Tag Archives: FIFA corruption case

28Sep/15

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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28Sep/15

Platini offers to help FIFA ethics committee “clear up” payment probe

UEFA President Michel Platini says in a statement that the payment he received from FIFA was fully declared to authorities in accordance with Swiss law.

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20Jul/15

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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10Jul/15

Ex-FIFA executive Webb agrees to U.S. extradition – source

Ex-FIFA Vice-President and former President of the regional body CONCACAF, Jeffrey Webb of the Cayman Islands, agrees to extradition to the United States.

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09Jul/15

Former FIFA VP Warner appears in court

Jack Warner, the former head of the Americas regional soccer body appears in court to fight extradition to the U.S. on corruption charges.

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02Jul/15

9 terabytes of FIFA evidence seized: prosecutor

(R Reports) – Switzerland’s attorney general said on Wednesday (June 17) his office had seized around nine terabytes of data as part of a sweeping investigation into allegations of bribery and corruption at world soccer’s governing body FIFA.
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02Jul/15

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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30May/15

Londoners disappointed with Blatter FIFA election win

Soccer fans in London voice disappointment after Sepp Blatter is re-elected as president of the world soccer governing body, following a corruption scandal.

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29May/15

Jack Warner freed from jail, says “Nobody has brought more shame to FIFA than Blatter”

Former FIFA Vice President Jack Warner, who has been accused of soliciting bribes as part of a vast corruption case against senior soccer officials, left jail in Trinidad and Tobago via ambulance on Thursday after he was granted bail, according to local media.
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