Disgraced former FIFA President Sepp Blatter has a new book out telling his side of the story. He took advantage of the spotlight cast on the launching to vehemently defend his innocence in the FIFA corruption scandal. Will the authorities agree?
Italian police have seized and searched a luxury Sardinian villa in connection with an ongoing Swiss investigation into corruption surrounding the awarding of broadcast rights for the 2026 and 2030 World Cups.
Blazer, a US soccer official whose testimony helped set off a massive FIFA corruption scandal, has died at 72, his lawyers say. He himself was banned from all football activities in 2015 because of his own misconduct.
Former world player of the year Luis Figo will be an adviser and ambassador, the latest former player appointed by UEFA's president, Aleksander Ceferin. Figo's shown himself to be a political animal since retiring.
Former FIFA President Sepp Blatter is to learn next Monday whether his six-year ban from football will be overturned. The former FIFA boss has taken his appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
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