Qatar 2022: Cycling from Paris to Doha to watch the World Cup

Doha, Qatar CNN — Travel to see your team play at the World Cup it took a bit longer than usual for two French fans. Mehdi Balamissa and Gabriel Martin decided the best way to travel from France to Qatar I was on two wheels. The friends spent three months traveling 7,000 kilometers (approximately 4,350 … Read more

FIFA crackdown conflicts with guidelines

The host nation of the 2022 men’s World Cup, Qatar, is known for its human rights abuses related to women, migrant workers and members of the LGBTQ+ community. Same-sex relationships in Qatar are illegal and punishable by up to seven years in prison. With Qatar hosting one of the world’s most popular sporting events, these … Read more

FIFA and Qatar criticized for LGBTQ rights and worker safety ahead of World Cup draw

World Cup host Qatar and FIFA received scathing criticism within soccer on Thursday, a day before the tournament draw. In your own territory. In his own house. For a member of the extended football family. The Norwegian soccer president, one of the few women to lead a FIFA member federation, took to the stage of … Read more

FIFA starts talks on alternatives to World Cup biennial plan

The FIFA logo is seen in front of its headquarters during a misty autumn day in Zurich, Switzerland November 18, 2020. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Check in DOHA, March 29 (Reuters) – FIFA’s hotly contested plans to hold the World Cup every two years are not on the … Read more

Female coaches will benefit from the FIFA Coaches Training Scholarships

47 fellows from 27 member associations were accepted The program aims to increase the number of qualified female coaches working in football All students will complete a coaching license course FIFA has selected 47 talented women coaches from 27 member associations to benefit from a scholarship, as part of its Coach Education Scholarships programme, designed … Read more