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Construction works moving rapidly on 2022 stadiums

Construction works are advancing rapidly across all of the 2022 FIFA World Cup stadiums and infrastructure sites for the tournament. After the recent opening of Khalifa International Stadium as the first venue for 2022, seven more stadiums are in different stages of construction, and Al Wakrah Stadium will be among …

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No impact on World Cup preparations, says Qatar

Qatar said the rift with some fellow Gulf Arab states, which includes economic sanctions on Doha, has not affected its preparations to host the 2022 World Cup, and alternative sources for construction materials have been secured, according to Reuters. In remarks carried by the Qatar News Agency, Ghanim al-Kuwari, executive …

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FIFA president says Qatar World Cup not under threat

FIFA president Gianni Infantino does not believe that the diplomatic crisis which has embroiled 2022 World Cup host nation Qatar will threaten its staging of the tournament, he said on Sunday. In an interview published in Swiss newspapers Le Matin Dimanche and Sonntagszeitung, the head of the global soccer body …

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FIFA ‘Confident’ that the diplomatic crisis sweeping Qatar will normalise and not threaten the 2022 World Cup

Football: Infantino ‘confident’ over 2022 World Cup despite Qatar crisis, expects return to normalcy Fifa is confident that the diplomatic crisis sweeping Qatar will normalise and not threaten the 2022 World Cup, the organisation’s president Gianni Infantino said in an interview published on Sunday. “We are facing a diplomatic crisis,” …

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FIFA ‘in contact’ with Qatar over 2022 World Cup

Soccer’s governing body FIFA said on Monday it was in”regular contact”with the organising committee of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, though it did not comment directly on the diplomatic situation involving the Gulf State. FIFA said in an emailed statement that it was”in regular contact with the Qatar 2022 …

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2022 World Cup to attract 1.3 million fans to Qatar

Up to 1.3 million fans will visit Qatar during the Fifa 2022 World Cup, an official said yesterday, equivalent to half the country’s population. Nasser Al Khater, a senior figure with the body organising Qatar’s World Cup, also said that for the first time in tournament history many of the …

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Emir declares Khalifa stadium ready for 2022

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani inaugurated the Khalifa International Stadium yesterday and, on behalf of every Qatari and Arab citizen, declared it ready to host the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup. This is the first 2022 WC venue to be completed and it has been done five …

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