FIFA Clears Russia and Qatar to Host World Cup

Updated: 13 November 2014 16:17 IST

An exhaustive report by the ethics committee of world governing body FIFA admitted that even though there had been a series of worrying episodes in the bidding for the 2022 tournament in Qatar, as well as the 2018 World Cup in Russia, there was not enough evidence to justify reopening the process.

FIFA Clears Russia and Qatar to Host World Cup
File photo: FIFA President Joseph Blatter and Russia's President Vladimir Putin pose during handing over of the 2018 FIFA World Cup signed certificate to Russia on July 13, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro. © AFP

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Topics : Russia Federation Internationale de Football Association Football
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