FIFA sponsors demand ‘independent oversight’ of reforms

Five of FIFA’s sponsors have written to the executive committee of football’s scandal-battered governing body demanding “independent oversight” of the reform process. Sponsors were originally promised places on the FIFA reform committee. But instead of being invited into meetings discussing the overhaul of the organization, they have only been offered seats on an advisory board[…]

STOP Fifa Elections!

STOP THE FIFA ELECTIONS! FIFA is probably experiencing the most traumatic and dehabilitating time of its 85 year old life. Its 8th President, Sepp Blatter has been suspended for 90 days, along with Michal Platini and Jerome Valcke while US indictments were brought against 14 soccer executives on charges including money laundering, fraud, tax evasion[…]

FIFA’s Sepp Blatter says attacks from sponsors politically motivated

Embattled soccer boss Sepp Blatter has rejected complaints made by the sport’s biggest sponsors over a bribery and corruption scandal, saying they were politically motivated and made at the behest of the United States. Blatter has been suspended from FIFA as part of the fall-out from a U.S. Department of Justice investigation into bribery, money-laundering[…]