The Foreign Desk

Explainer 342: Qatar World Cup: how did we get here?

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16 November 2022

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Why would Fifa host the World Cup in a country that not only has a hostile climate for sport and abuses human rights but has also never taken part in the competition? Andrew Mueller tries to explain.

16 November 2022

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