FIFA Scandal

FIFA corruption

Exclusive – Nearly $1 mln in FIFA funds missing in Guatemala

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) – Nearly $1 million in funds from soccer’s global governing body FIFA…

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Julius Baer dismisses employee in internal FIFA probe

ZURICH (Reuters) – Swiss bank Julius Baer has dismissed one of its client advisers as…

Sepp Blatter

EXCLUSIVE: FIFA’s Blatter is still being paid his salary despite ban from world soccer

By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) – FIFA’s Sepp Blatter may have been banned for eight…

Prince Ali bin al-Hussein

Prince Ali asks FIFA to investigate Africa-Asia agreement

(Reuters) – FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein of Jordan has complained to…

Tokyo Sexwale

Sexwale feels sorry for banned FIFA president Blatter

LONDON (Reuters) – FIFA presidential candidate Tokyo Sexwale feels sorry for Sepp Blatter, the banned…

FIFA panel tells Blatter, Platini why they were banned

ZURICH (Reuters) – FIFA’s ethics panel said on Saturday it had formally given outgoing President…

Michel Platini

Platini withdraws candidacy for FIFA presidency

By Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) – Banned European soccer boss Michel Platini has withdrawn his…

CONMEBOL

Paraguay officials raid South American soccer confederation CONMEBOL

By Daniela Desantis ASUNCION (Reuters) – Paraguayan state prosecutors on Thursday raided the headquarters of…

Guatemalan judge Hector Trujillo

Suspended Guatemalan judge granted release on bond in U.S. soccer case

By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) – A suspended Guatemalan judge who was arrested last…

Marco Polo Del Nero

Brazil football chief Del Nero to go on leave again

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazilian football boss Marco Polo Del Nero, one of 16…

Jerome Valcke

FIFA ethics committee extends Valcke suspension

ZURICH (Reuters) – FIFA’s ethics watchdog has extended Secretary General Jerome Valcke’s suspension from world…

Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein

Prince Ali fears ‘catastrophe’ for FIFA if wrong leader elected

By Mike Collett LONDON (Reuters) – FIFA faces a “catastrophic” future if the wrong man…

Michel Platini

Banned Platini could face further trouble over Dubai event

By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) – Banned UEFA president Michel Platini could face further investigation…

Garcia’s FIFA corruption report must be published – Prince Ali

LONDON (Reuters) – FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali bin al-Hussein has called for Michael Garcia’s…

Scandal-hit Sepp Blatter named ‘Swiss of the Year’

ZURICH (Reuters) – Suspended world soccer chief Sepp Blatter was named “Swiss of the Year”…

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Guatemalan soccer official arrested on cruise ship off Florida

By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) – A top Guatemalan soccer official and judge on…

Juan Angel Napout

Arrested FIFA officials banned from soccer for 90 days

ZURICH (Reuters) – FIFA executive committee members Juan Angel Napout and Alfredo Hawit have been…

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European clubs attack proposed FIFA reforms

By Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) – A package of reforms proposed by FIFA to clean…

Argentina Cabinet Chief Anibal Fernandez

Argentina cabinet chief wants FIFA probe “to cut to the bone”

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Argentina Cabinet Chief Anibal Fernandez said on Friday he wants the…

CONMEBOL

South American soccer bosses charged in latest FIFA graft probe

By Mark Hosenball and Joshua Franklin WASHINGTON/ZURICH (Reuters) – Soccer bosses from across South and…

Marco Polo Del Nero

Brazil’s del Nero asks for temporary leave

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil’s football federation said President Marco Polo del Nero had asked…

Marco Polo Del Nero

FIFA ethics panel opens proceedings against Brazil’s Del Nero

ZURICH (Reuters) – FIFA’s ethics committee has opened formal proceedings against Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF)…

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Swiss arrest two more FIFA officials in corruption scandal

By Joshua Franklin and David Ingram ZURICH/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Swiss police arrested two FIFA…

Mario Balotelli Adidas

FIFA sponsors want independent oversight of reform process

By Ken Ferris LONDON (Reuters) – Leading sponsors of football’s world governing body have demanded…

Franz Beckenbauer

We owe Beckenbauer a ‘hell of a lot’ – Bayern president

BERLIN (Reuters) – Bayern Munich have thrown their weight behind troubled club icon Franz Beckenbauer,…

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Swiss agree to send bank info regarding FIFA cases to U.S.

ZURICH (Reuters) – Swiss justice officials have issued their first order to send bank information…

Sepp Blatter

Humiliated Blatter says only FIFA Congress can bar him

By Silke Koltrowitz ZURICH (Reuters) – Suspended FIFA president Sepp Blatter said on Wednesday he…

Michel Platini

FIFA seeking life ban for Platini, say his lawyers

PARIS (Reuters) – Former French football great Michel Platini, until recently seen as the man…

Sepp Blatter / Michel Platini

FIFA ethics panel to rule on Blatter, Platini next month

ZURICH (Reuters) – FIFA’s ethics judges said on Monday they were aiming to decide the…

Sepp Blatter

Blatter says was close to death, “between angels and devils” in hospital

ZURICH (Reuters) – Suspended FIFA president Sepp Blatter said he had been close to death…