[TOKYO] Japan's Kenki Fukuoka has been striking all the right notes at the World Cup by helping the hosts reach the quarter-finals -- and credits his form to his skill at the piano.

[DOHA] Qatar unveiled the logo for the 2022 World Cup which will be hosted by the Gulf emirate, displaying it in public spaces in Doha and cities around the world on Tuesday.

[NEWARK] The United States' Women's World Cup-winning team arrived back on American soil Monday, a day after clinching a record fourth title in the football showpiece.

SINGAPOREANS watching the ongoing cricket World Cup in England profusely rejoice - or deeply regret - that minnows Afghanistan, despite still being winless, have made some impact on the sport.

[LAUSANNE] The 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be played with 32 teams after a proposed expansion of the tournament to 48 sides was scrapped, Fifa announced on Wednesday.

[AL WAKRAH] Qatar inaugurated its first purpose-built stadium for the 2022 World Cup on Thursday, staging a prestigious domestic cup final in the US$575 million, 40,000-capacity Al-Wakrah venue....

QATAR'S Doha Tower, a spike-tipped cylinder that glows orange at night, won an award when finished in 2012 amid a Gulf-wide real estate boom, but today about half of its 46 floors are empty...

[SANTIAGO] Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay are to submit a joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup, Chile's President Sebastian Pinera announced on Thursday....

[DOHA] World Cup 2022 host Qatar is to introduce a 100 per cent tax on alcohol from January 1, a government official confirmed on Monday.

[LONDON] British Prime Minister Theresa May signalled her "full support" Friday for a potential joint bid by the United Kingdom and Ireland to host the 2030 football World Cup.