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World Cup 2022 in Qatar: the buzz grows while the threat of boycott decreases |  Sport |  German football and major international sports news |  DW

World Cup 2022 in Qatar: the buzz grows while the threat of boycott decreases | Sport | German football and major international sports news | DW

The World Cup in the desert state of Qatar has long ceased to be a mirage. Indeed: the first World Cup in the Arab world, which takes place from 21 November to 18 December 2022, is becoming increasingly tangible. At the end of October, the Gulf state inaugurated the Al-Thumama stadium with great fanfare, thus …

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The Italian media still clings to the unlikely hope of playing at the Qatar World Cup

The Italian media still clings to the unlikely hope of playing at the Qatar World Cup

Forget it guys The Italian media won’t let the embarrassment of missing the World Cup go away, will they? After failing to qualify for the second consecutive tournament after a late defeat to North Macedonia, thanks to a winner in the 92nd minute, the Azzurri have the prospect of looking at home as the greatest …

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The 2022 Qatar World Cup offers brands the opportunity to take a stand

The 2022 Qatar World Cup offers brands the opportunity to take a stand

Lee Mabey, media leader at Dentsu and managing partner of Dentsu X, explained how brands should take a stand ahead of the Qatar 2022 World Cup. There is likely to be friction around workers and LGBTQ + rights, so how can sponsors (and the guerilla brands) make the most of the tournament? The draw for …

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Court of Appeal confirms guilty verdict for former Qatari official 2022 |  Qatar news 2022

Court of Appeal confirms guilty verdict for former Qatari official 2022 | Qatar news 2022

Doha, Qatar – Qatar Court of Appeals upheld a guilty verdict handed down to a former 2022 FIFA World Cup official for corruption and misuse of funds, but reduced his prison sentence from five years to three years. Abdullah Ibhais, a former media manager at the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Inheritance (SC), the body …

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5 things media shoppers need to know about football fans ahead of the 2022 World Cup

5 things media shoppers need to know about football fans ahead of the 2022 World Cup

The upcoming 2022 World Cup has led to the publication of a detailed fan poll that sparked what fans think about the winter competition. 4,981 fans from around the world have been asked their opinion by Footballco via the Goal website to evaluate the anticipation for an event that will now bring the calendar to …

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Three Qatar hotels on FIFA-approved World Cup list "refuse to accept gay guests"

Three Qatar hotels on FIFA-approved World Cup list “refuse to accept gay guests”

According to an investigation, some of the hotels on FIFA’s official list for the World Cup in Qatar later this year said they would not accept gay guests and asked potential customers to change their behavior. Journalists working for media groups in Sweden and Denmark contacted 69 hotels, posing as a newly married gay couple, …

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Socceroos, Australia vs Japan, Qatar World Cup 2022, AFC Qualifiers, Bruno Fornaroli, Nicholas D'Agostino,

Socceroos, Australia vs Japan, Qatar World Cup 2022, AFC Qualifiers, Bruno Fornaroli, Nicholas D’Agostino,

17 years ago, the Socceroos overtook Uruguay to qualify for the 2006 World Cup in one of the most memorable moments in Australian football. Now, Socceroos coach Graham Arnold will make a bombshell call to cover 34-year-old Uruguayan Bruno Fornaroli as Australia’s bid to qualify for the 2022 Qatar World Cup reaches its limits. With …

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Qatar 2022: Norway rules out boycott of World Cup |  Qatar news 2022

Qatar 2022: Norway rules out boycott of World Cup | Qatar news 2022

The delegates at the extraordinary congress convened by the Norwegian Football Association vote the motion rejecting the boycott of the event. The Norwegian football federation ruled out a boycott of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar despite pressure from its base over allegations of human rights violations of migrant workers in the Gulf state. In …

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La’eeb unveiled as the official mascot for the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup

FIFA has unveiled La’eeb as the official mascot of this year’s FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. La’eeb is an Arabic word which means super skilled player. “It belongs to a parallel mascot verse that is indescribable: everyone is invited to interpret how it looks. La’eeb encourages everyone to believe in themselves as …

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FIFA World Cup 2022: Best XI to lose Qatar World Cup 2022 |  Mohamed Salah, Erling Haaland and others

FIFA World Cup 2022: Best XI to lose Qatar World Cup 2022 | Mohamed Salah, Erling Haaland and others

The 2022 World Cup teams have been decided (except a few teams yet to be played) and there are some of the best players in the world who will not play in the tournament. LFCTR takes a look at a world-class XI holder who is set to miss the biggest international competition. Goalkeeper – Gianluigi …

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