Qatar detains journalists critical of FIFA

The Qatari government arrested and detained a group of German journalists who were working on a documentary about FIFA’s controversial decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, those journalists said Monday. Those journalists also claim the authorities erased and destroyed their material before letting them go. "We got arrested in Qatar,... Source: http://www.politico.com

As World Cup Fever Begins, BSF Jawans Take to the Pitch at the Border

As India and Pakistan break ice over cricket, with PM Narendra Modi calling his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif on Thursday to wish him luck for the World Cup, at the border, jawans of the Border Security Force (BSF) have also decided to take it to the pitch.Source: http://www.ndtv.comSee on Scoop.it - The Scoreline Diminishes

‘Developing countries like the US, UAE’ at heart of Cricket World Cup contraction, says Richardson | The National

In an interview with Paul Radley, the ICC's David Richardson acknowledges the business interests involved in cutting the Cricket World Cup field, but says spreading the sport can't happen 'if we don't make money from these events'.Source: http://www.thenational.aeSee on Scoop.it - The Scoreline Diminishes