Posts Tagged ‘FIFA Executive Committee’

The sad reality of what the $150 million bribery scandal really means for FIFA

(Media Release) Hours after nine current and former FIFA officials were arrested on bribery and corruption charges, the international soccer association announced that it would continue with its scheduled events as planned. The FIFA presidential election scheduled to take place two days later would go ahead, despite calls to postpone it from Europe’s football governing […]

Fifa scandal: Why the US is policing a global game

(Media Release) America does not even like football, or so many people think. Why is it leading the charge against alleged Fifa corruption? At dawn, Swiss police rounded up seven Fifa officials at the behest of US authorities who have conducted a massive investigation into corruption at football’s governing body. So how did a country […]

Fifa corruption inquiries: Officials arrested in Zurich

(Media Release) Two criminal investigations into corruption at football’s world governing body Fifa are under way, with seven senior officials arrested in Zurich on US charges. Separately, Swiss prosecutors have launched a criminal case into the bids for the 2018 and 2022 world cups, to be held in Russia and Qatar respectively. The seven are […]

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