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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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....

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. June 3, 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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,...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. June 2, 2015

      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...

    21. June 2, 2015

      Sepp 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...

    22. 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,...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. June 1, 2015

      What Fifa tells us about global power

      It is half-time in the match between the US justice system and Fifa. In the first half, the Americans took a shock...

    26. May 31, 2015

      Romário leads drive for Brazilian probe into Fifa

      Brazil’s upper house has voted to launch a congressional inquiry into corruption allegations relating to the country’s...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. May 29, 2015

      Fifa turmoil draws in Russia and Qatar

      The turmoil at Fifa has again highlighted the decision to award the rights to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups to...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. May 28, 2015

      Qatar nervous amid threat to 2022 World Cup

      When Qatar won the right to host the 2022 World Cup, people flooded into the streets to celebrate a moment that saw the...

    34. 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...

    35. May 28, 2015

      Sponsors step up pressure on Fifa over corruption probe

      Companies close to Fifa have stepped up pressure on football’s governing body, after US and Swiss authorities combined...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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