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Blatter, Valcke 'enriched themselves with salary hikes'

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter and two other leading officials were involved in a "co-ordinated attempt" to enrich themselves through annual salary increases and World Cup bonuses, world soccer's governing body said on Friday.

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Qatar testing turf able to survive desert sun

Critics say Qatar will be too hot to host the 2022 World Cup but it is determined to prove the grass is no greener elsewhere. Beyond the air-conditioned stadiums now slowly rising from the greyer dust, how to keep the football pit

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Qatar testing turf able to survive desert sun

Critics say Qatar will be too hot to host the 2022 World Cup but it is determined to prove the grass is no greener elsewhere. Beyond the air-conditioned stadiums now slowly rising from the greyer dust, how to keep the football pit

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Qatar probes death at World Cup site

The organisers of Qatar's 2022 World Cup said on Sunday they were investigating the death of an Indian labourer at one of its sites but denied it was caused by working conditions. Labourer Jaleshwar Prasad, 48, fell unconsciou

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Fifa sets up worker welfare body for Qatar World Cup

The head of soccer's world governing body Fifa urged Qatar to hasten improvements in safety and labour conditions for builders working on sites for the 2022 World Cup and declared:"we will not just sit and wait". &nb

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Fire breaks out at under construction Qatari mall

A fire broke out today (April 2) at an $825-million Qatari shopping complex under construction near a stadium on the western outskirts of capital Doha where it plans to host some of the 2022 Fifa World Cup, said a report. There we

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Fire breaks out at under construction Qatari mall

A fire broke out today (April 2) at an $825-million Qatari shopping complex under construction near a stadium on the western outskirts of capital Doha where it plans to host some of the 2022 Fifa World Cup, said a report. There we

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Qatar may house World Cup fans in Bedouin-style tents

Qatar may house thousands of football fans in Bedouin-style tents in desert areas close to stadiums during the 2022 World Cup as tumbling oil prices have forced the Gulf state to delay projects, including building hotels. Most of

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Qatar may house World Cup fans in Bedouin-style tents

Qatar may house thousands of football fans in Bedouin-style tents in desert areas close to stadiums during the 2022 World Cup as tumbling oil prices have forced the Gulf state to delay projects, including building hotels. Most of

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S Africa rejects Fifa claim of World cup bribe

South Africa rejects Fifa's claim that a $10-million bribe was paid by the country to win the right to host the World Cup in 2010, Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula said on Thursday. "South Africa did not pay any bribe nor d

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