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Blatter defends Qatar as World Cup sponsors express concerns

FIFA will rule on the validity of the 2018 and 2022 bids this fall, at which point the “matter will be closed,” Sepp Blatter said following renewed bribery allegations about Qatar's bid.

Blatter ruffles feathers after calling Qatar’s World Cup a ‘mistake’

FIFA's president was responding to a journalist who asked him if awarding the tournament during the searing summer months was a good idea.

During Doha visit, Blatter reverses support for shared World Cup

Following meetings with the Emir and other high-level officials, FIFA president expresses full support for Qatar's World Cup, and suggests moving it from summer to December, to avoid conflicts with the winter Olympics in January.
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