England's failed bid to host the 2018 World Cup "was by far the strongest contender", FIFA official Harold Mayne-Nicholls was quoted as saying on Sunday.
"How could England have only got two votes? It was a big
Qatar predicted its economy would grow 7.7 per cent next year, signalling the world's top exporter of liquefied natural gas expects very little disruption to its finances from the oil price plunge which is worrying many energy exporters.
Qatar has unveiled the design of Qatar Foundation Stadium and Health & Wellness Precinct, its fourth stadium in Doha, which will feature innovative cooling technology like all proposed World Cup venues, said a report.
Project Qatar 2015, a leading construction, technology and building materials exhibition, has received an overwhelming response from the exhibitors, six months prior to its opening in capital Doha.
The 12th International Construction Te
The infrastructure investments in Qatar will breach the $200-billion mark by the next decade as additional investments start pouring in from the private sector to complement the government's development drive, said a leading Doha-based contr
A new $1.6-billion hotel and conference/expo centre has been proposed for the upcoming 2022 Fifa World Cup in Doha, Qatar.
The Silver Pearl Hotel calls for a 1,000 plus-room luxury property to be located 1.5 km off shore near Doha. The
Fifa ethics judge Hans-Joachim Eckert and investigator Michael Garcia have met for the first time since their public disagreement and agreed a report into the 2018/2022 World Cups bid process should be further reviewed.
World soccer's governing body Fifa lodged a criminal complaint in Switzerland on Tuesday against unidentified people over the bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, but stood by its conclusion that any wrongdoing was not enough to jeopard
Fifa cleared Russia and Qatar on Thursday of wrongdoing in their bids to host the World Cup, but the former US prosecutor who led the investigation by soccer's governing body said it had misrepresented his findings.
A German j
Infrastructure projects related to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar are expected to gather pace after Fifa's ethics committee gave the go-ahead for the event, rejecting corruption claims.
The committee said on Thursday it could fin