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Former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke and PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi braced for corruption trial verdict
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Former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke and PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi braced for corruption trial verdict

Prosecutors have called for a jail term of three years for Valcke, a 28-month sentence for Al-Khelaifi, who is also president of beIN Media, and 30 months for Deris -- with partial suspension in all three cases.

Former UEFA president Michel Platini quizzed in Swiss investigation of $2 million FIFA payment
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Former UEFA president Michel Platini quizzed in Swiss investigation of $2 million FIFA payment

Platini is formally a suspect because of the payment that led to his removal as UEFA president - and as a candidate to lead FIFA - when Swiss federal investigators revealed the allegation five years ago.

First trial in Swiss investigation into 2006 World Cup corruption ends without decision due to COVID-19 crisis
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First trial in Swiss investigation into 2006 World Cup corruption ends without decision due to COVID-19 crisis

The first trial in Switzerland’s five-year investigation of corruption in football ended Tuesday without a judgment, seemingly beaten by the coronavirus pandemic and an expiring statute of limitations.

Swiss federal criminal court dismisses PSG, BeIN Media Group president Nasser Al-Khelaifi bid to recuse prosecutors
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Swiss federal criminal court dismisses PSG, BeIN Media Group president Nasser Al-Khelaifi bid to recuse prosecutors

The Swiss federal criminal court published a ruling Wednesday which dismissed Al-Khelaifi's complaint filed days after he was questioned last December.

Portugal investigates football money laundering, house of Spain's Iker Casillas targeted
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Portugal investigates football money laundering, house of Spain's Iker Casillas targeted

Portuguese authorities searched the house of Spain’s 2010 World Cup winning captain Iker Casillas on Wednesday as part of an ongoing investigation into alleged money laundering and tax fraud

FIFA's plan to takeover Confederation of African Football to be challenged in court by CAF executive committee member Hasan Bility
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FIFA's plan to takeover Confederation of African Football to be challenged in court by CAF executive committee member Hasan Bility

CAF's Hasan Bility said he will ask the Swiss-based Court of Arbitration for Sport to declare invalid the agreement by which FIFA secretary general Fatma Samoura will be sent on a secondment to overhaul the African governing body.

Swiss attorney general Michael Lauber recused from FIFA investigation on concerns over bias
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Swiss attorney general Michael Lauber recused from FIFA investigation on concerns over bias

Michael Lauber has been investigating several cases of suspected corruption involving FIFA, based in Zurich, dating back to 2014 and the presidency of Sepp Blatter.

Confederation of African Football bans seven referees and linesman from Ghana over bribery allegations
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Confederation of African Football bans seven referees and linesman from Ghana over bribery allegations

The Confederation of African Football has banned seven linesmen and referees from Ghana over bribery allegations following a spate of instances implicating the officials in question.

FIFA hold talks with Spanish government to avoid potential World Cup ban imposed for interference
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FIFA hold talks with Spanish government to avoid potential World Cup ban imposed for interference

FIFA secretary general Fatma Samoura met with Spanish sports minister Inigo Mendez de Vigo in Madrid, along with CSD president Jose Ramon Lete and interim RFEF chief Juan Luis Larrea.