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Vivek Mishra
Vivek MishraNov 25, 2022 | 13:45
The biggest upsets in FIFA World Cup history

Qatar World Cup 2022 has seen five days of action, and we have already witnessed two big upsets in football's biggest and most prestigious event.

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Ayaan Paul
Ayaan PaulNov 23, 2022 | 12:38
Qatar tops FIFA World Cup-related Google searches. Guess who’s second…

As the FIFA World Cup has begun in full stride over the weekend, with eight exciting matches already having been played, World Cup-related searches soar in the host Gulf nation. However, the country in second place is steeped in the most morbid irony.

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DailyBite
DailyBiteNov 23, 2022 | 12:28
Cristiano Ronaldo says bye to Manchester United after explosive interview: A timeline of his 2nd stint

Cristiano Ronaldo's second spell at Manchester United has finally come to an end. Ronaldo is to leave United by mutual agreement, with immediate effect, the club announced on Tuesday (November 22).

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Amrutha Pagad
Amrutha PagadNov 22, 2022 | 16:03
Pakistan is not playing in FIFA World Cup 2022, but Sialkot footballs are shining in Qatar

Pakistan's economy has been battered by the recent devastating floods. One study estimates the damages and economic losses to be more than $30 billion. Amid this gloomy state of economic affairs in the country, the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar has brought some respite for Pakistan - which is more than just entertainment. 

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Shaurya Thapa
Shaurya ThapaNov 22, 2022 | 12:47
Proud of Qatar for denying US journo in pride T-shirt entry to World Cup, says Qatari academic

Qatar, where homosexuality is a punishable offence, had been drawing concerns from several queer spectators right from the time when it was announced as the official host of this year’s FIFA World Cup. Now, even allies are being detained for wearing as much as a t-shirt printed with a rainbow flag on it.

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Shaurya Thapa
Shaurya ThapaNov 21, 2022 | 16:11
As Nicki Minaj's Tukoh Taka draws mixed reactions, looking back at FIFA World Cup songs

The controversies around the Qatar World Cup are so widely covered these days that even the official anthem this year went under the radar. Featuring the vocals of American rapper Nicki Minaj, Colombian reggaeton artist Maluma, and Lebanese singer Myriam Fayes, Tukoh Taka is an upbeat pop number that was released on November 18 as the World Cup anthem.

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DailyBite
DailyBiteNov 21, 2022 | 13:32
FIFA World Cup 2022: The games this week, and where and when to watch them

The FIFA World Cup 2022 finally kicked off on Sunday (November 20) with hosts Qatar losing 0-2 to Ecuador in a Group A game at Al Bayt Stadium. The 29-day event didn't get a great start but there are some very good group games this week that you shouldn't miss out on.

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DailyBite
DailyBiteNov 19, 2022 | 17:00
FIFA World Cup 2022: Favourites, top players, fixtures and everything else you need to know

The FIFA World Cup 2022 will kick off on Sunday, November 20, with the hosts Qatar facing Ecuador. The first World Cup in the Middle East or West Asia has 32 teams in 8 groups and the event that will go on for 29 days will have 64 matches.

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Ayaan Paul
Ayaan PaulNov 18, 2022 | 17:37
Qatar 2022: Beer ban, jail threats and everything you never expected at a FIFA World Cup

The 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar kicks off this Sunday, November 20, at the Al Bayt Stadium when the hosts take on Ecuador. But before the football madness enraptures the world once more, we take a brief look at the circumstances that make Qatar the most uncalled for hosts in World Cup history.

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DailyBite
DailyBiteNov 17, 2022 | 11:38
FIFA World Cup 2022: Predictions for all 8 groups

The 32 teams have been drawn into eight groups of four nations. The top two teams from each group will advance to the knockout stages. After the group stage, the tournament will move to a round of 16, followed by eight teams in the quarterfinals, four in the semifinals and then the final.

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