2022 Fifa World Cup
Football  /  Published 23.11.21

Qatar Cup still feels heat of scrutiny

The eight stadiums — all within a 30-mile radius of Doha — are now largely complete. The 2022 World Cup has been preserved after fending off hostility from neighbours, corruption investiga...
By Reuters

Football  /  Published 12.11.21

Brazil qualify for 2022 World Cup

For a football-loving country ravaged by the Covid-19 pandemic, qualifying for 2022 Fifa World Cup can only be great news. Brazil have become the first South American team to qualify for the mega eve...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 07.10.21

Big guns face tough tests

Brazil and Argentina will be hoping to avoid any more interruptions when World Cup qualifying resumes on Thursday across South America. The game between the two rivals in Sao Paulo last month was sus...
By Agencies in Sao Paulo

Sports  /  Published 10.09.21

Messi breaks Pele's goal-scoring record

Brazil beat Peru Brazil counted on Neymar to secure their eighth win in eight matches, an easy 2-0 victory over Peru on Thursday. Brazil have 24 points and second-place Argentina 18, both with eight...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 19.05.21

Hobbies to stay calm in quest for Qatar glory

Midfielder Anirudh Thapa knows that the job on and off the field when the Indian football team travels to Qatar for the 2022 World Cup Qualifiers will be tough and so he is trying his best to concentr...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta


Sports  /  Published 28.03.21

DFB stands by players on Qatar

England will be without striker Marcus Rashford and winger Bukayo Saka for their World Cup qualifiers against Albania and Poland due to injury, the FA said on Friday. Rashford was ruled out of Manche...
By Reuters in Berlin

Football  /  Published 16.07.20

Four games per day in group stage of 2022 World Cup

The 2022 football World Cup in Qatar will have four games every day in a 12-day group stage and matches later in the tournament that go into extra time will extend past midnight. Fifa released the sc...
By AP in London

Sports  /  Published 14.10.19

Sunil Chhetri: Team not just about me

India captain Sunil Chhetri feels if Bangladesh put additional markers to keep him at bay, it will only help other players score and serve the purpose of his team. “Their plan is to get as many as p...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 07.04.20

Bribe glare on bid for ’22

The 2022 World Cup in Qatar has become the focus of fresh Fifa corruption allegations after the release of a new US Department of Justice indictment which says bribes were paid to football officials t...
By Reuters in London

Sports  /  Published 15.10.19

Need to stay optimistic, says coach Igor Stimac

Coach Igor Stimac admitted that inability to score and taking in a ‘silly’ goal in the 42nd minute were the reasons for India being held to a 1-1 draw by Bangladesh in the World Cup 2022 and Asian...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta


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