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Former Qatar 2022 employee facing fresh legal action over loan payments

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A former employee of Qatar’s 2022 World Cup organising committee, jailed on contested corruption charges, faces fresh legal action after his former bosses withheld his severance pay meaning he will default on a loan, ...

Former Qatar World Cup worker’s jail term angers human rights groups

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A former World Cup 2022 worker has failed in his appeal against a jail sentence in Qatar – sparking fierce condemnation from human rights groups and a counter-claim from the authorities. Human Rights Watch and FairSqu...

Qatar World Cup must leave legacy on women’s and LGBT rights, says Dutch FA

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Progress on women’s and LGBT rights in Qatar should be part of any legacy from the country hosting the World Cup, the general secretary of the Dutch Football Association (KNVB) has said. Gijs de Jong has pledged that ...

‘The last resort’: jailed former Qatar World Cup official on his hunger strike

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The detained former Qatar World Cup official Abdullah Ibhais has repeated his claims of innocence as he enters the 17th day of a hunger strike in prison. Ibhais was seized by Qatari authorities last month and returned...

The legacy question: will World Cup change Qatar or is it the other way round?

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Imagine the scene in Qatar, a year from now. Across the Corniche, the palm-fringed boulevard which runs along Doha’s seafront, thousands of football fans of different nationalities and religions are smiling, swaying, ...

Qatar 2022 is a powerplay aimed at neighbours more than European critics

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One year to go, 11 in the making. Welcome to Qatar 2022, the final countdown, and a World Cup that for all the noise, the sense of fingers crossed and a gaze averted from the bloodier details, still makes no real sens...

‘The gloves are off’ – Wolff and Horner face off before Qatar Grand Prix battle

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Any hope of this season’s Formula One world championship playing the Queensberry game have surely now disappeared in the rancorous conflict of the title run-in. Both Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes and Max Verstappen’s Red ...

Revealed: football’s plan for Qatar workers’ centre as World Cup legacy

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Plans are being developed within football for the creation of a permanent workers’ centre in Qatar that would support the rights of migrant labourers, as the game seeks to leave a positive legacy after the 2022 World ...

Alcohol, cruise ships, rainbow flags: what awaits fans at Qatar World Cup

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Early in the new year. Prices are yet to be revealed but a Qatar 2022 spokesperson told the Guardian that tickets would be “affordable for all the family” and in line with recent World Cups. For those with money to bu...

World Cup 2022: ranking the top 10 contenders a year before Qatar

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With just over a year to go until the World Cup kicks off, 12 teams have qualified alongside hosts Qatar. All four semi-finalists from 2018 have sealed their spots and are joined by former world champions Argentina, B...

Amnesty report: Qatar migrant workers trapped and exploited before World Cup

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Reforms in Qatar have stalled with a year to go before the World Cup, leaving thousands of migrant workers trapped and exploited, according to a damning new report by Amnesty International. Last year Qatar passed two ...

Premier League reveals 2022-23 season dates around Qatar World Cup

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The Premier League will pause after the weekend of 12-13 November next season and resume on Boxing Day to accommodate the World Cup, it was confirmed on Thursday. The season will start on 6 August and stop after the 1...

Gay footballer Josh Cavallo would be ‘scared’ to play at World Cup in Qatar

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The world’s only openly gay top‑flight men’s footballer says he would be “scared” to play at the World Cup tournament in Qatar next year because of the emirate’s harsh ban on homosexuality and legal penalties ranging ...

Neymar admits next year’s Qatar World Cup could be last of his career

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Neymar says the World Cup in Qatar next year could be the last of his career. The comments by the 29-year-old Brazil striker were made in the documentary, Neymar & The Line Of Kings, produced by DAZN. An excerpt w...

Qatar Airways refused us a refund after visa mix-up to Botswana

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My brother, his wife and young son were denied boarding when flying to Botswana for our mother’s funeral in December. Now Qatar Airways is refusing to refund the flight they missed, or the new one they booked to get t...

Ireland’s Stephen Kenny raises human rights concern before Qatar game

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Stephen Kenny has highlighted the issue of human rights in Qatar before the Republic of Ireland’s friendly against the World Cup hosts. His comments come after players from Germany, Norway and the Netherlands wore T-s...

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