Tag Archives: World Cup

Brazil : Subway strike suspended in Sao Paulo, may hit Rio

SAO PAULO (AP) — A paralyzing subway strike has been suspended, though union officials warn that if their demands for higher pay aren’t met they will call workers off the job again Thursday — the day Sao Paulo hosts the … read more

Challenging FIFA’s probe of Qatar World Cup scandal

Paul Crompton | Al Arabiya News Monday, 9 June 2014 FIFA’s chief ethics investigator, Michael Garcia, is due on Monday to submit the findings of his investigation into allegations that Qatar was involved in bribing its way through the bidding … read more

World Cup bribe : $5m to create support for Qatar’s 2022 bid

THE secret payments that helped Qatar to win the World Cup bid are revealed for the first time this weekend in a bombshell cache of millions of documents leaked to The Sunday Times.  Mohammad Bin Hammam, Qatar’s former top football … read more