WARSAW, Poland (AP) — UEFA says the election scheduled Friday to elect FIFA’s president should be postponed and that it will consider boycotting this week’s FIFA congress following the arrests of soccer officials in Zurich.
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ZURICH (AP) — Sepp Blatter is arguably the most powerful man in world sports and certainly its greatest survivor.
PARIS (AP) — Simona Halep became the highest seeded player to exit the French Open so far as last year’s runner-up lost 7-5, 6-1 to Mirjana Lucic-Baroni in the second round on Wednesday.
ZURICH (AP) — Swiss prosecutors opened criminal proceedings into FIFA’s awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, only hours after seven soccer officials were arrested Wednesday pending extradition to the U.S. in a separate probe of “rampant, systemic, and deep-rooted” corruption.