NEW YORK (AP) — Former FIFA executive committee member Chuck Blazer appears to have provided key information that has been central to the Justice Department’s soccer corruption investigation, linking other officials in the Americas to a series of schemes.
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LONDON (AP) — Worried that their reputations will be tarnished by their links to FIFA, major sponsors are demanding that soccer’s global governing body clean up its act, with Visa even warning it is prepared to jump ship.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The under-20 World Cup kicks off Saturday in New Zealand and will likely feature some of the stars of the future. Here’s some things to know:
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.