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Qatar adamant it will host 2022 FIFA World Cup despite doubts

Sep 23, 2014

Qatar adamant it will host 2022 FIFA World Cup despite doubts

"The only question now is when, not if," Qatar 2022 communications director Nasser Al Khater said in a statement. "Summer or winter, we will be ready." #Sports #FIFA #Qatar #KickingAround #2022 FIFA World Cup
Qatar won't end up hosting 2022 WC, says FIFA's Zwanziger

Sep 22, 2014

Qatar won't end up hosting 2022 WC, says FIFA's Zwanziger

Although Qatar has insisted that a summer World Cup is viable thanks to cooling technologies it is developing for stadiums, training areas and fan zones, there is still widespread concern over the health of the players and visiting supporters. #Russia #FIFA #Qatar #KickingAround #Heat #2022 FIFA World Cup #Theo Zwanziger #Michael Garcia #FIFA ethics committee #2018 FIFA World Cup #Hans-Joachim Eckert #Health concerns
I certainly see myself playing in 2015 World Cup, says Yusuf Pathan

Sep 11, 2014

I certainly see myself playing in 2015 World Cup, says Yusuf Pathan

Confident of a good showing in the Champions League Twenty20 and the domestic season ahead, all-rounder Yusuf Pathan has said there is enough time before the 2015 World Cup for him to prove his mettle and make a comeback into the Indian team. #Sports #Kolkata Knight Riders #KKR #SportsTracker #Irfan Pathan #Yusuf Pathan #Champions League T20 #World Cup 2015
Goa's junket truth It's all 'tiger prawns' and the 'wow' moment for legislators

Sep 10, 2014

Goa's junket truth It's all 'tiger prawns' and the 'wow' moment for legislators

The 'tiger prawn starters on the platter, according to the report, was symbolic not just of "the perfectly arranged guided study tour of the venue and its infrastructure, but every single bit of our time spent at the race track was perfectly looked into and so well co-ordinated by Youth Stream". #Politics #ConnectTheDots #Goa #Manohar Parrikar #States #Avertano Furtado #World Cup junket #Benjamin Silva #Glen Ticlo #FIM Motocross Championship #Tiger prawns
Pietersen slams Cook for negative attitude over England's World Cup

Sep 07, 2014

Pietersen slams Cook for negative attitude over England's World Cup

Kevin Pietersen has slammed England captain Alastair Cook as "selfish" for playing down his team's chances of winning next year's World Cup. #Sports #World Cup #Cricket #NewsTracker #England #Alastair Cook #Kevin Pietersen #India in England 2014

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FIFA World Cup History: Just Fontaine's unbreakable record

May 09, 2014

FIFA World Cup History: Just Fontaine's unbreakable record

Just Fontaine however holds the record for the highest number of goals scored in a single tournament: representing France at the 1958 World Cup in Sweden, Fontaine scored 13 as Les Bleus finished third in Scandinavia. #Sports #World Cup #Brazil #France #football #KickingAround #2014 FIFA World Cup #World Cup History #Just Fontaine #13 #1958 World Cup
FIFA World Cup History: Just Fontaine's unbreakable record

Sep 30, 2014

Women's World Cup to be played on turf, FIFA insists

By Steve Keating OTTAWA (Reuters) - Next year's women's World Cup in Canada will be played on artificial turf despite threats of legal action from several top international players, an unmoved FIFA executive said after touring one of the host venues ... #Canada #FIFA
FIFA World Cup History: Just Fontaine's unbreakable record

Oct 01, 2014

Arsenal Or Liverpool To Sign 2014 World Cup Winner On A Free Transfer

Khedira could be on his way to the Premier League for nothing. Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira could finally complete his long expected move to the Premier League next summer with Arsenal and Liverpool looking to sign the German on a free transfe... #London #Madrid #Manchester United #Real Madrid #José Mourinho #Chelsea F.C. #Liverpool F.C. #Arsenal Football Club #Germany national football team #Sami Khedira #Barclays Premier League #La Liga
FIFA World Cup History: Just Fontaine's unbreakable record

Sep 30, 2014

No backup plan to avoid playing Women’s World Cup on turf: FIFA official

TORONTO — Despite the threat of a lawsuit from top players, there is no Plan B beyond playing the 2015 Women’s World Cup of soccer on artificial turf. “Currently no,” Tatjana Haenni, FIFA’s deputy director of the competitions division and […... #London #Madrid #Manchester United #Real Madrid #José Mourinho #Chelsea F.C. #Liverpool F.C. #Arsenal Football Club #Germany national football team #Sami Khedira #Barclays Premier League #La Liga