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Other Sport 03 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM

Indonesia postpones Games after workers shut stadium

JAKARTA: Indonesia has postponed the Islamic Solidarity Games due to be held in June until October after construction workers closed the main stadium in protest at not being paid in full, organisers said yesterday.

Football 18 Nov 2013 | 8:47 PM

'Alarming exploitation' of workers in Qatar - Amnesty

(Reuters) - Qatar's construction industry is rife with abuse of migrant workers who are "treated like cattle" and live in squalid accommodation, Amnesty International said on Sunday, calling on world soccer's governing body to help address the situation.

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 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 10 Oct 2016 | 11:38 PM

FIFA sued over treatment of Qatar World Cup workers

ZURICH/DOHA (Reuters) - A Bangladeshi man who says he was harshly exploited while working on 2022 World Cup facilities in Qatar is suing FIFA for allegedly failing to use its influence to ensure workers are treated fairly.

Football 31 Mar 2016 | 7:09 AM

Amnesty says workers at Qatar World Cup stadium suffer abuse

DOHA (Reuters) - Workers in Qatar renovating a 2022 World Cup stadium have suffered human rights abuses two years after the tournament's organisers drafted worker welfare standards in the wake of criticism, Amnesty International said.

Other Sport 06 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM

Russia exploits migrant workers at Olympic venue - rights group

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Migrant workers helping Russia prepare for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi are being cheated out of wages and denied adequate rest, food and housing, a human rights group said on Wednesday.

Other Sport 06 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM

Russia exploits migrant workers at Olympic venue - rights group

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Migrant workers helping Russia prepare for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi are being cheated out of wages and denied adequate rest, food and housing, a human rights group said on Wednesday.

Other Sport 10 Jul 2009 | 12:00 AM

W-Cup construction workers go on strike

JOHANNESBURG: South African construction workers went on an indefinite strike on Wednesday at stadiums being built for the 2010 World Cup - a move that could derail Africa's historic first World Cup tournament.

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.