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FIFA winter World Cup probe

FIFA edged closer to holding the 2022 Qatar World Cup in the winter after it agreed to set up a commission to look into moving the tournament. However, no decision will be made until after next year's World Cup in Brazil.

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Qatar 2022 chief: Lots of allegations 'have no basis'

Asked about allegations of corruption and the treatment of migrant workers as well as the continuing speculation over moving the World Cup to the winter, the head of the Qatar 2022 organising committee told ITV News:

A lot of these issues arise and always paint a certain picture with no basis whatsoever.

Our focus is to show the critics with our results on the ground.

– HASSAN AL THAWADI, SECRETARY GENERAL OF THE QATAR 2022 ORGANISING COMMITTEE

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