FIFA bans beer sales at Qatar's World Cup stadiums in a last-minute reversal

Just two days before the World Cup is set to kick off, FIFA announced that only non-alcoholic beer will be sold at the 64 matches in Qatar. The tournament is sponsored by Budweiser.

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Qatar bans alcohol from soccer World Cup stadiums

Around 48 hours before the soccer World Cup kicks off, FIFA officials made the shocking announcement Friday that Qatar is banning alcohol sales from its.

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FIFA World Cup 2022: Qatar officially bans the sale of beer at all stadiums

Just a day later on Friday morning, FIFA released a statement confirming the Times report. "Following discussions between host country authorities and FIFA, a decision has been made to focus the sale of alcoholic beverages ...

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Soccer-Mad Germans Turning Their Backs on World Cup

BERLIN (AP) — Normally when the World Cup comes around, Germans proudly fly their country's flag and enthusiastically back their team.

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FIFA confirms no alcohol to be sold at Qatar World Cup stadiums | CNN

The Muslim country is considered to be very conservative and tightly regulates alcohol sales and usage. In September, Qatar had said it would permit ticketed fans to buy alcoholic beer at World Cup soccer matches starting three ...

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What To Know About Drinking Alcohol at the Qatar World Cup

Cans of Budweiser beer featuring the FIFA World Cup logo are displayed in Doha on Nov. 18, 2022 ahead of the Qatar 2022 World Cup football tournament. The sale of alcohol in Qatar is strictly regulated.

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What is Bud Zero, the only beer Budweiser can sell at the World Cup? | CNN Business

In a surprise reversal, Qatar announced a ban of alcoholic beer at the eight stadiums hosting the World Cup. That leaves fans with just one "beer" choice — albeit one that isn't boozy.

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Analysis | Why Qatar’s $300 Billion World Cup Is Like No Other

Ever since it won the right to host the 2022 World Cup, Qatar has been a controversial choice. The Persian Gulf country's scorching climate made it impossible to hold the competition during the usual summer slot, so it was switched to November and ...

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Why Qatar is a controversial host for the World Cup

FIFA's choice of Qatar to host the World Cup has long been marred by criticism over human rights abuses, the safety of migrant workers and the logistics of holding a soccer tournament in desert heat.

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5 things to know about Qatar, the 2022 World Cup hosts

The tiny nation is the first Middle Eastern country to host the world's biggest soccer tournament.

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