Fifa, football's world governing body, has promised to closely monitor treatment of migrant workers building the 2022 World Cup facilities in Qatar.
This assurance follows reports that labourers on the first stadium under cons
Qatar's government has approved some measures to improve the treatment of foreign workers following international criticism over the past year, as the country gears up to host the 2022 World Cup soccer tournament.
The steps we
The 2022 World Cup will take place as planned in Qatar and the country has nothing to hide over allegations of corruption during the bid process, the tournament communications director Nasser Al Khater said on Wednesday.
The direct impact on Qatar from a potential loss of the World Cup 2022 hosting rights is small, but the country's broader infrastructure pipeline worth $100 billion could face delays, a BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research report said.
Soccer's governing body Fifa will have little time to bask in the glory of the 2014 World Cup as it faces a plethora of problems, including the controversy over 2022 Qatar World Cup.
Fifa's directors will barely have stepp
Several people in Bahrain have rallied behind the 2022 World Cup being held in Qatar following an investigation into bribery allegations.
They believe Bahrain's economy will grow during the month-long footb
Dubai-based Emirates airline, an official Fifa Worldwide partner, has unveiled the first Boeign 777-300ER to feature the signature of Emirates Global Ambassador and three time World Cup winner, Pele, said a report.
Bahrain's clubs, hotels and cafes are bracing themselves for thousands of football fans, who are expected to turn out to watch the opening of the Fifa World Cup tonight.
Businesses have been preparing for t
Bahrain Post has issued three commemorative stamps to mark the 2014 Fifa World Cup.
Crowned with the portrait of His Majesty King Hamad, the stamps are available in 200 fils (52 cents), 250 fils and 300 fils de
Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the managing body and operator of Bahrain International Airport, has installed three large TV screens in the departure concourse of the airport, in preparation for the 2014 Fifa World Cup.