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Football: Platini fails to get FIFA suspension lifted
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Football: Platini fails to get FIFA suspension lifted

Eric Bernaudeau | AFP - December 11, 2015

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Friday backed a 90-day FIFA ban against Michel Platini, in a new blow to the Frenchman's hopes…

Top US sponsors of FIFA urge football body to enact reforms
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Top US sponsors of FIFA urge football body to enact reforms

AFP - December 1, 2015

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Top sponsors of corruption-plagued FIFA urged the global football body on Tuesday to enact sweeping reforms with independent oversight, saying only a "cultural change"…

Platini deal was ‘gentleman’s agreement’ – FIFA’s Blatter
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Platini deal was ‘gentleman’s agreement’ – FIFA’s Blatter

AFP - October 16, 2015

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- Suspended FIFA president Sepp Blatter claimed on Friday that the $2 million payment he made to UEFA president Michel Platini was a "gentleman's agreement." "It was…

Report: Sepp Blatter suspended by FIFA
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FIFA
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Report: Sepp Blatter suspended by FIFA

AFP and The Tico Times - October 7, 2015

A FIFA tribunal elected to suspend its lame-duck president Sepp Blatter for 90 days on Wednesday, according to a report from Paul Kelso of Britain’s Sky News.…

Prosecutors begin to close in on Eduardo Li and other FIFA officials
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Prosecutors begin to close in on Eduardo Li and other FIFA officials

The Tico Times - September 29, 2015

As United States prosecutors seeking extradition continue to get help from Swiss authorities, there seems nowhere for Eduardo Li and some of the highest-ranking officials in international football…