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Platini withdraws bid for FIFA presidency

Suspended UEFA chief Michel Platini on Thursday withdrew from the race to become FIFA president, saying he will concentrate on clearing his name instead.

FIFA corruption probe: Michel Platini vows to fight ‘injustice’ 

Michel Platini told AFP in an interview Tuesday that he is determined to fight for the FIFA presidency and to clear his name after being banned for eight years.

FIFA ethics tribunal bans Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini for 8 years

A FIFA ethics tribunal on Monday banned Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini for eight years saying they had abused their positions over a suspect 2 million Swiss franc payment.

Football: Day of FIFA reckoning for Blatter, Platini

FIFA's ethics watchdog will on Monday give a verdict against Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini with both facing lengthy bans over a suspect two million dollar payment.

Football: Platini fails to get FIFA suspension lifted

Michel Platini's chances of taking over as head of football's most important but corruption-scarred governing body are dwindling.

Top US sponsors of FIFA urge football body to enact reforms

In a joint open letter addressed to FIFA, sponsors AB InBev, adidas, The Coca-Cola Company, McDonald’s and Visa called on FIFA's executive committee to adopt reforms aimed at improving transparency and rooting out corruption

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

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."

Report: Sepp Blatter suspended by FIFA

Sepp Blatter may have already spent his final days as the head of FIFA, as the association's tribunal reportedly voted to suspend the president for 90 days following news that Swiss authorities had opened up a criminal investigation into Blatter's suspected mishandling of FIFA money.

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

Eduardo Li was ordered extradited to the United States on Tuesday, according to Swiss authorities, though he's expected to appeal the ruling. The decision is just the latest blow to FIFA and its embattled chain of officials.

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