ZURICH -- China's hopes of hosting the 2030 World Cup got a boost from FIFA.
The governing body proposes a new legal text giving its ruling council power to decide "if circumstances so require" that a continent could skip just one World Cup before hosting again.
It would let China bid to host the 2030 World Cup only eight years after Qatar.
FIFA imposed the two-tournament block last October, barring European members from 2026 World Cup bidding because Russia is hosting in 2018. That favoured the...