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Garcia Report Eases Fears Of Russia, Qatar Fears As FIFA Rules Out Revote

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 06 / 29 / 17

The prospects of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups being hosted by Russia and Qatar "have been strengthened" after FIFA " dramatically published in full " the investigation by U.S. prosecutor Michael Garcia into the '10 voting process, according to David Conn of the London GUARDIAN. Long thought to conta...

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