FIFA Releases Secret Report on Internal Corruption

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FIFA Releases Secret Report on Internal Corruption

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LONDON—One of the most closely-guarded documents in world sport, an internal report on the process that awarded soccer World Cup hosting rights to Russia and Qatar, was released on Tuesday after nearly three years of secrecy.

While it showed no explicit ethical wrongdoing by the Russian and Qatari bid teams, the report shed new light on the 2010 decision by FIFA, soccer’s world governing body, to award them the 2018 and 2022 tournaments. The report, produced by former U.S. federal prosecutor Michael J. Garcia, also…

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