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questions about the impact of the decision by Bahrain, The desert nation is heavily reliant on food imports,predominantly through its border with Saudi Arabia where hundreds of trucks transporting food and construction materials have now been stopped from entering A sustained blockade could hit the construction boom required to transform the sparse nation An entire city is being built to stage the final Not a single stadium was ready at the time of bidding and only one venue has so far been completed as Qatar prepares to welcome the 32 teams Qatar has long been heavily reliant on a massive workforce of migrant laborers from Asia to expand itsinfrastructure The Philippines has temporarily suspended the deployment of Filipino workers to Doha but said there is no plan yet to repatriate the more than 200000 existing members of the labor force Being handed the World Cup made working living conditions and employment rights in Qatar a global concern Practices such as the “kafala” sponsorship system that binds workers to their employer are in place across the region but activists have largely only shone the spotlight on Qatar and the human cost of hosting the World Cup Qatar has responded to the pressure by compellingcompanies to adopt labor reforms It’s one of the consequences of hosting a major sporting event that Qatar did not seem toanticipate amid the joy of beating the United States Australia Japan and South Korea in the 2010 vote Qatar has the global attention but it’s largely been unwelcome From the moment then-FIFA President Sepp Blatter pulled Qatar’s name out of the envelope in Zurich the whiff ofcorruption has hung over Qatar’s bid coupled with concernsabout heat that forced the tournament to be shifted into the heart of the European season in November-December 2022 Despite being exonerated by FIFA’s ethics investigators speculation about Qatar being stripped of the hosting rights or being boycotted by some countries has persisted without the call coming from any authoritative football body or government Significantly the federation of World Cup holder Germany is not endorsing such an extreme move “There are still five years before the World Cup kicks off” Grindel said “Political solutions must take precedence over threats of boycott in this time” Not all the countries currently embroiled in the dispute with Qatar are World Cup regulars so there is slim chance of the entire bloc qualifying for the 2022 tournament But Qatar will be hosting athletes from across the region when it stages the world track and field championships in 2019 “We are talking to our teams in the region to properlyunderstand the implications for both the short term and long term” the IAAF said For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top News But Imran Tahir’s 47th over effectively put paid to India’s hopes of getting off the mark against South Africa. AFP Contrast that to the crowd in Kanpur. who played two friendlies for England, they play each other twice in a league. For all the latest Sports News.

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