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FIFA to hold first virtual congress

The approval of a revised budget and FIFA’s annual report are among the main items on the agenda for the worldwide body’s first remote Congress tomorrow.
Nasser Al-Khelaifi

TV rights trial of PSG chief, ex-FIFA scribe opens

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi and FIFA’s former secretary general Jerome Valcke went on trial in Switzerland on Monday accused of corruption in the attribution of World Cup TV rights.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino after his speech during the UEFA Congress REUTERS-Yves Herman-File Photo

FIFA ethics commission absolves Gianni Infantino of wrongdoing

The investigatory department of FIFA’s Ethics Commission has completed its investigation into the conduct of Gianni Infantino, finding the President innocent of breaching the Code of Ethics of the organization.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino after his speech during the UEFA Congress REUTERS-Yves Herman-File Photo

Sepp Blatter: Gianni Infantino believes he is ‘untouchable’

Infantino, in charge of world football’s governing body since 2016, is the subject of an investigation by the Swiss prosecutor over suspected collusion between him and Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber, who resigned last month over his handling of a corruption investigation targeting FIFA.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino after his speech during the UEFA Congress REUTERS-Yves Herman-File Photo

FIFA says no reason for Swiss authorities to investigate Gianni Infantino

Global soccer body FIFA has said there is no reason for Swiss authorities to launch criminal proceedings against its president Gianni Infantino who will continue in his role as normal.
Criminal proceedings against FIFA president Gianni Infantino have been launched in Switzerland.

FIFA condemns Swiss probe, says Gianni Infantino remains president

FIFA president Gianni Infantino will continue in his post, world football’s governing body insisted Sunday, as they blasted the launch of Swiss criminal proceedings against him.

Sepp Blatter calls for Gianni Infantino’s suspension

Former Fifa president Sepp Blatter has called for his successor, Gianni Infantino, to be suspended by the global football governing body after criminal proceedings were opened against him in Switzerland.
Criminal proceedings against FIFA president Gianni Infantino have been launched in Switzerland.

Criminal proceedings against FIFA chief Gianni Infantino launched in Switzerland

A special prosecutor were appointed this month to investigate dealings between Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber and the head of world football.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 10, 2019 Switzerland’s attorney general Michael Lauber looks on during a press conference in Bern, following a hearing into a reportedly undisclosed meeting between the country’s top prosecutor and FIFA president. – Switzerland’s top prosecutor Michael Lauber resigned on July 24, 2020 following a drawn-out controversy over his handling of a corruption investigation targeting FIFA, citing a court ruling that partially upheld accusations against him. (Photo by STEFAN WERMUTH / AFP)

Swiss legal chief quits amid FIFA controversy

Switzerland’s top prosecutor resigned Friday following a drawn-out controversy over his handling of a corruption investigation targeting FIFA, citing a court ruling partially upholding accusations against him.
President of The Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Gianni Infantino delivers a speech during the elective assembly of the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) on October 22, 2018 at the Hilton hotel of Rome's Fiumicino airport. (Photo by Alberto PIZZOLI / AFP)

Special prosecutor to examine allegations against FIFA chief, Swiss attorney-general

Switzerland has named a special prosecutor to review criminal complaints against FIFA chief Gianni Infantino and Attorney-General Michael Lauber.
Olivier Thormann

Swiss prosecutor in FIFA corruption probe quits after being cleared

A Swiss federal prosecutor suspended last month in connection with corruption investigations in the world of football has been cleared of wrongdoing and quit his job, authorities said on Friday.

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