Posts Tagged 2022 FIFA World Cup

Two-speed labor system in Qatar for 2022 World Cup

In this Nov.9, 2014 photo, stadium builders from Southeast Asia collect food from their free canteen after a day’s work in Doha, Qatar. Following widespread criticism of labor abuses in Qatar, the World Cup host nation for 2022 is giving better treatment to those who work on projects directly linked to the football tournament. (AP Photo/John Leicester)

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Men crammed together, dozens to a room, on bunk beds so close they can reach over and shake hands.

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Qatar: Building team to spring surprise in 2022

In this photo taken on Nov. 5, 2014, a man walks on the pitch as Qatar’s Aspire Academy plays against a visiting team, San Lorenzo, in Doha, Qatar. Qatar is relying on the academy to train what it hopes will be a competitive team at the World Cup it is hosting in 2022. (AP Photo/John Leicester)

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — It’s a cold, hard fact of football: Countries with tiny populations don’t generally beat big ones with deep wells of talented players.

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European clubs, leagues propose May-June 2022 WCup

In this photo taken on Nov. 9, 2014, construction work is under way at the Khalifa Stadium in Doha, Qatar. It is one of the venues being redeveloped as Qatar prepares to host the 2022 World Cup. (AP Photo/Rob Harris)

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — European football’s club and league organizations on Tuesday proposed a May-June World Cup for Qatar in 2022.

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