Qatar

December 6, 2022
December 6, 2022

Gree part of FIFA World Cup 2022

The first winter FIFA World Cup to be held in a dessert nation is now on full swing. Perched on a small peninsula in Persian Gulf of the Middle East, Qatar is featured by a tropical dessert climate and one of the hottest-rated countries on Earth. Even in winter, the highest temperature can reach to 30 degree Celsius.

November 29, 2022
November 29, 2022

World Cup pitch invader with rainbow flag released: ministry

An Italian man who ran onto the pitch during a World Cup match in Qatar carrying a rainbow flag has been released following a brief detention, the Italian foreign ministry said on Tuesday.

November 29, 2022
November 29, 2022

No booze? No problem for most fans at World Cup in Qatar

Soccer fans at the almost alcohol-free World Cup are ready to pay high prices for a beer, a few have tried to smuggle booze into stadiums but most simply accept that drinking is off limits at the first tournament in a Muslim country.

November 29, 2022
November 29, 2022

Arab fans unite after surprise wins in Qatar

Victories against the odds by Arab teams competing at the Middle East's first World Cup have inspired their supporters, bringing a rare sense of optimism and unity for fans from the Gulf to the Atlantic Ocean.

November 29, 2022
November 29, 2022

German pundit Wagner apologises for bathrobe comment

Pundit and former German international striker Sandro Wagner apologised on Monday for his "ill considered" remark when he commented on the World Cup match between Germany and Spain the day before for the German TV channel ZDF.

November 25, 2022
November 25, 2022

Senegal beat Qatar to leave World Cup hosts on brink of early exit

Host nation Qatar were pushed to the brink of an early elimination from their own World Cup on Friday after a 3-1 defeat to Senegal.

November 24, 2022
November 24, 2022

Serbia coach shoots down Brazil spy drone rumours

Serbia coach Dragan Stojkovic dismissed rumours of Brazil spying on their training sessions using a drone, saying on Wednesday the South American superpower would gain nothing from filming their workouts.

November 22, 2022
November 22, 2022

World Cup matches in Qatar run longer than ever

Matches at the World Cup in Qatar are running longer than at any other tournament after referees were told to account for time-wasting and delays more punctiliously.

November 20, 2022
November 20, 2022

Mashrafe's take on Qatar-Ecuador match

The ace cricketer has already chalked out his predictions for each of the games of the World Cup and has shared his predictions with The Daily Star.

November 20, 2022
November 20, 2022

First special Israel-Qatar flight takes off for World Cup

The first direct commercial flight between Israel and Doha took off Sunday after Qatar approved the flights for World Cup ticket holders despite having no ties with Israel.