Fill Al-Rayyan Stadium in Doha

1.2 million workers in Qatar are prohibited from joining a trade union, in violation of international rights to freedom of association and collective bargaining. 94% of working people in Qatar are migrant workers, with no rights at work. Qatar controversially won the bid to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup, and plans to spend over $100 …

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Para-triathlon worlds to draw attention in Auckland | IPC

Para-triathlon worlds to draw attention in Auckland | IPC. With para-triathlon set to make its Paralympic Games debut at the Rio 2016 Games, Monday’s (22 October) 2012 ITU Para-Triathlon World Championships in Auckland, New Zealand have a lot of buzz surrounding them. There will be 109 athletes from 21 different countries competing in the Championships, …

Guatemalan Olympic walker features in Peace and Sport Image of the Year 2012

Erick Barrondo, Olympic Medalist Race Walker, wins The Peace and Sport Image of the Year Award More than 15,000 fans voted online to pay tribute to the inspiring message of peace shared by the Guatemalan athlete at the 2012 Olympic Games Monaco – October 17, 2012 – Pernilla Wiberg, Alpine ski Olympic Champion and “Champion for Peace” …

Bulldogs post Grand Final statement – Bulldogs

Bulldogs post Grand Final statement - Bulldogs. Statement released by the Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs on 9 October 2012: After consultation with the NRL, the Canterbury Bulldogs have today advised they will contribute $30,000 to a nominated NRL charity as part of the Club’s contrition toward their handling of post Grand Final celebrations. In accepting the …