Tag Archives: FIFA World Cup

10Apr/17

Mexico, USA and Canada announce joint World Cup bid

U.S. Federation head says Trump backs bid despite anti-Mexican rhetoric

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29Nov/16
Theo van Seggelen, Secretary General of FIFPro

Worldwide soccer players face modest wages, late payment and initimidation shows survey

The world soccer players’ union FIFPro publishes a survey that highlights low wages, few holidays and other poor working conditions faced by players around the world.

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04Apr/16
Juan Pedro Damiani

FIFA ethics committee investigates one of its own members

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.

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13Jan/16

FIFA says it it has “dismissed” General Secretary Jerome Valcke

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.
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21Dec/15

Blatter-Platini given eight-year ban

FIFA President Sepp Blatter and European soccer boss Michel Platini have been banned from soccer for eight years. Paul Chapman reports.
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11Oct/15

Former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner blasts “American witch hunt”

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.
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08Oct/15

Blatter, Platini suspended from soccer by FIFA’s ethics body

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).

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