Gary Lineker: BBC should have spoken up on Russia's World Cup 2018

Football presenter Gary Lineker has said he and the BBC should have spoken out more about human rights issues during the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Lineker, who is fronting BBC coverage of this year's World Cup in Qatar, said: "I think we were sportswashed four years ago when it was in Russia."

There were calls for Russia to be stripped of the 2018 tournament after it annexed Crimea in 2014.