Football

The dancing dozen – 12 wonderful fan moments from the Asian Cup

The Asian Cup featured stars both on and off the field, with passionate, loud, musical, and most importantly, smiling crowds. Here are 12 of the best fan moments that made the event magical: 1. The dancing Kuwaitis Hope is in the air. The first game of the tournament is a sellout between Australia and Kuwait at the Melbourne Rectangular Stadium. ...

Workers will die building World Cup-related infrastructure, unable to leave Qatar without employer’s permission

The BBC Newsnight team investigating the 1.5 million migrants employed in Qatar on building World Cup 2022 infrastructure were hustled out of the squalid workers’ accommodation outside Doha by angry security men in the time-honoured fashion in December. But not before they had made some disturbing connections between the dreadful conditions workers had to live in and one big British ...