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Blatter, Valcke 'enriched themselves with salary hikes'

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter and two other leading officials were involved in a "co-ordinated attempt" to enrich themselves through annual salary increases and World Cup bonuses, world soccer's governing body said on Friday.

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Sheikh Salman positions as safest option in Fifa vote

In a Fifa presidential election where all candidates are presenting themselves as reformers, Asian soccer boss Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa is making his pitch as the safest option to officials beleaguered by the organisation's crisi

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Fifa report demands sanctions against Blatter, Platini

Fifa ethics investigators called on Saturday for sanctions against president Sepp Blatter and European soccer boss Michel Platini, dealing a fresh blow to Platini's bid to succeed Blatter as head of world soccer's governing body.

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Blatter 'planned for Russia and US to host World Cups'

Fifa president Sepp Blatter planned for Russia and the US to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups and blamed Uefa president Michel Platini for Qatar's bid victory over the Americans, a spokesman for Blatter said. But Blatter'

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Fifa mulls prez vote delay, calls crisis meeting

Fifa is discussing delaying the election for its next president, two sources told Reuters, a move that could give Michel Platini more time to appeal against his ban from the game and then stand to replace departing leader Sepp Blatter.

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As lawyers took control at Fifa, Blatter became isolated

Fifa President Sepp Blatter's loss of control of soccer's world governing body had been evident to staff in its hilltop glass headquarters here well before Thursday's announcement by FifaA's Ethics Committee that he had been su

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Blatter, Platini suspended from soccer

Fifa President Sepp Blatter and his possible successor, European soccer chief UEFA Michel Platini, have been provisionally suspended for 90 days, the ethics committee of football's global governing body said on Thursday. "

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Top Fifa sponsors demand Blatter resignation

Major soccer sponsors have issued co-ordinated calls for the immediate resignation of Fifa president Sepp Blatter in the most significant move by companies supporting the sport since a bribery and corruption scandal erupted at world football'

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Swiss target Blatter in criminal probe

Swiss prosecutors have opened a criminal investigation into Sepp Blatter, the head of world soccer body Fifa, on suspicion of criminal mismanagement and misappropriation of funds, the Swiss attorney general's office said on Friday.

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Prince Ali hints he will stand for Fifa presidency

Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein of Jordan, beaten in May's Fifa presidential election by Sepp Blatter, strongly hinted he will stand for the position again while speaking to delegates at the Soccerex business convention on Monday. A

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