Tag: World Cup

Qatar postpones launch of new 2022 World Cup venue

Qatar has postponed to next year the opening of Education City stadium, its second newly built venue for the 2022 football World Cup, FIFA...

Mahathir supports Asean bid to host World Cup 2034

Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad supports the initiative by Asean to host a joint FIFA World Cup in 2034 in the region. Malaysia...

Racist slurs fly after reports emerge that a Singaporean damaged London ambulance in World...

Singaporean Jian Kangyue along with three other people (Scott Dennett, James Elton, and Larissa Bell) appeared before the Camberwell Magistrates Court in London on...

How FAS can use World Cup to generate more enthusiasm in football?

Obbana Rajah With the World Cup just around the corner, the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) should capitalise on the event to garner more support...

Hurray, watch World Cup 2018 football: No price hikes and nine free matches for...

Suresh Nair GOOD news for Singapore football fans: You will get front-row seats to watch June’s World Cup Finals in Russia. The three local broadcasters -...

48 teams for the expanded World Cup football in 2026: Is this madness?

Suresh Nair CRAZY some may say, making the World Cup competition as crowded as Chinatown or Little India but a vote will be taken this...

World Cup and Singapore

By Michael Y.P. Ang Only 77 countries have ever qualified for the World Cup finals. But 132 of Fifa's 209 member countries, nearly two-thirds of...

World Cup and xenophobia (or lack of it) in Singapore

By Michael Y.P. Ang No country is immune to xenophobia, and it is unlikely to disappear as long as human nature is what it is....

Unconstructive Singapore politics, Italian fascism and the World Cup

by Michael Y.P. Ang Since it began in 1930, the World Cup has been linked to political, economic, social and cultural developments. Using FIFA's premier...

Political lessons from Man U’s football fiasco

by Michael Y.P. Ang It is difficult to argue against the sacking of Manchester United inept manager David Moyes, who has almost single-handedly turned what...
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