By Olaf Storbeck
The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.
Incheon, South Korea
By Rob Dawson
To receive messages saying, “Police detained me” and “Running a bit late. Broke my nose,” is not something I expected when editing the Asian Games. With some 10,000 athletes taking part in the 16-day multi-sport competition it was always going to be a challenge to cover such a sporting spectacular, but this was out of the ordinary.
By Robert Cole and Peter Thal Larsen
The authors are Reuters Breakingviews columnists. The opinions expressed are their own.
Earlier this month, the Sunday Times published allegations that a Qatari official bribed FIFA to choose Doha for the 2022 World Cup. Since, there’s been lots of back and forth on what happens now. Qatar has denied the allegations, but there are rumors that FIFA told the United States to be ready if the organization decides to move the event (which, for the record, FIFA has denied).