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Third stadium for the 2022 World Cup to be ready and delivered for use this month

by Muhammad Muneeb Ur Rehman The Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) and Qatar Foundation (QF) have announced the completion of the Education City Stadium for the Qatar 2022 tournament. The 40,000-capacity arena, nicknamed...

QNB Stars League resumes football season amid COVID-19

by Sara Abadi Sami Al-Hassawi, goalkeeper for Um Salal SC, during trainingQatar Football Association has issued a circular announcing that the QNB Stars League would resume its 2019/20 season on July 24, “subject to a number...

Amnesty: private company working on World Cup failed to pay salaries

A report published by rights group Amnesty International says that around 100 workers weren’t paid their salaries by a contractor working on one of the world cup stadiums until the government stepped in. Human rights...

‘Qarving’ an identity: how Qatar has flourished on the global stage despite the blockade

By Sara Abadi It has been three years since that fateful day of June 5, 2017, when Qatar was put under siege by its neighbouring countries, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt through a...

Qatar plans to make FIFA 2022 World Cup the most secure sporting event ever

By some estimates, the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar is going to cost the tiny Gulf nation approximately US $220 billion. This is about 60 times the $3.5 billion that South Africa spent...

English Football Association Signs MoU With Qatar

The strong face-off between English and Qatar Football Association takes a friendly turn. Chief of English Football Association, Greg Clarke signed “Knowledge sharing” memorandum of understanding with the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy, the...
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