ZURICH, SWITZERLAND (JANUARY 7, 2013) (REUTERS) – Former U.S. women’s soccer team goalkeeper Hope Solo has alleged in a Portuguese newspaper article that former FIFA president Sepp Blatter sexually assaulted her. Continue reading
File footage of a member of the FIFA ethics committee who has himself been placed under a preliminary investigation by the world soccer governing body’s watchdog.
FIFA said on Wednesday (January 13) it had fired General Secretary Jerome Valcke, once one of the global soccer body’s most powerful figures, amid alleged corruption involving World Cup ticket sales.
Banned UEFA chief Michel Platini has announced that he’s giving up his bid to become FIFA President. Yiming Woo reports. Continue reading
FIFA President Sepp Blatter and European soccer boss Michel Platini have been banned from soccer for eight years. Paul Chapman reports.
Michel Platini’s lawyers say the Frenchman could face a life ban from soccer
PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO (OCTOBER 9, 2015) (CCN TV6) – Former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner on Friday (October 9) blamed an “American witch hunt” for the global soccer body’s latest woes, including the suspension of several high profile figures.
FIFA and UEFA open for business on Friday the day after the Ethics Committee of world soccer body FIFA suspend Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini for 90 days.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter and his possible successor, European soccer chief UEFA Michel Platini, have been provisionally suspended for 90 days, the ethics committee of soccer’s global governing body said on Thursday (October 8).
FIFA President Sepp Blatter and his possible successor, UEFA chief Michel Platini, have been provisionally suspended for 90 days by the global soccer body’s ethics committee.