Posts Tagged Men’s soccer

THE LATEST: Small straw poll has Blatter ahead pre-vote

FIFA vice president Michel Platini of France attends the 65th FIFA Congress held at the Hallenstadion in Zurich, Switzerland, Friday, May 29, 2015. (Patrick B. Kraemer/Keystone via AP)

ZURICH (AP) — The latest on FIFA developments:

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The Latest: Soccer stars enjoy coming to the French Open

Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic returns the ball to France's Benoit Paire during their third round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Friday, May 29, 2015 in Paris,  (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open:

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FIFA President Blatter asks to be re-elected despite crisis

FIFA President Sepp Blatter speaks during the 65th FIFA Congress held at the Hallenstadion in Zurich, Switzerland, Friday, May 29, 2015, where he runs for re-election as FIFA head. (Walter Bieri/Keystone via AP)

ZURICH (AP) — Sepp Blatter has been re-elected as FIFA president for a fifth term, chosen to lead world soccer despite separate U.S. and Swiss criminal investigations into corruption.

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Sepp Blatter wins re-election as FIFA president after Prince Ali concedes

ZURICH (AP) — Sepp Blatter wins re-election as FIFA president after Prince Ali concedes.

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Ex-FIFA vice president Warner leaves jail in ambulance

In this Thursday, June 2, 2011 file photo, suspended FIFA executive Jack Warner gestures during a news conference held shortly after his arrival at the airport in Port-of-Spain, in his native Trinidad and Tobago. Warner was one of the 14 people indicted Wednesday May 27, 2015 in the U.S. on corruption charges.  (AP Photo/Shirley Bahadur, File)

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) — Former FIFA vice president Jack Warner left a Trinidad jail by ambulance Thursday, a day after he was charged in a U.S. corruption case that has led to the arrests of more than a dozen international soccer officials and businessmen.

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