Articles tagged “fifa”

Qatar Airways Will Take Emirates’ Place as FIFA Sponsor Through 2022 World Cup

Qatar Airways Will Take Emirates’ Place as FIFA Sponsor Through 2022 World Cup

Associated Press

Emirates turned its sponsorship opportunity into marketing gold during the 2014 World Cup. Let's see what Qatar will do.

1 year ago

FIFA Clears Qatar, Russia to Host World Cups After Corruption Claims

FIFA Clears Qatar, Russia to Host World Cups After Corruption Claims

Bloomberg

FIFA's self-investigation was nonsense, and it only opens the organization to increased mockery over its transparency.

4 years ago

Emirates Drops FIFA Sponsorship, Qatar Ready to Replace It

Emirates Drops FIFA Sponsorship, Qatar Ready to Replace It

Tariq Panja, Bloomberg

FIFA will have little problem replacing Emirates right now; however, such a task could prove more difficult if corruption allegations gain credence.

4 years ago

FIFA Considers Action Against Officials in Charge of World Cup Selection

FIFA Considers Action Against Officials in Charge of World Cup Selection

Tariq Panja, Bloomberg

The World Cup is surrounded in international political turmoil and a full-scale reorganization is what's needed to actually have a shot at making the process fair.

4 years ago

FIFA to Complete Investigation into World Cup Bids From Russia, Qatar

FIFA to Complete Investigation into World Cup Bids From Russia, Qatar

Associated Press

FIFA's World Cup is currently covered in controversy as the the upcoming games in Brazil and future games in Qatar each face their respective challenges.

4 years ago

Qatar Denies Allegations of Foul Play in World Cup Bid

Qatar Denies Allegations of Foul Play in World Cup Bid

Associated Press

The 2022 World Cup has been covered in controversy suggesting that FIFA made a very wrong choice in appointing Qatar the host.

4 years ago

World Cup Corruption Probe Extends to 10-Year-Old Girl With £2 Million in Savings

Claire Newell, Holly Watt, and Ben Bryant, The Daily Telegraph

You don't say!

4 years ago

FIFA Boss Won’t Address Evidence of Bribery Claims in Qatar World Cup Bid

FIFA Boss Won’t Address Evidence of Bribery Claims in Qatar World Cup Bid

Graham Dunbar, Associated Press

The double odd whammy of Russia and Qatar offered such an odd pairing of host cities that it's been hard not assuming something did go down.

4 years ago

World Cup Boss Tries to Deflect Criticism of Qatar’s Labor Conditions

World Cup Boss Tries to Deflect Criticism of Qatar’s Labor Conditions

Nick Squires, The Daily Telegraph

Yes, Sepp Blatter is the perfect person to tell others how to behave ethically.

5 years ago

Is FIFA’s Official Tourism Agency Behind Brazil Hotel Price Fixing?

Tales Azzoni, Associated Press

Considering FIFA's dubious leadership and a board that makes the Olympic organizing committee look as pure as a kindergarten choir, this is totally believable. Saying that everyone's on the take doesn't begin to cover what's going on here.

5 years ago

FIFA Leaders Are Still Trying to Decide on Qatar’s World Cup Date

FIFA Leaders Are Still Trying to Decide on Qatar’s World Cup Date

Graham Dunbar, Associated Press

The date fiasco is further evidence that Sepp Blatter and FIFA are angling to become the world champs of international event buffoonery. Your move, International Olympic Committee.

5 years ago

Qatar’s World Cup Tournament Will Likely Skip Summer to Avoid the Heat

Graham Dunbar, Associated Press

Summer was just as hot when Blatter and FIFA awarded the tournament to Qatar.

5 years ago