Qatar bid ‘sent €1.8 million to voter’s 10-year-old daughter’

Report also claims the Qataris flew three Fifa executive committee members to Rio party

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Arab boycott nations demand Fifa strips Qatar of 2022 World Cup

Fifa president Infantino confirms six countries have asked for Qatar to be removed as hosts

Jun 28

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Organisers of World Cups in Russia and Qatar unlikely to be troubled by its details

Jun 28

Fifa publish report into 2018/2022 World Cup bidding race

Organisers of World Cups in Russia and Qatar unlikely to be troubled by its details

Feb 8

Qatar spending $500m a week on World Cup building

The country’s finance minister says this level of weekly spending will continue until 2021

Apr 14

Fifa told to consider stripping Qatar of World Cup if abuses continue

Harvard professor’s report makes 25 explicit recommendations

Apr 6

Fifa president Gianni Infantino pulled into corruption scandal

Panama Papers raise questions over his role in a TV deal while he was working for Uefa

Dec 3

Fifa arrests: two officials held on suspicion of corruption

Swiss authorities conduct series of pre-dawn raids as part of investigations into corruption

Jul 19

Fifa official Jeffrey Webb pleads not guilty to corruption charges


US court hears allegations of racketeering conspiracy, fraud and money laundering

Jun 11

Fifa postpones bidding process for 2026 World Cup

Swiss investigators seize fresh evidence from the offices of Sepp Blatter

Jun 4

Awarding of Russia and Qatar World Cups under microscope


United States authorities are looking closely at how the 2018 and 2022 bids were secured

May 30

Sepp Blatter criticises US investigation into Fifa corruption

Re-elected president claims arrests of Fifa officials an attempt to ‘interfere with congress’

May 29

Blatter blames Fifa crisis on winning Russia and Qatar bids

President says Wednesday’s dawn raid has ‘unleashed a storm’ as he bids for fifth term

May 27

US justice officials charge 14 in Fifa corruption investigation

Suspects face 47 criminal counts for accepting bribes of more than $150m

May 27

Fifa say presidential election to go ahead, as will Russia and Qatar World Cups

Swiss open separate criminal proceedings tied to 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids

May 27

Seven Fifa officials arrested in Zurich on corruption charges

Charges being linked to broadcast deals, bids for World Cups, wire fraud and racketeering

May 20

World Cup sponsor concerned at workers’ conditions in Qatar

Visa are ‘gravely concerned’ at how migrant workers are treated

Apr 29

FA Cup to be renamed in Emirates sponsorship deal


English Football Association set to sign €42 million deal which would rebrand comptition

Feb 24

John Delaney says Qatar date debate has damaged Fifa


FAI chief executive feels governing body should have been clearer over 2022 World Cup

Feb 24

Fifa task force recommends shorter World Cup for Qatar 2022


Tournamnent looks set for controversial November/December commencement

Dec 20

Fifa to publish ‘appropriate’ version of Michael Garcia’s World Cup report


Sepp Blatter rules out re-running vote for 2018 and 2022 World Cups