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.
In a major overhaul, the UAE Pro League general assembly decided to suspend the relegation and promotion system for the current season and not crowning a new champion for the Arabian Gulf League (AGL) on Thursday.
Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter has called for his successor, Gianni Infantino, to be suspended by the global soccer body after criminal proceedings were opened against Infantino in Switzerland.
Gamers8, the biggest esports and gaming festival worldwide, is returning this summer even bigger and better – with a world record prize pool in excess of $30million, more than double last year’s grand prize total.
'You are the much needed hope for all the women in sports. I'm super proud of you for all your achievements in your journey. You're an inspiration for many, keep going strong,' tweets Shoaib Malik.
The hard-hitting Belarusian collapsed to the court in tears after winning 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 against Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina in a high-quality 2hr 28min arm-wrestle on Rod Laver Arena.