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2022 FIFA World Cup

  1. More reports of slave-like conditions in Qatar World Cup cities could turn heat up on FIFA

    Nov 7, 2014, 3:42 PM EST

    Labourers work at the construction site of Qatar Foundation headquarters in Doha

    While the report doesn’t say that workers are building World Cup stadia, it does deepen previous reports of civil rights issues in Qatar.

  2. European clubs propose later domestic Cup finals, April-May World Cup in 2022

    Oct 30, 2014, 11:15 AM EST

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    The proposed moves would leave only 10 days prep time before the World Cup began, and would also alter the UEFA Champions League schedule.

  3. Allegations of Qatari payments may lead to revote on 2022 World Cup

    Jun 1, 2014, 11:22 AM EST

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    FIFA president Jim Boyce says evidence of bribery should prompt the organization to vote again on who will host the 2022 World Cup.

  4. Sepp Blatter admits awarding World Cup to Qatar was a mistake

    May 16, 2014, 6:53 AM EST

    FIFA President Sepp Blatter addresses the media in Zurich

    The FIFA president admits a mistake was made in awarding the 2022 World Cup to Qatar – but his reasoning may surprise you.

  5. Qatar drops number of 2022 World Cup stadiums by four

    Apr 21, 2014, 6:36 PM EST

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    MLSSoccer.com reports that the last time a World Cup was played at eight or less venues was in Argentina for the 1978 tournament.

  6. ‘Mistake': Sepp Blatter confesses possible Qatar 2022 error

    Sep 9, 2013, 11:53 PM EST

    Qatar 2022

    FIFA’s president became the latest person to use “mistake” in reference to Qatar 2022, though a solution to the climate problem seems close.

  7. FIFA taskforce to recommend pressuring Russia, Qatar over anti-homosexuality laws

    Sep 9, 2013, 4:40 PM EST

    Nigeria v Burkina Faso - 2013 Africa Cup of Nations Final

    FIFA’s new anti-discrimination taskforce will ask the broader body to turn up the heat.

  8. Blatter expects FIFA executive committee to approve winter 2022 World Cup

    Aug 25, 2013, 12:20 PM EST

    FIFA President Blatter attends a news conference at the Home of FIFA in Zurich

    A schedule shift for 2022 is coming. As is the fight over it.

  9. FIFA Executive Committee member: Qatar World Cup a “blatant mistake”

    Jul 24, 2013, 5:35 PM EST

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    Another prominent FIFA figure has spoken out against Qatar 2022, though he may have gone a little too far.

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