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FIFA official D’Hooghe cleared in World Cup ethics case

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA’s longest-standing executive committee member, Belgian doctor Michel D’Hooghe, has been cleared of four allegations of wrongdoing in the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding contests.

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FIFA recommends November-December for World Cup in Qatar

FILE-- In this Sept. 16, 2010 file photo, Qatar presents a model of its Al-Gharafa stadium, as the host of the 2022 World Cup, in Doha, Qatar.  Global football executives will fly into Qatar this week to conclude discussions on when the 2022 World Cup should be played. The outcome already seems clear: football’s biggest event will be played in November and December for the first time unless FIFA unexpectedly gives into European opposition. (AP Photo/Osama Faisal, File)

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — A FIFA task force has recommended playing the 2022 World Cup in November-December to avoid the summer heat in Qatar.

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FIFA meets in Qatar ahead of likely switch to Nov-Dec WCup

FILE-- In this Sept. 16, 2010 file photo, Qatar presents a model of its Al-Wakrah stadium, as the host of the 2022 World Cup, in Doha, Qatar.  Global football executives will fly into Qatar this week to conclude discussions on when the 2022 World Cup should be played. The outcome already seems clear: football’s biggest event will be played in November and December for the first time unless FIFA unexpectedly gives into European opposition. (AP Photo/Osama Faisal, File)

LONDON (AP) — Global football executives will fly into Qatar this week to conclude discussions on when the 2022 World Cup should be played. The outcome already seems clear: football’s biggest event will be played in November and December for the first time unless FIFA unexpectedly gives into European opposition.

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