Tag Archives: Jérôme Valcke

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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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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08Oct/15

FIFA president Sepp Blatter profile – number two

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.

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08Oct/15

FIFA president Sepp Blatter profile – number one

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

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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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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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27Feb/15

2022 World Cup final no later than Dec. 18, says Blatter

FIFA president Sepp Blatter says the World Cup final in Qatar in 2022 should be played no later than December 18.

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24Feb/15

FIFA task force recommends shorter world cup in Qatari Winter

DOHA, QATAR (FEBRUARY 24, 2015) (REUTERS) – A FIFA task force examining dates for the Qatar World Cup has recommended the Gulf state hosts a shorter tournament, staged in November and December 2022.
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