17/9/2010 Qatar 2022 chairman Sheikh Mohammed bin-Hamad bin-Khalifa al-Thani says the revolutionary cooling technologies the country has developed as part of the World Cup bid process represents a tangible legacy to global sport. INSIDER’s James Corbett reports from Doha.
16/9/2010 FIFA’s World Cup bid inspection chief tonight cast doubt on whether a country Qatar’s size can host the 2022 tournament in comments made at the end of a three-day evaluation of the country’s bid. INSIDER’s James Corbett reports from Doha.
19/5/2010 Qatar World Cup bid chairman Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani speaks to World Football Insider of the “honour and responsibility” of representing the Middle East in the bid race and says he believes history will be made in December. WFI’s James Corbett reports.
28/4/2010 Qatar steps up its campaign to bring the World Cup to the Middle East for the first time after unveiling details of three new stadiums and the “world-first, carbon-neutral technology” it would use to cool venues, fan fests and training sites if it is successful in securing the 2022 tournament.
17/12/09 Sheikh Mohammed tells World Football Insider that FIFA “can’t neglect” the Arabic-speaking world any longer; says Qatar’s vision not just a “master plan” for the country, but for future of the World Cup. WFI’s James Corbett reports.
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