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FIFA email connects Sepp Blatter to $10m

A 2007 email shows FIFA President Sepp Blatter and then-South African President Thabo Mbeki held "discussions" over the $10 million that ultimately went to allegedly corrupt senior soccer executives as payback for supporting the country's World Cup bid.

Blatter: I will be appreciated when I've gone

2015-08-25 10:43

Outgoing FIFA president Sepp Blatter believes his critics will realise they have been wrong and will recognise his achievements once he has left soccer's world governing body.

Blatter showered with paper money before unveiling FIFA reform plan

2015-07-21 09:22

Sepp Blatter, president of Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) on Monday afternoon was showered with fake US dollars when he was about to unveil FIFA's reform plan at press conference.

Blatter may seek to stay as FIFA boss, source tells Swiss paper

2015-06-14 16:58

Sepp Blatter may seek to stay on as the president of FIFA, a Swiss newspaper quoted an anonymous source close to Blatter as saying.

FIFA compliance head says Russia, Qatar could lose World Cups

2015-06-08 09:23

Russia and Qatar could be stripped of their World Cup hosting rights if evidence emerges of bribery in the bidding process, FIFA official said.

'Brave' ref decision stirs up controversy in World Cup

2015-06-07 16:20

A stoppage-time penalty awarded to Canada that helped the hosts beat China 1-0 in the Women World Cup opener stirred up controversy Saturday.

S. Africa to investigate 2010 World Cup bribery allegations

2015-06-05 09:15

South Africa's Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI), the Hawks will start to investigate bribery allegations that SA Football Association was involved during the campaign of hosting 2010 World Cup.

Australia ready to host should 2022 World Cup be stripped from Qatar

2015-06-04 13:49

Australia has put up its hand in a bid to secure the 2022 FIFA World Cup, should it be taken from Qatar due to corruption allegations.

Ex-FIFA executive detailed bribes in 2013 secret guilty plea

2015-06-04 09:13

A former executive committee member of soccer's global governing body FIFA told a US judge in November 2013 that he and other officials took bribes in connection with the 1998 and 2010 World Cups, among other major tournaments.

Long arm of US law may struggle to reach all FIFA defendants

2015-06-04 09:13

US prosecutors may find it difficult to get a number of the people they have charged in the FIFA bribery scandal to face the music. Several cannot be found, and the authorities in some countries may not agree to extradition requests.

FBI extends FIFA scrutiny to World Cup host bids of Russia, Qatar

2015-06-04 09:05

The FBI's investigation of bribery and corruption at FIFA includes scrutiny of how World Cup hosting rights were awarded to Russia and Qatar.

Interpol issues wanted-person alerts for six in US FIFA probe

2015-06-03 17:01

Interpol said on Wednesday it has issued international wanted-person alerts for two former FIFA officials including Jack Warner and four corporate executives at the request of US authorities as part of a corruption probe.

Zico considering bid for FIFA president

2015-06-03 15:38

Former Brazil midfielder Zico said Wednesday he is considering running for the soon-to-be vacant position as FIFA president.

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