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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

Former Brazil football chief Jose Maria Marin appears in US court in FIFA corruption case

Former Brazilian football official José Maria Marin is the latest to appear before a U.S. court to face charges in connection with the FIFA corruption scandal.

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."

Football: Swiss approve extradition of Nicaraguan former FIFA official Rocha

The Swiss justice ministry on Thursday approved the extradition of Nicaragua's Julio Rocha to the United States over charges he accepted bribes.

Blatter fights ban amid FIFA turmoil

FIFA President Sepp Blatter appealed against the 90-day ban that forced him out of office, his lawyers confirmed Friday, as world football's sleaze-tainted governing body headed into months of turmoil over how to find a new leader.

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.

4 reasons why FIFA’s Sepp Blatter must step down immediately

Sepp Blatter was once considered the most powerful man in all of sports. Now, with a criminal investigation against him and FIFA's sponsors demanding his resignation, the 79-year-old is all but out of options.

World Cup sponsors want FIFA’s Blatter to resign now

World Cup sponsors Coca-Cola and McDonald's said Friday that FIFA head Sepp Blatter should step aside immediately to restore confidence in the scandal-plagued body.

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.

Soccer needs new guardians, not Old Guard

It's far-fetched to imagine that a successor to FIFA President Sepp Blatter who comes from within FIFA's inner circle would represent reform, as opposed to business as usual.

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