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FIFA World Cup 2022: Supporters Planning Qatar Trips Likely To Face Hotel Shortage

Dec 30, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

In order to ensure hotel availability to teams, officials, sponsors and media, most rooms in Qatar have already been block-booked by FIFA World Cup 2022 organizers. This will also help the organizers to prevent price gouging.

FIFA World Cup 2022: Norwegian Team Launches Jersey To Highlight Abuses In Qatar

Dec 06, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Tromso, a team from northern Norway, has described itself as the first professional club worldwide to speak out against what it calls 'inhumane conditions' in Qatar, the host of FIFA World Cup 2022.


FIFA World Cup 2022: Qatar Arrest Norwegian Journalists Reporting On Migrant Labour Camps

The two Norwegian journalists Halvor Ekeland and Lokman Ghorbani were detained by the security forces for 30 hours and the footage they gathered from the migrant labour camp was deleted.

FIFA World Cup 2022: 'Stadium 974' - Qatar Unveils Seventh Tournament Venue

Nov 23, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Stadium 974 is the seventh tournament venue to be completed by the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy for the FIFA World Cup 2022, which is scheduled to kick off on November 21.


FIFA World Cup 2022 Host Qatar Used Ex-CIA Officer To Spy On Global Football Body - Report

Football World Cup, organised by FIFA, is the planet’s most popular sports tournament. It’s also a chance for Qatar, one of the wealthiest countries in the world, to have a coming-out party on the world stage.

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22 November, 2021

Mouni Roy, Mrunal Thakur Interact With David Beckham; Ranveer Singh Left Star Struck

Outlook Web Desk

While several well-known celebrities expressed their delight in their photos, it was Ranveer Singh's comment on Mrunal's photo that drew attention.


21 November, 2021

Qatar Grand Prix: F1 Champion Lewis Hamilton Closes Gap With Max Verstappen After Dominating Win

Associated Press (AP)

Lewis Hamilton, who also won last week in Brazil, has trimmed 17 points from Max Verstappen's lead in the F1 title race in a week.


21 November, 2021

Qatar Grand Prix: Advantage Lewis Hamilton As F1 Leader Max Verstappen Gets Grid Penalty

Associated Press (AP)

Max Verstappen holds a 14-point lead over Lewis Hamilton in the standings and was scheduled to start second alongside the seven-time champion on the front row at Losail International Circuit.


20 November, 2021

Qatar Grand Prix: F1 Champion Lewis Hamilton Wins Pole For Inaugural Race In Losail

Associated Press (AP)

It was Lewis Hamilton's102nd pole of his career, fourth of the season and first since the Hungarian Grand Prix in August.


19 November, 2021

Lewis Hamilton Pleads F1 To Raise Human Rights Issues Ahead Of Qatar Grand Prix

Associated Press (AP)

Qatar and Saudi Arabia have been accused of 'sportswashing' their human rights records by using high-profile sporting events. Qatar hosts football World Cup next year.


18 November, 2021

FIFA World Cup 2022: Denmark To Wear 'Human Rights Messages' In Qatar

Associated Press (AP)

FIFA World Cup 2022 host Qatar has faced criticism amid reports of discriminatory laws and conditions for the migrant workers in the country.


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17 November, 2021

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Which National Football Teams Have Booked Their Tickets To Qatar

Jayanta Oinam

Here's a look at the national teams which have qualified for FIFA World Cup 2022. Which countries can join them in Qatar and how do the FIFA World Cup qualifiers work.


06 November, 2021

Angelina Jolie Calls Ban On 'Eternals' In Saudi Arabia And Other Countries 'Ignorant'

Outlook Web Bureau

In a round table press conference, while promoting the Marvel Cinematic Universe film, Abgelina Jolie called the ban 'ignorant' and lauded producers’ decision to not cut those scenes out.


05 November, 2021

Xavi Makes Emotional Return To Camp Nou As New Barcelona Head Coach

Koushik Paul

Xavi left Barcelona in 2015 after helping the club win 25 titles in 17 seasons and replaces Dutchman Ronald Koeman at the helm.


15 October, 2021

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup: Mohammad Nabi Aims To Steer Afghanistan ‘Until The End’

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Afghanistan have also roped in former South African star Lance Klusener as head coach, ex-Australian pacer Shaun Tait as bowling coach besides Andy Flower as batting consultant.


08 October, 2021

FIFA Plans To Postpone Club World Cup Until 2022

PTI

FIFA is already due to stage the Arab Cup competition in December in Qatar as part of World Cup preparations.


04 October, 2021

Football World Cup 2022: FIFA Talks With Qatar On Easing COVID Vaccine Mandate - Report

Associated Press (AP)

Qatari Prime Minister announced in June that it would require any fans wanting entry into next year's tournament to be fully inoculated against the coronavirus.


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19 September, 2021

Saudi Foreign Minister In India: Riyadh As Concerned As New Delhi About Stabilising Afghanistan

Seema Guha

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar held talks with visiting Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan al Saud on Sunday.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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