FIFA to suspend bidding for 2026 World Cup amid corruption scandal
World soccer's governing body had expected to allocate the 2026 tournament to a host nation in 2017, with the bidding process to start soon, Valcke said, but in the current situation, it's \"nonsense to start any bidding process for the time being.\"
FIFA said Monday that there are no legal grounds for it to take the 2018 World Cup from Russia or the 2022 event from Qatar.
Speaking to reporters while on a visit to Russia, Valcke said preparations for hosting the 2018 World Cup were \"on track.\"
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