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AFC boss 'confident' next FIFA leader will be Asian

New Delhi (AFP) – Asia's football chief has won unanimous backing from his executive committee as the man to "rebuild FIFA" as he strengthens his campaign to take over the…

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FIFA recovers and donates 48 luxury watches to non-profit organization

GENEVA – FIFA's unethical weakness for luxury watches earned a windfall for a soccer charity working in Brazil. A total of 48 Swiss watches given to soccer officials at the…

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Brazil's Del Nero quits post on FIFA executive committee

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – The head of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) has resigned his post on FIFA's Executive Committee after months of pressure to stand down, the South…

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FIFA ethics court asks for sanctions against Blatter, Platini after finishing investigation

GENEVA – FIFA's ethics committee has asked for sanctions against Sepp Blatter & Michel Platini after finishing investigations into their alleged financial wrongdoing. FIFA President Blatter & UEFA President Platini…

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Anti-corruption group study says FIFA members too secretive

ZURICH (AP) — Too many FIFA member federations are secretive approximately what they do & how they spend money, according to an anti-corruption monitor's study. A total of 168 of…

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Female football chief says FIFA not ready for a women head – yet

By Belinda Goldsmith LONDON, Nov 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Touted as the possible first female leader of world soccer body FIFA, Sierra Leone's Isha Johansen said the time was…

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The Latest: Lamine Diack resigns as president of athletics foundation

LONDON – The Latest from the IAAF investigation (all time local): ___ 8:50 p.m.

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Ex-Brazil soccer chief pleads not guilty in U.S. after extradition

By Brenna Hughes Neghaiwi & Nate Raymond ZURICH/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Former Brazilian soccer chief Jose Maria Marin pleaded not guilty to bribery charges in a U.S. court after being…

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FIFA official who headed World Cup committee pleads not guilty in bribery case in US court

NEW YORK, N.Y. – A Brazilian FIFA official who headed the 2014 World Cup organizing committee & was extradited this week from Switzerland has pleaded not guilty in a New…

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Belgium top FIFA world rankings for first time

LONDON (Reuters) – Belgium moved to the top of the FIFA world ranking list for the first time on Thursday after overtaking Argentina & world champions Germany following their victories…

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