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FIFA to review World Cup corruption report

GENEVA (AP) — FIFA will further review the 2018 and 2022 World Cup corruption investigation, putting the status of hosts Russia and Qatar back in question.

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FIFA to further review World Cup corruption probe, putting Russia, Qatar back in question

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA to further review World Cup corruption probe, putting Russia, Qatar back in question.

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Denouncing FIFA, whistleblower fears for safety

LONDON (AP) — A whistleblower in the World Cup bidding controversy fears her treatment by FIFA will prevent people from coming forward with allegations of corruption and says she was approached three years ago by the FBI, which was worried about her safety.

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Eckert, Garcia to meet amid FIFA probe crisis

GENEVA (AP) — The judge and prosecutor behind FIFA’s World Cup bid corruption investigation will meet Thursday in an effort to repair their relations and restore the reputation of a case seemingly in disarray.

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Doha to host 2019 athletics world championships

This is a Friday May 9, 2014  file photo of athletes as they compete in the men's 3,000m steeplechase at the IAAF Diamond League in the Qatari capital Doha. Doha ere chosen Tuesday Nov. 18, 2014 to host the 2019 athletics world championships. The Qatari capital beat  bids from Eugene, Oregon, and Barcelona in a secret vote Tuesday by members of the IAAF council.  (AP Photo/Osama Faisal)

MONACO (AP) — Doha will host the 2019 athletics world championships, another sporting victory for the tiny Gulf state of Qatar. It already has the World Cup in 2022, and may also have ambitions for the biggest prize of them all, the Olympics.

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