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Insight - FIFA-appointed committee questions Guatemala football TV contracts: sources

An audit by a committee appointed by fifa, football's global governing body, has concluded that broadcasting contracts between Guatemala's football federation and Mexican media magnate Angel Gonzalez��were awarded below market value, say sources with knowledge of the report.
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Swiss arrest two more FIFA officials in corruption scandal

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 ongoing investigation of Graft at football's world governing body.
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Humiliated Blatter says only FIFA Congress can bar him

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 bar him from office.
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FIFA seeking life ban for Platini, say his lawyers

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 head Sepp Blatter, a spokesman for the Frenchman's lawyer told Reuters on Tuesday.
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Athletes storm Kenyan athletics federation office in protest over doping

Kenya, boasting some of the world's finest middle and long-distance runners, has in recent years been rocked by a spate of failed drug tests and the country's athletics federation has drawn criticism for not doing enough to tackle doping. Allegations of Corruption among AK chiefs tied to a Nike sponsorship deal, combined with Russia's recent ban from global athletics, have stirred fears that the East African nation could be banned from international track and field.
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Suspended FIFA chief Blatter in hospital - lawyer

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. lawyer said on Friday.His former public relations officer, Klaus Stoehlker, said the 79-year-old Swiss, who was last month suspended for 90 days by the Ethics Committee of football's world governing body, was under "tremendous pressure from so many sides".
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UEFA's Infantino to bid for FIFA presidency

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 declared he had also put himself forward.The surprise announcement from the executive committee of the European soccer authority that it was backing Infantino came ahead of the midnight CET deadline for candidates to register nominations for the presidency of world soccer's crisis-torn governing body.
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FIFA leaves door open for Platini presidential bid

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 said on Tuesday.Outgoing fifa president Sepp Blatter and Platini were both suspended earlier this month, plunging fifa into even deeper turmoil as authorities in the United States and Switzerland pursue Corruption investigations in which 14 people have so far been indicted.
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German prosecutor to look into 2006 World Cup allegations

Frankfurt's state prosecutor will look into Bribery allegations concerning the 2006 soccer World CUP after a magazine report suggested a slush fund had been used to buy votes for the German bid in 2000, an official said on Monday.
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German prosecutor to look into 2006 World Cup allegations

Frankfurt's state prosecutor will look into Bribery allegations concerning the 2006 soccer World CUP after a magazine report suggested a slush fund had been used to buy votes for the German bid in 2000, an official said on Monday.
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