Suspicion and rumours have long surrounded both the 2010 vote by FIFA’s executive to hand the 2018 World Cup to Russia and the 2022 tournament to Qatar. File / Agence France-Presse
The penultimate edition of the Club World Cup in its current format featuring seven teams will kick off in Qatar on Dec. 11 with the final taking place 10 days later, global soccer governing body FIFA announced on Friday.
The men's team of the 2018-19 season, as voted on by soccer players around the world, has been announced at the FIFA Best ceremony.
Liverpool have made winning trophies a habit in 2019 and Jurgen Klopp’s side return to England and to their push for the Premier League title galvanised after being crowned world champions in Qatar on Saturday.
A Formula One season delayed by the coronavirus is due to start in Austria in July and Wolff told a conference call on Wednesday he hoped to have an agreement in place “pretty soon” with Hamilton.
Passion is the biggest driving force – this was once again evident when Young Talent Cricket Academy (YTCA) invited former Paksitani spin legend Saqlain Mushatq to share the tips of the game with the cricket aspirants via a videoconference on Thursday.
More than 1,300 male and female players from 20 countries are competing in the Arab Individual Chess Championship hosted by Abu Dhabi remotely.
Novak Djokovic had built up a real head of steam before the COVID-19 pandemic shut the tennis season down and it will be interesting to see if the world number one can regain that momentum, 18-time Grand Slam champion Chris Evert has said.