FIFA, IOC to talk over 2022 World Cup

September 20, 2013
By ESPN staff

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) plans to hold discussions with FIFA to make sure the 2022 World Cup finals in Qatar do not clash with the Olympic Winter Games that year.

On Thursday, UEFA's 54 member associations gave their backing to hold the 2022 finals during the winter as to avoid the extreme heat of the state's summer.

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