Qatar Chronicles: Last 16 insights 

Despite a few blips in the group-stage, the World Cup title contenders have found their stride at the business end of the tournament. Netherlands, England, France, Brazil, Argentina- all these sides have played some scintillating football. But Luis Enrique's Spain have come up short as they failed to convert all their penalties in the shootout against Morocco in their last 16 clash even after practising a thousand penalties in training. How much did you enjoy the last 16?

Brazil into knockout stage, Argentina have to wait

It’s a do-or-die dilemma for two-time champions Argentina as they take on Poland at 01:00 am on Thursday. On the following day, Germany will face Costa Rica with the same equation. Five-time champions Brazil already bagged qualification to the last 16 courtesy of consecutive victories against Serbia and Switzerland.

Argentina show signs of life, defending champions France spurn curse

Messi's magic helps Argentina rise from the ashes, Morocco puts down Belgium, defending champions France brush aside the champion’s curse, and the Spain-Germany encounter delivers an end-to-end thriller; All in all the group-stage of the World Cup has satiated the thirsts of all football fans. To discuss all the latest updates of the World Cup, The Daily Star brings you its special segment, Qatar Chronicles.

Road to QATAR: Preview of Group 'A' and 'B'

After much discussion and speculation, for the first time in history, the football World Cup is going to be held in November-December. In the first of four parts of 'Road to QATAR', The Daily Star discussed about the strength and potential of the Group  'A' and 'B' teams.

England take on Pakistan in throwback final

A confident England will look to deny Pakistan a fairytale finish in Sunday’s Twenty20 World Cup final and become the first nation to hold both global white-ball trophies - if Melbourne’s fickle weather permits.

Can tame Tigers come alive against familiar Zimbabwe?

Bangladesh will take on a very familiar Zimbabwe in the T20 World Cup. The Tigers have no option other than to win if they are to keep alive their chances of reaching the semis following a crushing defeat against South Africa in their second match.

December 7, 2022
December 7, 2022

Qatar Chronicles: Last 16 insights 

Despite a few blips in the group-stage, the World Cup title contenders have found their stride at the business end of the tournament. Netherlands, England, France, Brazil, Argentina- all these sides have played some scintillating football. But Luis Enrique's Spain have come up short as they failed to convert all their penalties in the shootout against Morocco in their last 16 clash even after practising a thousand penalties in training. How much did you enjoy the last 16?

November 30, 2022
November 30, 2022

Brazil into knockout stage, Argentina have to wait

It’s a do-or-die dilemma for two-time champions Argentina as they take on Poland at 01:00 am on Thursday. On the following day, Germany will face Costa Rica with the same equation. Five-time champions Brazil already bagged qualification to the last 16 courtesy of consecutive victories against Serbia and Switzerland.

November 30, 2022
November 30, 2022

Argentina show signs of life, defending champions France spurn curse

Messi's magic helps Argentina rise from the ashes, Morocco puts down Belgium, defending champions France brush aside the champion’s curse, and the Spain-Germany encounter delivers an end-to-end thriller; All in all the group-stage of the World Cup has satiated the thirsts of all football fans. To discuss all the latest updates of the World Cup, The Daily Star brings you its special segment, Qatar Chronicles.

November 29, 2022
November 29, 2022

World Cup match-screenings create festive mood at DU

Every day crowds gather in huge numbers to take part in live World Cup match-screenings at Dhaka University. Current and former students of the University along with people from all walks of life from across the city make their way to the university’s campus to watch the games.

November 26, 2022
November 26, 2022

Qatar Chronicles: Richarlison’s worldie, Ronaldo’s record

The Qatar World Cup is heating up as groups are starting to shape up with qualification in mind. Five-time champions Brazil got off to a scintillating start with a 2-0 drubbing over Serbia where Richarlison scored a brace, including a scissors kick.

November 24, 2022
November 24, 2022

Underdogs take the World Cup by storm

The World Cup in Asia has left nothing in the tank providing a string of upsets. Lionel Messi’s Argentina were humbled by Saudi Arabia in their very first match following a streak that lasted a whopping 36 matches. Four-time champions Germany too were stunned in the same fashion by Japan. But that didn’t have a ripple effect on some of the other teams as England and Spain went on a goal-scoring frenzy in their opening fixtures. Defending champions France got off to a scintillating start.

November 20, 2022
November 20, 2022

All you need to know about the World Cup ball Al-Rihla.

On today’s episode of the Star World Cup special, we discuss all there is to know about Al-Rihla, the official ball of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. We bring to you its story; The innovation and the technology behind the World Cup ball.

November 19, 2022
November 19, 2022

A World Cup of many firsts is almost upon us

The wait is almost over as the greatest show on earth, the FIFA World Cup, commences tomorrow. Apart from being the last hurrah for many superstars, the Qatar edition will witness several new rules.

November 18, 2022
November 18, 2022

Road to QATAR: Preview of Group 'G' and 'H'

After much discussion and speculation, for the first time in history, the football World Cup is going to be held in November-December. In the last of the four-part series 'Road to QATAR', The Daily Star discussed the strength and potential of the Group  'G' and 'H' teams.

November 18, 2022
November 18, 2022

Football graffiti at KM Das Lane

The FIFA World Cup is right around the corner, and like the whole world, Bangladesh too is putting on festive colours -- such as these roadside walls at the capital’s KM Das Lane.