The president of FIFA will take a seat on the IOC for the first time in more than four years. Gianni Infantino, who succeeded fellow Swiss Sepp Blatter as the head of world soccer’s governing body in February 2016, won another term as FIFA president in June. Blatter was relieved of his IOC membership in 

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Former UEFA President Michel Platini has been arrested by French anti-corruption authorities in connection with the investigation into FIFA’s decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar. Platini’s arrest, first reported by the French website Mediapart, is the biggest move in a two-year investigation by France’s financial prosecutor services (PNF). The 2018 and 2022 

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