Can Qatar keep World Cup fans entertained?


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  • Friday, 11 Oct 2019

Oct 4, 2019; Doha; Qatar; General overall view of Khalifa International Stadium and Aspire Tower during the IAAF World Athletics Championships. The stadium will serve as a venue for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports/Files

DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar's hosting of the world athletics championships brought criticism for poor attendances and hot conditions for road events but there was something else which struck many visitors about 2022 World Cup host nation - a lack of things to do.

Many first-time visitors, finding the city to be car-orientated and lacking attractions, spent much of their spare time in shopping malls.

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