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LONDON (AP) — FIFA’s sponsorship paymasters are facing mounting calls to put pressure on soccer’s global governing body to clean up its act — and fast — following Wednesday’s arrest of seven officials.
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) — Police said former FIFA vice president Jack Warner would spend Wednesday night in jail after surrendering to face an arrest warrant issued at the request of U.S. authorities, who filed corruption charges against him and 13 others tied to international soccer.
ZURICH (AP) — Swiss prosecutors opened criminal proceedings into FIFA on Wednesday, only hours after seven soccer officials were arrested and threatened with extradition to the U.S. in an investigation of what was called “rampant, systemic, and deep-rooted” corruption.
ZURICH (AP) — Sepp Blatter is arguably the most powerful man in world sports and certainly its greatest survivor.