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Wednesday, 19 April 2017 9:48 AM

Saoud Al-Mohannadi, the Qatar Football Association's vice-president, won appeal against the ban handed down by a FIFA ethics committee

Work starts on stadium to host Qatar World Cup 2022 final

Work starts on stadium to host Qatar World Cup 2022 final

Wednesday, 12 April 2017 5:52 PM

Tournament organisers say they hope the 80,000-seater Lusail Stadium will be completed in 2020

UAE reveals details of FIFA Club World Cup 2017 tournament

UAE reveals details of FIFA Club World Cup 2017 tournament

Wednesday, 12 April 2017 2:05 PM

Official tournament emblem, stadiums and schedule announced for event to be held in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain

FIFA poised to sign major deal with Qatar Airways

FIFA poised to sign major deal with Qatar Airways

Sunday, 9 April 2017 8:48 AM

Contract was negotiated and concluded in the era of disgraced former FIFA president Sepp Blatter

Qatar World Cup 2022 organisers slash budget by up to 50%

Qatar World Cup 2022 organisers slash budget by up to 50%

Friday, 7 April 2017 12:32 AM

Gulf state seeks FIFA nod to operate tournament with eight stadiums, the fewest since 1978

Qatari football official wins FIFA ethics appeal

Qatari football official wins FIFA ethics appeal

Thursday, 6 April 2017 8:29 PM

Saoud Al-Mohannadi was banned for refusing to cooperate with a corruption inquiry

Qatar in talks to host FIFA Club World Cup tournament

Qatar in talks to host FIFA Club World Cup tournament

Tuesday, 4 April 2017 5:29 PM

Sources say Gulf state is in discussion to hold several major tournaments ahead of 2022 World Cup

Bahrain's Sheikh Salman hails World Cup allocation increase

Bahrain's Sheikh Salman hails World Cup allocation increase

Saturday, 1 April 2017 12:46 AM

Asian football chief applauds move to double Asia's allocation from four spots to eight from 2026

Qatar seeks UK help to set up World Cup 2022 security unit

Qatar seeks UK help to set up World Cup 2022 security unit

Thursday, 30 March 2017 2:01 PM

Gulf state inks deal to work with Britain to establish police unit to secure stadiums during tournament

FIFA sets up human rights panel in response to criticism

FIFA sets up human rights panel in response to criticism

Sunday, 12 March 2017 2:35 PM

Qatar has faced criticism of its treatment of foreign workers from Amnesty International, the Building and Wood Workers' International organisation

Qatar could be the last single host of FIFA World Cup

Qatar could be the last single host of FIFA World Cup

Thursday, 16 February 2017 3:42 PM

FIFA President Gianni Infantino says he intends to encourage co-hosting for the 2026 World Cup onwards

Bahrain's Sheikh Salman predicts World Cup expansion will see positive impact in region

Bahrain's Sheikh Salman predicts World Cup expansion will see positive impact in region

Thursday, 12 January 2017 10:50 AM

Decision to add 16 more teams from the 2026 edition will benefit countries in Asia

Swiss court rejects claim against FIFA over Qatar World Cup

Swiss court rejects claim against FIFA over Qatar World Cup

Friday, 6 January 2017 2:51 PM

Claim made by Dutch and Bangladeshi trade unions accusing FIFA over alleged human rights violations on Qatar 2022 construction sites

FIFA chief says pressure to remain on Qatar over World Cup workers

FIFA chief says pressure to remain on Qatar over World Cup workers

Friday, 30 December 2016 1:36 AM

President Gianni Infantino says progress made over treatment of labourers but more still needs to be done

UAE confirmed as hosts for FIFA Club World Cup in 2017 and 2018

UAE confirmed as hosts for FIFA Club World Cup in 2017 and 2018

Saturday, 24 December 2016 11:21 AM

World's biggest club tournament set to return to the UAE after previously hosting in 2009 and 2010

FIFA threatens to seek damages against 'illegal' Kuwait Football Association

FIFA threatens to seek damages against 'illegal' Kuwait Football Association

Sunday, 20 November 2016 12:21 PM

Fatma Samoura said FIFA reserves all rights to take actions against all those involved with KFA

FIFA 2022 stadium numbers to be decided next year

FIFA 2022 stadium numbers to be decided next year

Friday, 18 November 2016 5:35 PM

The number of stadiums required still remains unclear

FIFA imposes one-year ban on high-ranking Qatari official Al-Mohannadi

FIFA imposes one-year ban on high-ranking Qatari official Al-Mohannadi

Thursday, 17 November 2016 9:22 AM

Saoud Al-Mohannad, vice-president of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and Qatar Football Association (QFA), has denied wrongdoing

Qatar World Cup alcohol ban 'not official policy', says FIFA

Qatar World Cup alcohol ban 'not official policy', says FIFA

Sunday, 13 November 2016 1:11 PM

FIFA secretary-general Fatma Samoura says negotiations have yet to begin

FIFA investigatory body recommends lifetime ban for Bin Hammam aide

FIFA investigatory body recommends lifetime ban for Bin Hammam aide

Thursday, 3 November 2016 10:47 AM

FIFA's investigatory chamber wants Najeeb Chirakal to be punished for allegedly breaching seven of the scandal-hit soccer body's rules


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