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2022 World Cup city rises in the desert

2022 World Cup city rises in the desert

Expected to be completed in 2019, the planned city of Lusail -- along the Persian Gulf in Qatar -- will be packed with technologically advanced features
CNNGo in Rio de Janeiro: Beaches, caipirinhas and... sushi

CNNGo in Rio de Janeiro: Beaches, caipirinhas and... sushi

Our monthly TV show visits the host city for the upcoming FIFA World Cup and discovers plenty to keep your feet moving
'Food not fit for consumption' at Brazil World Cup hotels

'Food not fit for consumption' at Brazil World Cup hotels

Surprise inspections turn up and confiscate expired food from hotels hosting the Italian and English teams
Skimpy clothing targeted in Gulf cover-up campaigns

Skimpy clothing targeted in Gulf cover-up campaigns

Social media calls for modest attire in Qatar raises prospect of culture clash ahead of 2022 World Cup
Rio's slums the hot World Cup destination?

Rio's slums the hot World Cup destination?

Rooms in Rio's favelas could go for as little as $50 a night
War games on new turf as Japan takes on North Korea in tense soccer match

War games on new turf as Japan takes on North Korea in tense soccer match

World Cup qualifier in Pyongyang draws Japan’s largest tour group to the secretive state
Thai football bolstered by 'God,' Africa and a former politician in Isaan

Thai football bolstered by 'God,' Africa and a former politician in Isaan

Robbie Fowler isn't the only football talent heading to Thailand. A new initiative plans to make Buriram a driving force in the development of The Beautiful Game
Ahead of Brazil World Cup tourist influx, free English classes planned for prostitutes

Ahead of Brazil World Cup tourist influx, free English classes planned for prostitutes

Financial dealings and a specialized vocabulary focusing on sensual words and fetishes among the lessons
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