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IOC voices Olympic concern at FIFA's biennial World Cup plan

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By GRAHAM DUNBAR

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Never thought I’d be applauding the IOC for anything, but the push against this dumbass Infantino idea for biennial World Cups needs all the help it can get.

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Worried about potential loss of revenue...

The Lords of the Rings are concerned that sports fans will spend their time and money elsewhere.

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@wanderlust, Absolutely correct! The ability to pack many stadiums with Olympic soccer is a major revenue-enhancer for the host country.

I'm looking forward to FIFA and the IOC slugging this out! Two equally greedy, corrupt and well-funded organizations - this should be interesting...

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If the IOC is against it, it has gained more support from me. The IOC knows that people would MUCH rather watch a WC than Olympic soccer, and the athletes would rather participate in the former as well.

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