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Football 21 May 2015 | 6:42 PM

Amnesty report says Qatar still failing migrant workers

BERNE/DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar, host of the 2022 World Cup, is doing little to improve conditions for migrant workers despite promising reform last year, Amnesty International said on Thursday, but Doha said several of the allegations were inaccurate.

Football 21 Apr 2014 | 10:12 PM

Qatar reviewing number of stadiums to build for World Cup

DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar is reviewing whether it will build all of the 12 stadiums proposed in its bid for the 2022 World Cup football tournament as it finalises plans that will go to FIFA for approval, the event's organising committee said on Monday.

Football 09 Mar 2014 | 8:53 PM

Qatar may face higher costs of hiring foreign workers - IMF

DUBAI (Reuters) - Qatar will likely face higher labour costs as a result of publicity about deaths of migrant construction workers building the infrastructure for the 2022 World Cup football tournament, the International Monetary Fund said.

Football 12 Feb 2014 | 5:07 PM

Qatar promises better welfare for World Cup workers

DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar's 2022 World Cup organisers have said they will penalise contractors who violate the welfare of construction workers after the Gulf country was widely criticised over its labour rights record.

Football 12 Feb 2014 | 4:12 AM

Qatar promises better welfare for World Cup workers

DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar's 2022 World Cup organisers said on Tuesday they would penalise contractors who violated the welfare of construction workers after the Gulf country was widely criticised over its labour rights record.

Football 11 Feb 2014 | 10:22 PM

Qatar sets labour standards to address welfare of World Cup workers

DOHA (Reuters) - The committee managing preparations for the Qatar 2022 World Cup said on Tuesday it would penalise contractors who violated the welfare of its construction workers after the Gulf country came under heavy pressure to reform its workplace practices.

Football 10 Nov 2013 | 12:07 AM

Blatter rules out co-hosting of 2022 World Cup

DOHA (Reuters) - FIFA has ruled out any possibility that Qatar could co-host the 2022 World Cup with neighbouring countries, Sepp Blatter said on Saturday.

Football 09 Nov 2013 | 4:12 AM

Blatter rules out January World Cup in Qatar

(Reuters) - FIFA president Sepp Blatter ruled out a January World Cup in Qatar in 2022 and said on Friday November/December was the only alternative to a summer tournament.

Football 25 Oct 2013 | 10:12 PM

German soccer football call Qatar World Cup a 'burden'

BERLIN (Reuters) - German football chiefs on Friday launched an attack on the 2022 Qatar World Cup, calling it a "burden on football" because of the likely shift in dates from a traditional summer tournament to a winter competition.

Football 05 Oct 2013 | 6:12 AM

Qatar plans unaffected by FIFA move - organisers

DOHA (Reuters) - FIFA's delay in making a decision on the dates for the 2022 Qatar World Cup will not affect the country's plans for the tournament, a senior official told Reuters on Friday.