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Successful Qatar bid for World Cup aroused suspicion among US officials
Instead, Qatar — a small, wealthy emirate on the Persian Gulf — became the first Arab country to be awarded the event. Almost immediately, the decision to place a summer soccer tournament in a country where daytime temperatures in those months often ...
With FIFA Indictment, US Takes Aim at Russian and Qatari …
Foreign Policy (blog)
The awards of both tournaments were clouded by allegations that officials from international soccer federations, which oversee the sport at a regional level and decide host nations for the World Cup, accepted bribes from Russia, Qatar, and their ...
Qatar Is Treating Its World Cup Workers Like Slaves: Nepal Earthquake Edition
But the Persian Gulf state rebuffed that request, Nepalese labor minister Tek Bahadur Gurung told the Guardian: "Those on World Cup construction sites are not being allowed to leave because of the pressure to complete projects on time." Qatari ...
A ?beautiful game? led by a loathed organization
The World Cup, argues British soccer historian David Goldblatt, is perhaps one of the greatest “occasions during which humanity can be an imagined community,” united by the fits and starts of 22 men in shorts chasing after a ball. The 1998 World Cup in ...
FIFA Plans to Investigate the Arrest of BBC Crew
New York Times
Rights groups, including Human Rights Watch, have criticized the lack of workers' rights in the Persian Gulf, in particular among low-paid construction workers, a majority of whom come from Asia. But the global media interest spawned by the World Cup ...
Latest from Iran
As many as 1.5 million migrant workers have been employed in Qatar to prepare venues for the 2022 World Cup in the Persian Gulf state. Around 400,000 of the workers are from Nepal and the others are mainly from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri ...
Ahead Of World Cup 2022, Qatar Has Done Little To Stem Migrant Worker ...
International Business Times
The International Trade Union Confederation, the world's largest labor federation, estimated in 2014 that 4,000 foreign laborers will die in the Gulf state before the World Cup begins, some of them building stadiums and other infrastructure. Cardiac ...
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The Mane Land
Lions Head Coach Adrian Heath and GM Paul McDonough both complimented Chicharito's ability as a soccer player and expressed confidence that he could make an impact in Orlando. But neither went so far as to confirm that negotiations to sign the ... In ...
About Iran - Persian Gulf Cup
The Iran Pro League (IPL), is a professional football league competition for clubs located at the highest level of the Iranian football league system.