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UEFA Leaders Have Had Enough Of FIFA President

AP | GRAHAM DUNBAR | Posted 06.10.2014 | Sports

SAO PAULO (AP) — In a stinging rebuke for Sepp Blatter, European football leaders told the veteran FIFA president on Tuesday that he should leave th...

Iranian Interference in Soccer Federation Election Puts FIFA on the Spot

James Dorsey | Posted 05.15.2012 | Sports
James Dorsey

Mr. Ahmadinejad's blatant meddling in this month's IFF election constitutes the second time in as many months that a Middle Eastern government has openly flaunted FIFA rules to benefit politically from the beautiful game.

Asian Football Confederation Presidential Election Bears Risk of Renewed Embarrassment

James Dorsey | Posted 04.15.2012 | Sports
James Dorsey

At a time that soccer's governing bodies have been involved in some of the worst scandals in their history, soccer officials are concerned that the candidacy Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa could prove to be another embarrassment.

FIFA President Draws Criticism By Downplaying Racism In Soccer

AP | By GRAHAM DUNBAR | Posted 11.18.2011 | Sports

GENEVA -- FIFA President Sepp Blatter faced a wave of criticism Wednesday after downplaying racism on the soccer field, saying players involved in suc...

FIFA President: Gay Fans Shouldn't Have Sex During 2022 World Cup

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG — FIFA President Sepp Blatter insisted Monday that the votes to award World Cups to Russia and Qatar were based on developing socce...