FIFA’s biggest sponsors have breathed a sigh of relief after president, Sepp Blatter, announced his resignation in the wake of a corruption investigation that shook the world of sports.
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The BBC and Sky have invited the four candidates for the Fifa presidency to take part in a live TV debate.
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FIFA is in turmoil (again). Following Michael Garcia resignation as independent chairman of the Fifa Ethics Committee’s Investigatory Chamber with all guns blazing, FIFA agrees to release full Garcia’s report. Recently, FIFA sponsors expressed some concerns. Will they take their concerns to the next level?
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FIFA released its annual financial report showing a positive result of USD 72 million for the 2013 financial year, with 72 per cent of FIFA’s expenditure being directly invested into football over the same period.
One of my favourite sports journalist Pedro Pinto interviewed Sepp Blatter. FIFA President said “Racists insults should be forgotten”. Among other things, he encourages the victims of racism to shake hands at the end of the game. Some live in the real world, others do not.