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Blatter Re-Elected to FIFA Presidency

Posted June 1st, 2011 at 12:50 pm (UTC-5)
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FIFA president Sepp Blatter has been re-elected as head of football’s world governing body after being the only candidate remaining in an election dogged by corruption allegations. The 75-year-old Swiss earned his fourth term Wednesday after receiving 186 out of the 203 votes cast at the FIFA Congress in Zurich. Blatter’s only rival, Asian football […]

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FIFA Chief Vows Broader Vote for World Cup Sites

Posted June 1st, 2011 at 6:25 am (UTC-5)
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The president of football’s world governing body is vowing to reform the way future World Cup host cities are selected. FIFA chief Sepp Blatter pledged Wednesday that all 208 of the group’s members would be allowed to pick the sites for the quadrennial matches. Currently, FIFA’s 24-member executive committee selects the winning World Cup host […]

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