Nov. 2 – Two more football stadiums will not be ready until mere months before the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup.
April 7 – Days after Amnesty International blasted Qatar 2022 for abusing migrant workers, organizers have appointed a watchdog to monitor the welfare of labourers working across the project.
August 8 – Also: Russia will offer government subsidies for those building venues for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
(WFI) Qatar 2022 World Cup says they have “worked tirelessly” to address claims of labor violations.
July 23 – Also: Head of Brazilian construction company Odebrecht, which was behind a number of World Cup stadium projects, dies aged 93… Vladimir Putin visits 2018 World Cup venue.
July 22 – Qatar is working on a number of reforms aimed at making the country a safer place to work for the thousands of migrant workers involved in 2022 World Cup building projects.
June 6 – FIFA officials says despite ongoing construction, there is little reason for concern in Brazil.
May 12 – Also: Worker electrocuted to death at Cuiaba stadium.
April 30 – Liverpool’s two Premier League clubs make big plans for the futures of their home grounds.
April 9 – Voters in Barcelona approve Camp Nou expansion … Gibraltar Football Association ordered to stop working on new stadium.