World Cup

Women's World Cup: Can England take down the US?

Phil Neville's Lionesses to face off defending champions USWNT in what promises to be a thrilling encounter.

Women's World Cup: Can England take down reigning champions US?


FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: The best moments so far

Al Jazeera takes a look at some of the best moments that have taken place in the tournament under way in France.

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Jamaica's Reggae Girlz seek change in culture through World Cup

Women's team hopes to make a dent in prejudiced sports scene in Jamaica with help from music icon Bob Marley's daughter.

Jamaica's Reggae Girlz seek change in culture through World Cup


The Cameroonian girls who dream of football

The first wave of girls are being trained at the West African country's first female football academy.

FIFA World Cup: The Cameroonian girls who dream of football


'We were straight up scammed, no other way to put it'

Shady agents lured aspiring Nigerian footballers to Russia during the World Cup period, and some remain stranded.

A Russian dead end for scammed Nigerian footballers

Middle East

World Cup 2022: Qatar inaugurates Al Wakrah Stadium

Eager to demonstrate its global appeal, the organisers of the next football World Cup invited international legends to the show.


Qatar 2022 World Cup: FIFA defers expansion decision

Football bosses have given themselves another three months to make a final call on expanding the next World Cup.

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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.


FIFA and the politics of a Gulf feud

FIFA is being dragged into the Gulf's internal rivalries and that does not bode well for the federation.

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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

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

World Cup 2018

World Cup winners: Heroes' welcome for France players

Crowds go wild as heroes return.

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Qatar's emir hopes 2022 World Cup can heal Arab world divisions

For the first time, the tournament is set to take place in the Middle East, as host-nation Qatar faces a blocked by Gulf countries.


Russia: What type of legacy will World Cup leave behind?

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?