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Stories with person: Thabo Mbeki
  • FIFA says Valcke not behind $10M payment in corruption probe story has photos
    Updated: Jun-02-15 2:02 pm

    GENEVA - Amid a deepening corruption crisis within soccer's governing body that has led to Sepp Blatter's decision to resign, FIFA earlier defended its second-in-command on Tuesday by trying to distance him from claims he helped authorize $10 million in bribes for World Cup bidding votes.

  • Former SAfrican president issues denial in WCup bid scandal story has photos
    Updated: Jun-01-15 12:30 pm

    CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Former South African President Thabo Mbeki denied his government paid bribes to secure the 2010 World Cup as the bid scandal began to encroach on the very top of the country's leadership on Monday.