World Cup 2022: South Korea v Ghana match preview

Ghana play South Korea in a crunch game at the Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan, on Monday at 4pm (13:00 GMT) Ghana are the lowest-ranked team of the tournament. Portugal goalkeeper Diogo Costa bowed his head and solemnly walked off the pitch. Ghana forward Inaki Williams was responsible for Costa’s moroseness.
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Will rich nations pay for the climate ‘loss and damage’ fund?

A historic fund to help vulnerable countries worst affected by climate change was adopted at the COP27 summit. Wealthy nations have long refused to compensate poor countries struggling to cope with the effects of climate change, fearing legal liability. After more than three decades, diplomats from approximately 200 nations agreed to establish a ‘loss and damage’ fund.
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3 days ago

World Cup 2022: Netherlands vs Ecuador match preview

Netherlands play Ecuador in their second Group A match at Khalifa International Stadium on Friday, November 25, at 7pm (16:00 GMT) Both teams go into their second match knowing that a win would consolidate their positions ahead of any final match-day blues. Ecuador are buoyed by their 2-0 defeat of hosts Qatar in their opening game.
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4 days ago

AI robot Kashef with today’s World Cup 2022 predictions – Day 5

Al Jazeera’s AI robot Kashef has crunched the numbers and churned out some predictions for today's games. Unfortunately for our artificial intelligence (AI) predictor, the adrenaline-fuelled, high-octane football being played in the opening set of fixtures has resulted in several major upsets. The good news for us sentient beings is that we have been treated to a feast of World Cup magic.
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5 days ago

World Cup 2022: Morocco vs Croatia match preview

This is Croatia’s first World Cup match since losing the final to France in 2018. This is the first encounter between Morocco and Croatia at a World Cup. Croatia won their two games against African opposition with an aggregate of 6-0. Morocco last progressed beyond the group stages in 1986, where they were beaten by Germany 1-0 in the round of 16.
#AlJazeera #WorldCup #WorldCup202 #Croatia #News #Sports #Football

6 days ago

World Cup 2022: Germany vs Japan match preview

Germany face Japan in Qatar on Wednesday, November 23 at 4pm local time, 13:00 GMT. Thomas Muller could lead Germany to victory, but Japanese experience in the Bundesliga may help the side cause an upset. Japan are the highest-ranked Asian team at the tournament, and many of their youngsters are competing for national glory.
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6 days ago

AI robot Kashef with today’s World Cup 2022 predictions – Day 3

Al Jazeera’s AI robot Kashef has been playing with historical data and performance to predict the results of each game all the way to the final. The robot has crunched the numbers and processed predictions for today's four fixtures. Here are our predictions for the World Cup 2018 Group D matches.
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1 weeks ago

NASA’s Orion capsule arrives at moon, just before lunar orbit

First time a capsule has visited the moon since NASA’s Apollo programme 50 years ago. Orion's arrival marks the first time the U.S. Space agency has been to the moon. It will spend close to a week in lunar orbit, before heading home on December 11.
#NASA #Orion #Apollo #News #Science #OuterSpace

1 weeks ago

World Cup 2022: England vs Iran match preview

England face Iran in Group B at the Khalifa International Stadium on Monday, November 21 (4pm local time, 13:00 GMT) Gareth Southgate’s team have lost three and drawn three matches in their UEFA Nations League fixtures this summer that led to their relegation. Iran have had a decent run of results in recent friendlies with wins over Uruguay and Lebanon. Iran will hope to come away from their opening encounter with at least a point.
#GarethSouthgate #AlJazeera #UEFANationsLeague #WorldCup202 #England #News #Sports #Football

1 weeks ago

World Cup 2022: Senegal vs Netherlands match preview

Senegal face the Netherlands in their opening World Cup Group A fixture on Monday, November 21 at 16:00 GMT. Sadio Mané has been ruled out of the tournament after picking up a leg injury. Senegal are Africa's highest-ranked team, ranked 18th in the world, ahead of the Netherlands.
#SadioMané #AlJazeera #WorldCupGroupA #WorldCup202 #Senegal #News #Sports #Football

1 weeks ago

World leaders who attended FIFA Qatar World Cup opening ceremony

Arab leaders dominated the list of world leaders who attended the opening ceremony of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar on Sunday. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a close ally of Qatar, and Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman were among those who attended. Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and the presidents of Egypt and Algeria were also in attendance at the glittering ceremony.
#RecepTayyipErdogan #AlJazeera #Arab #2022FIFAWorldCup #Qatar #News #Sports #Football

1 weeks ago

FIFA earns record $7.5bn revenue for Qatar World Cup

Earnings from this World Cup cycle are $1bn more than those generated from the 2018 tournament in Russia. The extra income was buoyed by commercial deals with this year’s hosts. Qatar Energy joined as a top-tier sponsor and new third-tier sponsors include Qatari bank QNB and telecommunications firm Ooredoo.
#FIFA #WorldCup #QatarWorldCup #Russia #News #Sports #Football

1 weeks ago

Benzema injured on return to full training for France

Karim Benzema has been struggling with a thigh problem since October. The Real Madrid striker has played less than half an hour of football in his club's last six games. The 34-year-old will not play in France’s opening World Cup match against Australia.
#Benzema #AlJazeera #QatarWorldCup202 #WorldCup #France #News #Sports #Football

1 weeks ago

Japan’s inflation soars to 40-year high

Core consumer inflation, which excludes volatile fresh food prices, rose by 3.6 percent in October compared with the previous year. The Bank of Japan has defied the global trend of rising interest rates. The central bank’s loose policy has helped boost the profits of Japanese firms overseas by driving down the value of the yen.
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1 weeks ago

Do host countries make money from the World Cup?

Most countries hosting a World Cup spend tens of billions on preparations, developing infrastructure, building hotels and so on. Much of that is often not recouped, at least not in terms of hard cash. TV rights for the 2018 World Cup in Russia were sold to broadcasters around the world for $4.6Bn. Qatar is understood to have spent in excess of $200bn on this World Cup and the infrastructure around it.
#AlJazeera #WorldCup #Russia #News #Sports #Football

1 weeks ago

At COP27, Brazil’s Lula vows halt to rampant deforestation

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has vowed to crack down on illegal deforestation in the Amazon rainforest. The statements come six weeks before Lula is set to take office. Lula said climate change would have the highest profile in his government. He challenged wealthy nations to deliver on pledge to provide $100bn per year in climate finance.
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1 weeks ago

Can Brazil end a two decade wait for glory at World Cup 2022?

Brazil have exited the last four world cups early after defeats by European heavyweights. Five-time world champions will be more confident than ever going into Qatar 2022 because they are no longer solely dependent on Neymar, who is three goals shy of Pelé’s goal-scoring record for Brazil. The emergence of a new generation of players has taken the weight off the shoulders of Brazil's lodestar.
#Neymar #News #European #WorldCup202 #Brazil #News #Sports #Football

1 weeks ago

Novak Djokovic to be granted visa to play in 2023 Australian Open

Novak Djokovic will be granted a visa to play at the Australian Open in January 2023, reports say. The unvaccinated Serb was deported from Australia during the COVID-19 pandemic. The government said that a COVID diagnosis did not justify his medical exemption from the rules, which clearly stated that all visitors must be vaccinated. The former world no.1 tennis player was already in Melbourne when he was deported.
#NovakDjokovic #TennisNews #AustralianOpen #Serb #Australia #News #Sports #Tennis

2 weeks ago

Can Qatar cope with pressure, expectations at World Cup 2022?

The Maroons hope to make it past the group stage of the global football tournament. The reigning Asian champions are ranked 50 in the world and are the first Arab nation to host the competition. The team are in Group A with Ecuador (ranked 44), Senegal (ranked 18) and the Netherlands (ranked 8)
#AlJazeera #WorldCup202 #Asian #Qatar #News #Sports #Football

2 weeks ago

Japan’s economy unexpectedly shrinks as consumptions slows

Asia’s second-largest economy shrinks 0.3 percent after three straight quarters of growth. Japan has been grappling with a declining yen, which has exacerbated rising cost-of-living pressures for households and businesses. Japanese currency plunged to a 32-year low in October, hitting 151 yen to the US dollar.
#AlJazeera #Japanese #Japan #News #Business #Economy

2 weeks ago