The Qatari president of French football champions Paris St Germain, Nasser al-Khelaifi, is under formal investigation in France for alleged corruption.
Khelaifi and a close associate were questioned by investigators in March in relation to the bidding process for the 2017 athletics world championships. Qatar was unsuccessful in its bid and the event was awarded to London.
Khelaifi has however not been formally charged with a crime unless he is sent to trial.
This is the result of the broadening scope of a investigation into the web of corruption once rife in world athletics