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Barcelona legend Xavi named `ambassador`of 2022 Qatar World Cup

Barcelona legend Xavi named `ambassador`of 2022 Qatar World Cup

Xavi, 36, now plays for Al Sadd in the Qatar Stars League.

FIFA sets up worker welfare body for 2022 Qatar World Cup

FIFA sets up worker welfare body for 2022 Qatar World Cup

Amnesty International reported on abuses in Qatar`s preparations for the World Cup in a wide-ranging report three weeks ago.

Defiant Sepp Blatter regrets he did not reform FIFA

Defiant Sepp Blatter regrets he did not reform FIFA

Blatter spoke to more than 400 people at the University of Basel, where a student group has been preparing proposals on how FIFA should address the scandal.

With focus on Qatar World Cup, UN asks FIFA to step up human rights commitment

With focus on Qatar World Cup, UN asks FIFA to step up human rights commitment

The recommendations come two weeks after Amnesty International described rights abuses in Qatar`s preparations for the 2022 World Cup.

FIFA scandal: Former agent's confession threatens to drag down others

FIFA scandal: Former agent's confession threatens to drag down others

Miguel Trujillo on Tuesday pleaded guilty in a New York federal court to four counts of money laundering, wire fraud and a falsified tax return.
 

FIFA scandal: Prince Ali seeks immediate release of Michael Garcia report

FIFA scandal: Prince Ali seeks immediate release of Michael Garcia report

Garcia said he had found "serious and wide-ranging issues" in the bidding process for both 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

Qatar will have to address workers right issue: Prince Ali

Qatar will have to address workers right issue: Prince Ali

Prince Ali Al Hussein of Jordan, a FIFA presidential candidate, said the organization needs radical changes in its governance.

UEFA acting head Angel Villar Llona fined for not co-operating with 2018, 2022 World Cup bids investigations

UEFA acting head Angel Villar Llona fined for not co-operating with 2018, 2022 World Cup bids investigations

Acting head of UEFA Angel Villar Llona has handed a Francs £16,377 fine by the FIFA.

German World Cup graft claims close to home for Adidas

German World Cup graft claims close to home for Adidas

Allegations that Germany bribed its way to secure the right to host the 2006 World Cup not only shook the football world, but also shone a spotlight on cosy ties between sportswear giant Adidas and FIFA.

FIFA official casts new doubt over Michel Platini bid

FIFA official casts new doubt over Michel Platini bid

A senior FIFA official called into question Michel Platini's bid for football's top job, saying the failure to disclose a multi-million dollar payment could be seen as a "falsification of accounts".

Qatar begins work at 2022 World Cup final venue

Qatar begins work at 2022 World Cup final venue

Qatar has begun construction work at the site where the 2022 World Cup final will be played, tournament officials said on Wednesday.

Swiss lawmakers pave way for "Lex FIFA" anti-corruption law

Swiss lawmakers pave way for "Lex FIFA" anti-corruption law

Lawmakers in Switzerland have paved the way for new rules that make it easier for authorities to clamp down on corruption at sporting bodies based in the country such as FIFA.