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FIFA President Sepp Blatter faces growing pressure to resign

Embattled<p>FIFAPresidentSepp Blattertook a pounding Thursday from politicians and sports figures, many of whom called for his resignation amid the far-reaching corruption scandal hitting the soccer world.<p>Blatter, however, gave his critics no quarter and appeared poised to fight on.<p>As he took the …

Fallout From FIFA Corruption Probe Intensifies

Corporate sponsors are scrambling to distance themselves from the sprawling corruption dragnet launched against soccer’s global governing body, the …


World Cup sponsor Visa warns FIFA it could jump ship

If FIFA wasn't already feeling the heat after Wednesday's arrests, now that its commercial partners have come out in criticism, things are getting seriously uncomfortable for the organization.<p>Visa just issued the most critical statement yet from a World Cup sponsor in reaction to the arrests of …


US, Swiss timed FIFA raids for maximum effect

BERN, Switzerland (AP) — For months, American and Swiss investigators worked in secret to prepare for the raids that would shake the soccer world.<p>They knew that the moment to strike would come when FIFA, the sport's governing body, held its annual congress in Zurich, gathering all of its top …