Tag Archives: FIFA World Cup

27May/15

FIFA probe a political attempt to strip Russia of 2018 World Cup – Russian anti-corruption watchdog

Russia’s anti-corruption watchdog chief says he does not believe the 2018 World Cup bidding process was corrupt and the FIFA arrests are a politically motivated attempt to strip Russia of the World Cup.

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27May/15

British MP and FIFA reform campaigner wants change now

A founder member of the campaign group ‘New FIFA Now’ who is also a British Member of Parliament says change is needed more than ever and many people probably think president Sepp Blatter is the most despicable man in world sport.

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27May/15

FIFA says Blatter not involved in investigation, calls arrests “difficult moment”

FIFA president Sepp Blatter is not involved in bribery allegations, says organisation’s spokesman, adding “FIFA welcomes this investigation.”

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25May/15

Blatter favourite to be re-elected as FIFA President

FIFA President Sepp Blatter is the overwhelming favourite to be re-elected for a fifth term in Friday’s presidential vote.

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27Feb/15

2022 World Cup final no later than Dec. 18, says Blatter

FIFA president Sepp Blatter says the World Cup final in Qatar in 2022 should be played no later than December 18.

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24Feb/15

European clubs will want compensation if the 2022 world cup is rescheduled

Chairman of the European Club Association Karl-Heinze Rummenigge says they will ask for compensation if FIFA reschedules the 2022 Qatar world cup for November and December.
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24Feb/15

Winter World Cup makes sesnse – Wenger

LONDON COLNEY NEAR LONDON, UK (FEBRUARY 24, 2015) (REUTERS) – Holding the 2022 World Cup in the northern hemisphere autumn and winter makes sense, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said on Tuesday (February 24).
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14Feb/15

Clear bias against Qatar says Gulf state’s 2022 World Cup Committee chief

There has been a “clear bias” against Qatar in the wake of Michael Garcia’s FIFA report into the bidding process for the next two World Cups, says 2022 Committee chief Hassan Al Thawadi

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