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The World Cup Controversies

From LGBT rights and migrant deaths to the armband ban, here are the controversies dogging the World Cup.

From LGBT rights and migrant deaths to the armband ban, here are the controversies dogg... more

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Hosted and curated ByAdrian Sherling

, Hark Editor

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The Corruption that Led to the World Cup in Qatar

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Right from the start, the World Cup in Qatar was deeply corrupt.
The Corruption that Led to the World Cup in Qatar

Men In Blazers

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The Migrant Deaths Tarnishing Soccer’s World Cup

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Qatar won the right to host the World Cup through corruption. And human rights abuses are making it even harder for fans to enjoy the tournament with a clear conscience.
The Migrant Deaths Tarnishing Soccer’s World Cup

The Lead

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The Life of a Gay Man in Qatar

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It’s illegal to be homosexual in Qatar, so what is life like for gay people in the country?
The Life of a Gay Man in Qatar

Football Weekly

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The FIFA President’s Bizarre Press Conference

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On the eve of the tournament, FIFA president Gianni Infantino tried to ease the tensions around the World Cup - and ended up making it much, much worse.
The FIFA President’s Bizarre Press Conference

World Cup Daily

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The Big Beer Ban

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Just when fans were starting to enjoy the World Cup, Qatar banned beer from the stadiums.
The Big Beer Ban

The Journal.

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'I Was Detained By World Cup Security Over My Rainbow Shirt'

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Journalist Grant Wahl tells of what happened when he tried to enter a FIFA World Cup stadium in Qatar wearing a rainbow shirt.
'I Was Detained By World Cup Security Over My Rainbow Shirt'

Fútbol with Grant Wahl

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FIFA Ban the Anti-Discrimination Armband

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Players planned to wear an anti-discrimination armband. So FIFA banned that too.
FIFA Ban the Anti-Discrimination Armband

The Totally Football Show with James Richardson

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Will Qatar Regret Hosting the World Cup?

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Jon Sopel reveals that many Qataris feel they scored an own goal by hosting the World Cup.
Will Qatar Regret Hosting the World Cup?

The News Agents

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