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FIFA has rated Qatar its riskiest option to organize a World Cup in 2018 or 2022, according to detailed technical evaluations of all nine bids published Friday. Qatar is classed a “high” operational risk to plan and stage the monthlong tournament in 2022, while Russia is rated a “medium” risk to host in 2018. Both [...]

Work has begun on Qatar’s multibillion-dollar metro and ground rail projects, set to be completed in phases until 2016, and central to the emirate’s dreams of hosting the 2022 football World Cup. The three projects – a metro network within Greater Doha, overground railways covering Qatar, and then links to the rest of the GCC [...]