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A who's who of the men involved in FIFA's latest corruption crisis
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A who's who of the men involved in FIFA's latest corruption crisis

Who's who of the men involved in the latest corruption crisis surrounding FIFA

FIFA's corruption crisis: Reactions from around the world
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FIFA's corruption crisis: Reactions from around the world

Football's governing body FIFA was rocked early Wednesday morning by the arrests of six senior officials. Reactions came in from from ex-players and officials, as well from Jack Warner, one of those indicted by the DOJ but who resigned from FIFA in 2011. He has claimed he is innocent of all crimes.

Six arrested FIFA officials oppose extradition to US, says Swiss justice ministry
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Six arrested FIFA officials oppose extradition to US, says Swiss justice ministry

Six of the seven top FIFA officials arrested on Wednesday in Zurich as part of a twin corruption probe are opposing their extradition to the United States, the Swiss justice ministry said.

Bribery in bidding for 2010 South Africa World Cup, says US Attorney General Loretta Lynch
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Bribery in bidding for 2010 South Africa World Cup, says US Attorney General Loretta Lynch

Corrupt officials at world soccer's governing body FIFA took bribes during the process that awarded the 2010 World Cup to South Africa, US Attorney General Loretta Lynch alleged Wednesday.

FIFA engulfed in huge crisis as Swiss and US federal prosecutors investigate corruption
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FIFA engulfed in huge crisis as Swiss and US federal prosecutors investigate corruption

Swiss federal prosecutors opened criminal proceedings related to the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, throwing FIFA deeper into crisis only hours after six soccer officials were arrested and 14 indicted Wednesday in a separate U.S. corruption probe.

A timeline of the controversies surrounding the 2018 and 2022 World Cups
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A timeline of the controversies surrounding the 2018 and 2022 World Cups

Here' a look at the timeline of events that have split the football world and rocked to the core the world governing body.

Zurich police arrest six top FIFA officials on corruption charges
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Zurich police arrest six top FIFA officials on corruption charges

FIFA has been dogged by allegations of corruptions for many a year, with the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups coming under particularly heightened scrutiny.

 EPFL would back legal action against FIFA over 2022 World Cup dates
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EPFL would back legal action against FIFA over 2022 World Cup dates

Thiriez emphasised the importance of European football to the world game and that the EPFL sent a report to FIFA recommending the tournament be played in May, but it was ignored.

Michael Garcia resigns FIFA from ethics committee over handling of his findings
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Michael Garcia resigns FIFA from ethics committee over handling of his findings

The American lawyer who led the investigation into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bid process resigned from the FIFA ethics committee on Wednesday.

'The World Cup 2022 will be played in Qatar', says Blatter
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'The World Cup 2022 will be played in Qatar', says Blatter

FIFA president Sepp Blatter said here Sunday that the 2022 World Cup will in all surety be staged in Qatar.

Adidas, Sony and Coca-Cola raise pressure on FIFA over Qatar claims
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Adidas, Sony and Coca-Cola raise pressure on FIFA over Qatar claims

The signs of unease from some of FIFA's paymasters will raise pressure on the body, led by its 78-year-old Swiss president Sepp Blatter, to get to the bottom of the allegations and tackle underlying concerns about how it is run.

Qatar paid ex-FIFA Jack Warner official millions: Report
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Qatar paid ex-FIFA Jack Warner official millions: Report

It further said that a note from one of Warner's companies, Jamad, to Bin Hammam's firm, Kemco, requested USD 1.2 million in payment for work carried out between 2005 and 2010.

Qatar World Cup is a burden for all of football: German FA
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Qatar World Cup is a burden for all of football: German FA

World soccer's governing body FIFA has been under mounting international criticism since awarding the World Cup to the tiny yet cash-rich Gulf state in 2010 where summer temperatures can rise as high as 50 degrees Celsius.

FIFA meets to debate moving 2022 World Cup in Qatar to winter
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FIFA meets to debate moving 2022 World Cup in Qatar to winter

Blatter has raised the possibility of starting the tournament in November, while UEFA President Michel Platini prefers January.

UEFA members back winter World Cup in Qatar while clubs oppose it
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UEFA members back winter World Cup in Qatar while clubs oppose it

Theo van Seggelen, secretary general of the FIFPro unions, tells The Associated Press the strategy panel's discussion was "not an agreement" for winter.

Giving Qatar the 2022 World Cup was blatant mistake: Zwanziger
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Giving Qatar the 2022 World Cup was blatant mistake: Zwanziger

Zwanziger, who joined the FIFA executive the following year, also said shifting the tournament to the winter months would put the unity of German football in danger.