Indo-AsianNews Service | Sunday November 29, 2015
Joao Havelange was president of FIFA between 1974 and 1998 but resigned his title of honorary president in 2013, due to his links to a bribery scandal involving Indian Super League (ISL), a sports marketing firm.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Wednesday November 11, 2015
German football has lurched into a crisis over magazine Spiegel's report last month alleging that the votes of four members of FIFA's executive committee were bought in 2000, when Germany narrowly won the vote to host the 2006 finals
Reuters | Monday November 9, 2015
Wolfgang Niersbach under investigation for tax evasion in relation to the affair, said he was taking the responsibility for a controversial 6.7 million euro ($7.22 million) payment to FIFA allegedly used to bribe officials of world soccer's governing body to vote for Germany's World Cup hosting bid.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Friday November 6, 2015
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez met Karim Benzema, who has been charged in a sex tape extortion case, and offered his full support to the striker
AgenceFrance-Presse | Thursday November 5, 2015
Benzema, who has been charged with complicity to blackmail, and Mathieu Valbuena, the victim of the extortion attempt, were left out of the French squad named Thursday for friendlies against Germany and England this month.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Wednesday November 4, 2015
Jose Maria Marin stands accused of having taken bribes worth millions of dollars from sports marketing companies in connection with the sale of rights for the Copa America tournaments for 2015, 2016, 2019 and 2023, and for the Copa do Brasil for the period from 2013 to 2022.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Tuesday November 3, 2015
UBS, along with Credit Suisse, are currently under investigation by US and Swiss authorities over allegations of bribery and corruption.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Wednesday October 28, 2015
Sepp Blatter stressed that Michel Platini "wanted to be FIFA president" but "he had not the courage to go as the president".
AgenceFrance-Presse | Thursday October 22, 2015
A corruption scandal engulfing FIFA has seen outgoing president Sepp Blatter, secretary general Jerome Valcke and UEFA president Michel Platini suspended for 90 days.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Tuesday October 20, 2015
FIFA's executive committee meeting will hear the first recommendations from the reform committee that has been tasked with suggesting changes.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Sunday October 18, 2015
Franz Beckenbauer led Germany's successful bid to host the 2006 World Cup. He denied cash-for-votes allegations in the latest scandal to rock football's governing body FIFA.
Press Trust of India | Thursday October 15, 2015
Pele is on a three-day visit to Delhi, which will end on Friday.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Wednesday October 14, 2015
Lindile Kika, the former South Africa Football Association director of national teams, was one of five officials named in a FIFA report on match-fixing.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Monday October 5, 2015
Sepp Blatter became engulfed in the worst-ever scandal at FIFA last month when Swiss prosecutors opened a criminal investigation against him over mismanagement.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Wednesday September 30, 2015
Michel Platini has insisted he did nothing wrong and will stay in the race to succeed Sepp Blatter at the top of world football's sleaze-tainted governing body.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Tuesday September 29, 2015
Ronaldo, Brazil great, feels it doesn't surprise him that the football system has fallen on a global level. He also urged investigators to unearth more facts about the corrupt officials.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Saturday September 26, 2015
The prince, a former FIFA vice president, who challenged Blatter in an election this year, said FIFA "has already changed, shaken to its very core by the scandals that have decimated our governing body and cast a cloud over the entire organisation."
AgenceFrance-Presse | Tuesday September 15, 2015
FIFA has been embroiled in a major corruption scandal since the arrest of seven of its officials on May 27 attending a FIFA congress in Zurich to elect a new president.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Tuesday August 11, 2015
Francois Carrard?is known for driving IOC's governance reforms after emergence of a corruption scandal for the Salt Lake City Winter Olympics in 2002.
NDTVSports | Wednesday August 5, 2015
Cristiano Ronaldo refused to answer questions on FIFA's struggle with corruption and walked out of an interview with CNN. The Portuguese star said he and his Real Madrid colleagues had better things to discuss in the dressing room.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Monday August 3, 2015
FIFA boss Sepp Blatter, whose organisation is embroiled in a corruption scandal, was among a group of eight IOC members who should have sought re-election on Monday at a meeting in Kuala Lumpur.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Thursday July 30, 2015
A former FIFA vice president and powerbroker of Asian football,?Chung Mong-Joon described himself as a candidate untainted by scandal and with a global, non-Eurocentric vision to take football's governing body into a new era.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Thursday July 16, 2015
The 49-year-old World Cup-winner called for an investigation after the corruption scandal that hit world football's governing body FIFA in May. Marin is one of the several football officials under investigation by the United States for financial wrongdoing.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Thursday July 16, 2015
The Swiss authorities on Friday did not specify which of the seven officials accepted extradition, as the person requested anonymity in the matter.