World Cup fever arrives in Mexico as fans glimpse 2022 trophy
30 October 2022 | 9:16 am
World Cup fever was running high in Mexico on Sunday (October 16), with Mexicans turning out to catch a glimpse of the World Cup 2022 trophy, which will be awarded to the winning team in Qatar.
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Following the findings of a truth commission, 43 students who disappeared in Mexico in September 2014, have been declared dead. The commission was also scathing of the government and military's handling of the case.
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Sports apparel maker Hummel said it has "toned down" Denmark's national team jersey for the World Cup, and introduced a black third kit in the "color of mourning," in protest at rights abuses in Qatar.
The 2022 World Cup in Qatar is a tale of state-of-the-art installations: brand new stadiums, hotels and other tourist facilities have popped up in the Gulf country as it prepares to host the football competition.
The 2022 WorldCup in Qatar is a tale of state-of-the-art installations: brand new stadiums, hotels and other tourist facilities have popped up in the Gulf country as it prepares to host the football competition.
Joint bid with Portugal will see Ukraine added as co-host, announcement expected at UEFA headquarters on Wednesday.
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