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FIFA opens formal proceedings against ex-president Sepp Blatter

FIFA opens formal proceedings against ex-president Sepp Blatter

It cited breaches of the FIFA`s code of ethics on bribery and corruption, rules of conduct, loyalty, conflicts of interest, gift offering and acceptances in examining the cases.

Sep 09, 2016, 19:26 PM IST
Jerome Valcke – Sepp Blatter's outspoken right-hand man

Jerome Valcke – Sepp Blatter's outspoken right-hand man

It was the latest in a string of accusations which finally cost him his role as FIFA number two - Jerome Valcke, former loyal right-hand man of president Joseph Blatter, has often made the headlines for the wrong reasons.

Sep 18, 2015, 08:37 AM IST
Joseph Blatter endorses Webb as potential FIFA president

Joseph Blatter endorses Webb as potential FIFA president

 FIFA president Joseph Blatter has suggested that Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) boss Jeffrey Webb has the potential to become the leader of world football's governing body.

Apr 19, 2015, 17:16 PM IST
FIFA president Blatter praises Ghana FA chief's CAF re-election

FIFA president Blatter praises Ghana FA chief's CAF re-election

World football's govering body FIFA president Joseph Blatter has congratulated Ghana Football Association (FA) chief Kwesi Nyantakyi on his re-election to serve another term on executive of the Confederation Africaine de Football (CAF).

Apr 11, 2015, 15:25 PM IST
Pele backs Joseph Blatter bid for re-election

Pele backs Joseph Blatter bid for re-election

Football legend Pele has lent his support to the re-election bid of FIFA president Joseph Blatter.

Mar 21, 2015, 13:54 PM IST
Political tensions not to affect 2018 World Cup: Vladimir Putin

Political tensions not to affect 2018 World Cup: Vladimir Putin

Russia President Vladimir Putin said that his country's hosting of the 2018 FIFA World Cup is not under threat despite western attempts to isolate Moscow.

Aug 30, 2014, 16:48 PM IST

UAE earned the confidence of FIFA: Blatter

FIFA president Joseph Blatter said the UAE is capable of hosting global events of all sports, not just football.

Oct 19, 2013, 15:31 PM IST

FIFA U-20 World Cup kicks off in Turkey

FIFA U-20 World Cup matches started with Turkish prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and FIFA president Joseph Blatter attending the opening ceremony and the opening match.

Jun 22, 2013, 15:20 PM IST

FIFA chief condemns terror attack in Boston

President of the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) Joseph Blatter has condemned the terror attack targeting the Boston Marathon.

Apr 18, 2013, 13:44 PM IST

FIFA president Sepp Blatter postpones visit to Cuba

Joseph Blatter, president of FIFA, has postponed a scheduled visit to Cuba from October to early 2013, a Cuban sports official said.

Oct 10, 2012, 19:49 PM IST

FIFA president Blatter to visit Cuba

World football body FIFA president Joseph Blatter will be in Cuba for a one-day visit scheduled for October 25, as a part of his Caribbean tour.

Oct 05, 2012, 11:44 AM IST

FIFA President Sepp Blatter meets PM

FIFA`s President Joseph Blatter on Friday paid a courtesy visit to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at his 7 Race Course Road residence.

Mar 09, 2012, 20:48 PM IST

FIFA chief Blatter condoles Sailen Manna`s passing away

FIFA President Joseph Blatter condoled the passing away of Indian football legend Sailendra Nath Manna.

Feb 28, 2012, 20:06 PM IST

Blatter satisfied with World Cup preparations

FIFA president
Blatter has said that he is satisfied with preparations for the 2014 WC in Brazil.

Apr 14, 2011, 13:47 PM IST

Blatter satisfied with World Cup preparations

FIFA president
Blatter has said that he is satisfied with preparations for the 2014 WC in Brazil.

Apr 14, 2011, 13:47 PM IST

Blatter hands South Africa $100 mn for World Cup

FIFA boss Joseph Blatter announced that 685 million rand (USD 100 million) in proceeds from the 2010 World Cup would be ploughed back into health, education and sports development in South Africa.

Dec 14, 2010, 13:23 PM IST

Blatter hands South Africa $100 mn for World Cup

FIFA boss Joseph Blatter announced that 685 million rand (USD 100 million) in proceeds from the 2010 World Cup would be ploughed back into health, education and sports development in South Africa.

Dec 14, 2010, 13:23 PM IST

FIFA, France Football combine for best footballer award

World football governing body FIFA and the magazine France Football will jointly award the Golden Ball for the best footballer in the world, FIFA president Joseph Blatter said Monday.

Jul 05, 2010, 21:00 PM IST

FIFA, France Football combine for best footballer award

World football governing body FIFA and the magazine France Football will jointly award the Golden Ball for the best footballer in the world, FIFA president Joseph Blatter said Monday.

Jul 05, 2010, 21:00 PM IST