GENEVA (AP) — Five officials, including three long-serving FIFA executive committee members, are being investigated in the corruption probe into the bidding contests for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.
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BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Limiting online betting to matches in the world’s top leagues would help cut down on fixing because those games are not as easy to manipulate, according to convicted match-fixer Wilson Raj Perumal.
BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke says it will take “years to rebuild our reputation” following the World Cup bidding corruption investigation.
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Dinamo Zagreb has been awarded a 3-0 win over Hajduk Split after Croatia’s biggest soccer derby was scrapped when Hajduk refused to play because some of its fans were banned from a Zagreb stadium.