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Qatar bid chief denies 2022 World Cup corruption

11 July 2011 Last updated at 23:28 BST

Allegations that Qatar bought its way to hosting the World Cup in 2022 have been vigorously denied by the chief executive of Qatar's bid.

Speaking for the first time since winning the bid Hassan Al Thawadi told the BBC that claims of corruption were based on prejudice.

He also dismissed a planned review by Fifa.

David Bond reports.