Live from Abu Dhabi Connect the World takes you on a journey across continents, investigating the stories that are changing our world.
The World Cup wouldn't be the World Cup without the innovative, entertaining advertising campaigns that come with it. As with the U.S. Super Bowl, the sport is sometimes a sideline for fans of fantastic TV marketing. Amir Daftari explores the best of the big spenders.
Qatar's successful World Cup bid was supposed to cement the Gulf emirate's position on the global stage. But the aftermath of its selection has been plagued by concerns over human rights, heat, seasonal changes, broken promises and – most recently – alleged corruption. The chairman of Fifa's Independent Governance Committee Mark Pieth tells Becky Anderson why he wants a rerun of the 2022 World Cup vote.
Connect the World's Becky Anderson speaks with two French daredevils who plummeted from the top of the world's tallest building and set a new world record for base jumping. Brave or crazy? You decide.
The most lucrative competition in cricket has descended on the UAE. Twenty IPL matches will be played over two weeks in the emirates of Abu Dhabi , Dubai and Sharjah. They're expected to attract a huge local fan-base and a worldwide television audience of up to a billion. CNN's Amir Daftari previews the action.
As the athlete known as the "Blade Runner" is grilled by the South African state, Becky Anderson asks psychologist Dr James Thompson of University College London about his state of mind.