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Transparent governments and institutions publish open data: Fifa should be no exception

Jack Hardinges | Posted 02.09.2017 | Sports
Jack Hardinges

On 26 February a new Fifa president will be elected at a special congress held at the organisation's headquarters in Zurich. The election, which will ...

FIFA's (Other) Big Problem

Juliana Barbassa | Posted 07.02.2016 | Latino Voices
Juliana Barbassa

FIFA's culture of discrimination goes far beyond the musings of a gaffe-prone, out-of-touch leader.

Still the Beautiful Game: How Soccer Can Help Defeat ISIS

Atif Choudhury | Posted 06.08.2016 | Sports
Atif Choudhury

If properly utilized, the Beautiful Game can not only be a crucial ally of some of the most pressing humanitarian crises of our time, but can actively defeat the forces of hate and fear while forging peace, respect and understanding.

REPORT: FIFA Chief's Top Aide Transferred $10 Million Central To Bribery Scandal

The New York Times | Posted 06.01.2015 | Sports

Federal authorities believe that Sepp Blatter’s top lieutenant at FIFA made $10 million in bank transactions that are central elements of the briber...

Soccer's FIFA Is Morally Bankrupt -- Corporations Should Suspend Sponsorships Until Blatter Resigns

Bill George | Posted 06.01.2016 | Sports
Bill George

The FIFA situation raises a difficult issue: How can corrupt global organizations be transformed when those governing them re-elect themselves? In this situation, they also have too much money and limited financial controls.

Clueless at the Top

Terry Newell | Posted 05.31.2016 | Sports
Terry Newell

It is easy to demonize leaders. Some may well be unethical liars. But cluelessness is a human tendency. Some leaders really are the proverbial deer caught in the headlights -- unaware of what has led them to the spotlight of infamy. The only solution is prevention.

Jason Linkins

Why FIFA Can't Get Away With Flopping In Its Latest Scandal

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.30.2015 | Politics

So that happened. On this week's podcast, we discuss how and why FIFA officials were arrested on an array of corruption charges, how crowded the 2016 ...

Jordan Schultz

It's Time To Slam The Door On Sepp Blatter

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 05.29.2015 | Sports

Sepp Blatter isn't so much the president of FIFA as he is its ruthless dictator. The 79-year-old Swiss has held the most powerful position in sports f...

FIFA Ethics Investigator Resigns Over Alleged Corruption

Reuters | Posted 02.16.2015 | Sports

* Garcia loses confidence in FIFA ethics commission's independence * Investigator says soccer's governing body lacks leadership ...

FIFA Under Fire For Allegedly Giving Bonuses To Top Execs

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 06.24.2014 | Sports

It seems FIFA is having one controversy after the next. Before the World Cup opened, FIFA was dogged by allegations of corruption, then stadiums in Br...