Fifa corruption

Qatar World Cup bid ‘sabotaged’ rivals
Former Fifa president Sepp Blatter reveals the winner of the 2022 World Cup bid back in 2010
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Qatar World Cup bid ‘sabotaged’ rivals

2022 winning team hired ex-CIA agents and PR firm used ‘black ops’ that broke Fifa rules
30 Jul 2018
Prince William and David Cameron caught up in Fifa scandal
Prince William and David Cameron
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Prince William and David Cameron caught up in Fifa scandal

Damning report on 2018 World Cup bidding process reveals ‘vote-swapping’ talks between England and South Korea
28 Jun 2017
World Cup 2018: Fifa and Russia face 'sponsorship crisis'
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World Cup 2018: Fifa and Russia face 'sponsorship crisis'

Only ten backers are on board for next year's tournament, with football's governing body making a loss of almost £300m last year
25 Apr 2017
Donald Trump dossier: UK spy exposed Sepp Blatter and Fifa
Donald Trump
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Donald Trump dossier: UK spy exposed Sepp Blatter and Fifa

US authorities are taking Christopher Steele's claims seriously because of his work on corruption at football's governing body
13 Jan 2017
Who is new Uefa president Aleksander Ceferin?
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Who is new Uefa president Aleksander Ceferin?

'Little-known Slovenian' who replaces Michel Platini has been accused of being a puppet of Fifa boss Gianni Infantino
14 Sep 2016
Michel Platini will resign at Uefa's next congress
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Michel Platini will resign at Uefa's next congress

Former player 'deeply disappointed' as he fails to overturn 'disloyal payment' punishment
9 May 2016
Gianni Infantino elected president of Fifa
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Gianni Infantino elected president of Fifa

The Swiss will be tasked with restoring the battered reputation of football's governing body
26 Feb 2016

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German football chief quits over 2006 World Cup scandal
Wolfgang Niersbach
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German football chief quits over 2006 World Cup scandal

Football does its best to keep pace with athletics in the sporting scandal stakes as Wolfgang Niersbach quits over Fifa loan claims
10 Nov 2015
FIFA FILM: United Passions red card
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FIFA FILM: United Passions red card

Self-congratulatory Fifa propaganda film damned by critics and shunned by audiences
9 Jun 2015
Fifa paid Ireland 'hush money' after Thierry Henry handball
Thierry Henry Handball
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Fifa paid Ireland 'hush money' after Thierry Henry handball

FAI received special 'loan' after infamous goal for France in 2010 World Cup play-off
5 Jun 2015
England 'could host' 2022 World Cup – but should not
Germany win the World Cup
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England 'could host' 2022 World Cup – but should not

Divisive calls for Qatar to lose tournament should be put to one side until dust settles on Fifa crisis
4 Jun 2015
BLATTER: Why he quit and what next for Fifa?
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BLATTER: Why he quit and what next for Fifa?

News of Blatter's unexpected departure could raise as many questions as it answers for Fifa
3 Jun 2015
BLATTER GONE: World reacts
Sepp Blatter quits Fifa
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BLATTER GONE: World reacts

A round-up of responses to the Fifa President's decision to quit
3 Jun 2015
Sepp Blatter: how Fifa 'tyrant' won football's loyalty
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Sepp Blatter: how Fifa 'tyrant' won football's loyalty

Fifa may be in disarray, but Blatter still had enough support to win the presidential election... why?
29 May 2015
Fifa corruption: what is going on and what happens next?
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Fifa corruption: what is going on and what happens next?

The FBI and Swiss probes explained, and what it means for the embattled Sepp Blatter
28 May 2015
Loretta Lynch: scourge of mobsters, terrorists – and Fifa
Loretta Lynch, US attorney general
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Loretta Lynch: scourge of mobsters, terrorists – and Fifa

US attorney general Loretta Lynch made her name with high-profile cases, but none as explosive as Fifa
28 May 2015
FIFA: sponsors quit over plenty of controversies
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FIFA: sponsors quit over plenty of controversies

Football's governing body lost five backers last year as campaigners call for change at the top
23 Jan 2015
Lineker calls for World Cup boycott over Fifa 'corruption'
BBC pundit Gary Lineker
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Lineker calls for World Cup boycott over Fifa 'corruption'

Football's governing body is 'nauseating' and Sepp Blatter is a 'dictator', says presenter
4 Aug 2014
Qatar 2022: Platini drawn into Fifa World Cup bribe scandal
UEFA President Michel Platini
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Qatar 2022: Platini drawn into Fifa World Cup bribe scandal

Claims that Uefa president, who voted for Qatar in 2010, was 'personally lobbied' by Bin Hammam
3 Jun 2014
Fifa under more pressure over Qatar as terror claims emerge
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Fifa under more pressure over Qatar as terror claims emerge

Demands for action over claims that Fifa official was paid nearly £2m after World Cup vote
19 Mar 2014
FIFA: Was Jack Warner paid $2m by Qatar?
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FIFA: Was Jack Warner paid $2m by Qatar?

New claims surrounding controversial World Cup vote 'should not come as a surprise'
18 Mar 2014
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 13 May 2011
Tilda Swinton at Cannes premiere of We Need to Talk About Kevin
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 13 May 2011

13 May 2011
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 12 May 2011
John Demjanjuk
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 12 May 2011

12 May 2011
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