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Former FIFA vice president Jack Warner arrested following World Cup bribe allegations

May 28, 2015

Former FIFA vice president Jack Warner arrested following World Cup bribe allegations

Former FIFA vice president Jack Warner was arrested in Trinidad and Tobago on Wednesday, hours after US prosecutors claimed he accepted bribes during host selections for the 1998 and 2010 World Cups in France and South Africa. #Sports #United States #World Cup #Russia #football #FIFA #Sepp Blatter #2022 World Cup #Switzerland #Police #Qatar #Zurich #Jack Warner #KickingAround #SportsTracker #Arrests #FIFA World Cup 2018 #Swiss federal prosecutors
FIFA presidential elections must be postponed by at least 6 months: UEFA

May 28, 2015

FIFA presidential elections must be postponed by at least 6 months: UEFA

FIFA presidential election should be postponed after football's world governing body became embroiled in two corruption storms, the European confederation UEFA said. #Sports #United States #World Cup #Russia #football #FIFA #Sepp Blatter #2022 World Cup #Switzerland #Police #Qatar #Zurich #KickingAround #SportsTracker #Arrests #Attorney General Loretta Lynch #Richard Weber
'It was all about the timing': Authorities say US & Swiss raids at FIFA were carefully coordinated

May 28, 2015

'It was all about the timing': Authorities say US & Swiss raids at FIFA were carefully coordinated

They knew that the moment to strike would come when FIFA, the sport's governing body, held its annual congress in Zurich, gathering all of its top officials including the main suspects in a far-reaching U.S. corruption probe. #Sports #United States #World Cup #Russia #football #FIFA #Sepp Blatter #2022 World Cup #Switzerland #Police #Qatar #Zurich #KickingAround #SportsTracker #Arrests #Attorney General Loretta Lynch #Richard Weber #Swiss Attorney General
Such misconduct has no place in FIFA, will work vigorously to root it out: Sepp Blatter

May 28, 2015

Such misconduct has no place in FIFA, will work vigorously to root it out: Sepp Blatter

While accepting the trust of world soccer has to be regained, FIFA President Sepp Blatter responded to the arrest of top officials on Wednesday by insisting it showed his efforts to eradicate corruption were working. #Sports #United States #World Cup #Russia #football #FIFA #Sepp Blatter #2022 World Cup #Switzerland #Police #Qatar #Zurich #Jack Warner #KickingAround #SportsTracker #Arrests #FIFA World Cup 2022 #FIFA World Cup 2018 #Jeffrey Webb #Swiss federal prosecutors #Chuck Blazer
'It was a World Cup of fraud and we are showing FIFA a red card,' says IRS chief Weber

May 28, 2015

'It was a World Cup of fraud and we are showing FIFA a red card,' says IRS chief Weber

The United States accused soccer officials of corrupting a sport loved by billions Wednesday, warning the investigation is not over and seeking the extradition of suspects arrested in Switzerland. #Sports #United States #World Cup #Russia #football #FIFA #Sepp Blatter #2022 World Cup #Switzerland #Police #Qatar #Zurich #KickingAround #SportsTracker #Arrests #Attorney General Loretta Lynch #Richard Weber