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Report: FIFA Blatter challengers support keeping World Cup in Qatar

In response to questions from the Associated Press, none of the candidates called for moving the tournament out of Qatar, which has been a strategy favored by some football officials and rights groups concerned about labor violations here.

Blatter: Qatar’s reliance on foreign handball players an ‘absurdity’

The FIFA president, who is running for a fifth term in May, has warned Qatar that the rules for having naturalized players on football teams is considerably stricter.

Former FIFA official proposes 1am matches during Qatar World Cup

Harold Mayne-Nicholls, a possible challenger to Sepp Blatter for the FIFA presiden, proposed fans and players "sleep during the day and work during the night" to avoid the heat and make a summer 2022 World Cup happen.
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