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Halep Wins Qatar Open


February 16, 2014 

Simona Halep won the Qatar Open on Sunday (February 16) by beating Angelique Kerber 6-2 more 6-3 in the final in Doha in 66 minutes. It was the seventh seed Romanian’s biggest title of her career and came after she broke Kerber in the first game, then added three more breaks of serve against the….

The 2022 World Cup Bid Goes To… Qatar???


December 02, 2010 

FIFA announced today that Russia and Qatar will host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, respectively. Russia beating out England to host the tournament in 2018 was somewhat of an upset, but Qatar getting the bid over heavily favored United States? That’s a “Buster Douglas beats Mike Tyson” quality shocker right there.

Mexico, U.S. and Canada To Host 2026 World Cup


June 20, 2018 

The FIFA World Cup is coming back to North America in 2026. FIFA, world soccer’s governing body award the hosting rights to a combined bid from the United States, Mexico, and Canada. The three countries will bring the tournament to North America for the first time since 1994, with most of the matches, including the….

Barcelona David Villa Breaks Leg


December 15, 2011 

So not everything is rosy and wonderful in Barçalandia. David Villa, Barcelona striker and owner of a questionable soul patch, broke his shinbone during his teams 4-0 rout of Al Sadd (from Qatar) during the semi-finals of the FIFA Club World Cup. You can watch the not-as-gruesome-as-we’d-expected video of the injury above. Villa went down….

Yusef Ahmed Ali Scores Insane Goal


January 13, 2011 

Full disclosure: we’re not really following the Asian Cup too closely. It’s a shame, really. As avid futbol aficionados, we should give the lesser known tournament a chance. It might end up surprising us. A perfect example is the ridiculously amazing goal Qatar’s Yusef Ahmed Ali scored during the 2022 World Cup host‘s group A….