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    1. March 28, 2016

      Former Honduran president pleads guilty in Fifa bribes case

      The former president of the Honduran football federation admitted to awarding sports marketing contracts for bribes on...

    2. March 18, 2016

      China’s Wanda signs World Cup sponsorship deal with Fifa

      Fifa has signed a sponsorship deal covering the next four World Cups with a company controlled by China’s richest man...

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      March 18, 2016

      Fifa bags Wanda Group as new sponsor

      Fifa has announced China’s Wanda Group has become an official sponsor, in an early move by Gianni Infantino, its new...

    2. March 17, 2016

      Disgraced former Fifa president Blatter paid $3.7m salary

      Fifa revealed its disgraced former president Sepp Blatter was paid SFr3.6m ($3.72m) last year as football’s world...

    3. March 9, 2016

      Swiss seize French evidence in Fifa corruption case

      Swiss authorities say they have seized evidence from the French Football Federation in criminal proceedings against...

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      March 9, 2016

      French Football Federation offices searched in Blatter probe

      Criminal proceedings against former Fifa chief Sepp Blatter have led to a search of the French Football Federation...

    5. February 26, 2016

      Infantino elected as new Fifa president

      Fifa has elected Gianni Infantino, a top European football official, as its new president after world football’s...

    6. Fast FT

      February 26, 2016

      Fifa elects Infantino as successor to Blatter

      Fifa has elected Gianni Infantino, a top European football official, as its new president after world football’s...

    7. Fast FT

      February 26, 2016

      Fifa approves package of anti-corruption reform

      Fifa has agreed sweeping reforms of world football’s governing body with the aim of stamping out future corruption....

    8. February 26, 2016

      Fifa poised to pick Blatter successor and agree crucial reforms

      The dramatic recent history of Fifa, world football’s governing body, has unfolded at venues across Zürich in the past...

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      February 24, 2016

      Fifa upholds - but shortens - Blatter, Platini bans

      Fifa has upheld the bans imposed in December on its former, long-term president, Sepp Blatter, and the head of football...

    10. February 19, 2016

      What’s wrong with sports officials?

      Next Friday, Fifa is expected to elect a new president who isn’t keen on elections. The Bahraini royal Sheikh Salman...

    11. February 12, 2016

      Fifa’s Valcke banned for 12 years from football-related activities

      Jérôme Valcke, Fifa’s former secretary-general, has been banned for 12 years from football-related activities in the...

    12. January 12, 2016

      Fifa museum parks scandals on the subs bench

      Fifa’s world football museum opens to the public in Zürich next month without any full reference to the scandals that...

    13. December 30, 2015

      2015 summed up: Numbers of the year

      Financial Times reporters present the year’s most compelling statistics — from the small (the time it takes the Tesla...

    14. December 21, 2015

      Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini receive 8-year ban from football

      Sepp Blatter was banned from world football for eight years on Monday, completing his downfall after 17 years at the...

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      December 21, 2015

      Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini receive 8-year ban

      Football’s governing body has banned Sepp Blatter, the president of Fifa, and Michel Platini, president of Uefa, from...

    16. December 13, 2015

      Fury over boxer smacks of hypocrisy

      So here’s the recipe: take the organisations — WBC, WBA, WBO, IBF, NBG, whatever — who compete to run world boxing and...

    17. December 3, 2015

      Fifa corruption scandal: US unveils charges against 16

      US authorities unveiled criminal charges against 16 current and former Fifa executives for “sustained abuse of their...

    18. November 25, 2015

      Head of German football association quits over World Cup scandal

      The president of the German football association (DFB) resigned on Monday in a widening scandal over alleged financial...

    19. November 22, 2015

      Fifa: The fall of the house of Blatter

      The “Home of Fifa” is an oblong building on a hill above Zurich. Wrapped in strips of grey netting it appears...

    20. November 15, 2015

      Sporting View: Fiddling in sport is not a new game

      I still have on my shelves a volume called The Sports Organiser’s Handbook (1961) by H. A. Winckles and Dr...

    21. October 30, 2015

      Credit Suisse under scrutiny over Fifa payments

      Credit Suisse has become the first global bank to declare it has been contacted by US and Swiss authorities over...

    22. October 30, 2015

      How to treat expired geniuses

      When you close your eyes and think of Franz Beckenbauer, you see a beautiful, curly-haired footballer striding across...

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      October 30, 2015

      Opening Quote: Citizens Financial helps RBS

      Jonathan Guthrie, the FT’s City Editor, notes how Citizens Financial has helped RBS, while BG’s earnings have cheered...

    24. October 30, 2015

      Sepp Blatter interviewed over Lunch with the FT

      Sepp Blatter had Lunch with the FT at Sonnenberg restaurant, or the ‘Fifa Club’, in Zurich. This is an edited and...

    25. October 30, 2015

      Lunch with the FT: Sepp Blatter

      Sepp Blatter likes to start the day just before 6am. He skips breakfast but drinks a cup of coffee and does a little...

    26. October 29, 2015

      Sepp Blatter accuses US of being ‘bad losers’ over World Cup

      Sepp Blatter believes he would still be in charge of world football if he had succeeded with a secret plan to award the...

    27. October 21, 2015

      Beckenbauer and Villar investigated by Fifa

      Half of the 22 Fifa officials who voted to award the World Cup to Russia in 2018 and Qatar in 2022 are now under...

    28. October 20, 2015

      Fifa urged to adopt rotating presidency in post-Blatter era

      Fifa should move to an EU-style rotating presidency to avoid future corruption scandals and because there are so few...

    29. October 20, 2015

      Transcript: Interview with Domenico Scala

      The following is a transcript of an interview with Domenico Scala, chairman of Fifa’s audit and compliance committee...

    30. October 8, 2015

      Fears of split in world football after Uefa defies Fifa

      Fifa threatened to split apart on Thursday after Uefa, which runs football in Europe, defied the world governing body...

    31. October 4, 2015

      Fifa sponsors forced to act with call for Blatter to go

      Exactly one week, almost to the hour, after Sepp Blatter was put under criminal investigation in Switzerland, Coca-Cola...

    32. October 2, 2015

      Coke and McDonald’s call on Sepp Blatter to quit

      Coca-Cola, McDonald’s and Budweiser, three of the largest World Cup sponsors, are demanding that Sepp Blatter step down...

    33. September 25, 2015

      Fifa’s Sepp Blatter faces criminal proceedings in Switzerland

      Sepp Blatter has been placed under criminal investigation in Switzerland and could face a prison sentence of up to 10...

    34. September 17, 2015

      Fifa suspends secretary-general

      Fifa on Thursday suspended indefinitely Jérôme Valcke, right-hand man to outgoing president Sepp Blatter, after...

    35. September 10, 2015

      Fifa’s chief auditor throws down the gauntlet

      Fifa’s chief auditor has thrown down the gauntlet to world football’s governing body by publishing his own proposals...

    36. July 29, 2015

      Michel Platini to stand for Fifa presidency

      Michel Platini, the talismanic French midfielder who rose to become the head of European football, has confirmed he now...

    37. July 27, 2015

      The universal dangers shown by Toshiba’s failings

      The causes and consequences of the long-running inflation of profits by Toshiba reflect some uniquely Japanese cultural...

    38. July 24, 2015

      Visa chief Charlie Scharf adds to pressure for Sepp Blatter exit

      The chief executive of Visa has increased the pressure on Fifa president Sepp Blatter to leave immediately, saying that...

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