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Nicolas Leoz

Paraguayan defendant in FIFA case should not be extradited to US: Lawyer

A Paraguayan judge should dismiss a U.S. extradition request for Nicolás Leoz, the former head of South America`s CONMEBOL football confederation, because a treaty between the two countries is fraught with legal holes, Leoz`s attorney said on Monday.

Aug 25, 2015, 09:52 AM IST

Former FIFA official Nicolas Leoz `under investigation`

Swiss investigators are probing Nicolas Leoz, a veteran FIFA official in South America, in their widening inquiry into alleged corruption in world football, a Swiss newspaper said on Saturday.

Aug 22, 2015, 15:32 PM IST

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.

Jul 30, 2015, 17:36 PM IST

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 corrupt

Jul 24, 2015, 10:28 AM IST

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.

Jun 03, 2015, 14:35 PM IST

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.

Jun 02, 2015, 02:03 AM IST

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 s

May 28, 2015, 09:55 AM IST

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.

Apr 25, 2013, 14:54 PM IST