• Laborers play sandlot cricket near World Cup soccer stadiums

    13 days ago - By Seattle Pi

    DOHA, Qatar - As dawn broke Friday in Qatar, the laborers who built this energy-rich country's World Cup soccer stadiums, roads and subway filled empty stretches of asphalt and sandlots to play the sport closest to their hearts - cricket.
    The sport that spread across the reaches of the former British empire remains a favorite of the South Asian laborers who power economies across the Arabian Peninsula.
    It's a moment of respite for workers, who typically just have Friday off in Qatar and much of the rest of the Gulf Arab nations. And it's one they look forward to all week, batting and...
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  • Muntari scores Qatar's first World Cup goal

    13 days ago - By BBC

    Watch as substitute Mohammed Muntari scores Qatar's first goal at a World Cup, finishing off a nice move against Senegal.
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  • Mohammed Muntari Scores Qatar's First Ever World Cup Goal

    13 days ago - By Yahoo Sports

    Mohammed Muntari made history for Qatar by scoring the countrys first ever World Cup goal on Friday against Senegal.
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  • Qatar near World Cup exit in Senegal loss

    13 days ago - By ESPN

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