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Qatar World Cup chief: Migrant worker death toll 'between 400 and 500'
# CONSEQUENCES
# CONSEQUENCES

Qatar World Cup chief: Migrant worker death toll 'between 400 and 500'

4 hours ago 13,012 Views 9 Comments

Hassan Al-Thawadi gave the figures during an interview on TalkTV’s Piers Morgan Uncensored.

World Cup pitch invader with rainbow flag released and banned from future matches

World Cup pitch invader with rainbow flag released and banned from future matches

Updated 7 hours ago 8,466 Views 1 Comment

Protester was on the field for about 30 seconds during the game between Portugal and Uruguay.

# qatar-2022-news - Yesterday's News

Man with rainbow flag invades pitch during World Cup game
# Qatar 2022 News
# Qatar 2022 News

Man with rainbow flag invades pitch during World Cup game

23 hours ago 10,332 Views 9 Comments

The man was on the field for about 30 seconds during the second half.

US coach apologises for Iranian flag furore in tense press conference
# Geopolitical Football
# Geopolitical Football

US coach apologises for Iranian flag furore in tense press conference

Mon 6:14 PM 9,967 Views 1 Comment

Gregg Berhalter and captain Tyler Adams were peppered with questions unrelated to football by Iranian journalists.

# qatar-2022-news - This week 27th November 2022 - 29th November 2022

Iran complain to Fifa over removal of Islamic Republic symbol in US social media posts
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

Iran complain to Fifa over removal of Islamic Republic symbol in US social media posts

Sun 10:45 PM 7,179 Views 3 Comments

The US infuriated their opponents by posting altered images of Iran’s flag.

# qatar-2022-news - Last week 20th November 2022 - 26th November 2022

London transport network blocks Qatar ads over LGBTQ laws
# London
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# London

London transport network blocks Qatar ads over LGBTQ laws

Sat 4:20 PM 22,715 Views 21 Comments

Qatar is among 11 states listed as having ‘effective’ or ‘probable’ death penalty policies for same-sex sexual acts.

Iranian players sing national anthem ahead of Wales clash
# Protest
# Protest

Iranian players sing national anthem ahead of Wales clash

Fri 10:35 AM 22,834 Views 8 Comments

Mehdi Taremi denied this week that he and his team-mates were coming under pressure from the Iranian government.

Fifa accused of 'sinister abuse of power' over OneLove armband
# OneLove
# OneLove

Fifa accused of 'sinister abuse of power' over OneLove armband

Fri 9:14 AM 2,952 Views 5 Comments

Fifa threatened sporting sanctions, starting at a yellow card for the captains, if the armbands were worn.

ITV pundit Nadia Nadim leaves World Cup broadcast after mother dies
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

ITV pundit Nadia Nadim leaves World Cup broadcast after mother dies

Thu 2:43 PM 8,456 Views 2 Comments

The former Man City forward has revealed she was forced off air on Tuesday.

Maskless World Cup scenes spark anger in China
# Frustration
# Frustration

Maskless World Cup scenes spark anger in China

Nov 23rd 2022, 3:30 PM 24,444 Views 10 Comments

Driven by the fast-spreading Omicron variant, daily cases in the country hit 29,157 on Wednesday.

'Human rights are non-negotiable' - Germany players cover mouths for World Cup team photo
# Protest
# Protest

'Human rights are non-negotiable' - Germany players cover mouths for World Cup team photo

Nov 23rd 2022, 1:30 PM 30,509 Views 38 Comments

Germany’s players used the team photo before their game against Japan to protest Fifa’s refusal to allow rainbow-themed armbands.

Fifa open disciplinary case against Ecuador fans over alleged homophobic chanting
# 2022 World Cup
# 2022 World Cup

Fifa open disciplinary case against Ecuador fans over alleged homophobic chanting

Nov 23rd 2022, 9:37 AM 27,792 Views 27 Comments

The disciplinary case follows days after Fifa outlawed the wearing of a rainbow-coloured One Love armband by players.

Germany examining legal action against Fifa armband stance
# One Love
# One Love

Germany examining legal action against Fifa armband stance

Nov 22nd 2022, 3:46 PM 8,772 Views 10 Comments

Belgium’s Jan Vertonghen says he feels ‘controlled’ and ‘afraid to even say something about this’.

Fifa cite commercial reasons and force Belgium to remove the word 'Love' from jersey
# Kit Clash
# Kit Clash

Fifa cite commercial reasons and force Belgium to remove the word 'Love' from jersey

Updated Nov 22nd 2022, 3:03 PM 35,113 Views 38 Comments

Belgium have been forced into a last-minute alteration ahead of their opening game with Canada.

Keane: 'To dismiss human rights flippantly for a football tournament, it's not right'
# Scathing
# Scathing

Keane: 'To dismiss human rights flippantly for a football tournament, it's not right'

Updated Nov 22nd 2022, 10:33 AM 47,080 Views 51 Comments

The former Republic of Ireland captain stressed on ITV that the World Cup should not be taking place in Qatar.

World Cup 2022: Fifa's clampdown on rainbow armbands conflicts with its own human rights guidelines
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# Qatar 2022 News

World Cup 2022: Fifa's clampdown on rainbow armbands conflicts with its own human rights guidelines

Updated Nov 22nd 2022, 10:00 AM 18,011 Views 18 Comments

Sophie King-Hill of Birmingham University looks at the controversy at this tournament.

Van Dijk: I would have loved to play with One Love band, but not at the expense of a card
# Quandary
# Quandary

Van Dijk: I would have loved to play with One Love band, but not at the expense of a card

Nov 22nd 2022, 8:33 AM 8,171 Views 31 Comments

‘There are people who say we don’t have a backbone, but that’s not how it works,’ said the Netherlands captain.

Gay Australian footballer Cavallo 'lost respect' for Fifa
# Qatar World Cup
# Qatar World Cup

Gay Australian footballer Cavallo 'lost respect' for Fifa

Nov 21st 2022, 10:48 PM 10,563 Views 1 Comment

‘All the work my fellow allies and the LGBTQ+ community are doing to make football inclusive, you have shown that football isn’t a place for everyone.’

Allowing Iran keeper to play on after head injury an ‘utter disgrace’
# Player Welfare
# Player Welfare

Allowing Iran keeper to play on after head injury an ‘utter disgrace’

Nov 21st 2022, 3:42 PM 7,779 Views 0 Comments

Beiranvand collided with team-mate Majid Hosseini during Iran’s World Cup opener against England.

European nations scrap One Love armbands plan due to fear of Fifa sanctions
# Statement
# Statement

European nations scrap One Love armbands plan due to fear of Fifa sanctions

Nov 21st 2022, 10:07 AM 29,095 Views 55 Comments

Seven teams have abandoned plans to wear a rainbow-themed armband in support of LGBTQ rights.

Southgate says England players will take knee at World Cup
# Protest
# Protest

Southgate says England players will take knee at World Cup

Nov 20th 2022, 6:39 PM 6,475 Views 7 Comments

The build-up to the tournament has been dominated by concerns over the Gulf state’s treatment of migrant workers, women and the LGBTQ community.

'A terrible face for football': How RTÉ, BBC and beIN opened World Cup coverage
# Reaction
# Reaction

'A terrible face for football': How RTÉ, BBC and beIN opened World Cup coverage

Nov 20th 2022, 5:09 PM 61,922 Views 26 Comments

Gary Neville, Alan Shearer and Richie Sadlier were among those to weigh in on the controversial tournament.

Comedian Joe Lycett appears to shred £10,000 over David Beckham’s Qatar deal
# Shred It Like Beckham
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# Shred It Like Beckham

Comedian Joe Lycett appears to shred £10,000 over David Beckham’s Qatar deal

Nov 20th 2022, 1:31 PM 61,911 Views 38 Comments

Lycett issued an ultimatum to Beckham over his controversial £10 million deal with the Fifa World Cup hosts.

Messi and Ronaldo's silent World Cup swansong is a sad end for two icons
# 2022 World Cup
# 2022 World Cup

Messi and Ronaldo's silent World Cup swansong is a sad end for two icons

Nov 20th 2022, 10:00 AM 50,408 Views 6 Comments

No matter what either of the game’s greats achieve in Qatar, their football will no longer do the talking.

Preview: A World Cup in Qatar is not an aberration - It is football's logical end

Preview: A World Cup in Qatar is not an aberration - It is football's logical end

Nov 20th 2022, 7:00 AM 21,013 Views 17 Comments

The Qatar World Cup distills the essence of what the sport has become.

# qatar-2022-news - This month November 2022

Harry Kane still set to wear OneLove armband despite Fifa’s late intervention
# World Cup
# World Cup

Harry Kane still set to wear OneLove armband despite Fifa’s late intervention

Updated Nov 19th 2022, 12:29 PM 12,702 Views 10 Comments

Fifa has launched a new captain’s armband on the eve of the World Cup in Qatar.

Fifa President Gianni Infantino accuses World Cup critics of 'hypocrisy'
# Press Conference
# Press Conference

Fifa President Gianni Infantino accuses World Cup critics of 'hypocrisy'

Nov 19th 2022, 9:30 AM 7,205 Views 21 Comments

The Swiss also expressed support for the LGBTQ community and migrant workers, and said that World Cup fans ‘can survive’ without beer.

Qatar 2022: The carbon-neutral World Cup that never was
# Red Card
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# Red Card

Qatar 2022: The carbon-neutral World Cup that never was

Nov 19th 2022, 12:05 AM 17,499 Views 20 Comments

Qatar and FIFA promised a carbon-neutral World Cup, but experts argue it is far from that.

Alcohol u-turn as Fifa ban beer in stadiums two days before Qatar World Cup begins
# Beer Ban
# Beer Ban

Alcohol u-turn as Fifa ban beer in stadiums two days before Qatar World Cup begins

Nov 18th 2022, 11:42 AM 69,290 Views 113 Comments

The move follows ‘discussions’ with the host nation.

Final four? Surprise package? Biggest flop? Our writers' World Cup predictions
# Looking Ahead
# Looking Ahead

Final four? Surprise package? Biggest flop? Our writers' World Cup predictions

Nov 18th 2022, 7:15 AM 7,800 Views 5 Comments

The42′s journalists look ahead to Qatar 2022.

The Explainer: What’s happening with the 2022 FIFA World Cup?
# Podcast
From TheJournal.ie
# Podcast

The Explainer: What’s happening with the 2022 FIFA World Cup?

Nov 17th 2022, 6:00 PM 4,853 Views 0 Comments

Listen in to hear The42.ie reporter Gavin Cooney, who’s heading to Qatar, explain.

French president Macron says 'we must not politicise sport' ahead of Qatar World Cup
# Timing
# Timing

French president Macron says 'we must not politicise sport' ahead of Qatar World Cup

Nov 17th 2022, 8:15 AM 2,868 Views 5 Comments

Emmanuel Macron believes that protestations about Qatar should have been confined to when it emerged as a host-nation candidate.

Stephen Kenny backs Norwegian manager's 'legitimate criticism' of Qatar World Cup
# Too Late Now
# Too Late Now

Stephen Kenny backs Norwegian manager's 'legitimate criticism' of Qatar World Cup

Nov 16th 2022, 5:25 PM 4,437 Views 2 Comments

Norway and Ireland meet in Dublin for a friendly international tomorrow night.

France captain Hugo Lloris will not wear anti-discrimination armband in Qatar
# Choice
# Choice

France captain Hugo Lloris will not wear anti-discrimination armband in Qatar

Nov 16th 2022, 5:06 PM 9,190 Views 3 Comments

The Tottenham star had previously refused to say if he would participate in the initiative.

World Cup organisers apologise after staff threaten to 'smash' Danish TV crew's camera
# 2022
# 2022

World Cup organisers apologise after staff threaten to 'smash' Danish TV crew's camera

Nov 16th 2022, 4:37 PM 6,504 Views 4 Comments

They claimed security staff mistakenly interrupted a live broadcast.

Dutch boss Louis van Gaal says fans boycotting World Cup are 'right to do that'

Dutch boss Louis van Gaal says fans boycotting World Cup are 'right to do that'

Nov 16th 2022, 1:35 PM 3,230 Views 0 Comments

The Dutch FA recently criticised FIFA president Gianni Infantino’s call to focus on the football during the tournament.

Opinion: 'Football fans - it's time to make some noise on human rights ahead of this World Cup'
# Qatar
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# Qatar

Opinion: 'Football fans - it's time to make some noise on human rights ahead of this World Cup'

Nov 15th 2022, 10:00 PM 13,010 Views 25 Comments

Fiona Crowley of Amnesty International Ireland says it’s time Fifa showed it really cares about human rights ahead of the tournament.

Fifa appeals for ceasefire in Ukraine during World Cup
# Qatar
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# Qatar

Fifa appeals for ceasefire in Ukraine during World Cup

Nov 15th 2022, 12:48 PM 16,796 Views 28 Comments

Fifa suspended Russia days after its invasion of Ukraine, booting the team from World Cup qualifying matches

Bale says Wales can 'shed a light on the problems' in Qatar during World Cup
# Speaking Up
# Speaking Up

Bale says Wales can 'shed a light on the problems' in Qatar during World Cup

Nov 14th 2022, 8:59 PM 3,675 Views 1 Comment

Bale has echoed the Football Association of Wales’ determination to speak out on human rights and LGBT issues surrounding the World Cup.

Joe Lycett urges David Beckham to abandon Qatar football deal due to country's LGBTQ laws
# World Cup
From TheJournal.ie
# World Cup

Joe Lycett urges David Beckham to abandon Qatar football deal due to country's LGBTQ laws

Nov 14th 2022, 7:49 PM 27,134 Views 25 Comments

The comedian encouraged former footballer Beckham to turn his back on a £10 million ambassadorship deal.

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