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Ex-FIFA official Jerome Valcke found guilty, PSG chief Nasser al-Khelaifi cleared at Swiss trial
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Ex-FIFA official Jerome Valcke found guilty, PSG chief Nasser al-Khelaifi cleared at Swiss trial

Valcke was found guilty of a lesser change of forging documents linked to World Cup broadcasting deals in Italy and Greece. He was acquitted of accepting bribes and criminal mismanagement while he was FIFA secretary general from 2007-15.

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.

Swiss prosecutors seek prison sentences for PSG chief Nasser Al-Khelaifi, ex-FIFA No 2 Jerome Valcke in corruption trial
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Swiss prosecutors seek prison sentences for PSG chief Nasser Al-Khelaifi, ex-FIFA No 2 Jerome Valcke in corruption trial

Swiss prosecutors called for a 28-month sentence for Al-Khelaifi, who is also president of beIN Media, and three years for Valcke as their trial moved into its final days

Former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke tells Swiss trial of struggling 'with no income'
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Former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke tells Swiss trial of struggling 'with no income'

Valcke said he had struggled "with no income" since losing his job at FIFA in 2015. He said he had to sell his yacht and jewellery, and had been "unable to open a bank account in Europe" since 2017 — he divorced a year later so that his wife could.

TV rights trial of PSG chief Nasser Al-Khelaifi and ex-FIFA official Jerome Valcke begins in Switzerland
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TV rights trial of PSG chief Nasser Al-Khelaifi and ex-FIFA official Jerome Valcke begins in Switzerland

Al-Khelaifi, who is also chairman of Qatar-owned broadcaster beIN Media, is charged with inciting Valcke to commit "aggravated criminal mismanagement."

FIFA ban former Deputy Secretary-General Markus Kattner for 10 years following probe into bonus payments
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FIFA ban former Deputy Secretary-General Markus Kattner for 10 years following probe into bonus payments

The 45-year-old Kattner, who holds German and Swiss citizenship, joined FIFA as Director of Finance in 2003 and four years later became Deputy Secretary-General.

Fresh investigation launched in Switzerland targetting former FIFA president Sepp Blatter
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Fresh investigation launched in Switzerland targetting former FIFA president Sepp Blatter

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter is the target of a new investigation in Switzerland for suspected criminal mismanagement of a $1 million payment from football funds

Qatari football executive Nasser al-Khelaifi to undergo trial in September over involvement in World Cup TV rights corruption scanda
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Qatari football executive Nasser al-Khelaifi to undergo trial in September over involvement in World Cup TV rights corruption scanda

Al-Khelaifi, the president of Qatar-owned Paris Saint-Germain who also runs Doha-based broadcaster beIN Sports Group, was charged in February with inciting Valcke to commit aggravated criminal mismanagement.

La Liga president urges UEFA to block election of Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi to executive committee
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La Liga president urges UEFA to block election of Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi to executive committee

La Liga president Javier Tebas has urged UEFA to block the election of Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi to its executive committee.

Disgraced former FIFA president Sepp Blatter calls for Ethics Committee to investigate successor Gianni Infantino
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Disgraced former FIFA president Sepp Blatter calls for Ethics Committee to investigate successor Gianni Infantino

Sepp Blatter, who led FIFA for 17 years, was banned from football in 2015 at the height of a massive corruption scandal. Infantino took over, promising a new transparent era of governance

Swiss attorney general Michael Lauber dismisses suspicion over meetings with FIFA president Gianni Infantino as 'normal and regular'
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Swiss attorney general Michael Lauber dismisses suspicion over meetings with FIFA president Gianni Infantino as 'normal and regular'

Attorney general Michael Lauber told journalists that his meetings with FIFA President Gianni Infantino were normal and regular, especially in complex cases.

Former FIFA's Ethics Committee chief quits Swiss prosecution authority amid corruption probes against footballing body
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Former FIFA's Ethics Committee chief quits Swiss prosecution authority amid corruption probes against footballing body

Since a raid on a luxury hotel in Zurich in May 2015 led to the arrests of a number of FIFA executives and shone the spotlight on the corrupt underbelly of world football, Switzerland has pursued a number of cases.

FIFA Trials: From Sepp Blatter to Manuel Burga, former officials involved in the global corruption scandal
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FIFA Trials: From Sepp Blatter to Manuel Burga, former officials involved in the global corruption scandal

US prosecutors indicted 42 football and sports marketing executives for allegedly receiving millions of dollars in bribes and kickbacks.

PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi, former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke face corruption probe
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PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi, former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke face corruption probe

Switzerland has opened a criminal probe on Nasser Al-Khelaifi and FIFA's former secretary general Jerome Valcke over alleged corruption in the sale of World Cup media rights.

Sepp Blatter and two others facing FIFA investigation over salaries
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Sepp Blatter and two others facing FIFA investigation over salaries

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter and ex-secretary general Jerome Valcke, already banned from football for ethics violations, are facing a fresh investigation over the salaries and bonuses they received in office.

Former Fifa chief Sepp Blatter eyes redemption, seeks to overturn six-year ban from football
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Former Fifa chief Sepp Blatter eyes redemption, seeks to overturn six-year ban from football

Sepp Blatter is back in court on Thursday in a final bid for redemption as he seeks to overturn a six-year ban from football following more than a year of scandal.

Sacked Fifa secretary general Jerome Valcke threatened Michel Platini over presidential elections
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Sacked Fifa secretary general Jerome Valcke threatened Michel Platini over presidential elections

Sacked FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke made a "direct threat" to Michel Platini immediately before the former UEFA president's suspension, a sports marketing consultant alleged on Friday.

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

For the good of the self: Blatter, Valcke, Kattner awarded themselves over $80 mn, says Fifa
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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 headquarters raided, documents seized by Swiss investigators
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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.