FIFA rules out summer 2022 World Cup in Qatar

Football's governing body FIFA has ruled out a summer 2022 World Cup in Qatar, Reuters reports.

FIFA has previously launched a consultation to decide whether the tournament should be held in November-December, rather than June-July when Qatar will be at its hottest.

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Fifa: No decision yet on World Cup 2022 in Qatar

Fifa has insisted no decision has been made over when to hold the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, despite its secretary-general Jerome Valcke telling French radio it will not be in the summer. Qatar say it "will be ready to host the World Cup regardless".