Qatar World Cup 2022

World Cup revealed our media's vulnerability to fake news

Fact-checkers in Bangladesh debunked at least 10 different fake or misleading news stories, eight of which are related to the football tournament, in top newspapers and TV channels.

December 23, 2022
December 23, 2022

Supporting a team so far away

The curious case of Bangladeshi supporters taking up sides in the football feud between Brazil and Argentina has caught the attention of international media.

December 20, 2022
December 20, 2022

World Cup revealed our media's vulnerability to fake news

Fact-checkers in Bangladesh debunked at least 10 different fake or misleading news stories, eight of which are related to the football tournament, in top newspapers and TV channels.

December 20, 2022
December 20, 2022

Coman, Tchouameni racially abused after final defeat

France forward Kingsley Coman and midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni have been subjected to online racist abuse after missing their penalties in Sunday's World Cup final against Argentina, the BBC reported on Monday.

December 19, 2022
December 19, 2022

A World Cup like no other

Ultimately, the real winners are the billions of football fans across the globe

December 19, 2022
December 19, 2022

Argentina awaits to welcome home Messi

Lionel Messi and his teammates set off for Argentina with the most coveted prize in football as millions of compatriots waited to welcome them home on Monday and catch a glimpse of the World Cup trophy.

December 18, 2022
December 18, 2022

Can Messi defy records against Mbappe?

Lionel Messi is hoping to crown his stellar career by leading Argentina to World Cup glory on Sunday but Kylian Mbappe's history-chasing France are standing in his way.

December 18, 2022
December 18, 2022

‘Everyone for Messi’

With Argentina reaching fever pitch just hours before Lionel Messi and his teammates take on France in the World Cup final, football fans throughout the country felt a sense of destiny brewing.

December 18, 2022
December 18, 2022

The sickening silence over Bangladeshi migrant worker deaths

There has been no national inquiry into why so many migrants die of brain stroke or heart attacks at such young age.

December 17, 2022
December 17, 2022

Messi's defensive work not up for debate, says Pochettino

Former Paris St Germain boss Mauricio Pochettino has said it is absurd to debate Lionel Messi's defensive work as the Argentina captain gets ready to lead his side into the World Cup final against France on Sunday.

December 17, 2022
December 17, 2022

In Messi's hometown, hope builds ahead of final

In Rosario, the Argentine city where Lionel Messi grew up, hope and excitement are rising that their hometown star can guide the country to a first soccer World Cup since 1986, repeating a trick by one Diego Maradona 36 years ago.