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FIFA Executive Says He Doesn't Think 2022 World Cup Will Be In Qatar

Reuters | Posted 11.22.2014 | Sports

* Zwanziger is member of FIFA Executive Committee * Plans under way to shift World Cup to European winter (Updates with FIFA reaction...

Dump Qatar as Host of 2022 World Cup

Joanne Chin | Posted 10.08.2014 | World
Joanne Chin

Qatar, the host of the 2022 World Cup is already disappointing football fans hoping for a corruption-free event. Even if we were to ignore the disturbing reports of blatant bribery and suspicious gifting of FIFA officials, the practical circumstances surrounding the selection of the tiny Persian Gulf country of Qatar as host of the games has raised many troubling questions.

Arabs, Bribes and World Cup Failures

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 08.15.2014 | Sports
Faisal J. Abbas

Whilst unfortunate, it is certainly not surprising that this is the second consecutive World Cup where only one Arab football team -- Algeria -- managed to qualify. While most Arabs probably wish the Algerian team the best of luck, very few of us expect them to deliver miracles in Brazil.

The Curious Case of Benjamin Cruz

Sharan Burrow | Posted 04.06.2013 | World
Sharan Burrow

"Let me tell you about just one case," I said to Nasser bin Abdullah al-Hemidi, the Qatari Labor Minister. "Let me tell you a story of one worker among the thousands of migrant workers here in Qatar who are trapped by unfair laws."

Alcohol Ban Raises Specter of Problems for Qatar's Hosting of 2022 World Cup

James Dorsey | Posted 03.18.2012 | World
James Dorsey

A ban on alcohol on Qatar's man-made island highlights domestic opposition to some of the Gulf state's more forward looking policies, as well as freedoms for soccer fans it is expected to host during the 2022 World Cup.

FIFA President: 2022 World Cup Should Be In Winter

AP | MICHAEL CASEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

DOHA, Qatar — FIFA president Sepp Blatter made his strongest endorsement yet of moving the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to winter, saying Friday that...

PHOTOS: The Sights Of Qatar

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Qatar is an independent, oil-rich Arab emirate in the Middle East with a population of less than 1 million. Much of the country is covered by scrub an...

WATCH: Qatar's First Five 2022 World Cup Stadiums

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Qatar was chosen to host the 2022 World Cup and now it's time to check out the first five stadiums. According to a Reuters report, Qatar plans on buil...

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 ...