How Qatar became the biggest player in the world of sport

First Post Sat 5 Nov, AT 09:29

Arab emirate has designs on Silverstone and Tour de France as it uses sport for political ends

wadah khanfar

Al Jazeera’s guiding light replaced by Qatari royal

News Wed 21 Sep, AT 16:51

Wadah Khanfar is latest to depart the network, raising concern about owners’ motives

rebels Tripoli Gaddafi compound

Qatari special forces led Libyan attack on compound

News Wed 24 Aug, AT 08:52

Arab emirate emerges as major backer of new Libya as world awaits Gaddafi's final showdown

Sepp Blatter Fifa 2018 World Cup

Qatar World Cup games to be in three 30min periods?

News Thu 7 Jul, AT 11:31

Stadium developer says Fifa would consider changes if temperatures got dangerously high

Zinedine Zidane

Qatar World Cup ‘whore’ Zidane sues comedian

News Tue 25 Jan, AT 14:52

Christophe Aleveque attacked Zinedine Zidane for fronting Qatar 2022 World Cup campaign

Manchester United anti Glazer protest

Manchester United in £1.5bn sale to Qataris?

News Sun 19 Dec, AT 08:05

Arab state to add Reds to UK portfolio including Harrods and Hyde Park site

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