Joao Havelange

Sepp Blatter in FBI spotlight over $100 mn bribery case: Report

Sepp Blatter in FBI spotlight over $100 mn bribery case: Report

US prosecutors are investigating several top football officials in a quest to root out graft at FIFA. 

Dec 07, 2015, 10:58 AM IST
FIFA ex-president Havelange hospitalized in Rio

FIFA ex-president Havelange hospitalized in Rio

Havelange led FIFA for 24 years between 1974 and 1988.

Nov 28, 2015, 14:43 PM IST
Former FIFA president Joao Havelange hospitalized in Rio

Former FIFA president Joao Havelange hospitalized in Rio

The 99-year old Brazilian handed over the FIFA presidency in 1998 to Sepp Blatter.

Nov 27, 2015, 22:33 PM IST
Construction halted at Rio 2016 venues

Construction halted at Rio 2016 venues

 Construction was halted at some Rio 2016 Olympic venues as workers went on strike over a salary dispute.

May 19, 2015, 12:43 PM IST
AFC would back any China World Cup bid: Alex Soosay

AFC would back any China World Cup bid: Alex Soosay

China`s hopes of one day hosting a World Cup would receive the full backing of Asia`s governing body more than 25 years after the idea was first mooted, according to AFC general secretary Alex Soosay.

May 02, 2015, 17:21 PM IST
''Pope'' Blatter likely to ride out latest FIFA storm

''Pope'' Blatter likely to ride out latest FIFA storm

Teflon-coated Sepp Blatter has survived plenty of crises during his 16 years as FIFA president and although the current one over the Garcia corruption report takes world soccer`s governing body into uncharted waters, he is very likely to come through it too.

Nov 14, 2014, 23:59 PM IST

Sepp Blatter to decide before June whether to run again

Sepp Blatter will make a decision on whether to run for a fifth term as FIFA president before this year`s Congress in Sao Paulo in June, the Swiss said on Thursday.

Jan 16, 2014, 20:40 PM IST

I am powerless to punish Havelange, says FIFA chief Blatter

Fifa president Sepp Blatter has insisted that he is innocent of any wrongdoing as world football`s governing body finds itself embroiled in a new scandal.

Jul 13, 2012, 09:36 AM IST

Report reveals FIFA officials received huge amounts in bribes

Former FIFA president Joao Havelange and executive committee member Ricardo Teixeira were paid large sums in bribes, a report has revealed.

Jul 12, 2012, 08:57 AM IST

Former FIFA president Havelange admitted to ICU

Former FIFA president Joao Havelange has been admitted to an intensive care unit with heart and breathing problems.

Apr 10, 2012, 18:58 PM IST

Hospital says Havelange still in serious condition

Former FIFA president Joao Havelange has entered his second week in hospital and remains in a serious condition because of an infection in his right ankle.

Mar 27, 2012, 11:21 AM IST

Havelange has serious bacterial infection

Former FIFA president Joao Havelange has a serious bacterial infection, the Rio de Janeiro hospital where he is being treated said in a statement on Tuesday.

Mar 21, 2012, 12:15 PM IST

Havelange resigns from IOC: Reports

Joao Havelange has resigned from the International Olympic Committee days before an ethics hearing into his conduct.

Dec 05, 2011, 09:02 AM IST