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Sepp Blatter Announces Resignation Amidst FIFA Corruption Scandal

On June 2, 2015, President of FIFA Sepp Blatter—just a few days removed from being reelected to a fifth four-year term—resigns amid rumors that he …

FIFA

Playing out from the back and Pellegrini under pressure

Natalie Sawyer and Gab Marcotti are back together in the studio after another Premier League weekend full of surprises.Oliver Kay witnesses the …

Soccer

Denis O'Brien named Honorary Life President of the FAI

<b>The FAI named Denis O'Brien as an Honorary Life President at the Association's AGM in Cork on Friday night.</b><p>“Mr O’Brien has been a vocal and valuable …

Sepp Blatter

Denis O'Brien has been named as the Honorary Life President of the FAI

Image: Stephen McCarthy/SPORTSFILE<p>Image: Stephen McCarthy/SPORTSFILE<p>THE FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION of Ireland has named Denis O’Brien as its Honorary Life …

Sepp Blatter

Corruption no longer a misdemeanour in FIFA code of ethics

But in two years as FIFA president, Infantino has been accused of violating governance rules and forcing out officials who threatened his position.<p>It …

Corruption

FIFA bans African official Bwalya over payments from Qatari

ZURICH (AP) FIFA has banned African official Kalusha Bwalya for two years over a payment from disgraced former Asian soccer leader Mohammed bin …

Soccer

CAF official Bwalya to appeal 2-year FIFA ban

ZURICH (AP) — Kalusha Bwalya, executive member of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), is to appeal his two-year FIFA ban.<p>Soccer’s ruling body handed out the suspension, and a fine of 100,000 Swiss francs ($100,000), to the 1988 African Footballer of the Year and former Zambian FA president …

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FIFA bans African official Bwalya over payments from Qatari | FOX Sports

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has banned African official Kalusha Bwalya for two years over a payment from disgraced former Asian soccer leader Mohammed bin …

FIFA Council

Mexican TV network Televisa denies bribery allegations

MEXICO CITY (AFP) -<p>Mexican station Televisa hit back on Thursday at a lawsuit filed in New York against the world's biggest Spanish-language network alleging it paid "millions of dollars" in bribes to secure World Cup hosting rights.<p>Televisa Group told AFP that the "accusations have no legal basis" …

Spanish Language

Diego Maradona: A peculiar choice of FIFA ambassador

The curious case of Diego Maradona’s ambassador role and payments at the World Cup. Have FIFA got the best man for the job?<p>FIFA are now clean handed. …

Soccer

Ex-Fifa secretary general Jerome Valcke's 10-year ban from football upheld by Cas

Jerome Valcke's 10-year ban from football was upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) on Friday.<p>The secretary general at Fifa for eight …

English Football

Soccer: Swiss sport court dismisses Jerome Valcke appeal against soccer ban

ZURICH (Reuters) - The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) dismissed former FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke's appeal against his 10-year ban for breaching the world soccer body's code of ethics.<p>The court in Lausanne, Switzerland, said the ban and the 100,000 Swiss franc ($100,290) fine was …

Corruption

Jerome Valcke fails in bid to have 10-year ban overturned as CAS uphold decision to charge Sepp Blatter's former right-hand man for breaching FIFA's code of ethics

Sepp Blatter's former right-hand man Jerome Valcke has failed in an attempt to have a 10-year ban from football overturned by the Court of …

Corruption

Swiss sport court dismisses Jerome Valcke appeal against football ban

ZURICH: The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) dismissed former FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke's appeal against his 10-year ban for breaching …

Corruption

CAS upholds ex-FIFA Valcke's 10-year ban from soccer

Jerome Valcke's 10-year ban from football was upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Friday.<p>The secretary general at FIFA for eight years …

Corruption

CAS upholds ex-FIFA Valcke’s 10-year ban from soccer | FOX Sports

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) Jerome Valcke’s 10-year ban from football was upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Friday.<p>The secretary general …

Corruption

Swiss sport court dismisses Jerome Valcke appeal against soccer ban

ZURICH (Reuters) - The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) dismissed former FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke's appeal against his 10-year ban for breaching the world soccer body's code of ethics.<p>The court in Lausanne, Switzerland, said the ban and the 100,000 Swiss franc ($100,290) fine was …

Corruption

Sport court rejects appeal by disgraced ex-FIFA official Valcke

GENEVA (AFP) -<p>The Court of Arbitration for Sport on Friday dismissed an appeal by former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke seeking to overturn his 10 year ban from football over corruption.<p>"The panel concluded that the offences found to have been committed by Jerome Valcke were cumulatively of a …

FIFA World Cup

CAS Rejects Appeal by Disgraced ex-FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke

The Court of Arbitration for Sport on Friday dismissed an appeal by former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke seeking to overturn his 10 year ban …

Corruption

Hold old is Fifa president Gianni Infantino, what is his net worth, when did he take over from Sepp Blatter and how much is his salary?

GIANNI INFANTINO has declared Russia 2018 the 'best World Cup' of all time.<p>The Swiss-Italian head of Fifa has been an advocate of the Video Assistant …

Corruption

Wexford Youths Lead Continental Tyres Women's National League 16th July 2018

International Women’s Friendly Matches 10th and 11th June 2017 Saturday 10th June 2017 Switzerland 0 – 4 England Goals...<p>From a farm in Norfolk to …

National League (MLB)

Russia 2018 surpassed expectations, but football's home is now whichever sterile stadium Fifa wants

Long before the beer-soaked box-park weeks of this Russian summer there was a period in the English game’s history when any notion of football coming home, either in song or thought, was expunged as ruthlessly as a disputatious 1950s Red Army general.<p>That was when the wheels were in motion to bring …

FIFA World Cup

Fifa ban Caf Exco member Kalusha Bwalya for two years for breaching ethics code

The former Football Association of Zambia (Faz) president was implicated in a bribery storm involving Qatari business mogul Mohammed bin Hammam<p>Fifa have banned Caf executive committee member Kalusha Bwalya from all football-related activities for two years over accepting illegal payments from …

Corruption

Sepp Blatter: Former Fifa boss backs England-led World Cup bid as he defends presence in Russia

Former Fifa president Sepp Blatter has backed an English-led bid for the 2030 World Cup as he defended his reasons for being at the tournament in Russia.

FIFA

Ousted FIFA boss Sepp Blatter revels in visit with Vladimir Putin at World Cup

MOSCOW — Sepp Blatter came to Moscow and saw Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin, defying FIFA's wish that its suspended former president's visit to the …

Corruption

Ex-FIFA president Sepp Blatter meets with Russia’s Putin at World Cup

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter met Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin on Wednesday evening while in Russia to attend the World Cup, Blatter told Reuters on Thursday.<p>The Kremlin confirmed the meeting, but said it was a private matter and declined to provide details.<p>FIFA’s Ethics …

Russia

Sport24.co.za | Blatter backs England for next European SWC

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter believes the Soccer World Cup should return to England when Europe next gets its turn to host the tournament.

Sport (South Africa)

Banned FIFA chief Blatter attends Moscow match, says: "It's my World Cup"

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter attended a World Cup match in Moscow on Wednesday, saying the tournament in Russia felt like “my World Cup”, but soccer’s world governing body said his presence did not directly violate his ban from football activities.<p>Former FIFA President Sepp …

FIFA World Cup

Former Fifa president Sepp Blatter wants England to host 2030 World Cup

The 2026 World Cup was awarded to the United States, Canada and Mexico, beating a bid from Morocco.<p>Former Fifa president Sepp Blatter said Thursday …

Corruption

Former FIFA boss Blatter revels in visit to Putin, World Cup

MOSCOW (AP) — Sepp Blatter came to Moscow and saw Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin, defying FIFA's wish that its suspended former president's visit to the World Cup would attract little attention.<p>Blatter says he went to see Russia's president after watching Portugal's 1-0 win over Morocco in Moscow on …

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