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World Cup: Qatar 2022 – Summer or Winter?

Fifa faces winter of discontent over World Cup 2022 as chance of summer tournament in Qatar recedes   This time last year the Premier League chairman travelled to the International Centre for Sports Security conference in Doha. All five feet seven inches the statesman, he used his keynote address to warn his Qatari hosts they should not […]

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Sympathy for the ‘devil’: In defense of Sepp Blatter

There can’t be many people whose image has sat side by side on a front page with Colonel Gaddafi, the now expired former dictator of Libya. But Sepp Blatter, the president of soccer’s governing body FIFA, is one of the few to hold this dubious honor. It was June 2011, and The Sun — a […]

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