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    1. 5 hours ago

      Blatter’s successor: the line-up of possible candidates

      An extraordinary congress to elect Sepp Blatter’s successor as head of Fifa is likely to be held between December and March...

    2. 8 hours ago

      Qatar and Russia reject criticism of their World Cup winning bids

      Qatar has dismissed speculation it risks being stripped of the 2022 World Cup following Sepp Blatter’s resignation as Fifa...

    1. 19 hours ago

      The thoughts of President Blatter

      Sepp Blatter, who has said he will quit as the president of Fifa after 17 years, may have started life as a PR man but it...

    2. 20 hours ago

      Bombshells possible after Blatter goes

      On Friday, the mood was one of celebration. Giddy at his victory in Fifa’s presidential election, Sepp Blatter stood while...

    3. 20 hours ago

      Football’s autocrat in first class gets a red card

      Like Fidel Castro, Sepp Blatter possessed a kind of genius: not for running things, but for staying on the horse. Like...

    4. 22 hours ago

      Blatter quits as head of Fifa

      Sepp Blatter has resigned as the president of Fifa, just four days after he won re-election for a fifth four-year term...

    5. June 2, 2015

      Sepp Blatter aide ‘knew’ of $10m payment at centre of Fifa probe

      Jérôme Valcke, Sepp Blatter’s most senior aide at Fifa, knew of a $10m payment at the heart of a US corruption probe,...

    6. June 1, 2015

      New twist in Fifa payments scandal

      US authorities believe Jerome Valcke, Fifa’s secretary-general, authorised a $10m transfer at the centre of a bribery...

    7. June 1, 2015

      Fifa scandal overshadows South Africa’s legacy

      Vuvuzelas and votes When a frail Nelson Mandela, the iconic former South African president, was wheeled out in a golf buggy...

    8. June 1, 2015

      Self-delusion will sink Sepp Blatter just as it sank Dick Fuld

      I blame Sebastian Junger. The success of The Perfect Storm, the journalist’s 1997 book about a doomed fishing boat gave...

    9. May 30, 2015

      Sepp Blatter defiant as he begins fifth term as Fifa president

      Sepp Blatter began his fifth term as Fifa president in defiant mood, suggesting that he had survived a US-sponsored campaign...

    10. May 29, 2015

      Football in crisis: Fifa – a tarnished brand

      It is 9pm on a balmy Thursday night in Zurich and several of the most important men in world football are relaxing on the...

    11. May 29, 2015

      Sepp Blatter warns Fifa sponsors not to rebel

      Sepp Blatter warned Fifa’s sponsors on Friday they could not afford to abandon world football’s governing body, given its...

    12. May 29, 2015

      Fifa votes to examine Palestinian grievances

      Palestinians scored a symbolic goal in their Middle East conflict on Friday when Fifa agreed to form a committee to...

    13. May 29, 2015

      Midnight feast with vodka helped win World Cup for Russia

      In July 2001, Sepp Blatter and a group of world football officials became stranded on a dirt road outside Moscow in the...

    14. May 29, 2015

      Sepp Blatter’s Fifa challenger keeps a low profile

      It has been more than 12 years since Sepp Blatter has faced a challenge to his presidency of Fifa, the world football’s...

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      May 29, 2015

      FT Opening Quote - Telecity elopes with Equinix for £2.3bn

      Telecity has eloped with Equinix and the pre-nup is worth £2.3bn, Hornby is crowdsourcing toy launches and there’s a gaggle...

    16. May 29, 2015

      Blatter wins fifth term as Fifa presidency in closer than expected vote

      Sepp Blatter has won a fifth term as president of Fifa after his challenger conceded following an inconclusive first ballot....

    17. FT Alphaville

      May 29, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. The Fifa presidency goes to a vote today with the organisation mired in scandal...

    18. May 28, 2015

      Fifa corruption probe: Vladimir Putin accuses US of meddling

      The Fifa corruption probe turned into another cold war-style quarrel between Russia and the US on Thursday, as President...

    19. May 28, 2015

      Blatter refuses to step down as president of Fifa

      Sepp Blatter has refused to step down as Fifa president amid an intensifying corruption scandal, telling an emergency...

    20. FT Alphaville

      May 28, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. Allegations of “rampant, systemic and deep-rooted” corruption andbribes worth...

    21. May 27, 2015

      Fifa elite try to put on brave face after shock at dawn raids

      The 700 or so people who run world football huddled in Zurich hotel lobbies and conference rooms on Wednesday, trying to...

    22. May 27, 2015

      America is the best referee to discipline Fifa

      Imagine if the attorney-general of Switzerland asked the New York Police Department to drive up Park Avenue and arrest...

    23. May 27, 2015

      Fifa feels the long arm of American justice

      Fifa has long operated with a sense of impunity, airily dismissing the persistent allegations of bribes and kickbacks that...

    24. May 27, 2015

      Fifa president Sepp Blatter plays a long game

      The scenes from Zurich looked like a revolution, akin to the long-awaited fall of a hated regime. Swiss police, acting on a...

    25. May 27, 2015

      Fifa corruption probes: a summary

      There were dramatic off the field events in Switzerland on Wednesday for Fifa, football’s governing body. We bring you up to...

    26. The World

      May 27, 2015

      Fifa's day of reckoning

      Charges of corruption have swirled around Fifa for many years. Now with the arrest of senior officials at football’s world...

    27. May 27, 2015

      US indicts 14 over ‘rampant’ Fifa corruption

      US indicts 14 over ‘rampant’ Fifa corruption Fifa executives took bribes worth well over $150m in a culture of “rampant,...

    28. May 22, 2015

      Why Sepp Blatter is a genius

      The hotel concierge — der Portier, in German — is a recognisably Swiss type. Some people even say he embodies Switzerland....

    29. FT Alphaville

      May 22, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. Asian markets are higher today, with China’s Shenzhen Composite on track for its...

    30. May 21, 2015

      Two of Sepp Blatter’s rivals quit race for Fifa presidency

      Two of the three men challenging Sepp Blatter for the presidency of Fifa pulled out of the race on Thursday. Luís Figo, the...

    31. May 19, 2015

      Palestinians push for Israel’s suspension from Fifa

      Palestinians are kicking their conflict with Israel into the arena of international football with a push to have Israel...

    32. February 10, 2015

      Dalian Wanda buys Sepp Blatter nephew’s sports rights agency

      Chinese property developer Dalian Wanda has won an auction for Infront Media, the Swiss company led by the nephew of Fifa...

    33. January 11, 2015

      Goings-on at MCC and Lord’s are simply not cricket

      Prediction for 2015: this could be the year when the administration of sport becomes a more compelling spectacle than sport...

    34. December 20, 2014

      Wanda frontrunner for Infront Media deal

      Dalian Wanda has emerged as the frontrunner in the auction for Infront Media, the Swiss sports marketing company run by the...

    35. December 19, 2014

      Fifa to publish controversial report into World Cup bids

      Fifa has decided to publish the controversial report into World Cup bidding allegations, but the scale of publication and...

    36. December 17, 2014

      Fifa World Cup investigator Garcia quits

      Fifa’s strategy to contain damaging World Cup bidding allegations was in shreds on Wednesday after the lawyer who...

    37. November 26, 2014

      Britain calls on Fifa to publish World Cup bid report

      The culture secretary has called on Fifa to make public the findings of its inquiry into the bidding to host the 2018 and...

    38. November 24, 2014

      Wanda and Providence weigh bids for Infront Media

      At least two Chinese groups are weighing bids for Infront Media, the Swiss sports marketing group run by the nephew of...

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