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FIFA agree to hand over Valcke emails after Blatter calls for support of criminal cases

GENEVA – FIFA relented & handed over emails from suspended official Jerome Valcke on Thursday, having blocked access even as Sepp Blatter pledged support for American & Swiss investigations of…

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A quick Q&A on issues ahead for FIFA, Blatter and Platini

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA sank deeper into a crisis on Friday that threatened to take down the two most powerful men in world football. Sepp Blatter was interrogated by Switzerland's…

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Trinidad delays extradition hearing on Jack Warner FIFA case

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) — Authorities in Trinidad postponed a hearing on Friday to determine whether the U.S. will have to restart extradition proceedings against former FIFA Vice President Jack Warner…

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FIFA chief Blatter faces criminal probe

Zurich (AFP) – The FIFA scandal on Friday engulfed Sepp Blatter & Michel Platini, the two most powerful figures in world football, with Swiss prosecutors investigating whether a two million…

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FIFA to brief Blatter, executive committee on US, Swiss probes which involve some of them

ZURICH – FIFA's executive committee will be updated this week on the American & Swiss corruption investigations which involve some of its own members, football's governing body said on Tuesday….

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Zico says FIFA elections outdated, lack legitimacy

By Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) – FIFA presidential candidate Zico believes that the rules for electing the head of soccer's governing body are unfair, outdated & subject voting federations to…

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Q&A: What's ahead for FIFA after latest turmoil for governing body

GENEVA – A lame duck president who can't travel freely & a top administrator suspended & placed on leave. If any global sports body can defy such dysfunction, it is…

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S.African police to probe FIFA bribery claims : opposition

Johannesburg (AFP) – South African police are expected to launch criminal investigations into two senior football officials in connection with the 2010 World Cup, following a request from the main…

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Trinidad and Tobago to rule Friday on extraditing FIFA official

Port of Spain (Trinidad & Tobago) (AFP) – A Trinidad & Tobago magistrate will rule Friday on whether to extradite former FIFA vice president Jack Warner to face charges linked…

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More turmoil for FIFA as secretary general Valcke suspended after World Cup ticket allegations

GENEVA – FIFA suspended its top official Jerome Valcke & ordered an investigation into alleged unethical conduct on Thursday, throwing world soccer's scandal-scarred governing body into further turmoil. Valcke, FIFA's…

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