Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said that the information attack in German media on the corruption in the Russia 2018 World Cup hosting rights awarding is expected to happen on April 7-8.
Qatar, one of the worst places in the world to be a worker (even the flight attendants experience human rights abuses), was picked to host the 2022 football world cup by the famously corrupt FIFA organization, despite the physical danger to spectators (and athletes!) from the incredible temperatures. (more…)
Nobody wears nightgowns, garments traditionally reserved for restorative bedtime activities, quite like Rihanna. She's worn one with Converse sneakers and a denim jacket to watch the World Cup in July; she's worn one to Vogue Paris's 95th birthday bash in October — and now, she's made the slinky... Continue reading
The U.S. National Women's Team may have won the World Cup, but now they have their sights set on an even bigger goal — pay equality! Five athletes from the Women's World Cup championship team have filed a federal labor complaint against U.S. Soccer on behalf of the entire Women's National Team. According to reports, Hope Solo, [...]
Five prominent members of the World Cup champion U.S. women’s national soccer team filed a federal complaint charging the United States Soccer Federation with wage discrimination, the players’ lawyer said. The athletes, including star players Carli Lloyd and Hope Solo, charged that the...
Barely four months after the U.S. women's national soccer team was forced to cancel a friendly match against Trinidad and Tobago in Hawaii because of horrible and unfair field conditions, the World Cup winning squad has decided to take the clear gender disparity in their sport to task. It's long... More »
Five players acting on behalf of the US women's national soccer team have filed a complaint against the US Soccer Federation, alleging they're paid 40% of what their male counterparts earn, despite winning three World Cups and four Olympic gold medals. In a federal complaint filed with the Equal Employment...
Migrant workers renovating a stadium that will host matches for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar are subjected to “appalling” human rights abuses, a new report by Amnesty International alleges. For its 52-page report, the organization interviewed 132 workers at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, another 99 landscapers in the surrounding Aspire Zone sports complex […]
Qatar World Cup stadium workers have suffered abuse and been subjected to forced labour, Amnesty International said Thursday, for the first time alleging rights violations at a 2022 tournament venue. The London-based watchdog said laborers at the Khalifa International Stadium, mostly from Bangladesh, India and Nepal, were lied to over […]
Five key members of the United States women’s national soccer team, the reigning Women’s World Cup and Olympic champion, plan to file a federal complaint Thursday charging U.S. Soccer with wage discrimination. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. Show More Summary
Workers for Bangladesh, India and Nepal reported abuses including squalid living quarters, salary payments withheld and passports taken away
Living conditions and delayed salary among concerns raised but Qatar says reforms are being implemented.
Qatar has been accused of abusing more than 100 mainly Asian migrants working on one of its World Cup stadiums, in an Amnesty International report released Thursday. It is the first time the London-based watchdog has issued allegations of human rights abuses specifically about a 2022 World Cup...
Amnesty International said that abuses of World Cup workers in Qatar is a “stain on the conscience of world football”. “If the system in Qatar doesn’t change, then every man, woman and child who goes to the World Cup is likely to meet a migrant worker who is exploited,” said Audrey Gaughran, Amnesty’s director of […]
Thousands of migrant workers constructing the stadium that will host the 2022 World Cup in Qatar are being forced to live and work in squalid, dangerous conditions that in some cases constitute forced labor, according to Amnesty International. The...Show More Summary
DOHA (Reuters) - Workers in Qatar renovating a 2022 World Cup stadium have suffered human rights abuses two years after the tournament's organizers drafted worker welfare standards in the wake of criticism, Amnesty International sai...
Rights group Amnesty International accuses Qatar of using forced labour over construction of a flagship stadium for the 2022 World Cup.
Qatar's promises that it would reform a labor system international observers have likened to "modern slavery" have failed to cause meaningful change for migrant construction workers on projects related to the 2022 FIFA World Cup, a new...Show More Summary
Nigeria’s failure to qualify for a second straight Africa Cup of Nations has sparked fears about the country’s chances of featuring in the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The Super Eagles failed to qualify for next year’s AFCON on Tuesday night, after a 1-0 defeat to Egypt in Alexandria, which […]
Australia coach Ange Postecoglou says his team is good enough to beat anyone in Asia and he is not worried who they draw in the next round of World Cup qualifying. Postecoglou was full of confidence after the Socceroos dismantled Harry Redknapp’s Jordan 5-1 in Sydney on Tuesday to win […]