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Fixed? Former Fifa boss Sepp Blatter claims European draws were rigged

Jun 14, 2016

Fixed? Former Fifa boss Sepp Blatter claims European draws were rigged

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter said he had witnessed rigged draws for European football competitions using "hot and cold balls," in an interview with an Argentine newspaper published Monday. #Champions League #FIFA #Sepp Blatter #KickingAround #UEFA #Michel Platini #Euro 2016 #Julio Grondona #Argentine Football Association #Off the woodwork
Enemies want to paint me as greedy: Fifa chief Infantino says his salary not as high as claimed

Jun 05, 2016

Enemies want to paint me as greedy: Fifa chief Infantino says his salary not as high as claimed

FIFA's new chief Gianni Infantino accused "enemies" Sunday of trying to paint him as greedy, and voiced surprise at revelations that his disgraced predecessor and his deputies awarded themselves millions in dubious bonuses. #FIFA #Sepp Blatter #KickingAround #Michel Platini #Jerome Valcke #Gianni Infantino #Markus Kattner
For the good of the self: Blatter, Valcke, Kattner awarded themselves over $80 mn, says Fifa

Jun 03, 2016

For the good of the self: Blatter, Valcke, Kattner awarded themselves over $80 mn, says Fifa

Swiss investigators have searched the Fifa headquarters as the world football governing body revealed that former president Sepp Blatter and two of his deputies awarded themselves more than $80 million in often suspicious payments over the past five years. #FIFA #Sepp Blatter #SportsTracker #Jerome Valcke #FIFA ethics committee #FIFA Corruption Scandal #Gianni Infantino #Fifa President Gianni Infantino #Swiss Investigators
Fifa headquarters raided, documents seized by Swiss investigators

Jun 03, 2016

Fifa headquarters raided, documents seized by Swiss investigators

Swiss investigators have searched Fifa's Zurich headquarters and seized documents, the country's prosecution authority said on Friday, while Fifa said the search targeted sacked deputy general secretary Markus Kattner. #FIFA #Sepp Blatter #Switzerland #SportsTracker #Jerome Valcke #FIFA ethics committee #FIFA Corruption Scandal #Fifa President Gianni Infantino #Fifa HQ #Markus Kattner
Respect the decision, but sad that Platini remains banned: FIFA President Infantino

May 10, 2016

Respect the decision, but sad that Platini remains banned: FIFA President Infantino

Gianni Infantino expressed sadness on Monday that Michel Platini failed to overturn his ban, despite the new FIFA president gaining soccer's top job after charges of financial wrongdoing knocked his former boss out of the race. #FIFA #Sepp Blatter #KickingAround #UEFA #Michel Platini #Gianni Infantino
Michel Platini loses final appeal against ban, quits as UEFA President

May 10, 2016

Michel Platini loses final appeal against ban, quits as UEFA President

Michel Platini quit as the head of European football on Monday after a sports tribunal rejected his final appeal against his ban from football over a suspect $2.0 million payment he received from FIFA. #FIFA #Sepp Blatter #Mohamed bin Hammam #Switzerland #KickingAround #UEFA #Europa League #Michel Platini #Euro 2016 #CAS #Court of Arbitration for Sport #Gianni Infantino
No problems in holding 2022 World Cup in Qatar in winter, says FIFA President Infantino

Apr 20, 2016

No problems in holding 2022 World Cup in Qatar in winter, says FIFA President Infantino

FIFA’s decision to set the wintertime period as the time-frame for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar instead of the traditional summertime will not result in huge problems for the world of football, Gianni Infantino, the president of the world’s governing body of football, said. #Champions League #Sepp Blatter #Qatar #KickingAround #SportsTracker #Moscow #Europa League #St Petersburg #Yekaterinburg #Sochi #2022 FIFA World Cup #Winter World Cup #Kazan #Volgograd #Gianni Infantino #Rostov-on-Don #Russian Sports Minister #Vitaly Mutko #Sergei Sobyanin #Saransk #Kaliningrad #Nizhny Novgorod
'Will not have my integrity doubted': Fifa president Infantino slams Panama Papers revelations

Apr 06, 2016

'Will not have my integrity doubted': Fifa president Infantino slams Panama Papers revelations

The signature of new Fifa president Gianni Infantino has cropped up in the so-called "Panama Papers" in connection with questionable TV rights sales in South America, the German newspaper behind the mass leaks reported on Tuesday. #Champions League #FIFA #Sepp Blatter #SportsTracker #UEFA #Michel Platini #Gianni Infantino #Panama Papers