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Ballon d’Or 2020 Scrapped Due To Virus

The Ballon d’Or will not be awarded this year for the first time in its 64- year history after the COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on the football calendar. The prestigious award, voted for by journalists, is an annual prize given to the best male footballer in the world since 1956. [...]

July 21st, 2020|

QCA To Celebrate International Chess Day With Online Tournament

The Qatar Chess Association (QCA) will be hosting the ‘We Are One Family’ Online Chess Tournament on the occasion of International Chess Day today. The tournament will be played over 18 rounds of Blitz Chess on Lichess.org, and the player who gets the most points after all the rounds will [...]

July 20th, 2020|

Qatar 2022 – Key Facts

Read on to learn some interesting facts about the FIFA 2022 World Cup preparations. 28 Days The tournament will take place over 28 days, kicking off on November 21, 2022, with the final being held on December 18, 2022, the Qatar National Day. Eight Stadiums Khalifa International Stadium was inaugurated [...]

July 16th, 2020|

2022 tournament to start at Al Bayt Stadium

The Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy announced that Al Bayt Stadium will be the stage for hosts Qatar to kick off the tournament on Monday, November 21, 2022 at 1pm local time. Al Bayt Stadium, the 60,000-capacity arena, takes its name and shape from the traditional tents used by [...]

July 16th, 2020|

Argentina star Mascherano to feature on @GA4Good Instagram Live

Argentina football star Javier Mascherano will be the special guest on Thursday’s @ GA4Good Instagram Live at 9pm Doha time (GMT +3). The current Estudiantes player will talk about the discipline and drive which has helped him win a host of major honors during his glittering football career. After making [...]

July 14th, 2020|

Champions League returns on beIN Sports starting August 7

beIN Sports, the global sports channel, is set to welcome the return of the UEFA Champions League starting from Friday, August 7 with a host of much-anticipated live games. Viewers to enjoy exclusively across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), as well as the chance to watch heavyweights Real [...]

July 14th, 2020|