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Qatar will allow beer to be sold at World Cup matches three hours before kick-off

A source familiar with tournament plans said Qatar will allow ticketed fans to buy alcoholic beer at World Cup matches that start three hours before kick-off and for an hour after the final whistle, but not during the match. The source said Budweiser, the main sponsor of the World Cup and which has exclusive rights …

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FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022: Can the hosts reach the knockout stages?

FOOTBALL NOW is a show that highlights some of the biggest problems, challenges, and debates facing the global game. After 12 years, the wait is almost over. It only took months for Qatar to host the first ever World Cup in the Middle East. The country is teeming with anticipation. Hosting this tournament has already …

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Qatar arrests workers protesting late payment of salaries before the World Cup

An advocacy group said that Qatar recently arrested at least 60 foreign workers who protested going for months without pay and deported some of them, just three months before Doha hosts the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The move comes as Qatar faces intense international scrutiny over its labor practices ahead of the tournament. Like other …

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Qatar detains workers protesting late payments ahead of World Cup

An advocacy group said that Qatar recently arrested at least 60 foreign workers who protested going for months without pay and deported some of them, just three months before Doha hosts the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The move comes as Qatar faces intense international scrutiny over its labor practices ahead of the tournament. Like other …

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