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“We are not in a position to comment with respect to hotel accommodation for the Olympic Games as we do not know at all what kind of arrangements may have been made or what conditions may have been imposed,” MATCH said in a statement.

The company said it’s primarily responsible for contracting and delivering accommodation for the FIFA community, including its officials, delegates, guests and staff. It also sells rooms to FIFA’s commercial affiliates, the media and hospitality customers. Rooms are offered to the general public through the FIFA website operated and maintained by MATCH.

FIFA and MATCH this month were each fined more than $200,000 by consumer rights officials because of alleged ticket irregularities at a Confederations Cup venue, and prosecutors still want the entities to pay nearly $2 million in damages for allegedly not providing the seats that fans paid for during the warm-up tournament this year.


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