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FIFA to decide on Qatar 2022 World Cup dates in 2014 Dec 6, 1:32 pm
London, Dec. 6 (ANI): FIFA will take a decision over whether to switch the dates for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar in December 2014.
London, Dec 2 (ANI): The gruesome conditions faced by thousands of migrant workers building the infrastructure for the 2022 football World Cup in Qatar have not improved despite growing opposition, according to the International Trade Union Confederation.
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): French footballer Zahir Belounis has said that Qatar deserves to host the 2022 World Cup despite being stuck in the country for two years over a pay dispute.
Wenger urges FIFA to pressurize Qatar to address 'kafala' system tying workers to sponsors Nov 23, 2:02 pm
London, Nov 23 (ANI): Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has added his voice to the growing concern about conditions for migrant workers in the venues of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar and has urged FIFA to put enough pressure on the Qatari government to address the kafala system.
Blatter blames European companies for 'animal-like' work conditions in Qatar World Cup venues Nov 23, 12:18 pm
Johannesburg, Nov 23 (ANI): FIFA chief Sepp Blatter has slammed criticism over work conditions on 2022 FIFA World Cup venues in Qatar and accused European companies, saying that France and Germany had pushed the bid for 'economic interests'.
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): FIFA president Sepp Blatter has slammed the working conditions for migrant workers in Qatar as 'unacceptable' following an Amnesty International report, which claimed that migrant worker abuse was rife in the country which will host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
New stadium for 2022 Qatar World Cup 'looks like vagina' Nov 19, 9:20 am
London, Nov 19 (ANI): The design of one of the nine new stadiums being built in Qatar for the 2022 FIFA World Cup has reportedly been likened to a vagina after the plans were unveiled.
London, Nov 18 (ANI): Amnesty International has said in a report that Qatar's construction sector is rife with abuse, as work begins on the 2022 FIFA World Cup stadiums.
Washington, Nov. 13 (ANI): The United States is set to become the world's top energy producer by 2015, according to a new report.
Sydney, Nov 13 (ANI): The Qatar 2022 Soccer World Cup is set to be switched to November and December in winters, as the Premier League was close to an agreement last night for it, according to FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke.
FIFA says 2022 World Cup not to be moved to year beginning to avoid clash with Winter Olympics Nov 10, 2:05 pm
London, Nov 10 (ANI): FIFA president Sepp Blatter has said that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will not be moved to January or February 2022 in order to avoid clashing with the Winter Olympics, which are also to be held that year.
Blatter suggests 2022 Qatar WC could also take place in Iran, other Middle East countries Nov 9, 9:18 am
London, Nov 9 (ANI): After revealing that several countries had offered to co-host the 2022 World Cup with Qatar, Sepp Blatter has admitted that he is open to the possibility of staging the event in more than one Gulf nation.
Zidane's 'head-butt' statue removed from Doha landmark Oct 30, 10:42 am
Manama, Oct 30 (ANI): A five-metre bronze statue depicting the infamous head butt of French legend Zinedine Zidane during the 2006 World Cup final match has reportedly been removed from a famous landmark in the capital city of Qatar, which will host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
FIFA more like Robin Hood than 'evil' Sheriff of Nottingham of football, says Blatter Oct 26, 11:00 am
London, Oct 26 (ANI): FIFA president Sepp Blatter has claimed that the world football governing body has been portrayed as the villainous 'Sheriff of Nottingham' of football, when 'hero' Robin Hood would have been a much more appropriate comparison.
Envoys of four nations present credentials to Pranab Mukherjee Oct 23, 1:48 pm
New Delhi, Oct 23 (ANI): Envoys of South Africa, Qatar, Slovenia and Namibia presented their credentials to President Pranab Mukherjee at a ceremony held in Rashtrapati Bhavan today.
Manama Oct. 22 (ANI): The decision to bar homosexual and transgender foreigners from working in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries has not yet been adopted, a senior Kuwaiti official has said.
London, Oct 15 (ANI): Two German broadcasters have reportedly alleged that they were detained and imprisoned by Qatari Police while they tried to investigate the plight of migrant labourers working in the preparations for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Ex-FIFA official calls awarding 2022 World Cup to Qatar 'big mistake' over health fears Oct 9, 11:39 am
London, Oct 9 (ANI): The former FIFA technical inspector, who led the official inspection of the bidding nations, has said that the world football governing body has made a mistake by awarding the 2022 World Cup to Qatar and will put the health of players and fans at risk if the tournament is not moved from the summer.
Blatter says no FIFA decision will be taken over 2022 World Cup scheduling until 2014 event Oct 5, 10:46 am
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): FIFA president Sepp Blatter said that no decision will be made over a possible shift in the dates of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar until the 2014 Rio World Cup.
London, Oct 5 (ANI): The English Premier League has reportedly said that it welcomes world football governing body FIFA's decision to set up a task force to look into alternative dates for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
London, Oct 5 (ANI): World football governing body FIFA has reportedly agreed to set up a taskforce for discussing alternative dates for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, although a final decision will not take place before the 2014 World Cup.
Qatar World Cup boss says event will not be built on 'blood of innocent migrant workers' Oct 4, 11:04 am
London, Oct 4 (ANI): Qatar 2022 World Cup's chief executive Hassan al-Thawadi has said that workers' rights were the tournament's top priority and it would not be built on 'blood of innocents'.
London, Oct 4 (ANI): World's football governing body, FIFA is expected to announce on Friday that Qatar faces no threat to its right to host the 2022 World Cup.
Blatter paves way for hosting Qatar World Cup in winter Oct 4, 9:52 am
London, Oct 4 (ANI): FIFA President Sepp Blatter has said that if Qatar was denied hosting rights because of the weather, the next step could be snatching rights from a nation because of arbitrary and discriminatory reasons, and he was not a party to this but moving the World Cup to winter was definitely needed.
London, Oct 3 (ANI): The organisers of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar have reportedly agreed to stage the tournament in the winter to avoid footballers playing in country's scorching summer months.
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