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#World Cup 2022

# world-cup-2022 - Saturday 28 July, 2018

'For football, Qatar 2022 is great news' - Graeme Souness looking forward to next World Cup

The former Liverpool star feels that the considerable decrease in travelling time will help the players and fans alike.

# world-cup-2022 - Friday 13 October, 2017

How a €7m Italian mansion is at the centre of bribery scandal involving PSG's owner

Nasser al-Khelaifi and Jerome Valcke are under investigation by Swiss prosecutors.

# world-cup-2022 - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

RTÉ secure broadcast rights for Ireland qualifiers for Euro 2020 and World Cup 2022

RTÉ will also have exclusive rights for the Euro 2020 finals.

# world-cup-2022 - Monday 5 June, 2017

As Middle East is hit with massive political instability, Qatar's 2022 World Cup is in jeopardy

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Egypt and Yemen were among those to cut diplomatic ties with the country.

# world-cup-2022 - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Sepp Blatter says 2018 & 2022 World Cup hosts were decided well before the vote took place

The Fifa president has given a remarkable interview to Russian media.

# world-cup-2022 - Thursday 19 March, 2015

We have a date for the 2022 World Cup Final in Qatar - and no, it's not on Christmas Eve

Santa will have time to fit the football in before he sets off around the world.

# world-cup-2022 - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Qatar 2022 saga 'damaging to Fifa' - John Delaney

The head of the FAI says Fifa should have been clear it was always going to be a winter tournament.

# world-cup-2022 - Sunday 30 November, 2014

'We even f**ked up fiddling it': The Sunday Times' remarkable World Cup bid allegations

A previously-unseen submission from the newspaper alleges the England 2018 team hired outside agencies to spy on rivals.

# world-cup-2022 - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Fifa lodge criminal complaint over 2018 and 2022 World Cups

The world game’s governing body believes it has unearthed evidence of misconduct during its investigation into the World Cup bids.

# world-cup-2022 - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Fifa report clears Qatar of any wrong-doing during 2022 World Cup bid process

The English FA found to have ‘damaged the image of Fifa and the bidding process’.

# world-cup-2022 - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Fifa deny Blatter Qatar criticism reports

The game’s world governing body has moved quickly to dispel rumours their leader claimed the nation would lose the tournament.

# world-cup-2022 - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Here's why Qatar have scouted 3.5 million young footballers from around the world

It’s well funded and highly professional, with a space-age training facilities.

# world-cup-2022 - Monday 9 June, 2014

Big sponsors are putting pressure on FIFA following more Qatar World Cup allegations

Adidas, Visa, Hyundai and Sony all expressed their concern over the weekend.

# world-cup-2022 - Monday 2 June, 2014

Australia is thinking about another bid to host the 2022 World Cup

FIFA vice-president Jim Boyce wants voting to be re-opened if latest corruption allegations are proven to be true.

# world-cup-2022 - Thursday 28 November, 2013

French footballer denied Qatar exit visa arrives home after 17 months

Zahir Belounis says he has no problem with the country, only his former club.

# world-cup-2022 - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Qatar names law firm to probe 'slave labour' claims

The Gulf state insist they’ll probe the claims and compile a report.

# world-cup-2022 - Saturday 21 September, 2013

Michel Platini says politics influenced Qatar 2022 World Cup win

The Uefa President also mocked Sepp Blatter in an interview that will likely cause controversy.

# world-cup-2022 - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

FIFA executive brands Qatar World Cup 'a blatant mistake'

A bit of sense with this man.

# world-cup-2022 - Sunday 26 August, 2012

FIFA to re-examine 2018 and 2022 World Cup winning bids

Germany’s successful 2006 World Cup bid will also be reassessed.

# world-cup-2022 - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Cleared: CAS overturn FIFA's ban on Bin Hammam

The former head of the Asian Football Confederation was banned for life by FIFA’s ethics committee.

# world-cup-2022 - Friday 20 May, 2011

Sepp Blatter doesn't rule out switching 2022 World Cup from Qatar

The FIFA president also insisted that the organisation’s ethics committee “are not just lying on the beach” as they look set to probe allegations surrounding the award of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar.

# world-cup-2022 - Thursday 24 March, 2011

Qatari engineers working on portable "cloud" to cool World Cup stadiums

The 2022 World Cup hosts are working on ways to combat the crippling heat – here’s the latest idea.

# world-cup-2022 - Thursday 2 December, 2010

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Maybe this is why Qatar won: five incredible stadiums

OK, so it might be 50°C there all day, every day. But just look at where the matches will be!

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Heartbreak for England as Russia wins 2018 World Cup

Football isn’t coming home – Russia gets football’s biggest tournament in 2018, and Qatar will host it in 2022.

# world-cup-2022 - Friday 3 September, 2010

Iberian World Cup bid to receive Fifa boost

Bid has “many possibilities of being chosen” apparently.