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Valcke comments on 2022 World Cup timing stir controversy

Precise event date still subject on an ongoing consultation process.

January 8, 2014 3:47
 
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Qatar hires managers for first World Cup stadium

The tiny Gulf state plans to build solar-powered, air-conditioned stadiums to overcome the sweltering summer heat.

May 30, 2013 3:26
 
STRATEGIC: Qatar Forms A Taste For Foreign Strategic Assets

STRATEGIC: Qatar Forms A Taste For Foreign Strategic Assets

The willingness to target big names in Europe's energy and defense sector illustrate how quickly the seven-year old Qatar Investment Authority, with an estimated $60 to $100 billion in assets, has found confidence says Una Galani

March 15, 2012 4:00
 
Why is Qatar buying up London landmarks?

Why is Qatar buying up London landmarks?

The BBC takes a look at why London landmarks such as Harrods, the Shard and some of Canary Wharf being bought up with money from Qatar.

May 2, 2011 10:34
 
2022 World Cup challenge

2022 World Cup challenge

World Cup can eradicate misconceptions about Arab world; Qatar likely to make concessions on alcohol consumption; Solar-powered technology to cool stadiums.

December 16, 2010 9:52
 
Gulf’s vanity deals continue

Gulf’s vanity deals continue

As Qatar Holding helps knock over Miramax, and regional investors continue to eye the Detroit Pistons, Kipp is wondering whether these kinds of investments will ever pay for themselves.

December 5, 2010 4:42
 
Qatar bags the World Cup – what next?

Qatar bags the World Cup – what next?

To the chagrin of a few and the shock of many, this weekend Qatar was confirmed as host country for the FIFA World Cup – one of the biggest sports tournaments on the planet.

December 5, 2010 2:40
 
Qatar’s pride, others’ prejudice

Qatar’s pride, others’ prejudice

As critics line up to question the decision to hand the World Cup to Qatar, Iman Kurdi of Arab News says their bitterness ignores the good the tournament can do.

December 5, 2010 2:25
 
World Cup 2022: Qatar’s chances

World Cup 2022: Qatar’s chances

Believe it or not, Qatar is a very serious contender to host the event, which would bring a huge social and economic boost to the region. Kipp takes a look.

August 9, 2010 3:33