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Football 26 Jan 2017 | 6:05 PM

He shoots. He scores. Then back to the World Cup labourers' camp

DOHA (Reuters) - A new documentary film is offering a rare glimpse into the lives of poor African and Asian migrant workers building facilities for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar - and it does so using soccer itself.

Football 28 Dec 2016 | 10:40 PM

FIFA will continue to put pressure on Qatar over human rights - President

DUBAI (Reuters) - FIFA will continue to "put pressure" on Qatar about the treatment of migrant labourers building World Cup stadiums in the Gulf Arab country for the 2022 tournament, its President said on Wednesday.

Football 21 Apr 2016 | 1:29 AM

FIFA says was slow to act on Qatar labour rights

DOHA (Reuters) - FIFA was late to raise concerns about the treatment of migrant labourers on World Cup stadiums in Qatar and tournament organisers should do more to improve working conditions, an official from world football's governing body said on Wednesday.

Football 31 Jan 2014 | 5:37 AM

Qatar gets 14 days to send labour report to FIFA

ZURICH (Reuters) - Qatar has been given two weeks to provide a report to FIFA on how it has improved working conditions for labourers in the 2022 World Cup host nation.

Football 03 Dec 2014 | 2:47 AM

Blatter denies responsibility for Qatar workers' welfare

COLOMBO (Reuters) - FIFA is not responsible for the working conditions of labourers helping to build stadiums for the 2022 World Cup finals in Qatar, the president of world football's governing body Sepp Blatter said on Tuesday.

Football 18 May 2015 | 10:37 PM

Qatar says BBC crew on 2022 tour held for trespass

DOHA (Reuters) - A BBC television team was arrested in Qatar and held for two nights in prison while reporting on living conditions for migrant labourers working on the 2022 World Cup, the broadcaster said on Monday.

Football 28 Mar 2019 | 7:32 PM

French group Vinci: audit finds no problems over its Qatar labour practices

PARIS (Reuters) - French construction company Vinci said on Thursday that an initial audit into working conditions of staff used to build sites for the Qatar 2022 World Cup did not find any evidence of bad working conditions for those labourers.

Other Sport 16 Mar 2010 | 12:00 AM

S. Africa denies North Koreans working on World Cup spots

SEOUL, South Korea (AP): South African officials have denied a report that North Korean labourers are working on football stadiums across the country ahead of this year's World Cup, a news agency said Tuesday.

Other Sport 20 Jun 2012 | 12:00 AM

World Cup puts spotlight on labour rights in Qatar

DOHA (Reuters) - On the outskirts of Doha, capital of one of the world's richest countries, migrant workers who have helped build the city's glittering skyscrapers and luxury shopping malls live in conditions akin to a shantytown.

Other Sport 20 Jun 2012 | 12:00 AM

World Cup puts spotlight on labour rights in Qatar

DOHA (Reuters) - On the outskirts of Doha, capital of one of the world's richest countries, migrant workers who have helped build the city's glittering skyscrapers and luxury shopping malls live in conditions akin to a shantytown.