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World cup

Qatar to lose right to host World Cup: Saudi minister

1396/12/7 | 13:56
    Saudi Arabia’s sports minister has suggested that Qatar could be stripped of its right to host 2022 World Cup. Tweeting on Saturday, Turki Al Sheikh proposed that either the United Kingdom or the United States host the event. “I would extremely enjoy watching the World Cup if hosted in England or the USA,” he said. “If found guilty of any ethical violations, the Qatari government must accept the consequences of their actions,” he added, referring to an announcement by FIFA, which is expected to come in September, ...

Egypt likely to be removed from the 2018 World Cup

1396/8/6 | 13:56
  The head of the World Federation of Football Federation (FIFA), Gianni Infantino, stated that he could reconsider the presence of the Egyptian national team in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia due to the statement by the foreign minister of this country.   Infantino said the speech of the Egyptian Foreign Minister was a clear disrespect to FIFA and its members, and a clear intervention by a political officer in football. The head of the international football federation said that the FIFA should hold a meeting and examine the interventions ...

Syria holds Iran to 2-2 draw in 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification match

1396/6/15 | 13:56
The Iranian men's national team has been held to a draw against Syria but succeeded to remain top of its group in the third round of the 2018 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup qualification tournament. On Tuesday evening, Team Melli started its Group A match at Tehran’s Azadi Stadium in a fine manner, and attacking 31-year-old professional footballer Ashkan Dejagah made an early attempt to run at the Syrian goal; however, the temptation to play the ball in haste forced him to give ball away. In ...

Soccer-War-torn Syria on verge of World Cup fairytale

1396/6/12 | 13:56
Against all odds, Syria’s footballers have overcome more than six years of civil war and internal political rifts to raise hopes of qualifying for their first ever World Cup. Forced to play their home games away due to security concerns, Ayman Hakeem’s Syria have embarrassed a succession of better-resourced opponents to sit third in Group A of Asian qualifying, behind leaders Iran and South Korea. An unlikely win away to Iran on Tuesday coupled with defeat for South Korea by Uzbekistan in the final round would give Syria second spot ...

FIFA refuses to punish Saudi players over London attacks snub

1396/3/20 | 13:56
FIFA has refused to punish the Saudi Arabia men’s national football team after they snubbed a minute’s silence in memory of the London terrorist attack victims before a World Cup qualifier against Australia. Eight people – including two Australian nationals – were killed and more than 50 injured when a group of three terrorists drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge and then began stabbing revelers in London’s busy Borough Market area on June 3, before being shot dead by police marksmen. On Thursday, Australia met Saudi Arabia ...

Seeking help for World Cup:  Would Pakistan sent its army on rent?

1395/12/22 | 13:56
  Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, who is on an official visit to Qatar met country's Prime Minister, Sheikh Abdullah binNasser bin Khalifa Al Thani. The Prime Minister of Qatar acknowledged Pakistan's contributions towards development and growth of Qatar. He also hailed Pakistan Army's contributions towards regional peace. Further strengthening of bilateral ties will serve Pakistan’sinterests but the idea of providing troops to secure the FIFA 2022 is problematic at best. Before Pakistan considers Qatar’s ...

An early ouster: Pakistan team’s poor performance unveil internal rifts

1395/1/7 | 13:56
 Pakistan was defeated by Australia in the all-important World Cup encounter by 21 runs and sent Pakistan packing home. Pakistan had to win this game in order to keep theri hopes in this tournament alive but was defeated by the Kangaroos and will now be going home as their campaign is already over. Australia has just one game to go in this tournament now; against India. It is a must-win game for Australia while India might get through even if they lose by a close margin. As for Pakistan, their campaign is over; while their captain Shahid Afridi ...

Worker Laws: Would it bring betterment in worker’s conditions?

1394/7/12 | 13:56
Things are looking up for the millions of expats workings in the United Arab Emirates following the announcement of serious labor reforms. Coming into effect Jan. 1, the reforms intend to improve transparency of job terms and employment contracts, specify how contracts can legally be terminated and make it easier for workers to change employers.Nicholas McGeehan, a UAE researcher at Human Rights Watch, said the reforms are “a huge improvement and something we would fully support and applaud,” according to Arabian Business. However, McGeehan ...

Mixing politics with sports:  Indo-Pak cricket series in doldrums

1394/7/2 | 13:56
  Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Shaharyar Khan fears chances of a series against India in December are slim as the Indian board is still waiting to get clearance from its government. The PCB and the Board of Control for Cricket in India signed an MoU last year to play six series between 2015-2023 with Pakistan hosting India for Tests, ODIs and Twenty20s in the UAE in December.The issue has been raised thrice with BCCI officials during various meetings of ICC since he took over the charge of PCB chairman in last September, according ...

Pakistan's test series win: A healthy sign for falling cricket passion

1394/4/18 | 13:56
 The Test series win against Sri Lanka comes at an important time for the national outfit. Prior to this, the last that the team remembers of truly good times must be before the World Cup.The win was due, ultimately, to the combination of new talent and the veteran. This not just symbolised continuity but also reconfirmed the merits of perseverance. After the game, Younis Khan praised the effort of Shan Masood, his partner, in the all-important 242-run alliance in the chase for the 377-run target.This was the highest total ever chased by Pakistan, ...

Zaheer Abbas named as new ICC president

1394/4/4 | 13:56
SHAFAQNA PAKISTAN (Shia News Agency)-ICC has named Pakistan’s ex-captain Zaheer Abbas as its next President for a year. Zaheer began his one-year term and thanked the ICC Board and the Full Council for confirming his nomination. He said: “I feel truly honoured and humbled to be appointed as the President of the governing body of our great game. Zaheer, 67, played 78 Tests and 62 ODIs from 1969 to 1985 in which he scored 5,062 and 2,572 runs, respectively. He also played in the 1975, 1979 and 1983 ICC Cricket World Cups and captained Pakistan ...