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FIFA presidential election

FIFA presidential election: Prince Ali vows to 'open the books' if elected head

Prince Ali is one of five men that have been approved as presidential candidates for next February`s election.

Nov 30, 2015, 16:27 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

Asia chief calls for unity on FIFA, hails ''unique'' Michel Platini

Asia`s football chief Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa called for the region to unify behind one candidate in next year`s FIFA presidential election and stopped short of endorsing UEFA presiden

Jul 30, 2015, 15:09 PM IST

Sepp Blatter - FIFA's marathon man comes through another storm

A new election triumph in the midst of a corruption scandal established FIFA president Sepp Blatter as the politician who can come through any storm.

May 29, 2015, 23:38 PM IST

FIFA presidential election: Members vote to elect new chief

World football governing body FIFA voted on Friday to elect its new chief - with incumbent Sepp Blatter seeking a fifth term challenged by Jordanian heavyweight Prince Ali bin al-Hussein.

May 29, 2015, 21:00 PM IST

FIFA presidential election: Sepp Blatter likely to win fifth term despite corruption scandal

World soccer boss Sepp Blatter was expected to be re-elected on Friday, defying growing calls for him to step down in the face of corruption scandals engulfing the sport`s governing body.

May 29, 2015, 19:19 PM IST

All-clear given after bomb threat at FIFA congress

The FIFA congress resumed on Friday after the all-clear was given following a bomb alert at the venue where world football`s governing body will vote on whether to retain Sepp Blatter as president.

May 29, 2015, 18:12 PM IST

FIFA prepares to vote as Prince Ali bin al-Hussein challenges Sepp Blatter

The world will be watching as the FIFA presidential election is taking place on Friday amid the crisis it is in after the arrests of top officials involved in bribery and scams.

May 29, 2015, 08:45 AM IST

FIFA graft scandal: Sepp Blatter eyes re-election as chief; Michel Platini asks him to step down

One day after FIFA was rocked by the indictment of nine of its officials in the United States on graft charges, the world football governing body elects its new president for the next four years on Friday with the under-pressure incumbent boss Sepp Blatter favourite against Jordan's Prince Ali bin al-Hussein.

May 28, 2015, 21:31 PM IST

Australia to vote for Prince Ali bin Al-Hussein in FIFA election

Football Federation Australia will seek a fresh start for football's governing body FIFA and vote for Prince Ali bin Al-Hussein as its next president, FFA Chairman Frank Lowy said today.

May 28, 2015, 21:06 PM IST

UEFA chief Michel Platini asks FIFA boss Sepp Blatter to step down

The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) President Michel Platini on Thursday revealed he has asked Sepp Blatter to stand down as FIFA president after seven of the organisation’s officials were arrested on Wednesday as part of a FBI-led investigation into corruption and money-laundering dating back to 1991.

May 28, 2015, 20:45 PM IST

`Question mark` over FIFA election: FA chief

 England`s Football Association chairman Greg Dyke on Wednesday questioned whether FIFA`s presidential election should proceed following the arrests of seven of the world governing body`s top officials in a corruption probe.

May 27, 2015, 18:40 PM IST

Sepp Blatter `confident` of new FIFA term

FIFA leader Sepp Blatter said Tuesday he is confident of securing a new term as head of world football and slammed what he called the "negative influences" that he said threaten the game.

May 26, 2015, 21:24 PM IST

Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein approached by individual offering ''votes''

FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein`s election team informed police after being approached by an individual who said he could deliver 47 votes at Friday`s election, they said on Tuesday.

May 26, 2015, 19:40 PM IST

Caribbean will not adopt block vote for FIFA presidential election

FIFA president Sepp Blatter will have to work for the votes of the 25 Caribbean football associations after the region`s union head said they would break with their normal practise of voting as a block.

Apr 16, 2015, 11:43 AM IST

FIFA election: Lennart Johansson predicts easy win for old foe Sepp Blatter

It is 17 years since Lennart Johansson lost an acrimonious FIFA presidential election to Sepp Blatter and he has a stark message to the three men standing against his old foe -- you have no chance.

Mar 31, 2015, 18:22 PM IST

Sepp Blatter hints at contesting FIFA elections

 FIFA president Sepp Blatter has hinted that he may contest the next FIFA elections slated to be held in May, next year.

Dec 23, 2014, 11:52 AM IST