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By Ronald Blum, Associated Press
A top Qatari official involved in preparing his country's hosting of the World Cup has put the number of worker deaths for the tournament "between 400 and 500" for the first time…
By Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
It was the earliest exit by a host nation in the World Cup’s 92-year history.
By Gerald Imray, Associated Press
Travel at this World Cup was supposed to be easy in the tiny host nation of Qatar after fans had to take long flights between cities at the last three tournaments.
By Isabel Debre, Associated Press
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has become the latest political flash point at the first World Cup in the Arab world — never mind that neither Israeli or Palestinian national teams are competing in the tournament.
America's top diplomat on Tuesday criticized a decision by FIFA to threaten players at the World Cup with yellow cards if they wear armbands supporting inclusion and diversity.
By Tim McPhillips
The 2022 World Cup officially kicked off in Qatar on Sunday, beginning weeks of competition in the world’s most popular sport. But even as soccer’s stars take the world stage, the first World Cup to take place in a Middle…
By Graham Dunbar, Associated Press
FIFA's threat of on-field punishment for players has forced World Cup teams to back down.
FIFA wanted seven European soccer federations to back down from allowing their captains to wear “One Love” armbands — a heart-shaped multi-colored logo aimed at exposing the host country Qatar’s record on human rights.
By Jenna Fryer, Associated Press
The first World Cup in the Middle East began Sunday night with a flashy opening ceremony and a match between Qatar and Ecuador, kicking off a global event under scrutiny for its host country's human rights record.
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