close

News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox

Chung Mong-joon

FIFA cuts Jerome Valcke, Chung Mong-joon bans on appeal

Valcke, who served as ex-FIFA president Sepp Blatter`s right hand man for nearly a decade, was sacked in January and banned from football over misconduct in television deals and World Cup ticket sales.

Jul 05, 2016, 20:55 PM IST

Key dates leading up to Friday's FIFA election

The FIFA presidential elections will see five people battling for the post.

Feb 25, 2016, 16:50 PM IST

South Korea's Chung Mong-Joon withdraws from FIFA presidency race

Chung Mong-Joon announced that he was withdrawing from the race for the FIFA presidency due to an "unjust" ban on him.

Oct 26, 2015, 20:06 PM IST

FIFA Ethics Committee suspends Sepp Blatter, Michel Platini, Jerome Valcke for 90 days

FIFA Ethics Committee on Thursday provisionally suspended Sepp Blatter, Michel Platini and Jerome Valcke for ninety days with immediate effect.

Oct 08, 2015, 16:13 PM IST

FIFA head hopeful accuses Sepp Blatter of smear

FIFA presidential hopeful Chung Mong-Joon accused Sepp Blatter of trying to smear him via the body's ethics committee, in a bid to force the South Korean to drop his candidacy.

Oct 06, 2015, 23:45 PM IST

Presidential candidate Chung Mong-joon says FIFA should still run football

South Korean FIFA presidential candidate Chung Mong-joon insists soccer`s embattled governing body should still be allowed to run the sport, but only if it has new leadership.

Sep 29, 2015, 15:16 PM IST

FIFA `decimated` by scandal, Prince Ali

FIFA has been "decimated" by scandal, Prince Ali bin al Hussein a candidate to become president of football`s world body said Saturday after its president was placed under criminal investigation.

Sep 26, 2015, 18:40 PM IST

Michel Platini is from same school as Sepp Blatter: Former Brazilian football star Romario

Former Brazilian football star turned politician Romario on Tuesday described UEFA president Michel Platini as coming "from the same school" as his FIFA counterpart Sepp Blatter.

Sep 22, 2015, 15:59 PM IST

Chung Mong-Joon accuses FIFA of ignoring `election fraud`

South Korean FIFA presidential candidate Chung Mong-Joon on Friday accused football`s governing body of overlooking an "election fraud" favouring rival and front-runner Michel Platini.

Sep 11, 2015, 11:55 AM IST

Jordanian Prince Ali to run again for FIFA presidency

Jordan`s Prince Ali bin Al Hussein on Wednesday launched a bid to succeed FIFA president Sepp Blatter, saying he is the only candidate with the "guts" to confront corruption in football`s governing body.

Sep 09, 2015, 21:57 PM IST

Prince Ali hints he will stand for FIFA presidency again

Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein of Jordan, beaten in May`s FIFA presidential election by Sepp Blatter, strongly hinted he will stand for the position again while speaking to delegates at the Soccerex business convention on Monday.

Sep 07, 2015, 18:00 PM IST

Zico wants September debate with FIFA rivals: Source

FIFA presidential candidate Zico wants to hold a debate with his rivals in Zurich later this month, a source close to the former Brazilian international told Reuters on Saturday.

Sep 06, 2015, 00:01 AM IST

Chung Mong-joon claims FIFA presidential election being ''undermined''

South Korean FIFA presidential candidate Chung Mong-joon has said the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has been sending unsolicited letters to its members urging them to support his rival Michel Platini at next year`s election.

Sep 03, 2015, 13:09 PM IST

FIFA presidential candidate Chung Mong-Joon slams FIFA dirty tricks

FIFA presidential candidate Chung Mong-Joon on Tuesday warned the election to succeed Sepp Blatter was in danger of "being manipulated to a degree unseen even in previous notorious FIFA presidential elections".

Aug 26, 2015, 00:10 AM IST

Chung Mong-Joon blasts FIFA, Sepp Blatter `sabotage`

Chung Mong-Joon on Saturday accused FIFA president Sepp Blatter of "interfering" in the race to take control of football`s scandal-hit governing body, claiming his campaign is being sabotaged.

Aug 22, 2015, 23:02 PM IST

FIFA hopeful Chung Mong-Joon in 2022 World Cup probe: Media

FIFA presidential hopeful Chung Mong-Joon is suspected of trying to influence the vote for the 2022 World Cup for South Korea and threatened with a lengthy ban, German daily Welt am Sonntag claimed.

Aug 22, 2015, 12:14 PM IST

Chung Mong-joon cannot bank on support of Japan, says FIFA's Kozo Tashima

South Korean FIFA presidential hopeful Chung Mong-joon cannot bank on the support of neighbouring Japan, FIFA executive committee member Kozo Tashima told Reuters on Tuesday.

Aug 18, 2015, 23:12 PM IST

Sepp Blatter hits back at Chung Mong-Joon's `corrupt` comment

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has slammed comments by Chung Mong-Joon, a candidate to take over football`s world body calling it a corrupt organisation.

Aug 18, 2015, 16:05 PM IST

Chung Mong-joon launches formal bid for FIFA presidency

Former FIFA vice president Chung Mong-Joon of South Korea formally launched his candidacy for its presidency, blasting his French rival Michel Platini as being too close to outgoing chief Sepp Blatter.

Aug 18, 2015, 13:53 PM IST

Sepp Blatter hits back at Chung Mong-joon over 'corrupt' comments

Outgoing president Sepp Blatter hit back at Chung Mong-joon, one of the candidates to replace him, for labelling FIFA a "corrupt organisation" on Monday and said the South Korean`s remarks were "disturbing".

Aug 17, 2015, 23:12 PM IST