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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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Blatter to address Qatar migrant workers issue

FIFA President Sepp Blatter said he will travel to Qatar to raise the issue of mistreatment of migrant workers ahead of the 2022 World Cup.

It follows an investigation which revealed that dozens of Nepalese workers have died in Qatar this year.

Sepp Blatter said he will raise the migrant workers issue with Qatar's new Emir. Credit: Adam Davy/PA Wire

"It is a responsibility not only for Qatar but the construction companies, and there are many European companies working there," Blatter said.

"We cannot turn a blind eye but we cannot make a direct intervention - but the Qatar government have confirmed they will do so."

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