Qatari organisers deny free ticket giveaway for IAAF World Championships

A general view inside of Khalifa International Stadium prior to the 17th IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 on September 24, 2019 in Doha, Qatar. (Maja Hitij/Getty Images)

The local organising committee for the World Athletics Championships in Doha has moved to deny reports that migrant workers will be offered free tickets to the event to overcome slow ticket sales