European champions Bayern Munich and Qatari side Al-Duhail, who qualify through being hosts, are the only teams yet confirmed for the competition with other continental tournaments around the world delayed by the coronavirus.
Qatar puts up 'for sale' sign with new property visas, offers permanent residency with $1mn purchase
Foreigners can now house hunt in 25 areas of Qatar — mostly in and around the capital Doha — nine on a freehold basis and the rest with 99-year leaseholds
At least 19 dead, 22 injured in attack on Afghanistan's Kabul University; not involved, says Taliban
Afghan media reported that a book exhibition was being held at the university and was attended by a number of dignitaries at the time of the shooting. MOI spokesperson Tariq Arian said three attackers were killed during the gun fight
‘Grossly disturbing, offensive’: Australia’s foreign minister condemns internal examination of passengers at Doha airport
The women, including 13 Australians, were examined after a newborn baby was found abandoned at Qatar’s Hamad International Airport
The East Zone teams, which come from countries including Japan, China and Australia, will play their remaining matches in Doha from 18 November to 13 December, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) said.
Afghanistan government airstrikes kill 24 civilians, injure 6 in northern province of Kunduz, say witnesses
The Afghan defence ministry claimed the airstrikes killed 30 Taliban fighters, but added an investigation was being held into claims that civilians were among the dead
Qatar also has adopted a minimum monthly wage of 1,000 Qatari riyals (USD 275) for workers, the ILO said.
Qatar Football Association submits bid to host AFC Asian Cup in 2027, top bidder to be announced in 2021
Qatar, also hosts of the next World Cup in 2022, previously staged the Asian Cup, the continent's top national team competition, in 1988 and 2011
The All India Football Federation is awaiting a final response from the Odisha government after their proposal of holding the national camp for the Indian senior team a month before the Qatar fixture.
Expat quota bill set to impact 8 lakh Indians in Kuwait; foreign workers in Gulf bear brunt of coronavirus pandemic
According to the draft expat quota bill, Indians, currently the largest expat community in Kuwait with a population of 1.45 million, should not exceed 15 percent of the population
Qatar has opened three of the eight stadiums that will be used in the tournament across November and December 2022 which means fewer staff overseeing building infrastructure are required.
The other bidders for Asia's premier football tournament are Iran, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Uzbekistan.
Qatar launches 3rd venue for 2022 World Cup, in talks with European leagues to learn about coronavirus precautions
Qatar organisers' comments underscore how sports are taking into account the potential for ongoing health precautions at events, if there is no vaccine for COVID-19.
India's postponed 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifier against Qatar rescheduled to 8 October as AFC unveils new dates
The Indian football team's postponed 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying round game against Asian champions Qatar at home was on Friday rescheduled to 8 October as the continental body proposed new dates for the matches.
The novel coronavirus outbreak will likely mean the end of the Hex, the six-team World Cup qualifying format used by the CONCACAF region, said CONCACAF chief Victor Montagliani
Qatari capital Doha hosted the 2006 Games but Saudi Arabia has never organised an OCA multi-sport event
Bundesliga: Amid coronavirus outbreak, fans continue to question Bayern Munich's silence on Qatar and human rights abuse
Bayern is sponsored by state-owned carrier Qatar Airways and has been holding mid-season training camps in the Persian Gulf country since 2011.
The UAE has alleged Qatar star forward Almoez Ali and defender Bassam Al-Rawi were not born there and did not meet FIFA nationality requirements to represent the country
Coronavirus outbreak: IndiGo cancels flights to Doha till 17 March after Qatar bans entry of Indian nationals
Qatar has temporarily banned entry of people coming from India and 13 other countries in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, which has infected thousands of people
Indian men's football coach Igor Stimac says ISL and I-League should follow AFC policy of allowing four foreign players in a match
Stimac said he did not have any information about cancellation of national camp in Bhubaneswar, ahead of their World Cup qualifier against Qatar on 26 March, due to the outbreak of coronavirus