Oct. 5 – INSIDER is told that Hassan al-Thawadi, secretary general of Qatar’s 2022 World Cup organising committee, will today use the Leaders in Football conference to debunk some myths that have built up around the Gulf state’s tournament plans. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.

Sept. 13 – Qatar 2022 organisers tell INSIDER that reports suggesting the cost of staging the World Cup will be in excess of $200 billion are misleading and inaccurate, as they reveal how preparations are taking shape… World Cup organisers get behind Doha 2020 Olympic bid. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.