|Design||Albert Speer & Partner GmbH|
|Notice||The stadium is part of Qatar's bid to host World Cup 2022. After the event it would be downsized to capacity of 25 500.|
New design: Stadium disguised as a tent
Very often stadiums have visibly inspirations or associations with local themes. This isn’t the case, the new Al Khor Stadium in Qatar is very literally a Bedouin tent, far from loose inspiration.
2022 World Cup: Blatter admits selection of Qatar was a mistake
Sepp Blatter openly admitted that hosting the summer World Cup in Qatar was a mistake. In a following statement by FIFA the choice was called an ‘error’, but this doesn’t mean changing hosts. Rather a step towards winter World Cup instead…
Qatar: List of 2022 World Cup stadiums still not set
FIFA agreed to cut the host venue list from 12 to as few as 8 stadiums. Despite 9 months passing since that decision, final selection of arenas is yet to be determined.
Qatar 2022: Amsterdam ArenA and IMG to consult all venues
The Qatar 2022 Supreme Committee appointed Amsterdam Arena and IMG as the Stadium Operations Consultants for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar, ameinfo.com reports. The cooperation will provide optimum management for the 2022 venues both during and after FIFA World Cup.
Qatar 2022: FIFA approves limiting stadium number to eight!
If the decision passes, 2022 World Cup will be the smallest stadium-wise since 1978, when the number of teams was twice smaller. Is FIFA undermining its credibility by accepting Qatar’s request to cut the list to 8 stadiums?
Qatar: 2022 World Cup to improve labour rights or fall victim of strikes?
Worker protests delayed World Cup preparations in both South Africa and Brazil. Meanwhile, the situation is even more severe in Qatar, where workers are treated like slaves, according to trade unions. A CNN report.
Qatar 2022: Nine stadiums instead of twelve?
Despite initially assuring a bid of 12 stadiums, Qatar has requested to decrease the final venue number to 8-9. FIFA is now evaluating the issue, due to be seen by the executive committee.