2022 Football World Cup

  • Europe set to agree strategy on 2022 WCup switch September 10, 2013

    Geneva: Leading clubs expect UEFA to decide next week on European football's position in the debate about switching the 2022 World Cup in Qatar from the summer to a different time of year. European Club Association Chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge cautioned on Tuesday to proceed "carefully" when the discussion is scheduled at...
  • EPL chief worried of momentum shift on 2022 debate July 25, 2013

    Hong Kong: Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore is concerned that momentum is swinging in favor of moving the 2022 World Cup from summer to winter. A long-time critic of the idea on the grounds that would impact too greatly on Europe's domestic leagues, Scudamore is more worried than ever after...
  • Qatar named world's richest country February 26, 2012

    Dubai: Qatar has been ranked as the world's wealthiest country in a new list compiled by the prestigious US magazine Forbes. The Gulf State with a population of 1.7 million topped the list as the world's richest country per capita, thanks to a rebound in oil prices and its massive natural...