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FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, Sportswashing and corruption?

Finegan, Rian Michael (2023) FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, Sportswashing and corruption? Undergraduate thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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This topic I have studied and researched is on the hosting of the FIFA 2022 World Cup and the controversy surrounding the host nation Qatar, due to suspected corruption and sports washing allegations. The main research aims for this topic is to shed light on the global and political issues surrounding the tournament, including Human rights issues, women's rights, treatment of LGBTQ members, Geo-political dealings, sports washing and corruption. The world cup is the biggest and most viewed/attended sports tournament in the world, I have a huge passion for football as both a player and fan of the beautiful game. The 22nd edition of the FIFA world cup tournament has created worldwide attention and coverage both on and off the field this past winter.

On the 2nd of December 2010 Qatar was officially announced as the first Arab country to host the most prestigious sporting event globally the world cup, this decision was littered with question marks and controversy in the western media , about why FIFA had chosen this small middle eastern nation that was ranked 100th in the FIFA world rankings and has little or no prominence/history in the international football stage.

What we will uncover in this research study/topic is shocking beyond all believe on an international criminal corruption scale

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
MacDonald, Robert
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure > Sports > Soccer
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > Business Ethics
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare > Discrimination
Divisions: School of Business > BA (Honours) in Business Studies
Depositing User: Tamara Malone
Date Deposited: 02 Jan 2024 14:48
Last Modified: 02 Jan 2024 14:48

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