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US goalkeeper Solo accuses ex-Fifa president Blatter of sexual harassment

US goalkeeper Hope Solo has accused former Fifa president Sepp Blatter of sexual harassment. The World Cup winner, 36, says the incident happened at the 2013 Ballon d’Or awards, before she went on stage to present an award. In an ...

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French federation searched over Blatter

French authorities have seized documents from the French Football Federation (FFF) in connection with Switzerland’s criminal investigation into ex-Fifa president Sepp Blatter. According to Switzerland’s office of the attorney general, the documents are connected to “the suspected payment of 2m ...

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You cannot buy a World Cup – Blatter

Media playback is not supported on this device Blatter and Platini bans in 60 seconds Former Fifa president Sepp Blatter has insisted the vote to host the 2022 World Cup was not fixed, saying: “You cannot buy a World Cup.” ...

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Blatter reign may end on 16 December

Sepp Blatter’s re-election as president last month was overshadowed by arrests and corruption allegations 10 June 2015 Last updated at 06:11 ...

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UK official concerned Sepp Blatter will install 'old guard'

Shaun Botterill/Getty Images European soccer leaders are gathering in Berlin ahead of Saturday’s Champions League final. The Champions League final is Saturday in Berlin, but the real drama will be on the sidelines, where the FIFA game of thrones is ...

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Blatter 'working on Fifa reforms'

Fifa crisis: Blatter ‘working on reforms’ despite quitting 4 June 2015 From the section Europe Mr Blatter tweeted a picture of himself “working hard at reforms” Outgoing Fifa president Sepp Blatter says he is moving forward with a “comprehensive programme ...

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Russia moving ahead with World Cup plans after Blatter quits

PEDRO UGARTE/AFP/Getty Images Russian President Vladimir Putin (l.) and outgoing FIFA President Joseph Blatter huddle at the 2014 World Cup final between Germany and Argentina. MOSCOW (Reuters) — Russia is pressing ahead with preparations to host the 2018 World Cup ...

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Sepp Blatter announces he will resign as FIFA president

ENNIO LEANZA/EPA FIFA President Sepp Blatter calls for ‘a structural change of profound nature’ within his organization. His fiefdom crumbling and his freedom in jeopardy, FIFA president Sepp Blatter stunned the soccer world Tuesday by announcing he will end his ...

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Blatter 'under investigation in US'

Fifa’s Sepp Blatter ‘under investigation in US’ 2 June 2015 From the section US & Canada Fifa president Sepp Blatter is being investigated by US officials as part of their inquiry into corruption at the world football body, US media ...

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Handicapping the candidates to replace Sepp Blatter

JAMAL NASRALLAH/EPA Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein of Jordan (l.) dares to take on Sepp Blatter (r.) in last week’s election, which boosts his credibility now that another vote is being planned in the wake of Blatter’s resignation. Ali bin ...

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