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2022 Qatar World Cup: our Thursday picks

2022 Qatar World Cup: our Thursday picks

The Bangkok Post's predictions on matches.

1 Dec 2022
Spain, Samurai Blue committed to win

Spain, Samurai Blue committed to win

DOHA: Spain and Japan made better starts than most at the World Cup but fans of both will approach their final Group E with their calculators out, still uncertain whether their teams will be staying on in Qatar after Thursday.

1 Dec 2022

Germany vow to learn from 2018 finals debacle

Doha: Germany veteran Thomas Mueller said on Tuesday his side would "stay humble" with their World Cup group stage exit in 2018 fresh in their minds ahead of Thursday's must-win clash with Costa Rica.

1 Dec 2022
Germany vow to learn from 2018 finals debacle
MOST RECENT LIFE

Rock icon Christine McVie dies at 79

LONDON: Christine McVie, whose songwriting and signature vocals helped make British-American group Fleetwood Mac one of the best-selling rock bands of all time, has died at the age of 79.

1 Dec 2022

French baguettes get Unesco heritage status

PARIS: The French baguette -- "250 grams of magic and perfection," in the words of President Emmanuel Macron, and one of the abiding symbols of the nation -- was given UNESCO heritage status on Wednesday.

30 Nov 2022

Being gay: where it can lead to prison or even death

As Singapore lifted a colonial-era ban on sex between men while also taking steps to block marriage equality, AFP looks at dozens of countries that still criminalise the LGBTQ community:

29 Nov 2022 6
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1 Dec 2022

2022 Qatar World Cup: our Thursday picks

The Bangkok Post's predictions on matches.

1 Dec 2022
2022 Qatar World Cup: our Thursday picks
1 Dec 2022

Mexico exit World Cup on goal difference despite beating Saudi Arabia

DOHA: Mexico suffered an agonising exit from the World Cup on goal difference on Wednesday despite beating Saudi Arabia 2-1 in a dramatic finale to Group C.

1 Dec 2022
Mexico exit World Cup on goal difference despite beating Saudi Arabia
1 Dec 2022

Strugglers Muang Thong and Pathum swap players

Struggling giants Muang Thong United and BG Pathum United have moved fast in their preparations for the second leg of the 2022-23 Thai League 1 season.

1 Dec 2022
Strugglers Muang Thong and Pathum swap players
1 Dec 2022

Belgians finally get their  wish of Croatia showdown

DOHA: When Belgium were beaten by France in their 2018 World Cup semi-final, there was some grumbling that the better team had lost and the so-called 'Golden Generation' had been robbed of their place in the final against Croatia.

1 Dec 2022
Belgians finally get their  wish of Croatia showdown
1 Dec 2022

Morocco target place in knockout stage

AL RAYYAN: An invigorated Moroccan team will be seeking to reach the knockout stage of the World Cup for the first time in nearly four decades by defeating or drawing with Canada in their final Group F match on Thursday.

1 Dec 2022
Morocco target place in knockout stage
1 Dec 2022

Spain, Samurai Blue committed to win

DOHA: Spain and Japan made better starts than most at the World Cup but fans of both will approach their final Group E with their calculators out, still uncertain whether their teams will be staying on in Qatar after Thursday.

1 Dec 2022
Spain, Samurai Blue committed to win
1 Dec 2022

Germany vow to learn from 2018 finals debacle

Doha: Germany veteran Thomas Mueller said on Tuesday his side would "stay humble" with their World Cup group stage exit in 2018 fresh in their minds ahead of Thursday's must-win clash with Costa Rica.

1 Dec 2022
Germany vow to learn from 2018 finals debacle
1 Dec 2022

De Ridder: Malykhin has nothing special

ONE Championship middleweight and light-heavyweight world champion Reinier de Ridder will enter the circle for his third headlining performance this year on Saturday.

1 Dec 2022
De Ridder: Malykhin has nothing special
30 Nov 2022

10 most expensive transfers in football history, ranked

Here are the 10 most expensive and jaw-dropping transfers in football history.

30 Nov 2022
10 most expensive football transfers
30 Nov 2022

Messi and Lewandowski's World Cup dreams in the balance

DOHA: Lionel Messi and Robert Lewandowski head into Wednesday's showdown between Argentina and Poland with the futures of what could be their final World Cup adventures hanging in the balance.

30 Nov 2022
Messi and Lewandowski's World Cup dreams in the balance
MOST RECENT LIFE

Rock icon Christine McVie dies at 79

LONDON: Christine McVie, whose songwriting and signature vocals helped make British-American group Fleetwood Mac one of the best-selling rock bands of all time, has died at the age of 79.

1 Dec 2022

French baguettes get Unesco heritage status

PARIS: The French baguette -- "250 grams of magic and perfection," in the words of President Emmanuel Macron, and one of the abiding symbols of the nation -- was given UNESCO heritage status on Wednesday.

30 Nov 2022

Being gay: where it can lead to prison or even death

As Singapore lifted a colonial-era ban on sex between men while also taking steps to block marriage equality, AFP looks at dozens of countries that still criminalise the LGBTQ community:

29 Nov 2022 6