Tag Archives: International Olympic Committee

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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27May/15

Attorney General Lynch outlines investigation that led to nine FIFA officials and five corporate executives being indicted

Nine FIFA officials and five corporate executives, including seven who were arrested in Switzerland, are indicted on corruption charges.

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27May/15

Swiss Federal Office of Justice explains FIFA arrests

The Swiss Federal Office of Justice explains the legal proceedings concerning seven FIFA officials arrested in Zurich.

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27May/15

British MP and FIFA reform campaigner wants change now

A founder member of the campaign group ‘New FIFA Now’ who is also a British Member of Parliament says change is needed more than ever and many people probably think president Sepp Blatter is the most despicable man in world sport.

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27May/15

FIFA says Blatter not involved in investigation, calls arrests “difficult moment”

FIFA president Sepp Blatter is not involved in bribery allegations, says organisation’s spokesman, adding “FIFA welcomes this investigation.”

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27May/15

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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26May/15

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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