FIFA President Infantino visits Qatar

Posted on Apr 22, 2016 in World Cup

Gianni Infantino on his first visit to Qatar as FIFA president insisted on Friday that the 2022 World Cup would be hosted there as planned. Asked if the Gulf state would keep the tournament, Infantino told reporters in Doha: ‘Of course, the World Cup will take place in Qatar in 2022.’ The Association’s president also […]

New cooling tech for Qatar

Posted on Aug 11, 2015 in World Cup

Even though the games have now been rescheduled to the winter, officials said they will continue to develop cooling technology that would enable athletes to compete even at very high temperatures. Announcing Qatar’s World Cup master plan in February, Local Organizing Committee CEO Hassan Al Thawadi declared this technology as one of the legacies of […]