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27 Nov 2017

The Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC), the organising body for Qatar’s staging of football’s Fifa World Cup in 2022, has said the Ras Abu Aboud Stadium will be the first venue in the history of the tournament to be built using a modular design.

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14 Nov 2017

Spanish-language sports broadcaster Telemundo Deportes has picked up rights in the United States to the 2017 Fifa Club World Cup and has agreed a deal to show the second leg of the Fifa World Cup play-off between Peru and New Zealand.

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12 Oct 2017

The office of the Swiss Attorney General (OAG) confirmed today (Thursday) that it has opened a criminal proceeding against former Fifa secretary general Jérôme Valcke and Nasser Al-Khelaifi, the chief executive of beIN Media Group, in relation to the award of media rights for the World Cup national team football tournament.

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25 Sep 2017

The ASEAN Football Federation (AFF), the umbrella body of the football associations of the Association of Southeast Nations, has declared its support for a proposed joint bid from Indonesia and Thailand to host the 2034 Fifa World Cup.

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