Ambitious Qatar a World Cup favourite
A mould-breaking bid has made Qatar a favourite to stage the 2022 World Cup, despite its low international football ranking, its size and its often inhospitable climate.
The intense sunshine is being harnessed by solar panels to provide air conditioning for the stadia, which it has pledged to relocate in poorer countries after the tournament.
Tim Franks reports from Qatar.
25 Nov 2010
- From the section Middle East