Sunday, December 3, 2023

Topic: World cup

“Qatar, Palestine, together hand in hand”: Palestinian crowds chant to show support for World Cup

The Palestinian cause has been given a lot of attention in times leading to the World Cup, with Qatar repeatedly ruling out normalisation

World Cup final: Kashmiri students thrashed in Punjab

On 13 November, Kashmiri engineering students in Punjab's Moga were allegedly thrashed over the match results of the World Cup final 2022 between Pakistan...

French cartoon depicts Qatari footballers as terrorists

A cartoon by a French newspaper depicted Qatari footballers as terrorists and it has sparked outrage on social media, with users calling out its “blatant Islamophobia” and “racism.”

FIFA links biyearly World Cups to averting migrant deaths at sea

FIFA president Gianni Infantino on Wednesday claimed FIFA’s proposal for the biennial world cup could change the destiny of African football players, who are risking their lives crossing the Mediterranean sea seeking better opportunities.

Football bodies boycott European Super League

The move by 12 European football clubs to launch European Super League, is getting wide criticism and call for boycott by football bodies citing...

Qatar plans ‘normal’ World Cup after COVID-19 vaccines

In an interview with The Associated Press on Sunday, 2022 World Cup chief executive Nasser Al-Khater said Qatar is now planning for a “complete normal World Cup in 2022 after rapid progress in producing vaccines for the coronavirus."