Michel Platini, the ex-president of European football has been arrested by corruption investigators over Qatar’s winning bid to host the 2022 World Cup.
Dour days be these. Especially because it’s only Wednesday. Alongside the news that an Australian was a victim of the London Bridge attack, one of Trump’s cabinet was flipped off in Wellington. Swings and roundabouts, innit?
Isaac Ohlin details hazards of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, from scorching heat and health risks, postponements interfering with other sporting events, to corruption and human rights issues.