A former FIFA official has revealed that he found Qatar to be the only "high risk" option out of the bidders for the 2022 World Cup. Kuwait wants to introduce "gay testing" for Gulf states, which would see gay fans and footballers barred from attending the World Cup, despite this being contradictory to FIFA's "tolerance policies".
The shamefulness of it all is staggering, while FIFA continues to pussyfoot around the big issues.
It's still nine years to go, but the Qatar 2022 Soccer World Cup has already generated more publicity of the wrong kind than any World Cup hosted in South Africa could dream of.
From brown envelopes to the violation of human rights, everything that can be bad has been bad for the Gulf nation, and the troubles continue to rage on.
A senior FIFA official has said that deciding to hold the tournament in the summer months was a "mistake". Why it took said officials three years to notice, though, nobody knows.
Harold Mayne-Nicholls, a former FIFA official, has added his voice to the growing echo of concerns over the temperatures, and has called for a new voting process in order to stop influence and...