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Australia deny any World Cup bid wrongdoing

The Australian football federation has denied any impropriety in its failed bid for the 2022 World Cup, saying its support for soccer projects abroad was done in a transparent manner and under FIFA guidelines.

"Australia's activities throughout [the bidding process] were transparent and proper," a statement read. "These activities were conducted with proper due diligence."

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