The 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar will be held in November and December in order to alleviate concerns about the extreme temperatures in the summer.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter said Tuesday that it is not the organization's responsibility to protect the welfare of workers building stadiums for the 2022 World Cup. According to a Guardian report, more than 4,000 workers are projected to die before the tournament begins. ...read more
In an interview with Russian media on Wednesday, outgoing Fifa president Sepp Blatter said an agreement had been in place to award the United States hosting dutites for the 2022 World Cup--before a vote even took place. ...read more
Qatar will be cleared of any wrongdoing in its 2022 World Cup bid by a FIFA ethics investigation to be released Thursday, according to a BBC report. Earlier this year, The Sunday Times reported FIFA officials were paid millions to support Qatar's bid. ...read more
On Monday's SI Now, Sports Illustrated senior writer Grant Wahl discusses FIFA executive board member Theo Zwanziger's comment about Qatar losing it's World Cup bid and how Qatar is going to solve the heat issue at the 2022 World Cup. ...read more
North Korea regime reportedly takes 90% cut from its citizens working to construct Qatar 2022 World Cup infrastructure. ...read more
FIFA issued a statement Monday saying there are "no legal grounds" to take the 2018 World Cup from Russia or the 2022 World Cup from Qatar. Recently, FIFA compliance officer Domenico Scala said those countries could be stripped of hosting rights if evidence of bribery in the ...read more