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FIFA: Blatter tells Putin he has ‘complete trust’ in Russian World Cup
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FIFA: Blatter tells Putin he has ‘complete trust’ in Russian World Cup

Andrey Biryukov | Bloomberg - July 25, 2015

MOSCOW — Sepp Blatter, the outgoing president of football's besieged governing body, told Vladimir Putin that FIFA has "complete trust" in Russia's ability to host the 2018 World…

FIFA official: Russia, Qatar face losing World Cups if bribery proven
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FIFA official: Russia, Qatar face losing World Cups if bribery proven

Nina Larson and Susan Njanji | AFP - June 7, 2015

See also: The reporter who exposed the FIFA scandal that toppled Sepp Blatter GENEVA, Switzerland – Russia and Qatar could lose the right to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups…

The reporter who exposed the FIFA scandal that toppled Sepp Blatter
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The reporter who exposed the FIFA scandal that toppled Sepp Blatter

Michael E. Miller | The Washington Post - June 3, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The biggest news story of the year was breaking, but the journalist responsible was fast asleep. It was just after dawn on May 27…

Arcadio’s World
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Arcadio’s World

By Arcadio - June 3, 2015

FIFA-Gate: Just days after his re-election, Blatter resigns
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FIFA-Gate: Just days after his re-election, Blatter resigns

AFP - June 2, 2015

ZURICH, Switzerland – Sepp Blatter on Tuesday resigned as president of FIFA as a mounting corruption scandal engulfed world football's governing body. The 79-year-old Swiss official, FIFA…

FIFA denies Blatter deputy approved $10 million payment
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FIFA denies Blatter deputy approved $10 million payment

AFP - June 2, 2015

ZURICH, Switzerland – FIFA on Tuesday admitted that it had processed a $10 million payment from South Africa to a disgraced football official but denied the world body's secretary general…

FIFA arrests transform Blatter heir into face of football scandal
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FIFA arrests transform Blatter heir into face of football scandal

Andrew Martin, Tariq Panja and Vernon Silver | Bloomberg - June 1, 2015

Jeffrey Webb gave a glowing self-assessment in April at the annual meeting of Central and North American football chiefs. Under his leadership, Webb said, the regional group had…

World Cups and Olympics should be auctioned
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World Cups and Olympics should be auctioned

Leonid Bershidsky | Bloomberg - June 1, 2015

See also: Costa Ricans react to FIFA scandal like every other scandal: with memes International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach on Thursday told the functionaries of FIFA, football's governing…

FIFA’s Blatter shocked by US anti-corruption tactics
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FIFA’s Blatter shocked by US anti-corruption tactics

Tim Witcher | AFP - May 30, 2015

ZURICH, Switzerland – FIFA President Sepp Blatter expressed shock Saturday at the tactics used by the U.S. anti-corrupton investigators but insisted he was not a target. The 79-year-old Swiss official,…

Blatter wins FIFA vote amid corruption storm
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Blatter wins FIFA vote amid corruption storm

Tim Witcher | AFP - May 29, 2015

Read all our coverage of FIFA-Gate here ZURICH, Switzerland – Sepp Blatter won a fifth term as FIFA president on Friday in a dramatic end to an angry campaign…

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