2022 Fifa World Cup

STARTING DATE: 22 Nov 2022

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TOTAL UPDATE: 265 STORIES

The 2022 Fifa World Cup in Qatar will be played from Nov 20-Dec 18, with 32 teams contesting in 64 matches for the most prestigious trophy in football.

2022 Fifa World Cup
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2022 Qatar World Cup: our Sunday picks

The Bangkok Post's predictions on matches.

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2022 Qatar World Cup: our Sunday picks
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Messi expects hard fight with old rivals Netherlands

AL RAYYAN, Qatar: Argentina captain Lionel Messi and coach Lionel Scaloni predicted a tough but beautiful encounter with the Netherlands when the sides meet in Friday's World Cup quarter-final.

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Messi expects hard fight with old rivals Netherlands
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Kane misfiring but England favourites to march on

DOHA: The prospect of Harry Kane not scoring in any of England's group games at the World Cup might have left fans fearing the worst but instead there is a growing sense of optimism as Gareth Southgate's side eye Sunday's last-16 clash with Senegal.

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Kane misfiring but England favourites to march on
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Champions France, Poland square off in last 16 round

DOHA: There is arguably no more thrilling player at this World Cup than Kylian Mbappe, who leads France into their last-16 clash on Sunday with a Poland side whose own hopes of pulling off a famous upset will depend to a large extent on Robert Lewandowski.

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Champions France, Poland square off in last 16 round
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Five breakout stars of the group stage

DOHA: Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Kylian Mbappe grabbed plenty of the headlines as their countries sailed through the group stage of the World Cup, but many others have also risen to the occasion in Qatar.

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Five breakout stars of the group stage
3 Dec 2022

Football legend Pele 'receiving palliative care'

SAO PAULO: Brazilian football legend Pele is receiving palliative care after chemotherapy stopped having the expected results as he battles colon cancer, the newspaper Folha de S.Paulo reported on Saturday.

3 Dec 2022
Football legend Pele 'receiving palliative care'
3 Dec 2022

2022 Qatar World Cup: our Saturday picks

The Bangkok Post's predictions on matches.

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2022 Qatar World Cup: our Saturday picks
3 Dec 2022

South Korea snatch last-16 place, Swiss edge fiery World Cup clash

Last-gasp South Korea reached the World Cup knockout phase in dramatic fashion on Friday to set up a last-16 match against mighty Brazil as Switzerland edged a bad-tempered encounter with Serbia to progress.

3 Dec 2022
South Korea snatch last-16 place, Swiss edge fiery World Cup clash
3 Dec 2022

NBTC cuts C-band satellite signal following Fifa threat

World Cup 2022 matches can no longer be watched on C-band satellite television after the National Broadcasting and Telecommunication Commission (NBTC) ordered the signal switched off during broadcasts.

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NBTC cuts C-band satellite signal following Fifa threat
3 Dec 2022

Gakpo set for bigger things after fine display

DOHA: Cody Gakpo was heavily linked with a big-money move to the English Premier League before the World Cup and the 23-year-old responded with three goals in as many group stage games for the Netherlands.

3 Dec 2022
Gakpo set for bigger things after fine display