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BREAKING: Former UEFA president Michel Platini arrested over fraudulent awarding of 2022 World Cup to Qatar

Ex-UEFA president Michel Platini has been taken into custody following an investigation into the Frenchman…

2018 Russia: FIFA Assure Fair World Cup Draw

The football governing body, FIFA has been forced to address allegations that Friday’s World Cup…

Most UEFA associations back Infantino for FIFA presidency

By Brian Homewood NYON, Switzerland (Reuters) – Gianni Infantino’s bid for the FIFA presidency with…

Most UEFA associations back Infantino for FIFA presidency

NYON, Switzerland (Reuters) – Gianni Infantino, a candidate in the election for the presidency of…

UEFA rules out presidential election until Platini appeal decided

(Reuters) – UEFA will not schedule a presidential election to replace banned Michel Platini until…

FIFA presidential candidate Infantino suggests 40-team World Cup, co-hosting

By Brian Homewood BERNE (Reuters) – FIFA presidential candidate Gianni Infantino suggested expanding the World…

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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…

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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…

Infantino upbeat about FIFA vote after winning support in Caribbean

By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) – FIFA presidential candidate Gianni Infantino says he believes he…

Sheikh may revisit World Cup bid processes if he wins vote

LONDON (Reuters) – Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa could revisit the bidding process for…

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FIFA ethics panel chamber to appeal bans for Platini, Blatter

ZURICH (Reuters) – FIFA ethics investigators said on Tuesday they planned an appeal that could…

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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…

FIFA panel tells Blatter, Platini why they were banned

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

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Platini withdraws candidacy for FIFA presidency

By Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) – Banned European soccer boss Michel Platini has withdrawn his…

Brazil boss accused in FIFA scandal returns to work

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) head Marco Polo Del Nero returned…

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FIFA ethics committee extends Valcke suspension

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

Reform more needed than ever, says IOC’s Bach

Bach said on Wednesday. In a New Year’s message published on the International Olympic Committee…

Presidential candidate Salman wants to divide FIFA in two

By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) – The frontrunner in the FIFA presidential election, Asian football…

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Banned Platini could face further trouble over Dubai event

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

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ESPN in TV debate invite to FIFA election five

By Simon Evans MIAMI, (Reuters) – U.S. sports television network ESPN has invited the five…

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…

FIFA presents reform package for February congress

ZURICH (Reuters) – Shaken by corruption scandals, global soccer body FIFA on Wednesday presented the…

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French minister questions ban on would-be FIFA chief Platini

PARIS (Reuters) – France’s sports minister publicly questioned the legitimacy of FIFA’s ethics committee after…

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Platini slams FIFA ban as “masquerade”, vows to fight in court

LONDON (Reuters) – The head of European soccer, Michel Platini, vowed on Monday to go…

Blatter and Platini banned by FIFA for eight years

By Simon Evans ZURICH (Reuters) – FIFA President Sepp Blatter and UEFA boss Michel Platini,…

Frail but unapologetic, Blatter vows “I’ll be back”

By Simon Evans ZURICH (Reuters) – He was introduced as “the elected president of FIFA”…

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FIFA statement on Blatter and Platini bans

ZURICH (Reuters) – Here is the full text of the statement issued by FIFA on…

UEFA President Michel Platini (L) congratulates FIFA President Sepp Blatter after he was re-elected at the 65th FIFA Congress in Zurich, Switzerland, May 29, 2015. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich

Twitter explodes and reacts to: FIFA bans Blatter and Platini for 8 years

Suspended FIFA President Sepp Blatter and Europe's big shot Michel Platini were both banned for…

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

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