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Feb 26th, 2016
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Zurich ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Gianni Infantino, a top administrator in European soccer, was elected president of FIFA, the sport’s global governing body, in an election here Friday. Mr. Infantino will replace Sepp Blatter, who announced his resignation just days after winning a fifth four-...
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Feb 21st, 2016
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Zurich, Switzerland ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Outgoing FIFA president Sepp Blatter has revealed that he is receiving support from his ex-girlfriends in his fight to clear his name from accusations of corruption. The 79-year-old has been banned from all footballing activity for eight years for...
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Nov 12th, 2015
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Zurich (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO)- Five of the seven men hoping to succeed Sepp Blatter as president of FIFA, the governing body of world soccer, have passed an internal ethics review and have been formally cleared to run in a February election, the group’s electoral committee announced on Thursday. Th...
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Oct 28th, 2015
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Zürich,Switzerland ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Suspended FIFA president Sepp Blatter has claimed that there was an agreement in place for Russia to host the 2018 World Cup, even before the voting process had taken place. The 79-year-old made the revelation to Russian news agency Tass, whom he t...
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Jun 4th, 2015
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Zurich ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Former senior FIFA official Jack Warner, indicted in a wide-ranging bribery scandal, has promised to unleash a tide of evidence relating to the dealings of world soccer’s governing body and its president, Sepp Blatter. Warner said he fears for his life b...
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Jun 3rd, 2015
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Lyon, France ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A day after announcing his decision to resign, Sepp Blatter was back at work at FIFA headquarters on Wednesday as the worst corruption crisis in the governing body’s 111-year history continued to unfold. Interpol added six men with ties to FIFA to ...
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May 30th, 2015
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Zurich ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Somalia’s Football Federation said the re-election of Joseph S Blatter as FIFA president for a fifth term has marked ‘another great day’ for the entire world football. In a press statement issued in Zurich, on Saturday, Somali Football Federation president, Abdiqani Said...
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May 29th, 2015
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Zurich ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Sepp Blatter was re-elected president of FIFA for a fifth term on Friday after the only other candidate conceded defeat after a first round of voting in an election overshadowed by allegations of corruption in world soccer. Blatter’s victory came despite ...
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Feb 10th, 2015
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Zurich, Switzerland ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The list of four candidates to contest the Fifa presidency has been confirmed by the world football’s governing body. Current incumbent Sepp Blatter has been in the role since 1998, but his reign has been overshadowed in recent times by alle...
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Jan 30th, 2015
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Zurich ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Luis Figo and Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein have announced that they have met the minimum requirement of five nominations from national associations in their bids for Fifa presidency. The former Portugal star and the president of the Jordanian FA are among six men...