Tag: Qatar


COVID weighs heavily on FIFA schedule

FIFA Club World Cup to be delayed

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has acknowledged the fact that COVID-19’s disastrous impact on the global football calendar is set to result in a delay for this year’s FIFA Club World Cup™ in Qatar. The FIFA Club World Cup™ is an international men’s association football competition... » Read more


Lusail Stadium roof to raise the bar

Qatar Lusail Stadium update September 2020

The 80,000-capacity Lusail Stadium in Qatar – which will host the final of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ – will soon see its roof in place. The structure will be among the most challenging tensile cable roofs ever built. Lusail Stadium is a stadium under construction in Lusail, Qatar.... » Read more


Qatar keen to stage 2032 Olympic Games

Qatar bids in 2032 Olympics

Qatar has evinced keen interest in bidding to host the 2032 Olympic Games, in what would be the first time a Middle Eastern nation organizes the world’s biggest sporting showpiece. The Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) announced on Monday that it formally submitted its request to join the... » Read more


2022 World Cup opening at Al Bayt Stadium

Qatar World Cup Al Bayt Stadium - July 2020

The breathtaking Al Bayt Stadium in Qatar will be the fulcrum of activity as the 2022 FIFA World Cup™ will kick off from the facility on November 21, 2022 at 1 pm local time (11:00 CET). The announcement in this regard was made by the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) on Wednesday that... » Read more


Al Bayt Stadium to sweep fans off feet

Al Bayt Stadium 3 - July 2020

Al Bayt Stadium – a football stadium under construction in Al Khor, Qatar, in time for the 2022 FIFA World Cup™ – will almost be a phantasmagoria of beauty. It will be a kind of dream for fans arriving at this 60,000-capacity venue – something which they have never seen before. A... » Read more


Qatar to host FIFA World Cup™ prelude

Qatar new tournament

A warm-up pan-Arab tournament will be played in Qatar in late 2021, which will act as a prelude to the FIFA World Cup™ 2022, which is scheduled to kick off on November 21, 2022. The announcement was made by the Qatar Football Association (QFA) and FIFA recently. The proposal of the whole... » Read more


Qatar’s landmark stadium to open in 2021

Qatar Lusail Stadium May 2020 update

Qatar presses on with stadium projects for the 2022 FIFA World Cup™ despite the world getting caught in the COVID-19 maelstrom. However, the new national football venue of Qatar, Lusail Stadium, will not be completed in 2020. Instead of 2020, it will now open in March 2021. Recent reports suggest... » Read more


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