Nov. 18 – Qatar World Cup organisers insist they are committed to accelerating progress in workers’ welfare following Amnesty’s damning report on migrant construction workers… FIFA brushes off criticism, saying it shares Amnesty’s values and is satisfied with changes coming to labour laws. Christian Radnedge reports from Doha.

9/6/2010 AFC president Mohamed Bin Hammam uses address to the confederation’s congress to support a European bid for the 2018 tournament… World Cup laws abused by host cities… No love-in for Korean delegations. WFI’s James Corbett reports from Johannesburg.