20 May '11, 9pm

Qatar could lose 2022 World Cup if corruption claims are true

ZURICH - FIFA president Sepp Blatter has left the door open for a possible re-vote to the 2022 World Cup, won by Qatar. Mr Blatter, who is standing for re-election, has conceded that there is considerable public opposition to the decision to host the 2022 World Cup in Qatar - and although he stressed that the notion of a repeat of the decisive vote is "alarming", he did not rule out the prospect. Qatar won the right to host the tournament last December but Mr Blatter said that a FIFA inquiry into persistent claims of corruption during the bidding process could lead to the executive committee making the unprecedented move of re-running the vote. He knows that such a move would be hugely controversial but the 75-year-old refused to put any limit on the measures which could be taken if the outcome of FIFA's investigation should support the corruption claims. The key allegatio...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Sports/EDC110521-0000330/Qatar...

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