to another country, news report says.

Guardian: Lynton Crosby offered to undermine 2022 Qatar World Cup

Qatar 2022

Qatar: Labour reforms 'a journey, not an end'

Football World Cup 2022 hosts vow to tackle ongoing labour abuse after Amnesty report warned it was running out of time.

Qatar remains 'committed' to labour reforms after Amnesty report

Qatar 2022

Blockade 'not hindering' Qatar's World Cup preparation

Qatar is hoping the Middle East region benefits from the 2022 football World Cup, organising committee head says.

Qatar 2022: Blockade 'not hindering' World Cup preparation

Qatar 2022

UAE 'happy' to help host Qatar 2022 World Cup matches

Senior Emirati sporting official said country is willing to step in and help host matches during the 2022 tournament.

UAE 'happy' to help host Qatar 2022 World Cup matches

Qatar 2022

Qatar unveils design of World Cup final stadium

The 80,000-capacity Lusail Stadium will be the largest of the tournament, which will kick off on 21 November 2022.

Qatar unveils design for Lusail Stadium, World Cup final venue

Qatar 2022

Amnesty 'warns' FIFA about expanding Qatar World Cup

Rights group urges FIFA to consider Saudi, UAE human rights record as it mulls extending 2022 football event in Gulf.

Amnesty 'warns' FIFA against expanding Qatar 2022 World Cup

FIFA

FIFA hints at expanding Qatar 2022 World Cup to wider Gulf region

As blockade continues, FIFA head considers possible shared hosting rights in other Gulf countries and increasing teams.

FIFA hints at expanding Qatar 2022 World Cup to wider Gulf region

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