The World Economic Forum returns to the resort during the winter for the first time in three years this week.
Cristiano Ronaldo moved to Saudi Arabian club Al Nassr last month after signing a 2-1/2 year contract estimated by media to be worth more than 200 million euros ($210 million).
Brazilian soccer legend Pelé passed away at age 82. Pelé was one of the most commanding sports figures of the last century, winning a record three World Cups with Brazil and was the standard-bearer of "the beautiful game" with the national team and his club Santos. Let’s have a look back at the life and legacy of the Brazilian superstar.
Pelé, the Brazilian king of soccer who won a record three World Cups and became one of the most commanding sports figures of the last century, died on December 29. He was 82. Pele started playing for Santos Football Club in 1956. He scored his first professional goal in his league debut, in a match between Santos FC and Corinthians FC. During his football career, Pele won the FIFA World Cup trophy three times in 1958, 1962 and 1970
Pele was one of the most commanding sports figures of the last century, winning a record three World Cups with Brazil and was the standard-bearer of "the beautiful game" with the national team and his club Santos.
On Sunday, the month-long tournament will conclude with either Argentina’s Lionel Messi hoisting the World Cup trophy for the first time or with France becoming only the third country to win consecutive championships.
The game will also be broadcast to nearly every corner of the world by networks such as TSN (Canada), BBC One (Britain), SBS (Australia), TF1 (France) and TV Pública (Argentina).
The runners-up from four years ago secured another medal by beating Morocco 2-1 in the third-place match on Saturday.
The four-year budget was presented Friday to the ruling FIFA Council which foresees an almost 50% raise in income mainly tied to broadcasting and sponsor deals for the men's World Cup
At the first World Cup in the Middle East, fans from around the world embraced the tournament with their quirky fashion. Their eye-catching fashion, body paint, colourful attires, showing their love for the game and their favourite teams, did not fail to impress at the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar.
Argentinian superstar Lionel Messi, playing his fifth World Cup, joins Lothar Matthaus on a record 25 World Cup appearances by a player and will overtake him on December 18 in the FIFA World Cup 2022 final.
Highlights from the 21st day of the World Cup in Qatar on December 14.
The streets of Argentina turned into a party on December 13 as the national team beat Croatia by a comfortable 3-0 and earned this soccer-crazed South American country a spot in the World Cup final.
Argentina has defeated Croatia 3-0 to reach the FIFA World Cup 2022 final. Julián Álvarez scored twice and Lionel Messi added a goal from the penalty spot to lead Argentina to its sixth World Cup final and second in the last three tournaments. Here's a highlight from the 20th day of the World Cup in Qatar on December 13.
Contesting a record-equaling fifth World Cup, Messi will be looking to reach the second final of his career in the competition, when Argentina takes on Croatia in the last-four stage on December 14.
Many soccer fans around the world have been surprised by Morocco's success at the World Cup in Qatar, where it became the first African and Arab country to make it to the semifinals of the tournament
The first semi-final will be played between Argentina and Croatia on December 14 and a day later, Morocco will take on France in the second semi-final
France play Morocco in the semi-finals of the World Cup on Wednesday.
Morocco, the first African side to reach the last four at a World Cup, will command ear-splitting support at the Al Bayt Stadium, and they will need every bit of it to beat the defending champions and continue their fairytale run.
The 22nd edition of the FIFA World Cup is in full swing in Qatar. Here is what you need to know about the knockout stages of the tournament before the December 18 final.
Highlights from the 19th day of the World Cup in Qatar on December 10.
Highlights from December 9, the 18th day of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar
The quarter-finals will take place on December 9 and December 10. Two games will be played on each day.
World Cup fans in Qatar hoping to see some of the Gulf’s marine life are visiting the artificial reefs just off the coast of the small, peninsular Arab nation. The underwater installations of stripped-out vehicles, bicycles, concrete blocks and toilets attract divers across the Gulf Arab world and elsewhere.
Morocco pulled another surprise to oust former champions Spain, while Portugal punished Switzerland to set up a quarterfinal clash with Morocco