World Cup

As work continues on the FIFA World Cup soccer stadium in Qatar, the obvious question for anyone observing construction activities is how will the workers be able to work under the penetrating sun of the Arabian desert? Engineers from Qatar University have provided an interesting solution.

The Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC), the organization responsible for delivering the stadiums for the Qatar 2022 Fifa World Cup, has confirmed its seventh main construction contractor. Qatari construction giant AlJaber Engineer LLC (JEC) and leading Turkish construction firm Tekfen Construction have been awarded the contract for the stadium being built in Doha's Al Thumama district.

A Russian stadium that is due to host a 2018 World Cup semi-final match has been officially completed after many construction delays and corruption scandals. The St. Petersburg stadium, provisionally called the Zenit Arena, has taken almost a decade to build, prompting Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to publicly call it "disgraceful." St.

The construction cost of the stadium in St, Petersburg, one of the 11 cities in Russia selected to host the matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, currently stands at $671 million (41 billion rubles), a senior official in charge of the global tournament's organization in Russia said on Wednesday.