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It's Jon Stewart's Turn To Blast Those Corrupt Folks At FIFA

FIFA was torched this week with corruption charges against 14 officials of soccer’s governing body. Charges include racketeering, money laundering, wire fraud and so on. 163 more words

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Meet The Former FIFA Executive Who Put His Cats Up In A $6,000-A-Month Apartment

This is Chuck Blazer, a former FIFA executive who reportedly paid $6,000 a month for an apartment for his cats. Blazer, who was a member of the FIFA Executive Committee from 1996-2013, also has been accused of misappropriating at least $15 million in payments from CONCACAF, the FIFA branch that oversees Central and South America, during his tenure. 197 more words

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FIFA Officials Arrested on Corruption Charges; Blatter Isn’t Among Them

Source: NYTimes.com

ZURICH — Swiss authorities conducted an extraordinary early-morning operation here Wednesday to arrest several top soccer officials and extradite them to the United States on federal corruption charges. 1,404 more words

2018 FIFA World Cup

New documentary sheds light on FIFA corruption allegations

Yet another story connecting football with financial crime? We are in danger of a trend appearing here…

Allegations of corruption surround not only FIFA’s bid for the Qatar World Cup but also the 2018 World Cup. 117 more words

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Qatar Unveils Fifth World Cup Venue: Al Rayyan Stadium by Pattern Architects

Qatar‘s Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) has unveiled the fifth proposed venue planned for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, this time designed by London-based… 226 more words

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Premier League exec: Top leagues "let down" by winter World Cup

Although the date change is not yet official, people are already getting called out over a possible winter World Cup.

Chief executive of the Premier League Richard Scudamore has scolded FIFA and UEFA for their plans to move the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to the winter, which would cause a massive disruption in the play of Europe’s domestic leagues. 309 more words

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Winter's Sun

Reports are circulating that the controversial governing body FIFA will solidify its controversial decision to reward the Middle Eastern country of Qatar with the 2022 World Cup. 461 more words