Milestone: Al Thumama Stadium is 6th venue ready for FIFA WC 2022

Qatar edges closer to hosting the first FIFA World Cup in the Middle East and the Arab world Team 24x7Qatar It was yet another milestone for Qatar as it edged closer to hosting the first FIFA World Cup in the Middle East and the Arab world, as Qatar’s latest FIFA World Cup tournament venue was […]

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FIFA World Cup: 10 ways Qatar is cutting its carbon footprint in lead-up to mega event

No internal flights, green accommodation standards and solar power to help the country host a carbon-neutral tournament Team 24x77Qatar Sustainability is at the heart of preparations for the FIFA World Cup 2022, with Qatar on course to deliver the first carbon-neutral event in tournament history. Here are ten ways Qatar is reducing its carbon footprint […]

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With aim to combat wildlife trafficking, Qatar Airways extends USAID ROUTES partnership

The Illegal Wildlife Trade (IWT) Assessment was developed by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), with the support of ROUTES, as part of IEnvA – IATA’s environmental management and evaluation system for airlines Team 24x7Qatar Reinforcing its commitment to combat illegal trafficking of wildlife and its products, Qatar Airways has extended its participation in the […]

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Qatar’s FIFA World Cup final venue Lusail Stadium nears completion

Finishing touches are now being made to the stadium, which will be the eighth and final tournament venue to be built or redeveloped by the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) Team 24x7Qatar Qatar has ticked off another milestone after turf was laid recently for the first time at Lusail Stadium – the 80,000-capacity […]

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‘What will really amaze people will be Qatar’s performance on pitch in front of home crowd’

Qatar’s goalkeeping legend Ahmad Khalil is confident of a strong performance from the host nation when it takes part in the World Cup for the first time Team 24x7Qatar With 16 months to go until Qatar 2022, Qatar’s legendary goalkeeper, Ahmad Khalil, is confident of a strong performance from the host nation when it takes […]

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Arab Cup 2021 will showcase Qatar’s readiness to host 2022 mega tournament: PM

World Cup preparations are progressing well on time despite initial slowing of its pace in the beginning of the pandemic Qatar will not allow fans to enter stadiums without receiving a full vaccination against the virus By Maneesh Bakshi Qatar’s preparations for the 2022 World Cup mega event are progressing well in time. The country […]

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Ronald de Boer to be Qatar Legacy Ambassador ahead of FIFA WC 22

Former Dutch international joins fellow football legends to deliver and promote tournament’s key legacy initiatives Team 24×7 Qatar Dutch football legend Ronald de Boer has been unveiled as a Qatar Legacy Ambassador for the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC), the organisation delivering the infrastructure and legacy programmes for the FIFA World Cup Qatar […]

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QFA extends term of its governing body by another year

QNA Qatar Football Association’s (QFA) General Assembly has agreed on extending the term of the current Executive Office, which ends in December 2022, until the 2023 General Assembly. Two new members are set to join. The announcement came about during a video conference convened by QFA’s President HE Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al-Thani […]

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People with disabilities set for outstanding FIFA Qatar WC experience

The SC’s Accessibility Forum – comprising people from across Qatar’s disability community – has proved vital in supporting efforts to deliver the most accessible World Cup in tournament history Team 24x7Qatar With Qatar aiming to make the next FIFA World Cup accessible to as many people as possible, fans with disabilities will be provided with […]

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