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Two bids for the athletics world championships by Qatar’s capital Doha are being investigated over allegations of bribery by the ethics commissions of athletics’ world governing body.
Ed Warner, the chairman of UK Athletics, told a Parliamentary select committee that Qatar’s bids for the 2017 and 2019 championships had been referred to the IAAF ethics commission.
London beat Doha to win the right to host the 2017 championships in a vote in December 2011, but the Qatari city was successful in its bid for the 2019 edition.
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