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Politician slams 'sub-human' Qatar conditions Video

PA Sport | April, 6 2014

FIFA and the national football associations of the UK should put pressure on Qatar to improve the “sub-human” working conditions of thousands of migrant labourers building facilities for the 2022 World Cup, the Labour party's shadow int...

Qatar denies wrongdoing after Warner report

ESPN staff | March, 18 2014

Qatar's 2022 World Cup organising committee has told the Daily Telegraph it “strictly adhered to FIFA's bidding regulations” after the newspaper published a report claiming the FBI was investigating payments made to the governing body&r...

Prosecutor starts FIFA World Cup vote probe Video

Associated Press | March, 20 2014

GENEVA -- Sepp Blatter and other FIFA officials involved in choosing Russia and Qatar as future World Cup hosts are being interviewed this week by ethics prosecutor Michael Garcia. Garcia "is currently in Zurich and is also interviewing some...

ITUC: Qatar fears have been fully confirmed

Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent | March, 19 2014

The boss of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has told Sport Bild that the 2022 World Cup needs to be taken away from Qatar if it does not make drastic changes to its labour laws. There has been significant opposition to the decisi...

Blatter: Qatar will keep World Cup

Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent | February, 20 2014

Qatar will not be stripped of the 2022 World Cup, FIFA president Sepp Blatter has told Sport Bild. • World Cup Daily At the weekend, a high-ranking FIFA employee was quoted as telling Die Welt that the tournament could be taken away fro...

Qatar 'could lose 2022 World Cup' Video

Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent | February, 16 2014

A high-ranking FIFA employee has been quoted as telling the Welt am Sonntag newspaper that taking the 2022 World Cup away from Qatar is a “serious option.” The employee, who was not named by the paper, said the final meeting of FIFA's E...

Winter sports see threat in Nov. 2022 date Video

Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent | November, 4 2013

The most senior Olympic winter sports official sees a threat in FIFA choosing November for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar -- even if the proposed date avoids a clash with the Winter Games. Rene Fasel, who heads the Association of International Olym...

Belounis: Qatar was a nightmare

Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent | February, 14 2014

Zahir Belounis has called his time in Qatar a “nightmare” during a European Parliament hearing on the Gulf State’s treatment of migrant workers on World Cup-related projects. French-Algerian Belounis, 33, said he was stranded...

New charter to protect WC 2022 workers

ESPN staff | February, 11 2014

A "workers' charter" has been drawn up by the organisers of the 2022 World Cup in a bid to protect the rights of migrant employees in Qatar. • World Cup Daily: Tuesday The Asian nation has come under fire for not doing en...

FIFA wants update on Qatar working conditions

Associated Press | January, 30 2014

ZURICH -- FIFA have given Qatar two weeks to explain how welfare and living conditions for workers building 2022 World Cup projects are improving. FIFA says it expects to be sent "information on the specific steps" that have been taken sinc...

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