Qatar will not be hosting the 2022 World Cup due to high summer temperatures. This is a classic example of correct decision, wrong reason.
It has been announced by FIFA Executive Committee member Theo Zwanziger that Qatar is just too hot during the summer, and such conditions put both players and fans in unnecessary risk.
While I am glad at this decision, I regret that an important opportunity has been missed. FIFA has already been criticized for the human rights violations in Brazil leading up to the last world cup, and concerning Qatar, they had an opportunity to make an important statement about human rights and the basic dignity of all people.