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World Cup 2022

Qatar's New World Cup City Is A Modern Marvel

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 08.25.2014 | Travel

Qatar is going HUGE for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. In preparation to host soccer's most major event, the Qatari government has shelled out an estimat...

Dave Jamieson

U.S. Senator To FIFA: Take The World Cup Away From Qatar | Dave Jamieson | Posted 06.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Citing allegations of human rights abuses and corruption, a U.S. senator has formally asked FIFA to replace Qatar as host of the 2022 Wo...

Human Wrongs: An Open Letter to Qatar's Sheikhas

Lisa Kirchner | Posted 07.19.2014 | Sports
Lisa Kirchner

Having lived in Qatar from 2004 to 2006 -- during the race to prepare for the Asian Games -- and then again in 2009, I can assure you, the human rights violations aren't new.

Qatar May Have 'Bought' The World Cup, But Can It Pay For It?

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 04.26.2014 | Sports

When Qatar beat out the United States, Japan, South Korea and Australia to be named host of the 2022 World Cup in December 2010 there were concerns in...

Mallika Rao

'Vagina Stadium' Architect Says Deadly Working Conditions Aren't Her Problem | Mallika Rao | Posted 03.09.2014 | Arts

If people are predicted to die constructing a building you designed, what would you do? This is the question facing architect Zaha Hadid, whose Al...

EU Condemns 'Slavery' Conditions For World Cup Workers

AP | RAF CASERT | Posted 11.22.2013 | Business

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union parliament urged Qatar on Thursday to immediately stop any contractors from abusing the rights of migrant workers...

Qatar: A Conspiracy of Silence

Sharan Burrow | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Sharan Burrow

Governments, corporations, FIFA and even the UN willingly take billions of dollars of Qatari money and the price appears to be a blind eye to 21st century slavery.

FIFA Debating Winter World Cup

AP | GRAHAM DUNBAR | Posted 10.03.2013 | Sports

ZURICH -- ZURICH (AP) — FIFA opened a two-day board meeting Thursday that will discuss whether to move the 2022 World Cup in Qatar from the traditio...

REVEALED: Qatar's World Cup 'Slaves' Dying At Shocking Rate

Huffington Post | Posted 09.26.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

An investigative Guardian report published Wednesday found that Nepalese workers are dying at a rate of one per day as they toil to build stadiums for...

Winter World Cup?

AP | Posted 07.17.2013 | Sports

GOING, Austria -- FIFA President Sepp Blatter plans to ask the governing body's executive committee to consider moving the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to ...

Qatari Doubts About Alcohol Boosted By Unlikely Allies: World Cup Hosts Brazil and Russia

James Dorsey | Posted 04.01.2012 | Sports
James Dorsey

The outcome of FIFA's dispute with Brazil, host of the 2014 World Cup, and Russia where the tournament will be held in 2018, is certain to shape the soccer body's certainly forthcoming debate with Qatar.

Bill Clinton: Bring World Cup To United States

Sports Illustrated | BILL CLINTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

It was the first time--and so far, the last time--that World Cup games were played on American soil. I'm trying to change that by serving as the Honor...

Qatar's Well-Funded Public Diplomacy

Philip Seib | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Philip Seib

Qatar has plenty of money and is putting it to use by expanding public diplomacy. Are they becoming a new kind of superpower?

Qatar's First Museum of Modern Arab Art (SLIDESHOW)

Damaris Colhoun | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Damaris Colhoun

Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art opens today, December 30, 2010. Located in Doha, Qatar, it is the first museum in the region dedicated to modern artists from Arab countries.

Qatar World Cup 2022: Muslims 'Can Go To Mecca' To Avoid Partying Soccer Fans

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Muslims angered at the prospect of rowdy revelers descending onto Qatar for the 2022 World Cup games have been told to make a pilgrimage to Mecca duri...

Where IS Qatar? What You Need To Know About The World Cup Host

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Qatar has just been announced as the host of the 2022 World Cup, causing many to wonder: where exactly is that? Qatar is a small Middle Eastern pe...

Qatar To Host 2022 World Cup

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

ZURICH -- Qatar was selected as host of the 2022 World Cup, beating out a bid by the United States to bring soccer's showcase back to America for the ...

World Cup Announcement LIVE: 2018, 2022 Host Countries

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

FIFA is about to announce the host countries of the World Cup for 2018 and 2022. You can watch that announcement live right here or follow along ou...

World Cup Bid Down To The Wire: Global Leaders, Celebrities Make Their Final Pitch

AP | CHRIS LEHOURITES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

ZURICH — America's final pitch to host to the 2022 World Cup was left to a former president and an Oscar-winning actor, who talked of diversity ...

It's Time for the U.S. to Fill the Cup

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Favorito

A big event is always good for what ails you, so why not now and why not the World Cup? The stage is certainly set, let's see where the votes fall.

Senators Urge USA World Cup Bid

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

WASHINGTON — A group of senators is getting behind an effort to bring the World Cup to the U.S. in 2018 or 2022. The senators, led by New York ...

How Hot Is It In Doha, Qatar? Car-Baked Cookies Hot

Shabina S. Khatri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Shabina S. Khatri

There are only so many expletives one can use to describe the conditions we are currently enduring in Doha, Qatar. Here are five new ways to tell people how freakin hot it gets here in the summertime.

Qatar Plans Solar-Powered Stadiums In Bid For 2022 World Cup

Inhabitat | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Believe it or not, countries are already bidding to host the World Cup as far out as 2022, and Qatar has submitted their bid, which includes a slew of...