South American football body unveils anti-corruption reforms
South American football body unveils anti-corruption reforms

South America`s soccer confederation, CONMEBOL, announced a raft of reforms on Wednesday designed to root out corruption and clean up the organisation`s image after the biggest graft scandal to hit the world`s favourite sport.

Paraguay says US seeking extradition of ex-South America soccer chief
Paraguay says US seeking extradition of ex-South America soccer chief

The United States has sent Paraguay an extradition request for Nicolás Leoz, the former president of South America`s soccer confederation, who was arrested on suspicion of racketeering in a corruption probe, Paraguay`s Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.

Ex-FIFA officials on Interpol most wanted list
Ex-FIFA officials on Interpol most wanted list

Interpol on Wednesday put disgraced FIFA executive members Jack Warner and Nicolas Leoz on their most wanted list and issued an international alert.
 

Former South American football boss placed under house arrest
Former South American football boss placed under house arrest

A Paraguayan judge placed the ex-president of the South American Football Confederation, Nicolas Leoz, under house arrest Monday after he was charged in a sweeping US probe of corruption at FIFA.

Former South America federation boss ill amid US charges
Former South America federation boss ill amid US charges

The former president of South America`s football confederation fell ill and was hospitalized in Paraguay on Wednesday as US authorities sought his extradition in connection with a FIFA corruption scandal.

Uruguayan Figueredo named Conmebol chief

Uruguayan Eugenio Figueredo has been appointed president of South American football`s governing body Conmebol, a day after Nicolas Leoz quit the post.