Michel D'Hooghe
  • FIFA leaders agreed to set up a working group to study switching the dates of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to avoid the extreme summer heat.

    Members of the union UNIA demonstrate in front of the FIFA headquarters against the working conditions for the soccer World Cup 2022 in Qatar, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013. FIFA opened a two-day board meeting Thursday that will discuss whether to move the 2022 World Cup in Qatar from the traditional summer dates. FIFA President Sepp Blatter has been pushing for a switch but will likely meet opposition from Europe and the United States. They want FIFA to consult widely before agreeing to a change from the usual Ju
    LAST UPDATE : Oct 04, 2013, 11:29 AM EDT
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