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Presidents tried influence vote, Blatter says

...2022 World Cups were awarded to Russia and Qatar, respectively.Blatter told Welt am Sonntag...That's why we now have a World Cup in Qatar. Those who decided it should take responsibility...executive committee wants a World Cup in Qatar then I have to accept that," Blatter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-05/presidents-tried-influence-vote-b
Al Jazeera YouTube channel airs satirical video about US

...and gun ownership.The satirical item, under two minutes long, was produced out of San Francisco by a digital arm of the Qatar-based Al Jazeera news network. It has not been seen on television, including on the beleaguered Al Jazeera America channel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-07-06/al-jazeera-youtube-channel-airs
FIFA recommends plan to move Qatar World Cup to winter

The World Cup in Qatar keeps provoking outrage and breaking taboos...players and fans from 104-degree heat in Qatar's summer. But the decision angered...those same officials surprisingly chose Qatar in December 2010 despite the gas-rich...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-02-24/fifa-recommends-plan
Four golfers tied for lead in Qatar Masters

DOHA, Qatar - Branden Grace and Bernd Wiesberger birdied their last holes to keep a share of the lead after the third round at the Qatar Masters on Friday.Marc Warren and Emil iano Grillo would have stood alone atop the leaderboard with 13-under-par...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-01-23/four-golfers-tied-lead-qatar
Three tied for lead in European Tour's Qatar Masters

DOHA, Qatar - Bernd Wiesberger birdied his last hole to join South Africans Branden Grace and George Coetzee on top of the Qatar Masters leaderboard after the second round Thursday.Wiesberger's 6-under-par 66 included four consecutive birdies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-01-22/three-tied-lead-european-tou
Qatar forfeits women's basketball game in protest over hijab ruling

INCHEON, South Korea - Qatar basketballers forfeited a women's game...still waiting for clarifications."Qatar is scheduled to play Nepal today, leaving...shooting, track and field and football.A Qatar sports official and activist, identified...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-09-24/qatari-forfeits-womens-basketball
Michel Platini has big decision to make about FIFA election

...renewed questions on Platini's links with Qatar, the 2022 World Cup host.Platini has...then-state president Nicolas Sarkozy and Qatar's crown prince, now Emir, Tamin bin...al-Thani did not influence his vote for Qatar less than two weeks later.The fact that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-06-20/michel-platini-has-b
Investigation of World Cup officials in FIFA scandal likely to expand

...money laundering during the bidding contests won by Russia and Qatar, respectively.Banks in Switzerland have flagged up 53 possible...bidding contests, Lauber said.Future World Cup hosts Russia and Qatar, in 2018 and 2022, were not implicated by Lauber.Still...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-06-17/investigation-world-
FIFA VP Issa Hayatou denies allegations of corruption in Qatar's World Cup bid

...treatment and other favors for backing Qatar as host of the 2022 World Cup in a vote...trips and other gifts and favors to support Qatar's ultimately successful World Cup bid...won right to host the 2018 World Cup and Qatar the 2022 tournament.Among the denials...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-06-02/fifa-vp-issa-hayatou
Rafa Cabrera-Bello leads Qatar Masters by two shots

DOHA, Qatar - Rafa Cabrera-Bello birdied four of his...two-shot lead after the second round of the Qatar Masters.The Spaniard had three straight...around and also plenty of rocks like here in Qatar. There is always a bit of a breeze, like...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-01-23/rafa-cabrera-bello-leads-qat