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Resource ID: #26662
Subject: Sports
Source: Home Box Office
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Date: July, 2014

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Days after the completion of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, HBO's “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel” looked ahead and across the world to Qatar — the tiny desert sheikhdom that had improbably won the right to host the 2022 World Cup. The “Real Sports” report told the story of how this largely obscure but wildly-rich nation - the wealthiest per capita on earth - had embarked on a plan to put itself on the map through sports. But they would make that march to glory at seemingly any cost - be it fair play, human rights, or even human lives. Blessed with the largest deposits of liquefied natural gas in the world, Qatar has developed a national sports plan like the world has never seen.

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