- Soccer officials arrested at Swiss hotel in corruption probe Updated: May-27-15 4:02 pm
ZURICH - The U.S. government launched a corruption attack on soccer's global governing body Wednesday, pulling FIFA executives out of a luxury Zurich hotel to face racketeering charges and raiding regional offices in Miami.
- FIFA suspends 11 people over soccer corruption cases Updated: May-27-15 2:49 pm
ZURICH - FIFA has suspended 11 people, including two of its vice presidents, from all football-related activities following a U.S. criminal investigation into corruption in world soccer.
- Criminal probe arrives at door of the great survivor Blatter Updated: May-27-15 2:39 pm
ZURICH - Sepp Blatter is arguably the most powerful man in world sports and certainly its greatest survivor.
- Russia criticizes US over FIFA case Updated: May-27-15 1:24 pm
WARSAW, Poland - Russia's foreign ministry has heavily criticized the United States over the arrest in Switzerland of officials from soccer's ruling body FIFA.
- FIFA says it is a 'damaged' party in case against officials Updated: May-27-15 9:50 am
ZURICH - FIFA portrayed itself as the victim after authorities in Switzerland and the United States acted swiftly Wednesday on a pair of separate soccer corruption cases.
- THE LATEST: Russia: 'Nothing to hide' in 2018 World Cup bid Updated: May-27-15 8:46 am
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- FIFA now subject to federal probes in US, Switzerland Updated: May-27-15 8:24 am
ZURICH - FIFA's reputation for corruption has reignited spectacularly two days before a presidential election expected to give Sepp Blatter four more years at the head of world soccer.
- Text of Swiss prosecutors' statement on FIFA Updated: May-27-15 5:06 am
BERN, Switzerland - Statement issued by Swiss authorities Wednesday in connection with their investigation into FIFA corruption:
- FIFA VP Webb says don't risk World Cup for political reasons Updated: May-26-15 2:12 pm
ZURICH - The future of the $5 billion World Cup has become a key battleground in the pursuit of votes in Friday's FIFA presidential election.
- Previous FIFA Presidential Elections Updated: May-21-15 12:06 pm
ZURICH - Sepp Blatter would certainly argue that being president of FIFA is the best job in sports. Becoming FIFA president is one of the hardest.
- Blatter wants new rule helping US bid for 2026 World Cup Updated: May-15-15 10:30 am
ZURICH - FIFA President Sepp Blatter wants to implement a rule that would prevent Europe from bidding for the 2026 World Cup, improving the chances of the United States to host the tournament.
- Blatter: I've tried to tame soccer's monstrous success Updated: May-12-15 10:51 am
ZURICH - In a rare interview with a free Swiss daily newspaper during his re-election campaign, FIFA President Sepp Blatter claims he has tried to "tame the monster" of soccer's success during his 17-year reign.
- Swiss league player fined for red-card tackle Updated: May-06-15 6:00 am
LENZBURG, Switzerland - State prosecutors in Switzerland have fined football player Sandro Wieser 10,000 Swiss francs ($10,800) for injuring an opponent in a top-tier match.
- FIFA to study Israel-Palestinians dispute on election day Updated: May-04-15 10:09 am
GENEVA - A move to consider suspending Israel from world football will be put to FIFA's 209 member federations just before they elect their president this month.