An appeals court in Qatar overturned the conviction of Matthew and Grace Huang on Sunday but the couple was stopped at the airport and barred from leaving the country.
American lawyer Michael Garcia, whose 18-month investigation formed the basis of the inquiry, has disowned FIFA’s interpretation of his report.
However, FIFA insists that Executive Committee member Theo Zwanziger is just expressing his own personal opinion.
Last Week Tonight host John Oliver says he’s super excited for the start of the World Cup this week, but is conflicted by the fact that his favorite sporting event is run by an appallingly corrupt organization.
Twenty-eight-year-old Sgt. Bergdahl had been held by the Taliban since June 2009. On Sunday he was moved from Afghanistan to a medical facility in Germany, where he will stay until he is ready to return home.
It is alleged Jack Warner and his family accepted almost $2 million (£1.2 million) from a firm linked to Qatar’s successful bid.
For the short-term at least, just having a presence in U.S. market is enough.
Not cool. For those of you who weren’t born in the Triassic as I was, Omar Sharif is an Oscar-nominated Egyptian actor who starred in “Lawrence of Arabia” and “Doctor Zhivago.” Omar Sharif is also apparently a huge prick.
Well the USA got aced out of the 2022 World Cup by the tiny Arab nation of Qatar. Check out the video of the amazing stadiums they will build for soccer’s premier event. As much as I hate to admit it, they are pretty awesome.
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