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No independent watchdog; FIFA fails to usher in bold reforms as new president Infantino takes over
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No independent watchdog; FIFA fails to usher in bold reforms as new president Infantino takes over

There is no sign of an independent watchdog that has been widely demanded as the only way to solve FIFA corruption crisis.

Move over, Sheikh Salman: Gianni Infantino upsets odds to take over as new Fifa President
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Move over, Sheikh Salman: Gianni Infantino upsets odds to take over as new Fifa President

Gianni Infantino pulled off a stunning victory Friday to take over as FIFA president.

Dawn of Post-Blatter era: Fifa Congress underway; Sheikh Salman heavily favoured to win presidential vote
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Dawn of Post-Blatter era: Fifa Congress underway; Sheikh Salman heavily favoured to win presidential vote

FIFA — which has faced accusations of bribery for decades — has been reeling since May, when the US Justice Department indicted two vice presidents among several men arrested at the last election meeting. Though Sepp Blatter was re-elected, he announced his planned resignation the next week.

Bye, bye Blatter: Will Fifa Presidential election beget bold reforms or will it be more of the same?
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Bye, bye Blatter: Will Fifa Presidential election beget bold reforms or will it be more of the same?

On Friday, FIFA will elect a new president and introduce a raft of changes that will hopefully act as a much-needed detox

Fifa reduces Blatter, Platini bans to six years, but maintains they were guilty of ethics breach
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Fifa reduces Blatter, Platini bans to six years, but maintains they were guilty of ethics breach

A Fifa appeal committee on Wednesday reduced bans against Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini to six years but maintained they were still guilty of ethics breaches.

As D-Day approaches, Fifa Presidential candidates begin final jostling for votes
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As D-Day approaches, Fifa Presidential candidates begin final jostling for votes

Separately, a Fifa appeals committee is expected to rule on the pleas filed by Blatter and his one-time heir apparent Michel Platini, who are seeking to overturn the eight-year bans.

Twist in the tale? Jordan's Prince Ali takes FIFA to CAS to postpone presidential elections
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Twist in the tale? Jordan's Prince Ali takes FIFA to CAS to postpone presidential elections

Prince Ali's lawyers said today they are seeking "provisional measures" from the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to postpone the vote to select Sepp Blatter's successor

FIFA clean-up: Jerome Valcke, former right-hand man to Blatter, banned for 12 years
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FIFA clean-up: Jerome Valcke, former right-hand man to Blatter, banned for 12 years

The Valcke ban came as FIFA's corruption storm again enters the spotlight.

Bye, bye Fifa: Michel Platini pulls out of next month's presidential election
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Bye, bye Fifa: Michel Platini pulls out of next month's presidential election

Platini's withdrawal from the presidential race marks the end of his steady rise to the summit of football politics.

Last chance to get it right: Prince Ali blasts Blatter, Platini over FIFA mess
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Last chance to get it right: Prince Ali blasts Blatter, Platini over FIFA mess

Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini were "totally irresponsible" to agree a payment that has brought ignominy to world football, according to Prince Ali bin Al Hussein

It's time to bring FIFA into the 21st century: Prince Ali
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It's time to bring FIFA into the 21st century: Prince Ali

FIFA presidential hopeful Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein has promised to rid the crisis-hit organisation of corruption and "bring it into the 21st century".

FIFA World Cup 2022: Qatar will have to address workers' rights issue, says Prince Ali
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FIFA World Cup 2022: Qatar will have to address workers' rights issue, says Prince Ali

FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali Al Hussein on Sunday ruled out re-opening of the 2022 World Cup bid won by Qatar if he is elected for the top job unless the Gulf country fails to address the issue of alleged rights violation of workers hired to construct the stadia.

More arrests expected in FIFA corruption probe, says US Attorney General Lynch
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More arrests expected in FIFA corruption probe, says US Attorney General Lynch

Two days before the FIFA presidential election on May 29, the U.S. Department of Justice indicted 14 soccer and marketing officials in a $150 million bribery and racketeering conspiracy

FIFA leaders knew of corruption, says Prince Ali ahead of presidential candidacy declaration
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FIFA leaders knew of corruption, says Prince Ali ahead of presidential candidacy declaration

Prince Ali bin al Hussein, who led a challenge against Sepp Blatter in 2015, hit out Monday at FIFA leaders links to corruption ahead of his entry into the FIFA presidential race.

Prince Ali hints he will stand for FIFA presidency again
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Prince Ali hints he will stand for FIFA presidency again

Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein of Jordan, beaten in May's FIFA presidential election by Sepp Blatter, strongly hinted he will stand for the position again while speaking to delegates at the Soccerex business convention on Monday.

The best news for ages: Reactions to Sepp Blatter's decision to resign as FIFA president
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The best news for ages: Reactions to Sepp Blatter's decision to resign as FIFA president

The decision, which took almost everyone by surprise, naturally generated a lot of reaction - serious & funny - from the people of internet.

Interpol place Jack Warner, Nicolas Leoz and four other officials on wanted list
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Interpol place Jack Warner, Nicolas Leoz and four other officials on wanted list

Interpol said on Wednesday it has issued international wanted-person alerts for two former FIFA officials including Jack Warner and four corporate executives at the request of U.S. authorities as part of a corruption probe.

'Why not?' asks Brazilian legend Zico as he considers running for FIFA presidency
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'Why not?' asks Brazilian legend Zico as he considers running for FIFA presidency

Brazilian soccer great Zico is considering running for the FIFA presidency, soon to be vacant after the announcement by Sepp Blatter earlier Tuesday that he will step down later this year amid a corruption scandal.

Who's next for FIFA: A look at the men who might succeed Blatter
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Who's next for FIFA: A look at the men who might succeed Blatter

Sepp Blatter's shock resignation opened up a new race Wednesday to become president of FIFA with a mission to reform football's scandal-tainted world body.

FIFA sponsors Adidas, Coca-Cola, Visa and McDonald's welcome Blatter's resignation
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FIFA sponsors Adidas, Coca-Cola, Visa and McDonald's welcome Blatter's resignation

For FIFA's top sponsors, the resignation of Sepp Blatter is just the first step in restoring the reputation of football's governing body and regaining the fans' trust following a corruption scandal.