May 20 – Second phase of construction of Al Wakrah stadium under way… Some workers’ welfare concerns addressed on Qatar 2022 delivery body’s new website, which went live on Monday. INSIDER’s Andrew Murrell reports.
May 16 – Football’s governing body says its president “did not question” Qatar’s ability to host the World Cup when he called the decision to award the 2022 event to Qatar”a mistake”.
December 5, 2013 – Platini says he made no deal with the French president to vote in favor of Qatar to host the 2022 World Cup … One Russian World Cup stadium is caught in political limbo.
October 9 – Jordan’s Prince Ali, FIFA’s vice president representing Asia, issues a statement sharing his thoughts on a winter World Cup in 2022, Qatar’s human rights record and Iraq’s match ban. He also wants FIFA to make Arabic one of its official languages. INSIDER’s Nick Devlin reports.
(WFI) FIFA vice president Prince Ali bin Hussein has expressed his unease at the forthcoming executive committee vote on a winter switch for the 2022 World Cup, saying it should be based “on logic rather than on opinion.”
(WFI) New World Cup dates could conflict with Winter Olympics … Michael Jackson statue to come down … Liberia disciplined by FIFA.
(WFI) Istanbul could receive the Euro final in 2020 to compensate for Olympics loss … UEFA now backs change for Qatar’s World Cup … Australia could seek compensation if the World Cup changes dates.
(WFI) FIFA vice president Prince Ali Bin Hussein has called on FIFA and the organisers of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to begin delivering legacy projects with immediate effect.
(WFI) Qatar may have difficulty keeping the 2022 World Cup … Bayern’s Champions League defense begins this week … MLS play may be heading to the southeastern US.
August 30 – Premier League will see record summer spending … FIFA concerned about discredited Rio lab … Platini reiterates support for winter World Cup for Qatar … UEFA says Financial Fair Play rules are working with club losses down… More inside.