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Fifa clears Qatar of wrongdoing in World Cup bid

Doha, Qatar.
Doha, Qatar. Image by Christine und Hagen Graf / CC BY 2.0

Fifa have published a summary of their ethics committee’s report into corruption allegations over bids for World Cup 2022, clearing Qatar of any wrongdoing. The report has provoked widespread outrage, including a complaint from the head of the investigation itself, who claims the 42-page summary of his 430-page report contains contained “numerous materially incomplete and erroneous representations of the facts”. Read more: theguardian.com