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.

Opinion

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.

Bill Law

by Bill Law

Bill Law

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.

World Cup

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.

Europe

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?

Football

After Russia, focus shifts on Qatar for World Cup 2022

Organisers are confident Qatar, which has never taken part in a World Cup, will be able to deliver a successful event.

Middle East

Qatar 2022: World Cup preparations on schedule

The countdown is on for the 2022 Qatar World Cup, and Qatar says it will be ready.

Europe

Croatia vs France: Who will win the 2018 World Cup?

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.

World Cup

2022 World Cup: Will Qatar host 48 teams?

Qatar might be the first nation to host a 48-team World Cup tournament if a number of CONMEBOL nations have their way.

World Cup 2018

2018 World Cup final: Croatia on the brink of history

Croatians hope that their success in the 2018 World Cup will inspire not only future world-class players like midfield-lynchpin Luka Modric, but also investment in the nation's football infrastructure.

World Cup 2018

2018 World Cup final: France eyeing second star

This year's World Cup final coincides with Bastille Day and the French are gearing up to watch star striker Kylian Mbappe lead their team against Croatia for FIFA's biggest prize.

World Cup 2018

FIFA World Football exhibit launched in Moscow

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.