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No regrets over hosting World Cup, says Qatar 2022 chief

DOHA: Qatar's most senior World Cup official said Monday there were no regrets in bidding for the 2022 tournament, despite the "abuse" it claims it has received since being chosen as host. Speaking at a press conference to mark the eve of the five-year anniversary before the tournament starts, Hassan Al Thawadi said Qatar was right to bid for football's premier tournament. "It will always be worth it, it will always continue being worth it," said Thawadi, Secretary General of the Supreme Committee for Delivery and…

Shahid Afridi regrets calling Miandad ‘greedy person’

KARACHI: All-rounder Shahid Khan Afridi has expressed remorse over coming down hard on former skipper Javed Miandad. He said Javed Miandad is a legend of cricket but he used very harsh words against him on TV for long time. "He made personal attack on me for no reason." "I tolerated for a long time but every person has a limit. I am sad that Javed Miandad was making personal attacks for long time. I regret what I said to a senior, but of course I had to eventually react to his behaviour," he said. Javed Miandad is legend…