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Is hosting the World Cup worth the cost?

Posted on | June 6, 2015 | No Comments

Why would a country plead, cheat, and bribe for the honor of
spending billions on stadiums that will probably never be used
again? In the wake of the FIFA scandal, Russia and Qatar are trying
desperately to keep their hosting rights for the 2018 and 2022
World Cups, respectively. Swiss officials are investigating the
legitimacy of the votes that gave the two countries the events,
while their governments hope the tournaments will bring them money
and prestige. But sports economist Andrew


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