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A new contract for future Olympic Games hosts that makes the protection of human rights a core requirement earned praise from rights groups on Tuesda(...)

A football is seen at the construction site of Al Wakrah stadium in Qatar. Photograph: Naseem Zeitoon/Reuters

Fifa should consider stripping Qatar of the 2022 World Cup if its record on the treatment of migrant workers does not improve within 12 months, accord(...)

Leading Fifa sponsors Coca-Cola and McDonald’s have demanded Sepp Blatter’s resignation. Photograph: Afp

Two of Fifa’s leading sponsors, Coca-Cola and McDonald’s, have demanded that the president, Sepp Blatter, step down immediately in the face of an ongo(...)

Members of Building and Wood Workers’ International and Swiss Unia unions demonstrate outside Fifa headquarters in 2013. Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP

The International Trade Union Confederation has accused the Irish Government and others of a “conspiracy of silence” with regard to World Cup 2022 hos(...)

French footballer Zahir Belounis on his return to Paris after being  detained in Qatar for more than two years due to exit visa laws. Photograph:  Thomas Samson/AFP/Getty Images

Fifa has said it will not revise its decision to grant Qatar the 2022 World Cup but will continue to monitor the country’s treatment of migrant(...)