Qatar 2022: FIFA admits violation of workers’ standards
06 June 2019 | 12:52 pm
FIFA has for the first time admitted a violation in workers' standards as Qatar prepares for the 2022 World Cup. The revelation comes following an investigative report by German broadcaster WDR.
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FIFA World Cup 2022: Qatar's plans to keep it cool
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FIFA President Gianni Infantino meets with Costa Rica's President Carlos Alvarado, during a trip to the Central American country to study the possibility of Costa Rica and Panama co-hosting the U20 Women's World Cup. During a press conference, Infantino also said that he "never again" wants to see the corruption scandals that shook the world of football in recent years.
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FIFA President Gianni Infantino arrives in Lubumbashi to attend the 80th-anniversary celebrations of the football club Tout Puissant Mazembe.
3 Feb 2020
After effectively taking control of African soccer, FIFA says its mission to speed up reforms on the continent is complete.
Tinubu’s chief security officer Lati Raheem is dead, FIFA to give members $150m of virus relief fund
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Tolulope Arotile’s alleged killer charged with culpable homicide, criminal conspiracy, FIFA extends ban on Haiti football chief over rape and more
20 Aug 2020
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2 Sep 2020
EX-FIFA president Sepp Blatter arrives at the Swiss public prosecutor's office to be heard in the investigation about a payment of 2 million Swiss francs he made to Michel Platini.
17 Sep 2020
Messi's first agent Fabian Soldini revealed that the Argentine wants to win trophies before the 2022 World Cup
Independence Day, #EndSARS top search in October – Google, COVID-19: NFF confirms receipt of $1m FIFA grant and more
28 Oct 2020
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Thursday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Thursday.
23 Nov 2020
The Madagascan official has been handed a five-year ban from all football-related activity for financial misconduct. His misappropriation of funds included a pilgrimage to Mecca.
22 Jan 2021
FIFA has gone on the offensive amid ongoing speculation about a European Super League, insisting that any breakaway by leading clubs "would not be recognised by either FIFA or the respective confederation" while players would risk being banned from the World Cup and other major tournaments if involved.
25 Feb 2021
The Times of Malta announces "a momentous turning point" in the case of slain journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia after a suspect pleads guilty to planting the bomb that killed her. Still, "complete justice" remains to be seen. We also look at reactions to a report from the Guardian which found that 6,500 migrant workers have died building World Cup infrastructure in Qatar. Plus: Al Jazeera launches a news platform for US conservatives, French actor Gérard Depardieu is investigated for rape and finally, why Canadian butter is no longer melting.
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New Delhi has banned sharing links and clips to a BBC film about Prime Minister Modi. Now universities are cracking down on students trying to screen it.
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