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Owen Evans asks the Paralympic Movement how it is planning on using lessons learned in Sochi to break down cultural barriers in the Middle East at the inaugural IPC World Championships in Doha.

FIFA seems to be edging towards a winter date for the 2022 Qatar World Cup. However, investment in stadium-cooling technology continues in the country regardless. Andy Fry looks at the concepts behind the systems.

Elisha Chauhan travelled to Doha to examine the Qatari capital’s formidable ‘athletes’ city’ concept, which will be introduced at its hosting of the 2019 IAAF World Championships.

The Josoor Institute, an initiative driven by the organisers of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, looks set to be build a strong skills base for the sports industry in Qatar and the Middle East. Kevin Roberts reports.

Following Football Federation Australia (FFA)’s statement of intent to launch legal action against FIFA should the 2022 World Cup in Qatar be moved to a winter event, sports lawyer Kevin Carpenter explores whether there is any legal basis to claim compensation.

Global media group beIN Media has partnered up with sports industry start-up incubator Qatar SportsTech (QST) to aid the development of new technology which could enhance its broadcasts

The Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) has today (Friday) announced that Qatar will stage its inaugural World Beach Games later this year after San Diego was stripped of the event last month

Australia and Qatar are set to compete at next year’s edition of the Copa América national team football tournament following invites from the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol).

Andrea Radrizzani intends to retain his controlling stake in Leeds United, according to club sources, amid rumours that Qatari Sports Investments is in talks over a full takeover

Features

The hottest topic on the international sporting agenda in recent weeks has been the proposal of staging the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar in winter. Sports lawyer Kevin Carpenter explores the possible legal and economic implications for a number of interested stakeholders.

Kevin Roberts discusses England's failed bid to host the 2018 World Cup.