‘2022 World Cup will be played on a cemetery’ after deaths of 6,500 migrant workers
By Abiodun Ogundairo
25 February 2021 | 9:00 am
The Times of Malta announces "a momentous turning point" in the case of slain journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia after a suspect pleads guilty to planting the bomb that killed her. Still, "complete justice" remains to be seen. We also look at reactions to a report from the Guardian which found that 6,500 migrant workers have died building World Cup infrastructure in Qatar. Plus: Al Jazeera launches a news platform for US conservatives, French actor Gérard Depardieu is investigated for rape and finally, why Canadian butter is no longer melting.
In this article
23 May 2018
Dalung seeks Buhari's intervention on the release of sport ministry's 2017 Budget.
1 Dec 2018
Two recent reports suggest homophobia remains a major issue in sport, both in Germany and across Europe. But is that always the case? And what is being done about it? DW takes a look at the state of play.
24 Feb 2019
Breakdancing is one of four new sports proposed by organizers of the Paris 2024 Olympics. The other three sports, surfing, skateboarding and sport climbing, will debut at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The International Olympic Committee has until Dec. 2020 for final approval.
12 May 2019
Intersex sport ruling raises ethical questions about female competitive athletes
19 Jun 2019
Michel Platini has been released from custody after being questioned over the awarding of the 2022 FIFA World Cup to Qatar. The ex-UEFA president was one of the members who voted for the decision.
4 Sep 2019
The logo for the 2022 World Cup, which will be hosted by Qatar, is displayed onto the facade of the medina of Hammamet, in Tunisia. The logo was also displayed in other public spaces in Doha and cities around the world.
6 Sep 2019
Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has not ruled out leading a national team at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar
21 Sep 2019
What Sunday Dare said about Nigeria's sport sector
25 Oct 2019
Playing together: Promoting education and social inclusion through sport
30 Nov 2019
Masai Ujiri, General Manager of Toronto Raptors, a professional Canadian Basketball team, joined CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor at the Africa Investment Forum to talk about developing the game on the continent and the investment opportunities that the Forum offers.
8 Mar 2020
In the remote Indian state of Manipur, polo dates back centuries - it was there that it came to the attention of British colonialists who formalised the sport as polo, and spread it around the world. Now a group of women players are challenging the rural region's traditions in the so-called 'sport of kings'.
53 mins ago
Protests in the South American country against President Boluarte are growing. The conflict threatens to drag Peru back into poverty, with tourism among the sectors that have been hardest hit.
53 mins ago
This new Artificial Intelligence technology, ChatGPT, can answer any sort of questions or write you an essay or news article. But there’s a dark side to it that involves 200 Africans.
1 day ago
The bid to remove Boluarte comes amid violent protests following the ousting of former president Pedro Castillo.
1 day ago
Germany says Ukraine will receive promised Leopard 2 tanks by early April. Russia has meanwhile sent more missiles as it continues its brutal and illegal invasion. DW has the latest.
1 day ago
Thousands turn out to opposition-organised protests in South Africa to express deepening frustration over the country's power crisis. Also, in a rare trial of a former president, ex-Mauritanian leader Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz appears in court on corruption charges.
1 day ago
With the demand for e-cars rising, Europe needs its own battery industry, and the ability to extract its own raw materials used to produce them. We visit one of Europe's largest nickel mines that's working to make the process more sustainable.