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
EDENBRIDGE, KENT, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (NOVEMBER 5, 2017) (REUTERS) – An effigy of Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was burnt at an annual event on Saturday (November 5) organised by a bonfire society in Britain’s south-eastern town of Edenbridge. Continue reading
Former Argentina soccer star Diego Maradona says expanding the World Cup an ‘excellent idea’ after playing game at FIFA HQ in Switzerland.
An effigy of Donald Trump holding head of Hillary Clinton to be burnt in England as part of bonfire night celebrations.
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.