November 21, 2022

A Controversial World Cup Begins in Qatar

by The Journal.

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One of the biggest sports events of the year began yesterday in Qatar, but there have been a lot of bumps along the way. From the abuse of stadium construction workers to a ban on beer – WSJ's Joshua Robinson on the controversies surrounding Qatar’s World Cup.


Further Reading:

-World Cup Brings Two Million Visitors and an Epic Culture Clash to Qatar 

-Qatar Wanted to Host the World Cup. First It Needed a Soccer Team. 


Further Listening:

-We Came To Win: The Escape 


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