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Former UEFA chief Michel Platini arrested in Qatar World Cup probe

Michel Platini, the former head of European football association UEFA, was detained for questioning by French police on Tuesday over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup soccer tournament to Qatar.

Isolated in Gulf, Qatar campaigns to protect FIFA 2022 World Cup

Seven years after the controversial vote and five years until kickoff, doubts linger about Qatar's suitability and right to host the Middle East's first World Cup.

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British newspaper alleges corruption in Qatar World Cup vote

Under front-page headline 'Plot to buy the World Cup' the newspaper alleged that Bin Hammam made dozens of payments.

Qatar questions need for alcohol in WCup stadiums

Qatar,a nation with conservative Muslim traditions,limits the sale of alcohol mostly to 5-star hotels.

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FIFA World Cup 2022: Qatar inaugurates Al Wakrah Stadium

Qatar inaugurated the first of seven new World Cup 2022 stadiums on Thursday, just weeks before a crucial FIFA summit will decide whether to expand the tournament and potentially push it beyond the tiny Gulf state.

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