The massive infrastructure development owing to upcoming Fifa World Cup 2022 as well as increasing security and IT spending will drive Qatar’s access control market to grow at a CAGR of 12.52 per cent during 2015-21, a report said.
One of Michel Platini's main backers in his bid to head world soccer's governing body, Bahraini Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, might stand himself if a Swiss investigation hampers the Frenchman's candidacy, two sources have to
Major soccer sponsors have issued co-ordinated calls for the immediate resignation of Fifa president Sepp Blatter in the most significant move by companies supporting the sport since a bribery and corruption scandal erupted at world football'
Qatar is set to award fresh infrastructure contracts worth $30 billion next year as part of its ongoing preparations for the FIFA World Cup 2022, said a report.
The scale of investment relative to the size of the country, and the
Swiss prosecutors have opened a criminal investigation into Sepp Blatter, the head of world soccer body Fifa, on suspicion of criminal mismanagement and misappropriation of funds, the Swiss attorney general's office said on Friday.
Fifa announced on Friday that the 2022 World Cup, to be held in Qatar, will start on November 21 with the final to be played on December 18 - cutting four days off the length of the competition.
Lawmakers in Switzerland have paved the way for new rules that make it easier for authorities to clamp down on corruption at sporting bodies based in the country such as Fifa.
The Swiss authorities are currently carrying out a cri
Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein of Jordan, beaten in May's Fifa presidential election by Sepp Blatter, strongly hinted he will stand for the position again while speaking to delegates at the Soccerex business convention on Monday.
Swiss authorities have received more than 100 reports of suspicious financial activity linked to Fifa's decisions to let Russia and Qatar host the 2018 and 2022 World Cup tournaments, the Swiss attorney general's office said on Saturday.
Fifa's independent ethics committee is probing 'many' cases of suspected corruption, is accelerating its investigations and expects life bans for all but minor offences, according to a source familiar with the matter.