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    1. June 3, 2016

      Blatter and Fifa chiefs allegedly secured $80m in secret payments

      Fifa’s disgraced ex-president Sepp Blatter was among a group of powerful football executives who secretly paid...

    2. May 29, 2016

      France mulls probe into Qatar 2022 decision

      French authorities are considering launching a probe into Fifa’s decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, amid...

    1. March 31, 2016

      Qatar under fire over treatment of World Cup workers

      Qatar’s human rights record has come under renewed scrutiny ahead of its hosting of the 2022 football World Cup, with...

    2. March 27, 2016

      Chinese football: More than a game

      “My life in China hasn’t really started yet,” says Gervinho with a nervous laugh. “But Chinese football has huge growth...

    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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. November 3, 2015

      German football’s ruling body DFB raided over tax evasion claims

      Frankfurt tax officers have raided the offices of Germany’s DFB football association as part of an investigation into...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. October 16, 2015

      German football association probes payments to Fifa

      The German football association is investigating a €6.7m payment from the country’s 2006 World Cup organising committee...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. September 17, 2015

      Fifa suspends secretary-general

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

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. July 17, 2015

      Ex-Fifa official to face charges in US

      Jeffrey Webb, a former Fifa vice-president, has arrived in the US from Switzerland to face corruption charges for his...

    20. July 16, 2015

      Fifa shuffles along road to rehabilitation

      Fifa is to bar countries bidding to host the World Cup from funding football projects overseas as it responds to US...

    21. July 16, 2015

      Switzerland extradites first Fifa official to US

      Switzerland extradited to the US the first of seven officials held in custody in relation to a corruption investigation...

    22. June 17, 2015

      Swiss prosecutors investigate banking links to Fifa

      An investigation into Russia and Qatar’s World Cup bids gathered pace after Swiss prosecutors said they had found more...

    23. June 15, 2015

      Qatar lashes out at ‘racist’ World Cup criticism

      An editorial in the Al-Raya newspaper summed up Qatar’s view of those seeking to strip it of the 2022 World Cup....

    24. June 11, 2015

      Fifa scandal prompts fears for billions poured into Russia 2018

      Russian world cup stadiums As the storm clouds over Russia’s 2018 World Cup darken, the official Moscow position is one...

    25. June 10, 2015

      Valcke says he signed off on $10m Fifa payment

      Jérôme Valcke, right-hand man to the outgoing Fifa president Sepp Blatter, admitted on Wednesday that he signed off on...

    26. June 8, 2015

      Fifa scandal tests the legend of Trinidad’s Robin Hood

      A framed portrait of Jack Warner hangs above the reception of the João Havelange Centre of Excellence on the outskirts...

    27. June 7, 2015

      Fifa chief says Russia and Qatar could be stripped of World Cups

      Russia and Qatar could be stripped of their World Cup hosting rights if evidence emerges of bribery in the bidding...

    28. June 4, 2015

      Niche bank drawn into global Fifa scandal

      Payments under scrutiny in the corruption investigations rocking Fifa at times made up almost a quarter of all deposits...

    29. June 4, 2015

      England ready to stand in as 2022 World Cup hosts

      England is ready to host the 2022 World Cup if asked to do so in the wake of the bribery and corruption allegations...

    30. June 4, 2015

      Fifa scandal: Warner accuses Blatter of meddling in Trinidad poll

      One of the most powerful men at the heart of a US investigation into the corruption scandals surrounding Fifa...

    31. June 4, 2015

      Australian police probe payments in failed bid to host World Cup

      Police in Australia are probing payments linked to the country’s failed bid to host the 2022 football World Cup as...

    32. June 4, 2015

      Former Fifa official took bribes over years

      Chuck Blazer, the former Fifa official turned government witness, took bribes over a period of almost 20 years to sway...

    33. June 3, 2015

      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...

    34. June 3, 2015

      FBI probes awarding of Russia and Qatar World Cup tournaments

      The FBI is investigating how Russia and Qatar were awarded the 2018 and 2022 World Cup tournaments as part of its...

    35. June 3, 2015

      Blatter’s exit gives Fifa its last chance to change

      Sepp Blatter’s resignation as president of Fifa is good news for world football. But “Blaxit”, as his departure plan...

    36. June 3, 2015

      South Africa defends $10m Fifa payment

      South Africa vehemently defended itself against allegations that it paid a $10m bribe to secure the 2010 World Cup,...

    37. June 3, 2015

      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...

    38. June 2, 2015

      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...

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