Defending the Qatar World Cup

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Fellow LWOS contributor, Victor Small, penned an interesting opinion piece on the validity of Qatar’s bid for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.  While he brought up some good points, I feel the need to defend the Qatar bid, to play the devil’s advocate, if you will, on the subject. Victor brought up two key points when discussing […] READ MORE



Just Say No: 2022 Qatar World Cup

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Qatar. A third world country in the middle east has been chosen to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Out of the four other countries to chose from, (Japan, Australia, USA, and South Korea), surprisingly, Qatar was chosen. Japan, South Korea and the United States have all previously hosted the World Cup while neither Qatar […] READ MORE


Report: Former FIFA VP Jack Warner Received Millions From Qatari Company

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According to a report from The Telegraph, the former Vice-President of FIFA, Jack Warner and his family received upwards of $2 million (U.S.) from a Qatari Company.  The company was linked to the successful Qatar 2022 World Cup bid, and run by a former Qatari football official. Eyebrows were raised when Qatar was handed the 2022 […] READ MORE