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Qatar: World's coolest sport in hottest country

As the sporting world begins to countdown to the start of the London Olympics in the summer the tiny Gulf Emirate of Qatar is already preparing to host the World Cup in 2022.

Kevin Connolly went to find out more about Qatar's plans for the World Cup in a country where temperatures soar to 45 degrees Celsius in the summer.

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