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Does it surprise anyone that with Russia hosting the Men's World Cup in 2018, President Vladimir Putin is up in arms over the U.S. involvement in the FIFA corruption indictments?
Scandal-plagued FIFA may have avoided its current problems if Russia and Qatar had not been chosen as hosts of the next two World Cups, President Sepp Blatter said on Friday. “On Dec 2, 2010, here in Zurich, when we decided on the two World Cup hosts in one session, if two other countries had emerged […]
The ongoing scandal erupted as a reaction to Russia's and Qatar's winning the bids to host World Cup competitions, FIFA President Joseph Blatter said.
Sunil Gulati said he would vote for Prince Ali bin al-Hussein to replace Sepp Blatter as FIFA president, even if it hurts U.S. Soccer’s chances to host another World Cup.
In international politics, it’s not a great sign when Vladimir Putin is the only guy standing up for you. This is, after all, the man who praised Israeli President Moshe Katsav’s sexual prowess after he was accused of multiple counts of rape, and is also just about the only head of state who still hangs out with Silvio Berlusconi. Show More Summary
Russian President Vladimir Putin says the United States is meddling in FIFA’s affairs in an attempt to take the 2018 World Cup away from his country, the AP reports.
Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States of interfering with soccer and hinted at the government's attempt to invalidate his country's successful bid to host the 2018 World Cup in the wake of the 47-count indictment handed...Show More Summary
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States of meddling in FIFA's affairs and hinted that it was part of an attempt to take the 2018 World Cup away from his country.
World soccer body's president stays out of site as Russian leader accuses U.S. of targeting him, and Moscow's 2018 World Cup
Russian President Vladimir Putin is accusing the U.S. of "meddling" in international soccer. He says the FIFA corruption investigation is an attempt to take the 2018 World Cup away from Russia. Millions of dollars from sponsors are at risk. Vladimir Duthiers reports on the criminal allegations.
TALK RADIO NEWS SERVICE Russian President Vladimir Putin today accused the U.S. of meddling in FIFA affairs and trying to take away the 2018 World Cup away from Russia. As they announced a sweeping indictment against 14 FIFA soccer officials...Show More Summary
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Russian President Vladimir Putin says the U.S. is meddling in FIFA’s affairs in an attempt to take the 2018 World Cup away from his country.
Russian president says US probe is "a blatant attempt to extend its jurisdiction" as Russia prepares for 2018 World Cup.
The next president of Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) must ensure that countries hosting future World Cup events comply with fundamental human rights regulations and financial transparency, a watchdog said Thursday.
Former President Bill Clinton served as the honorary chairman of the U.S. committee that worked unsuccessfully to win the right to host the 2022 World Cup. The surprise winner that year was Qatar--and it turns out that the Qatari committee now planning the massive event has been a major donor to Clinton's charitable foundation. The […]
The International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) should prevent President Sepp Blatter from serving a fifth term because of his support for Russia hosting the World Cup in 2018, US Senators John McCain and Bob Menendez said in a press release, issued on Tuesday.
U.S. women's national team forward Alex Morgan is one of the best and most recognizable players in the world going into the Women's World Cup in Canada. But when she was one of the three finalists for the FIFA World Player of the Year Award in 2012, FIFA president Sepp Blatter didn't even know who was she, Morgan told Time. Show More Summary
FIFA President Sepp Blatter spent a weekend earlier this year with the emir of Qatar at the Al Bahr palace in Doha. It wasn’t his first visit to the emir’s palace. Since the 2022 World Cup was controversially awarded to Qatar in December 2010, numerous meetings have taken place, modern-day slavery has been exposed and reforms have been promised.