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
Ex-FIFA Vice-President and former President of the regional body CONCACAF, Jeffrey Webb of the Cayman Islands, agrees to extradition to the United States.
(R Reports) – Switzerland’s attorney general said on Wednesday (June 17) his office had seized around nine terabytes of data as part of a sweeping investigation into allegations of bribery and corruption at world soccer’s governing body FIFA.
(FIFA/REUTERS) – Sepp Blatter is out.
Soccer fans in London voice disappointment after Sepp Blatter is re-elected as president of the world soccer governing body, following a corruption scandal.
Nine FIFA officials and five corporate executives, including seven who were arrested in Switzerland, are indicted on corruption charges.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter is not involved in bribery allegations, says organisation’s spokesman, adding “FIFA welcomes this investigation.”
Authorities in Zurich, Switzerland launch an operation to arrest several high-ranking FIFA officials on corruption charges and extradite them to the United States, the New York Times reports.
Sepp Blatter’s only challenger Prince Ali bin Al Hussein declines to comment on his chances three days before FIFA presidential election
FIFA President Sepp Blatter is the overwhelming favourite to be re-elected for a fifth term in Friday’s presidential vote.