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  • Serbia charged by FIFA for team, fans conduct at World Cup Dec 05, 2022 08:34 PM IST

    Serbia charged by FIFA for team, fans conduct at World Cup

    Tensions flared in the stands and on the field in a rematch of their stormy game at the 2018 World Cup that revived ethnic Balkan rivalries.

  • France on a tightrope as knockout phase looms Dec 01, 2022 04:00 PM IST

    France on a tightrope as knockout phase looms

    "Another tournament is starting now," said Deschamps – which may come as a relief to France watchers after Wednesday's performance.

  • 'Between 400 and 500' workers died for FIFA World Cup 2022, says Qatar Nov 29, 2022 08:17 PM IST

    'Between 400 and 500' workers died for FIFA World Cup 2022, says Qatar

    The chief of Qatar's World Cup organisation Al-Thawadi also clarified that there were three work-related deaths and 37 non-work-related migrant worker deaths involved in building the World Cup stadiums.

  • FIFA World Cup 2022: Fans Cycle Three Months From Paris To Doha | Here’s Why Nov 29, 2022 03:22 PM IST

    FIFA World Cup 2022: Fans Cycle Three Months From Paris To Doha | Here’s Why

    The FIFA World Cup is here, and fans have traveled from across the world to see the games. But the story of these two fans is quite intriguing; Gabriel Martin and Mehdi Balamissa traveled from Paris, France, on a cycle to Doha, Qatar, to see FIFA, and support France. They cycled for over 7000kms... What are the challenges they faced, and why did they choose to travel by cycle? Tune into this video to find out all the details.

  • FIFA World Cup 2022 | A look at how the World Cup jerseys are made Nov 28, 2022 03:51 PM IST

    FIFA World Cup 2022 | A look at how the World Cup jerseys are made

    The home kit is the jersey worn by a team when they play on their home turf while the opponent team wears their away kit as they are playing on a foreign turf.

  • Australia edge Tunisia to end 12-year wait for a win at World Cup Nov 26, 2022 05:40 PM IST

    Australia edge Tunisia to end 12-year wait for a win at World Cup

    Striker Mitchell Duke scored midway through the first half with a glancing header past keeper Aymen Dahmen to give Australia the lead, while Tunisia's best chance came when skipper Youssef Msakni shot just wide.

  • For Chinese soccer fans, World Cup highlights COVID lockdown blues Nov 24, 2022 03:02 PM IST

    For Chinese soccer fans, World Cup highlights COVID lockdown blues

    Social media comments from people in the soccer-mad nation demonstrate a growing sense of isolation among the population, as well as weariness and anger over China's chosen zero-COVID path of lockdowns, frequent tests and closed borders.

  • FIFA World Cup 2022: FIFA opens proceedings against Mexican FA over fan chants in Poland draw Nov 23, 2022 10:27 PM IST

    FIFA World Cup 2022: FIFA opens proceedings against Mexican FA over fan chants in Poland draw

    FIFA did not elaborate on the chants, but Mexicans were heard directing abuse after Poland striker Robert Lewandowski saw his second-half penalty saved by goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa.

  • FIFA World Cup 2022: Japan gets 2 late goals to beat Germany 2-1 Nov 23, 2022 08:40 PM IST

    FIFA World Cup 2022: Japan gets 2 late goals to beat Germany 2-1

    Ilkay Gündogan had given four-time champion Germany the lead with a first-half penalty.

  • Germany protests FIFA's ban on 'One Love' armband Nov 23, 2022 07:29 PM IST

    Germany protests FIFA's ban on 'One Love' armband

    German players protested against FIFA's ban on 'One Love' armbands' by posing, at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, in front of the official photographers with their hands over their mouths.

  • What is plaguing the World Cup in Qatar? Nov 23, 2022 10:31 AM IST

    What is plaguing the World Cup in Qatar?

  • Neymar stands in the way of Messi’s FIFA World Cup dream Nov 22, 2022 08:22 PM IST

    Neymar stands in the way of Messi’s FIFA World Cup dream

    Messi’s Argentina and Neymar’s Brazil head into the World Cup, which just got underway in Qatar, as favourites, with more than half of respondents naming one of them as the likely winner

  • FIFA orders World Cup referees to add time at end of games Nov 22, 2022 07:07 PM IST

    FIFA orders World Cup referees to add time at end of games

    The nearly 14 minutes added at the end of Argentina's shocking 2-1 loss to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday meant the five longest periods of stoppage time for a single half of soccer at any World Cup were all played in Qatar since Monday, according to statistics site Opta Joe.

  • Meet the Maharashtra engineer who worked on construction of FIFA World Cup stadium in Qatar Nov 22, 2022 05:30 PM IST

    Meet the Maharashtra engineer who worked on construction of FIFA World Cup stadium in Qatar

    "Working in Qatar during extreme temperatures was a challenging task," Shahid Ali said while recollecting the time spent there in constructing the stadiums.

  • FIFA World Cup 2022: Long injury times - A sign of things to come? Nov 22, 2022 07:45 AM IST

    FIFA World Cup 2022: Long injury times - A sign of things to come?

    FIFA World Cup 2022: England vs Iran saw 27 minutes of injury time across the two halves while USA vs Wales and Senegal vs Netherlands saw 10 minutes each in the second half. Are we poised for longer matches?

  • Divya Gokulnath roots for India’s FIFA qualification after Byju’s faces backlash over Messi deal Nov 21, 2022 04:26 PM IST

    Divya Gokulnath roots for India’s FIFA qualification after Byju’s faces backlash over Messi deal

    Divya Gokulnath's post comes days after Byju's faced backlash for signing Lionel Messi as a brand ambassador soon after laying off 2,500 employees.

  • Seven European World Cup captains ditch One Love arm band under FIFA pressure Nov 21, 2022 04:04 PM IST

    Seven European World Cup captains ditch One Love arm band under FIFA pressure

    The KNVB said FIFA had made it clear only hours before kick-off of their opening match against Senegal on Monday that captain Virgil van Dijk would get a yellow card if he walked on the pitch wearing the armband as planned.

  • Fanfare for first flight from Israel to Qatar for World Cup Nov 20, 2022 09:34 PM IST

    Fanfare for first flight from Israel to Qatar for World Cup

    At least 10,000 Israelis are expected at the month-long matches, most of them coming through third countries.

  • Qatar World Cup starts with stakes high for hosts Nov 20, 2022 08:35 PM IST

    Qatar World Cup starts with stakes high for hosts

    In a show of solidarity, Saudi Arabia's crown prince and the presidents of Egypt, Turkey and Algeria, as well as the United Nations Secretary-General, are among leaders at the opening ceremony in a tent-shaped stadium ahead of the first match between the hosts and Ecuador.

  • What are One Love armbands that European teams will wear to defy FIFA at Qatar 2022 Nov 20, 2022 05:25 PM IST

    What are One Love armbands that European teams will wear to defy FIFA at Qatar 2022

    England's Harry Kane will wear the armband for the first time in Friday's Nations League match against Italy. "I am honoured to join my fellow national team captains in supporting the important One Love campaign," he said.

  • Vice President  Jadgdeep Dhankhar arrives in Doha to attend FIFA World Cup opening ceremony Nov 20, 2022 03:57 PM IST

    Vice President Jadgdeep Dhankhar arrives in Doha to attend FIFA World Cup opening ceremony

    Besides attending the inaugural ceremony of the football World Cup, the vice president will also interact with members of the Indian community during his visit.

  • Welsh First Minister tells FIFA President Gianni Infantino to stop digging Nov 20, 2022 03:04 PM IST

    Welsh First Minister tells FIFA President Gianni Infantino to stop digging

    Mark Drakeford, who is in Qatar to mark Wales's first World Cup appearance since 1958, told Reuters on Sunday that Western countries should be prepared to review their own history but people's rights "really matter".

  • FIFA World Cup 2022: Schedule, dates, timings and how to watch Nov 20, 2022 01:31 PM IST

    FIFA World Cup 2022: Schedule, dates, timings and how to watch

    The 2022 FIFA World Cup will kick off today in Qatar after months of anticipation. Here's all you need to know about the football tournament.

  • Jerseys, flags sell like hot cakes at Kolkata market ahead of FIFA World Cup Nov 20, 2022 12:44 PM IST

    Jerseys, flags sell like hot cakes at Kolkata market ahead of FIFA World Cup

    The World Cup begins later on Sunday, when host country Qatar takes on Ecuador in the opening match.

  • Germany goalkeeper Neuer to defy FIFA on captains'' armbands Nov 20, 2022 11:38 AM IST

    Germany goalkeeper Neuer to defy FIFA on captains'' armbands

    Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer is set to defy FIFA's campaign for captains to wear only official armbands with selected slog.