Tag Archives: FIFA

The Latest: Prince Ali makes his speech to FIFA members

ZURICH (AP) — The Latest on the FIFA election (all times local): ___ 1 p.m.

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FIFA to pick post-Blatter leader in bid to end to crisis

Zurich (AFP) – FIFA members on Friday elect a new president & pass reforms they hope will open an escape route from a storm of scandal symbolised by the downfall…

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FIFA candidate Prince Ali slams blocked funds to Americas

GENEVA (AP) — A FIFA decision to block funding for the scandal-hit North & South American regional soccer bodies was criticized by presidential candidate Prince Ali of Jordan for its…

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Interview: Infantino consults Platini during FIFA campaign

LONDON (AP) — Although banished from power in world football, Michel Platini remains a guiding voice for Gianni Infantino as the FIFA presidential campaign enters the final stretch. Infantino is…

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Sexwale calls for non-European FIFA chief

Johannesburg (AFP) – South Africa's FIFA presidential candidate Tokyo Sexwale has said he will work to ensure that the eventual winner of the election next month is not one of…

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Sexwale calls for anti-Europe campaign at FIFA

Paris (AFP) – South African FIFA presidential contender Tokyo Sexwale on Friday called for a campaign to stop European rival Gianni Infantino getting the leadership of football's scandal-tainted world body….

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FIFA voters publicly declare support as election day looms

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Five weeks before election day, some of the 209 FIFA member federations are publicly pledging their votes in the presidential race. Prince Ali of Jordan on…

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Sheikh Salman contests FIFA rival's complaint about conduct

LONDON (AP) — FIFA presidential candidate Sheikh Salman bin Ibrahim al Khalifa dismissed a rival's complaint approximately his election conduct as "entirely inaccurate" & warned on Saturday against public squabbling….

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In a year of odd moves, FIFA and Al Capone become neighbors

All across Europe & the Americas — as they plot legal strategy, await extradition hearings & consider the billable hours run up by their lawyers — FIFA officials can take…

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Soccer's dark year: From bribery arrests to suicide attacks

LONDON (AP) — Dawn had just broken in Zurich when a man was spotted being dragged out of an opulent hotel's side entrance. Raising a single white sheet, hotel staff…

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