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Qatar World Cup 2022

Doha’s successful bid to host the 2022 Fifa football World Cup will trigger a huge investment programme as the Gulf state seeks to build stadium and associated infrastructure projects, such as the Doha Metro.

Qatar Special Reports

Qatar must diversify projects pipeline

Qatar: Must diversify projects pipeline Subscription Required

27 April 2015

Qatar’s economy is booming right now, but this is only on the back of the Fifa 2022 World Cup and the country’s ample reserves of gas

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    World Cup latest

    Qatar 2022 football World Cup faces its first legal challenge

    Qatar World Cup faces legal challenge from Spain Subscription Required

    30 June 2015 | By Wil Crisp

    Spanish football league says winter tournament will cost it $72m

    Qatar World Cup

    Worries in Doha about losing World Cup Subscription Required

    9 June 2015 | By Colin Foreman

    Decision making on projects is expected to slow down

    Qatar has hit back at suggestions that it may lose the rights to host the 2022 World Cup after Sepp Blatter announced his decision to step down as Fifa president

    Qatar hits back at suggestions it might lose World Cup Subscription Required

    3 June 2015 | By Colin Foreman

    England FA chairman has suggested future tournaments may be rebid

    Market

    Qatar stocks fall on World Cup worries Subscription Required

    3 June 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

    Real estate stocks worst hit

    Qatar World Cup - Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, Igor Shuvalov and Joseph Blatter

    Blatter stepping down raises new doubts on Qatar World Cup Subscription Required

    3 June 2015 | By Colin Foreman

    Investigations, reform and presidential elections could result in event being rebid

    Al-Wakrah stadium

    Contractors submit bids for Qatar World Cup stadium Subscription Required

    25 May 2015 | By Colin Foreman

    Enabling works on the 45,000-seat stadium started in 2014

    Qatar will keep 2022 World Cup

    World Cup sponsors urged to pressure Qatar Subscription Required

    19 May 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

    Qatar faces renewed pressure over working conditions on construction sites

    Yousef AlHorr, Gulf Organisation for Research and Development

    World Cup stadiums to conform to green standards Subscription Required

    22 March 2015 | By Robert Jones

    Metro stations, stadiums and government buildings must hit minimum sustainability standards

    Khalifa International Stadium in Qatar

    Fifa confirms winter Qatar World Cup

    19 March 2015 | By Richard Thompson

    Qatar 2022 World Cup final will take place on 18 December

    Abdulaziz Al Mawlawi

    Qatar World Cup stadiums progressing Subscription Required

    12 March 2015 | By Robert Jones

    More tenders due for release, with all stadiums due for completion by 2020

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    Analysis

    Buying Formula One may prove a costly mistake for Qatar

    Buying Formula One may prove a costly mistake for Qatar Subscription Required

    25 June 2015 | By Wil Crisp

    Gulf state is unlikely to be able to handle the increased scrutiny a deal will bring

    Colin Foreman

    Time favours Russia, but not Qatar Subscription Required

    3 June 2015 | By Colin Foreman

    A rebid held in 2017 would give new host enough time to prepare for 2022

    Wil Crisp

    Doha’s reputation mismanagement Subscription Required

    2 June 2015 | By Wil Crisp

    Real change is needed to win over Qatar’s critics ahead of the 2022 World Cup

    Cleaner reputation: Doha needs to demonstrate it is taking issues such as worker abuse seriously

    Qatar's image problem Subscription Required

    2 June 2015 | By Wil Crisp

    Repairing Qatar’s battered reputation needs more than just spin doctors

    Wil Crisp

    Losing the 2022 World Cup may help Qatar’s economy Subscription Required

    28 May 2015 | By Wil Crisp

    Fitch Ratings says if Qatar is stripped of the tournament its robust economic growth will continue

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    Qatar Transport Conference 2015

    14-16 September | Moving forward: Providing business opportunities and stimulating Qatar’s transport sector

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    Qatar 2022 football World Cup faces its first legal challenge

    Qatar World Cup faces legal challenge from Spain Subscription Required

    30 June 2015 | By Wil Crisp

    Spanish football league says winter tournament will cost it $72m

    Research Report

    The Qatar Projects Report 2011-22

    13 March 2011

    A comprehensive guide for all those seeking opportunities in one of the world’s fastest-growing economies.

    Qatar Tourism 2022

    Gulf projects index

    Qatar leads Gulf index growth Subscription Required

    31 March 2015

    Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain also record expansions in value

    Qatar projects update

    Qatar project awards to increase Subscription Required

    23 March 2015 | By Edmund O'Sullivan

    Around $30bn-worth of awards are expected to be made in 2015

    Luxury hotels:  Doha is well-served with four- and five-star rooms, but lacks three-star properties

    Oversupply of hotels looms Subscription Required

    8 March 2015

    Doha will struggle to fill 60,000 rooms outside the World Cup

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