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FIFA’s Blatter again denies any wrongdoing

The president of soccer’s governing body FIFA, Sepp Blatter, has again denied any wrongdoing, telling staff he has done nothing or illegal and will remain president.

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FIFA executive committee meets in Zurich

FIFA delegates and media arrive at the headquarters of soccer’s governing body ahead of a key executive committee meeting.

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FIFA President Blatter says has not resigned – paper

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND (JUNE 25, 2015) (REUTERS) – Sepp Blatter has told a Swiss newspaper he has not quit as FIFA president, adding to speculation he may try to stay on as head of world soccer’s governing body that is gripped by a corruption scandal.
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Arrested FIFA officials face extradition to U.S. – NY Times

Authorities in Zurich, Switzerland launch an operation to arrest several high-ranking FIFA officials on corruption charges and extradite them to the United States, the New York Times reports.

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Prince Ali bin Al Hussein unwilling to talk following FIFA meeting

Sepp Blatter’s only challenger Prince Ali bin Al Hussein declines to comment on his chances three days before FIFA presidential election

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