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The World Cup trophy sits on display during the FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour at Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, April 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

FIFA advisers urge support for Garcia probe to resolve allegations about Qatar World Cup bid

GENEVA - FIFA's reputation depends on resolving allegations about Qatar's selection as the 2022 World Cup host, according to the governing body's anti-corruption advisers. The expert panel chaired by Swiss law professor Mark Pieth gave its full support on Wednesday to a FIFA investigation of the 2018 and 2022 World Cup votes, led by ethics prosecutor Michael Garcia. "The ethics committee should …