Qatari and FIFA officials able to drive into World Cup Al Bayt Stadium

Talk to any fans in Qatar and they’ll tell you that getting into the World Cup stadiums is far from a straightforward experience. All eight stadiums are within 35km of Doha, with four in the Doha city area. The furthest one away is Al Bayt Stadium – where Spain and Germany played in a blockbuster … Read more

Football takes centre stage as World Cup protests fizzle

Human rights protests at the FIFA Qatar World Cup were a weak affair as a focus was placed back on the sport itself, writes Dr Binoy Kampmark. IT DID NOT take much. The initial promises of protest from a number of footballers and their teams at the Qatar FIFA World Cup were always suspect and … Read more

Davis Cup final Australia vs Canada: Lleyton Hewitt emotional after Alex de Minaur, Thanasi Kokkinakis lose

Lleyton Hewitt has revealed he has done everything he can to convince Nick Kyrgios to return to play for Australia. The Davis Cup captain made the statement after Australia was beaten 2-0 in the final against Canada on Monday — ending a surprise run where the Aussie team reached the final for the first time … Read more

World Cup 2022 news, results, Socceroos news, analysis, Graham Arnold’s Mat Ryan spray

Aussie fans went absolutely bonkers when Mitch Duke’s header in the 23rd minute against Tunisia found its way into the back of the net. THE MATCH-UPS 9PM Japan 0 v Costa Rica 1 MIDNIGHT Belgium v ​​Morocco 3AM Croatia v Canada 6AM Spain v Germany Wild scenes unfolded in the stadium crowd, in bars across … Read more

FIFA World Cup in Qatar, Day 8: Live updates, scores, news, results, Japan vs Costa Rica, Belgium vs Morocco, Croatia vs Canada, Spain vs Germany

The World Cup action rolls on with Groups E and F in action overnight. After their stunning upset win over Germany, Japan can lock in a spot in the round of 16 if they make it two wins in a row when they take on Costa Rica. Watch the world’s best footballers every week with … Read more

World Cup 2022 news, results: Argentina, Mexico fan fight video, Socceroos referee blunder

* Australia 1, Tunisia 0 *Argentina 2, Mexico 0 * Poland 2, Saudi Arabia 0 *France 2, Denmark 1 Tunisia star Ellyes Skhiri was controversially tripped up by the referee just seconds before Australia’s winning goal. The Socceroos scored in the 23rd minute through striker Mitch Duke. But Tunisian midfielder Skhiri was sent flying just … Read more

Qatar World Cup 2022: Cristiano Ronaldo makes football history against Ghana as Lionel Messi watches on in iconic image

Cristiano Ronaldo, you absolute freak. The Portugal superstar brushed aside a week of off-field dramas to become the first player to score at five FIFA World Cups. The 37-year-old coolly slotted home a penalty in the second half to score Portugal’s first goal in its 3-2 win against Ghana in Qatar. To put that into … Read more

Climate Activists Delay Beethoven Concert in Hamburg

Climate activists disrupted an orchestra at the Elbphilharmonie concert hall in Hamburg, Germany, by gluing themselves to the conductor’s podium on Wednesday, November 23. A video posted by Letzte Generation on Twitter shows two activists wearing safety vests climb onto the stage as some in the crowd boo and shout “raus”, or “out”. “Just as … Read more

Otter ‘Taiyo’ predicted Japan’s shock comeback victory against Germany 

Taiyo, the small-clawed and apparently psychic otter from Japan, accurately predicted Samurai Blue’s sensational victory over heavyweights Germany in their 2022 FIFA World Cup opener, LadBible has reported. Japan and Germany met at the Khalifa International Stadium for their Group E clash on Wednesday (23 November). The four-time FIFA World Cup winners drew first blood … Read more

Qatar 2022 World Cup controversy: Is FIFA Sportswashing?

What noise are you hearing the loudest – the roars of football fans from across the globe as the world’s best footballers meet in Qatar for the 2022 FIFA World Cup? Or is it the chorus of critics, human rights advocates, and even players taking a stand against the sport’s peak administrator and the host … Read more