US seeks extradition of 7 FIFA officials in Switzerland
US seeks extradition of 7 FIFA officials in Switzerland

The United States has demanded the extradition of seven FIFA officials detained in May setting off what could become a prolonged legal battle over the handling of the major corruption case.

Former FIFA vice president Jack Warner tells US to prepare for long, hot summer
Former FIFA vice president Jack Warner tells US to prepare for long, hot summer

Former FIFA vice president Jack Warner has told the United States to brace up for a "long hot summer" as he defends himself against charges laid by law enforcement authorities of that country regarding his activities with football's world governing body.

Uruguayan judge confiscates ex-FIFA official's properties
Uruguayan judge confiscates ex-FIFA official's properties

Uruguayan judge Adriana de los Santos, who specialises in tackling organised crime, has seized nine properties in the South American country belonging to Eugenio Figueredo, former president of the Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) and the South American football confederation (CONMEBOL).

Argentine house arrest for FIFA `graft` duo
Argentine house arrest for FIFA `graft` duo

Two Argentine businessmen arrested last week in a sweeping probe of alleged corruption at FIFA were placed under house arrest Wednesday pending a decision on extraditing them to the United States.

Swiss authorities probing FIFA say Michael Garcia's report of little help: Source
Swiss authorities probing FIFA say Michael Garcia's report of little help: Source

Swiss authorities investigating whether there was corruption in the awarding of World Cup hosting rights to Russia and Qatar are finding that a report produced by U.S. lawyer Michael Garcia at the end of an internal FIFA inquiry is of little value to their probe, according to a source close to investigations into the soccer governing body.

Russia slash World Cup budget by 30 billion rubles
Russia slash World Cup budget by 30 billion rubles

Russia have slashed their budget for the 2018 World Cup by almost 30 billion rubles (490 million euros, $560 million), the government said on Monday, without giving a reason.

World anti-money laundering body deletes FIFA-related warning
World anti-money laundering body deletes FIFA-related warning

A world anti-money laundering body has deleted all trace of an alert it issued last week warning that financial institutions had not done enough to police suspicious financial activity by officials at FIFA, soccer`s global governing body.

FIFA soccer scandal exposes Caribbean’s corrupt underbelly
FIFA soccer scandal exposes Caribbean’s corrupt underbelly

At a Caribbean anti-corruption conference in the Cayman Islands in March last year, politicians and activists called on regional leaders to create a culture of integrity and transparency with zero tolerance for offenders. It didn’t seem to matter to the organizer that one of the main sponsors was the regional soccer body CONCACAF that was mired in a big bribery scandal.

Asia unmoved by reports of possible Sepp Blatter's U-turn
Asia unmoved by reports of possible Sepp Blatter's U-turn

The Asian Football Confederation remains unmoved by reports that Sepp Blatter may seek to stay on as FIFA president despite announcing his intention to resign amid a major corruption scandal.

FIFA official urges Sepp Blatter not to go back on quit promise
FIFA official urges Sepp Blatter not to go back on quit promise

The head of FIFA`s audit and compliance unit said on Sunday that changes at the top of world football`s governing body were "indispensable" following reports Sepp Blatter might go back on his decision to resign.

Morocco denies bribe allegations over 1998 World Cup bid
Morocco denies bribe allegations over 1998 World Cup bid

Morocco`s football federation denied on Sunday allegations that the country had paid a bribe to a FIFA executive during its unsuccessful bid to host the 1998 World Cup.

Gulf states defend Qatar 2022 World Cup
Gulf states defend Qatar 2022 World Cup

Gulf Arab countries have offered support for Qatar as host of the 2022 World Cup as criticism grows over the choice of the desert nation as the venue for world soccer`s top event.

European Parliament set to call on FIFA's Sepp Blatter to go now
European Parliament set to call on FIFA's Sepp Blatter to go now

The European Parliament on Thursday is expected to call on FIFA President Sepp Blatter to step down immediately and will say urgent reforms can only start once he has left the organisation.

FIFA suspends 2026 World Cup bidding
FIFA suspends 2026 World Cup bidding

FIFA announced on Wednesday it had suspended the bidding process to host the 2026 World Cup amid the furore surrounding corruption probes at the organisation.

FIFA to kick off Sepp Blatter's succession process in July
FIFA to kick off Sepp Blatter's succession process in July

Scandal-hit FIFA will hold an extraordinary executive committee meeting in July to discuss dates for the election to replace president Sepp Blatter, who announced his resignation next week.

Jack Warner says US would not guarantee fair trial
Jack Warner says US would not guarantee fair trial

Fallen FIFA executive Jack Warner, the man at the heart of the corruption scandal engulfing football`s world body, on Tuesday slammed the United States as unable to deliver him a fair trial.

FIFA scandal: Jack Warner `fears for life` as he promises to reveal 'avalanche' of secrets
FIFA scandal: Jack Warner `fears for life` as he promises to reveal 'avalanche' of secrets

Disgraced former FIFA vice president Jack Warner has said he fears for his life and can prove a link between football`s governing body and an election in Trinidad and Tobago.

Sepp Blatter gets ovation; Chuck Blazer says 1998, 2010 Cups tainted
Sepp Blatter gets ovation; Chuck Blazer says 1998, 2010 Cups tainted

FIFA staff gave Sepp Blatter a standing ovation on Wednesday even as his resignation failed to quell a corruption storm that could yet touch world football`s fallen leader.

FIFA allegations 'despicable', says David Beckham
FIFA allegations 'despicable', says David Beckham

Former England captain David Beckham has described the corruption allegations swirling around world governing body FIFA as "despicable, unacceptable and awful".

FIFA scandal: Police raid Venezuela federation HQ
FIFA scandal: Police raid Venezuela federation HQ

Venezuelan prosecutors have raided the headquarters of the country`s football federation whose leader is one of seven FIFA officials held in Switzerland, officials said.