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Qatar's bid for World Cup 2022 in doubt after bribe allegations




Saleh Said al-Shawi Ministery, labour relations department manager at the Qatari ministry of labour and social affairs, addresses during a press conference to announce the modifications in Labors' status in Qatar in Doha on May 14, 2014 . Qatar, which will host the 2022 football World Cup, said it will abolish its controversial sponsorship system, exist in most Gulf countries, for foreign workers as international criticism mounts over their treatment. Foreign employment will be replaced with a system based on employment contracts.
Saleh Said al-Shawi Ministery, labour relations department manager at the Qatari ministry of labour and social affairs, addresses during a press conference to announce the modifications in Labors' status in Qatar in Doha on May 14, 2014 . Qatar, which will host the 2022 football World Cup, said it will abolish its controversial sponsorship system, exist in most Gulf countries, for foreign workers as international criticism mounts over their treatment. Foreign employment will be replaced with a system based on employment contracts.
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The World Cup kicks off in less than two weeks, but FIFA, the governing body of soccer, is in the hot seat for a date down the line: Qatar in 2022.

Qatar is scheduled to host the coveted tournament that year, but new revelations on how FIFA awarded the bid to Qatar has prompted a storm of controversy.

Alex Capstick, sports correspondent with the BBC World Service, joins Take Two to talk about internal documents that came to light this week that allegedly show corruption and bribery in Qatar's bid.