August 11 – Yet another controversy has broken out over how disputed territories are being identified in World Cup official documentation.
August 10 – FIFA have reportedly granted a Qatar request to start the World Cup a day earlier than scheduled with the hosts opening the tournament against Ecuador.
August 9 – Former Germany captain Philipp Lahm is to boycott this year’s World Cup over host nation Qatar’s human rights record.
August 5 – France has become the latest country that will deploy security personnel during the World Cup in Qatar to help safeguard the global sporting event.
August 1 – Human rights group Equidem has found labour rights abuses at the team hotels that will host England and Brazil during the World Cup in Qatar.
By Andrew Warshaw
July 29 – Despite having had their complaint rejected, Chile are not giving up in their determination to have Ecuador thrown out of this year’s World Cup and have appealed the FIFA Disciplinary Committee decision to close the eligibility case of Byron David Castillo Segura who represented Ecuador eight times during Conmebol qualifying.
July 26 – Qatar 2022 World Cup organisers have released detail of the Team Base Camps that will host the 32 teams in November/December this year.
July 8 – Alcohol will not be served at World Cup venues in Qatar, according to agency reports.
July 6 – With the final tickets on sale for the Qatar 2022 World Cup, FIFA and local organisers have hosted the 32 qualified teams in Doha for a ‘Team Workshop’.
By Samindra Kunti in Odense
July 1 – FIFA’s head of sustainability Federico Addiechi has defended the world governing body’s claims of staging a carbon-neutral World Cup in Qatar.
July 1 – FIFA have confirmed that semi-automated offside technology will be used at the Qatar World Cup, providing alerts to video match officials using 12 dedicated tracking cameras inside the stadiums along with a sensor in the match ball.
June 30 – A UEFA working group studying human rights conditions in Qatar has made its third visit to the World Cup hosts and acknowledged that significant progress has been made.
June 29 – FIFA have announced that remaining tickets for the Qatar 2022 World Cup will go on sale July 5 on a first-come, first-served basis.
June 29 – One of the world’s largest hotel operators, Accor, is recruiting 12,000 temporary overseas employees to operate 65,000 empty rooms in apartments and homes in Qatar as temporary accommodation for fans at the World Cup.