FIFA Corruption Scandal

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Swiss prosecutors have opened a criminal investigation into German football legend Franz Beckenbauer and three others over Germany's bid for the 2006...
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Internal investigations at FIFA reveal that Blatter and two other high FIFA officials, Valcke and Kattners, awarded themselves 72 million euros in bonuses paid...
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Ex Fifa executives awarded themselves more than £55m ($80m) in pay rises and bonuses over a five-year period
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The Fifa raises serious allegations against its former top officials. According to internal investigations the former president Joseph Blatter, the former...
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According to internal investigations of law firm Quinn Emanuel at Fifa the former president Joseph Blatter, the former general secretary Jerome Valcke and the...
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Fifa headquarters raided by Swiss authorities as investigation into Sepp Blatter continues
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Former FIFA President Sepp Blatter, former Secretary General Jérome Valcke and his deputy Markus Kattner made synchronised steps to increase their wealth...
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A contributing why the self-healing power of the FIFA don´t work and pressure from outside is necessary.
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The former DFB president Wolfgang Niersbach defends itself against a potential ban. He is accused to have known earlier about payments between Germany,...
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Former German Football Association president is facing a two-year ban for breach of ethics code
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Fifa calls two-year ban for the former DFB president Wolfgang Niersbach. He resigned from this office after the scandal surrounding the World Cup 2016, but is...
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Fifa chief overseer Scala resigns. He reacts to a decision empowering the fifa-Council for one year to appoint or dismiss members of the own supervisory...
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Fifa's independent audit committee president resigned in protest over reforms
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UEFA President Michel Platini has failed in the struggle for the withdrawal of its barrier and therefore resigns from office.
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Michelle Platini failing a complaint to CAS over his 6 year suspension due to alleged bribery.
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Ex FIFA president alleges he was asked by Swiss authorities to offer the Burundi president a job to ease the country's political crisis
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A US judge released transcripts of guilty please from three defendants in the FIFA corruption scandal investigation
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UEFA offices searched by Swiss police after ex secretary general named in Panama Papers
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Leaked documents allegedly link the New FIFA president with businessmen who have since been accused of bribery
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In the affair of the 2006 World Cup the ethics committee of the world football federation (fifa) has officially launched an investigation against the German...
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Criminal proceedings have been opened against former FIFA secretary general
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Fifa is demanding compensation of ten million Dollar from the accused of the US investigations. About 41 former Fifa and football officials, including former...
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FIFA to pursue ex-officials named in the US investigation for "tens of millions"
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German football legend and chief organiser of the World Cup 2006 in Germany has denied knowleadge of a payment which got from his account to Qatar and fifa...
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The report of law firm Freshfields has massivley corroborated the suspicion of bribery against German football legend Franz Beckenbauer and other initiators of...
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After a day of glazed electioneering, Gianni Infantino has been elected. Arguably, this does count as progress.
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The from the German Football Association (DFB) commissioned lawyers of Freshfields has not been able to find evidence of vote-buying of the German applicants...
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fifa chose longtime European soccer bureaucrat Gianni Infantino to succeed Sepp Blatter as president on Friday, an outcome that came as a relief to many in...
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Gianni Infantino elected Fifa president after Zurich election
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Gianni Infantino vowed on Friday to lead fifa out of years of Corruption and scandal after the former UEFA general secretary was elected to succeed his Swiss...
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Crisis-hit world football governing body fifa faces one of the most important days in its 112-year history when it elects a new leader on Friday hoping to...
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World football's governing body fifa will proceed with an election to pick a new president on Friday to replace the disgraced Sepp Blatter and vote on a...
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Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini, once the two most powerful men in world football, had their bans for ethics violations upheld on Wednesday, although they were...
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Outgoing FIFA president and suspended UEFA boss lose FIFA appeals but their suspensions have been reduced
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The commission of Fifa has reduced the suspension caused by the suspicion of corruption of its president Joseph Blatter and UEFA boss Micheal Platini from...
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Former president of the Romanian Professional Football League Mitica Dragomir was heard at Directorate for Investigating Organized Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT...
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An audit by a committee appointed by fifa, football's global governing body, has concluded that broadcasting contracts between Guatemala's football...
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Fifa president Joseph Blatter has defended himself in an Times Interview. According to him it is not possible to buy a World Cup and the accusation against him...
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The former FIFA president Sepp Blatter says "you cannot buy a World Cup" while insisting the the 2022 World Cup vote was not fixed
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The former FIFA president has insisted that the 2022 World Cup vote was not fixed.
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The accused of corruption head of Guatemalan football union Brayan Jimenez got caught in Guatemala city. He was on the run since December.
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Suspended UEFA president withdraws candidacy for FIFA presidency
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The suspension of Fifa general secretary Jerome Valcke got prolonged for more 45 days. Within this period the Ethik commission needs to decide if Valcke gets...
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FIFA secretary faces possible nine year suspension from football over violations of ethics code
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Swiss prosecutors hand bank documents to US authorities
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During the investigations against Fifa concerning bribery and corruption 13 bank accounts with 80 Million US-Dollar got blocked by Swiss officials. Also...
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UEFA president could face further investigations for attending an awards ceremony despite being banned
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Fifa's former vice president Eugenio Figueredo has confirmed the existence of a corruption network in South America. Shortly after his extradition from...
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Swiss authorities missed a chance to investigate FIFA president Sepp Blatter of alleged fraud and corruption in 2002
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The suspended head of Fifa Joseph Blatter protested in an interview against the accusations of corruption. He and Michel Platini will object their suspensions...
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Suspended head of UEFA Michel Platnini called the accusations against him a excuse to exclude him of the world of football. He wants to object his punishment...
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Ethic commission of Fifa suspense its president Joseph Blatter and UEFA president Michel Platini for eight years. According to the conviction Platini and...
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A defiant Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini have vowed to fight their eight-year bans from football. Blatter vowed to appeal against his eight-year ban from...
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FIFA ethics committee bans Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini for 8 years
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The former president of the Costa Rican Football has been extradited to the US
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Millions of Swiss francs in bank accounts belonging to FIFA have been frozen
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Adidas Herbert Hainer appreciated the intention for reforms at Fifa. Adidas, as a major sponsor of Fifa, together with McDonald's, Coca-Cola, Visa and...
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The suspended Fifa president Joseph Blatter stressed his innocence in a letter to the members of the federation. Fifa's ethic commission has suspended...
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Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini expected to receive lengthy bans from football for corruption
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According to the Financial Times US officials will punish banks which are cooperating with World Football Federation (Fifa) if they will not disclose its...
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UEFA president loses his appeal against 90 day suspension from FIFA
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The FBI is investigating as the suspended Fifa president Joseph Blatter is accused of bribery. According to the BBC approx. 100 Million Dollar were paid to top...
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FIFA suspends two vice presidents for 90 days after their indictment by US authorities
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Fifa faces losses of around £67m due to sponsorship "black hole"
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US minister of Justice and head of the prosecution Loretta Lynch announced the accusation of 16 Fifa officials for corruption. In the press conference Lynch...
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New arrests bring number indicted up to 27 including five current or former members of Fifa’s executive committee.
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The Union of European Football Association (UEFA) has not yet decided on its choice for the next president of Fifa. After the suspension of president Michel...
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Two more FIFA officials have been arrested on suspicion of "accepting bribes of millions of dollars"
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Law enforcement officials on Thursday arrested two more fifa officials suspected of taking millions of dollars in bribes, Swiss authorities said, as part of an...
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Five FIFA sponsors have written to its Executive Committee to demand independent oversight of reforms
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Suspended fifa president Sepp Blatter said on Wednesday he believes that only the Congress of football's governing body, and not its Ethics Committee, can...
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Michel Platini, who hopes to become head of world soccer's governing body fifa, could face a life ban from the sport over a payment he received from fifa...
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Suspended fifa president Sepp Blatter, his federation mired in a Corruption crisis, is in hospital for medical checks but should be discharged soon, his U.S....
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The headquarters of Germany’s football association have been searched by the police on suspicion of tax evasion.
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Sepp Blatter has claimed there was an agreement in place before the voting had begun on who would host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups
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The Serious Fraud Office is investigating the bidding processes for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups and potential money laundering offences
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The Serious Fraud Office is investigating the bidding processes for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups and potential money laundering offences
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The Serious Fraud Office is investigating the bidding processes for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups and potential money laundering offences
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UEFA general secretary Gianni Infantino entered the race for fifa President on Monday as Asian soccer chief Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa of Bahrain...
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The former president of the German football federation (DFB) has claimed that a slush fund was used to help Germany’s successful 2006 World CUP bid
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Suspended European soccer chief Michel Platini may be able to run for president of fifa if he wins an appeal against his 90-day ban, the world governing body...
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The authorised payment by Sepp Blatter to Michel Platini without a written contract was a "conflict of interest"
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The state prosecutor of Frankful to look into allegations of bribery concerning the 2006 world cup.
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Frankfurt's state prosecutor will look into Bribery allegations concerning the 2006 soccer World CUP after a magazine report suggested a slush fund had...
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Frankfurt's state prosecutor will look into Bribery allegations concerning the 2006 soccer World CUP after a magazine report suggested a slush fund had...
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Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim al-Khalifa, the Bahraini president of the Asian Football Confederation, to stand for the FIFA presidency.
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FIFA’s presidential election should go ahead as planned on Feb. 26 and not be delayed due to the suspensions of Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini, candidate...
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Spain FA president Ángel María Villar asked to make clear if he knew of wrongdoing at Fifa
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The French football federation (FFF) and the South American confederation (Conmebol) denounced the 90 day ban on Michel Platini
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fifa is discussing delaying the election for its next president, two sources told Reuters, a move that could give Michel Platini more time to appeal against...
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World soccer chief Sepp Blatter and European boss Michel Platini were suspended on Thursday, engulfed by a deepening Corruption scandal as their sport faces...
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Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini have both been provisionally suspended from football.
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Major soccer sponsors on Friday issued coordinated calls for the immediate resignation of fifa president Sepp Blatter in the most significant move by...
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Coca-Cola Co and McDonald's, on Friday called for the immediate resignation of fifa president Sepp Blatter a week after Swiss authorities said they were...
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Trinidadian Jack Warner, once one of the most powerful men in world football, has been banned from all football-related activities for life, the ethics...
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Since the explosive indictments and arrests of international football officials in May, fifa President Sepp Blatter -- previously a prolific traveller -- had...
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Swiss prosecutors have opened a criminal investigation into Sepp Blatter, the head of world football body fifa, on suspicion of criminal mismanagement and...
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Swiss prosecutors have opened a criminal investigation into Joseph Blatter, the head of world soccer body fifa, on suspicion of criminal mismanagement and...
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World football body fifa put Jerome Valcke, its second-ranking official, on leave on Thursday just hours after an ex-footballer raised allegations he was...
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Head of FIFA's new reform committee says Sepp Blatter has been unfairly criticised
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Former fifa vice president Chung Mong-joon, one of the most influential figures in Asian football, told Reuters on Thursday he is entering the race to replace...
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U.S. securities regulators are examining the behaviour of several companies with links to fifa or other soccer bodies caught up in a major Corruption scandal...
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Former fifa executive committee member Chuck Blazer, a key figure in a U.S. investigation into Corruption by soccer officials, on Thursday was banned for life...
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Sepp Blatter has told a Swiss newspaper he has not quit as fifa president, adding to speculation he may try to stay on as head of world soccer's governing...
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A global group of government anti-money-laundering agencies said that financial institutions have not done enough to police suspicious financial activity by...
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Fifa's embattled president, Sepp Blatter, and his second-in-command have hired high-powered lawyers to represent them as Swiss authorities identified...
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Switzerland's attorney general said on Wednesday his office had seized around nine terabytes of data as part of a sweeping investigation into allegations...
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Sepp Blatter may seek to stay on as the president of fifa, a Swiss newspaper quoted an anonymous source close to Blatter as saying on Sunday. The report comes...
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Interpol suspended a 20-million-euro sports "integrity" agreement with fifa on Friday, at the end of testing week for soccer's scandal-hit...
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fifa's director of communications Walter De Gregorio is to resign after making a joke on television about the scandal-hit soccer body, while pressure...
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EU lawmakers called on fifa President Sepp Blatter on Thursday to step down immediately, saying that his failure to do so would stall urgent reforms to rid...
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The British Broadcasting Corp claims to have seen evidence detailing what happened to the $10 million (6.5 million pounds) football's world governing body...
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Swiss authorities said on Friday they seized documents from a defunct sports rights marketing agency roughly 50 kilometres east of Zurich on the same day as...
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Sepp Blatter rocked the world of football on Tuesday by unexpectedly saying he would step down as fifa president in the wake of a Corruption investigation that...
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Sepp Blatter resigned as fifa president on Tuesday in the face of a U.S.-led Corruption investigation that has plunged world football's governing body...
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U.S. prosecutors believe fifa President Sepp Blatter's top lieutenant made $10 million (£6.6 million) in bank transactions that are central to the Bribery...
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A former fifa executive accused of soliciting bribes in the Corruption case brought by U.S. authorities against world football officials, wants to know why the...
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fifa President Sepp Blatter began his fifth term at the helm of football's governing body on Saturday facing the daunting task of restoring public faith...
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UEFA leaders want to postpone the FIFA elections for at least six months
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Corruption charges engulfing world football's governing body have heaped shame and humiliation on the game, fifa President Sepp Blatter said on Thursday,...
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Visa and Coca-Cola are considering to abolish the sponsorship of FIFA because of the corruption scandal.
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A raft of banks could face tough questions in the sweeping U.S. crackdown on alleged Corruption in global football as prosecutors review how much they knew...
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The world's most popular sport was plunged into turmoil on Wednesday as seven senior football officials were arrested on U.S. Corruption charges and faced...
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Seven of the most powerful figures in global football faced extradition to the United States on Corruption charges after being arrested on Wednesday in...
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Sepp Blatter refused to travel to the United States over the past four years because of an ongoing investigation on the Fifa boss by the FBI. The FBI is...
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THREE of Britain’s leading banks are conducting investigations into whether they cleared payments related to the ongoing Fifa corruption scandal.
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