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Resignation statement from FIFA prosecutor Garcia

NEW YORK (AP) — Statement from Michael Garcia, Chairman of the Investigatory Chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee:

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European clubs, leagues propose May-June 2022 WCup

In this photo taken on Nov. 9, 2014, construction work is under way at the Khalifa Stadium in Doha, Qatar. It is one of the venues being redeveloped as Qatar prepares to host the 2022 World Cup. (AP Photo/Rob Harris)

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — European football’s club and league organizations on Tuesday proposed a May-June World Cup for Qatar in 2022.

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What’s next in World Cup bid corruption case

GENEVA (AP) — Russia and Qatar appear to be the big winners on the day American prosecutor Michael Garcia lost his appeal against FIFA.

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Former World Cup winner Thierry Henry retires

In this Saturday April 3, 2004 file photo Arsenal's Thierry Henry, second from left, shoots for a goal minutes after he came on in the second half of the FA Cup semi-Final between Manchester United and Arsenal at Villa Park, Birmingham, England. Thierry Henry has announced his retirement following a 20-year career. The 37-year-old Henry, a member of the France teams that won the 1998 World Cup and 2000 European Championship, will take up a media role as a consultant for Sky Sports channel. (AP Photo/John D McHugh, File)

PARIS (AP) — In announcing the end of a distinguished 20-year career, Thierry Henry made it clear where he felt more cherished.

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FIFA dismisses Garcia’s appeal of World Cup probe

GENEVA (AP) — Ethics prosecutor Michael Garcia’s appeal against the handling of his World Cup bid investigation was dismissed by FIFA on Tuesday.

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