Tag Archives: Zürich

11Nov/17

Hope Solo alleges in a Portuguese newspaper that Sepp Blatter sexually assaulted her

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

10Jul/17

Vision algorithms teaching drones to ‘see’

Swiss-based scientists are developing computer vision algorithms to help drones ‘see’ and understand their environment. Matthew Stock reports. Continue reading

09Jan/17

Ronaldo wins FIFA’s player of the year award

Cristiano Ronaldo wins best men’s player of the year, while Leicester City’s Claudio Ranieri picks up coach of the year at FIFA award show.

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22Nov/16

UK wealth falls $1.5 trillion after Brexit FX moves: Credit Suisse

Britain is $1.5 trillion poorer in dollar terms due to the fall in the pound since the vote to leave the European Union, according to a new study on global wealth. But Credit Suisse also predicts that around 945 billionaires will be minted around the world in the next five years.

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04Apr/16
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Tax authorities begin probes into some people named in Panama Papers leak

The director of a Panamanian law firm that was hacked over the weekend says his firm is investigating and is absolved of responsibility for any potential illegalities associated with clients’ accounts.

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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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