Women, Soccer and Islam: A Potent Mix
JAMES DORSEY: Even though Saudi Arabia did not qualify for the World Cup it’s being followed avidly by women in the Kingdom
World Cup Qualifier Comes At A ‘Volatile Moment’ in Iran
JAMES M. DORSEY: Today’s World Cup qualifier will be monitored closely by the authorities in Tehran
No World Cup in Qatar Trade Unions Demand
International trade unions have called on world soccer body FIFA to deprive Qatar of its right to host the 2022 World Cup because it has failed to end what they term 21st century slavery and adopt international labor standards for the Gulf state’s more than one million foreign workers.
JAMES M. DORSEY: International trade unions have called on world soccer body FIFA to deprive Qatar of its right to host the 2022 World Cup.
Game On: Turkey Fights Gulf For Sports Hub Mantle
JAMES DORSEY: A battle between Turkey and the states of the Arabian Gulf to be the de-facto sports hub of the Middle East is underway