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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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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 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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May 29th, 2015
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Zurich ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Leaders worldwide are playing football with the game of football — specifically, its powerful and polarizing governing body, FIFA. And as in a tough match, things are getting testy. The comments and calls for action Thursday come a day after U.S. authori...
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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...