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From The42 Liverpool to play at new 2022 World Cup venue as European champions Doha

Liverpool to play at new 2022 World Cup venue as European champions

The Reds will compete at the Fifa World Club Cup in Qatar this December.

From The42 Argentina seem to be at war, says coach Under Fire

Argentina seem to be at war, says coach

Lionel Scaloni believes there is too much pressure on his side at the Copa America.

From The42 Barcelona great Xavi set for first job in management Pastures New

Barcelona great Xavi set for first job in management

He will take over Al-Sadd, who won Qatar’s league title this season for the first time in six years.

From The42 Paris Saint-Germain win 6th Ligue 1 title in 7 seasons Champions

Paris Saint-Germain win 6th Ligue 1 title in 7 seasons

The news was confirmed after second-placed Lille failed to win at Toulouse.

From The42 German FA president resigns over payment and gift scandals Stepping Down

German FA president resigns over payment and gift scandals

Reinhard Grindel apologised for accepting a €6,000 watch from Hryhoriy Surkis, a UEFA vice-president and honorary president of the Ukrainian football federation.

From The42 Record-breaking bicycle kick helps Qatar claim a first-ever Asian Cup The Maroons

Record-breaking bicycle kick helps Qatar claim a first-ever Asian Cup

The 2022 World Cup hosts handed Japan a 3-1 defeat in Abu Dhabi, with Almoez Ali scoring nine goals at the tournament.

From The42 Early return for Tottenham star Son Heung-min as South Korea suffer Asian Cup elimination London Calling

Early return for Tottenham star Son Heung-min as South Korea suffer Asian Cup elimination

Title-chasing South Korea were defeated by Qatar on Friday.

From The42 Finnish footballer boycotts Qatar game in protest over human rights Taking A Stand

Finnish footballer boycotts Qatar game in protest over human rights

Riku Riski’s side play Sweden in Doha next week.

From The42 Former Barcelona boss becomes Mexico coach Tata

Former Barcelona boss becomes Mexico coach

Gerardo Martino is coming off a storybook season in Major League Soccer in the United States, where he led Atlanta United to the MLS Cup title.

From The42 Fifa exploring possibility of 48-team 2022 World Cup - Infantino Qatar

Fifa exploring possibility of 48-team 2022 World Cup - Infantino

The tournament takes place in Qatar in three years.

From The42 Late drama sees Qatar pull off shock win over Switzerland side featuring Shaqiri and Xhaka Swiss Leaks This post contains videos

Late drama sees Qatar pull off shock win over Switzerland side featuring Shaqiri and Xhaka

They’re separated by 88 places in the Fifa rankings.

From The42 BeIN Sports claim 'irrefutable evidence' of Saudi Arabia-based piracy Broadcast Rights

BeIN Sports claim 'irrefutable evidence' of Saudi Arabia-based piracy

“The illegal channel beoutQ is backed by Saudi nationals and openly promoted by leading Saudi figures.”

From The42 'For football, Qatar 2022 is great news' - Graeme Souness looking forward to next World Cup Qatar

'For football, Qatar 2022 is great news' - Graeme Souness looking forward to next World Cup

The former Liverpool star feels that the considerable decrease in travelling time will help the players and fans alike.

From The42 Barcelona great Xavi signs up for two more years in Qatar and could play beyond the age of 40 New Deal

Barcelona great Xavi signs up for two more years in Qatar and could play beyond the age of 40

Former Barcelona and Spain star Xavi is set to extend his playing career beyond the age of 40.

From TheJournal.ie A stadium made of containers will be constructed for the 2022 World Cup Shipping Forecast

A stadium made of containers will be constructed for the 2022 World Cup

Although Qatar’s initial bid was for up to 12 stadiums, it is now scheduled to play matches at just eight venues.

From TheJournal.ie 'Made to be rejected': Qatar looks to reject demands made in Gulf-states row Gulf Apart

'Made to be rejected': Qatar looks to reject demands made in Gulf-states row

Gulf states have demanded Qatar agree to complete a list of demands to end the blockade against it.

From The42 $2m sent to child of Fifa member before 2022 World Cup awarded - report Claim

$2m sent to child of Fifa member before 2022 World Cup awarded - report

The German daily Bild is publishing allegations from American independent investigator Michael Garcia.

From TheJournal.ie Al-Jazeera says closure demand is 'attempt to silence freedom of expression' Ultimatum

Al-Jazeera says closure demand is 'attempt to silence freedom of expression'

The nation’s foreign minister said today that the list of 13 demands given to his government is not reasonable.

From TheJournal.ie Qatar told to close Al-Jazeera and accept other demands or face 'divorce' from gulf neighbours Crisis In The Gulf

Qatar told to close Al-Jazeera and accept other demands or face 'divorce' from gulf neighbours

The Qatar-based broadcaster denounced the move as an attack on media freedom.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What's going on in Qatar and why are all its neighbours turning on it? Crisis In The Gulf

Explainer: What's going on in Qatar and why are all its neighbours turning on it?

Saudi Arabia is leading allies in cutting off ties to Qatar over its alleged links to terrorism.

From TheJournal.ie Qatar hits out at 'baseless' Saudi terrorism blacklist Tensions

Qatar hits out at 'baseless' Saudi terrorism blacklist

The emirate was responding after Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain published a list of 59 people and entities linked to “terrorism”.

From TheJournal.ie Trump criticises Qatar for 'funding extremism' despite it having largest US base in Middle East Wading In

Trump criticises Qatar for 'funding extremism' despite it having largest US base in Middle East

Trump later adopted a different tone on Qatar in a phone call with the King of Saudi Arabia.

From TheJournal.ie Irish citizens in Qatar being urged to register with government as diplomatic crisis deepens It's All Kicking Off

Irish citizens in Qatar being urged to register with government as diplomatic crisis deepens

Yesterday, Saudi Arabia and several of its allies cut relations with Qatar.

From TheJournal.ie Arab nations cut ties with Qatar due to 'terrorist links' Bridge The Gulf

Arab nations cut ties with Qatar due to 'terrorist links'

Airlines Emirates, Etihad, flydubai and Air Arabia will cancel flights to and from Qatar from tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie 'We just want closure': Family of Irish baby burned in Qatar house fire Elizabeth Soffe

'We just want closure': Family of Irish baby burned in Qatar house fire

Elizabeth Soffe was badly burned in the fire.

From TheJournal.ie Hamas has significantly 'softened' its stance on Israel Qatar

Hamas has significantly 'softened' its stance on Israel

The Palestinian organisation launched a new policy document today in which it steps back from calling for Israel’s ‘destruction’.

From TheJournal.ie Qatar will execute a man who killed a British teacher and burned her body in the desert Lauren Patterson

Qatar will execute a man who killed a British teacher and burned her body in the desert

The death penalty is rarely used in Qatar.

From TheJournal.ie 26 members of hunting party kidnapped in Iraq in 2015 freed Qatar

26 members of hunting party kidnapped in Iraq in 2015 freed

The party is believed to have included members of the Qatari royal family.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin is getting a new air route - and a new way to fly to Australia Doha Little Dance

Dublin is getting a new air route - and a new way to fly to Australia

It will also be Qatar Airways’ first Irish route.

From TheJournal.ie British man dies while working on World Cup stadium in Qatar Khalifa Stadium

British man dies while working on World Cup stadium in Qatar

The man’s family have been informed. The cause of death has not yet been released.

From TheJournal.ie Qatar Airways to launch Dublin to Doha route Up Up And Away This post contains videos

Qatar Airways to launch Dublin to Doha route

The flights will begin in 2017 or 2018.

From TheJournal.ie Two Qatari women robbed of valuables worth €5 million in Paris motorway heist Hold-up Hotspot

Two Qatari women robbed of valuables worth €5 million in Paris motorway heist

Masked men sprayed the women, who are in their sixties, with tear gas before stealing “everything in the vehicle”.

From The42 No alcohol in streets, public places at World Cup - Qatar Ban

No alcohol in streets, public places at World Cup - Qatar

The comments by Hassan Al-Thawadi will further alarm football traditionalists.

From TheJournal.ie Paris five-star hotel cleaner awarded €57,000 after being "molested" by Qatari guest Hyatt Paris-vendome

Paris five-star hotel cleaner awarded €57,000 after being "molested" by Qatari guest

The incident happened in 2010 and involved a member of the entourage of a Qatari prince.

From TheJournal.ie Dutch woman convicted of adultery after reporting rape in Qatar Adultery

Dutch woman convicted of adultery after reporting rape in Qatar

The male defendant in the case was sentenced to 140 lashes, but he will not serve any jail time.

From TheJournal.ie Dutch woman held in Qatar after making rape complaint Human Rights

Dutch woman held in Qatar after making rape complaint

The 22-year-old says she was drugged and raped but she is being held on suspicion of adultery.

From The42 The latest on the inter-county future of Donegal's Qatar-based goalkeeper Man Abroad

The latest on the inter-county future of Donegal's Qatar-based goalkeeper

Paul Durcan has not played for Donegal since last year’s All-Ireland quarter-final.

From TheJournal.ie Filthy rooms, withheld pay, confiscated passports: claims of abuse at Qatar World Cup site World Cup Workers

Filthy rooms, withheld pay, confiscated passports: claims of abuse at Qatar World Cup site

A new Amnesty report accuses the Gulf state of exploiting workers as it prepares for the 2022 tournament.

From TheJournal.ie Snow White book banned from Qatar school over 'sexual innuendo' Brothers Grimm

Snow White book banned from Qatar school over 'sexual innuendo'

A complaint came from the father of a pupil.

From TheJournal.ie Qatar is thinking about introducing 'family only' days at shopping centres Bachelor Ban

Qatar is thinking about introducing 'family only' days at shopping centres

The proposal puts the spotlight back on how the country is treating its labour force ahead of the 2022 World Cup.

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