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Asian Football Confederation Presidential Candidates' Promises of Reform Put World Sport Group in the Crosshairs

James Dorsey | Posted 06.16.2013 | World
James Dorsey

Candidates in next month's Asian Football Confederation presidential election designed to appoint a successor to disgraced Qatari national Mohammed Bin Hammam are competing to project themselves as agents of change following two years of scandals in world soccer.

FIFA Investigates Qatar's World Cup Bid

James Dorsey | Posted 04.02.2013 | Sports
James Dorsey

World soccer body FIFA has opened an investigation into potential wrongdoing in Qatar's successful but controversial bid to host the 2022 World Cup. But FIFA is likely to ensure that the investigation will not result in either country being deprived of the honor.

Bin Hammam Ban Puts AFC Marketing Contract in the Firing Line

James Dorsey | Posted 02.16.2013 | Sports
James Dorsey

A controversial $1 billion commercial agreement between the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and a Singapore-based sports marketing company moved th...