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World Cup insurers ‘likely to refuse pay out on cancellation’

World Cup insurers are likely to refuse to pay out on many cancellation contracts if Russia and Qatar lose the rights to hold the tournaments because of fraud, industry experts said. Russia and Qatar could be stripped of their Wor

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Microsoft Imagine Cup winners announced

The winners of this year's Microsoft Imagine Cup Pan-Arab Semi-Finals were announced last night (June 2). Team T2 from Tunisia took top spot in the Games category, while Team BCR from Palestine won first prize for Innovation a

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Regional teams vie for Imagine Cup

Teams from across the region competed in a technology competition for school students yesterday (June 1). The Imagine Cup 2015 Pan Arab Champion, hosted by Microsoft Bahrain, was held under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prin

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Qatar defends 2022 World Cup bid

Qatar defended its successful 2022 World Cup bid on Friday following corruption scandals in soccer's governing body Fifa and said it would carry on with plans to stage the event. Qatar's World Cup organising committee said

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Fifa moves 2022 World Cup in Qatar to winter

Fifa ended more than four years of uncertainty over the timing of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar by announcing that it would be played in November and December with the final on December 18. Spokesman Walter De Gregorio said the wint

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Qatar ‘ready for summer or winter World Cup’

Qatar will be ready to deliver a World Cup no matter when it is played, the Gulf state's 2022 organising committee chief Hassan Al Thawadi assured on Thursday. With Fifa set to vote March 19 on a recommendation for a World Cup

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World Cup hope for Doha-Manama rail link

A passenger rail link between Manama, Bahrain and Doha, Qatar could be up and running in time for Qatar's hosting of the Fifa World Cup in 2022, it has emerged. Phase one of Qatar Rail's long distance railway project opened up f

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Qatar should stage World Cup ‘only if exploitation stops’

The 2022 World Cup should be held in Qatar only if the exploitation of migrant workers stops, Fifa presidential candidate Jerome Champagne told Reuters in an interview. The Frenchman said that Fifa's capability to govern the s

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Qatar 2022 probe report delayed till Sept

An investigation into the decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, initially scheduled for completion this month, is only likely to be finished in September, Fifa said in a statement. &n

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ISAF to stage Sailing World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi

The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) has signed a deal to stage its World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi for the next six years, starting this year.   The multi-stakeholder approach by Abu Dhabi Sailing & Yach

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