FIFA suspects face quick extradition to US

2015-05-29 20:27

It will probably just be a matter of months before seven senior FIFA officials arrested in Switzerland can be extradited to the United States to face corruption charges, Swiss legal experts say.

FIFA presidential vote goes to second round

2015-05-29 19:12

Voting in the election to lead soccer's world governing body FIFA will go to a second round after neither candidate got two thirds of the vote.

Beckenbauer refuses to blame Blatter

2015-05-29 17:47

Germany's Franz Beckenbauer has refused to blame FIFA president Sepp Blatter for the scandal engulfing world football's governing body.

Cameron: FIFA's Blatter 'should go'

2015-05-29 14:55

British PM David Cameron has urged FIFA president Sepp Blatter to resign in the interest of rooting out corruption in world football.

Jordaan's mayoral appointment will have major implications on SAFA

2015-05-29 14:19

Danny Jordaan may or may not have heard the old proverb "if you take big paces, you leave big spaces", says Sy Lerman.

Bomb threat rocks FIFA congress

2015-05-29 13:21

A bomb threat has been made at the FIFA congress in Zurich, a spokesperson of the Zurich city police has confirmed.

'2018 SWC boycott possible' - England FA boss

2015-05-29 12:11

English FA boss Greg Dyke says England would support a possible boycott of the 2018 SWC.

FIFA scandal: Where are we now

2015-05-29 10:57

The world of football was thrown into disarray on Wednesday in Zurich, but where do we stand now?

Embattled Blatter calls for unity

2015-05-29 10:37

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has called on members of world soccer's governing body to stick together to stamp out corruption.

'Blatter the right man for the job'

2015-05-29 09:36

FIFA president Sepp Blatter is the right man for the job and should be re-elected, Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah has said.


Blatter re-elected FIFA president

2015-05-29 19:21

Sepp Blatter has been re-elected FIFA president after Prince Ali bin al Hussein withdrew from the race after the first round of voting.

Roger Federer no fan of FIFA

2015-05-29 18:00

Roger Federer has expressed his disappointment over the corruption scandal engulfing soccer's world governing body FIFA.

FIFA votes for new president

2015-05-29 17:45

A FIFA congress has started a vote for a new president with incumbent Sepp Blatter the favourite despite a major corruption scandal engulfing the organisation.

FIFA congress resumes after bomb threat

2015-05-29 14:35

The FIFA congress in Zurich has resumed after an investigation into an anonymous bomb threat.

FIFA scandal: Main players in the 2010 SWC bid

2015-05-29 14:15

A look at the main role players involved in the "tainted" 2010 Soccer World Cup Local Organising Committee...

We need to fix FIFA now - Blatter

2015-05-29 12:22

Sepp Blatter has told members of world football's governing body that they must help "fix FIFA right now" amidst allegations of corruption.


Fifa is a not for profit organisation that makes billions of dollars a year. Bloomberg's Jonathan Ferro looks into how some of that money is made.

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Friday humour: Mascot in for questioning

2015-05-29 10:57

With world football plunged into chaos this week, it appears not even fun-loving Fuleco the 2014 Soccer World Cup mascot is off the hook...

Banks' role in Fifa bribery case questioned

2015-05-29 10:25

A raft of banks could face questions in the crackdown on alleged corruption in soccer as prosecutors review how much they knew about millions of dollars in bribes.

US to vote against Blatter

2015-05-29 08:44

The United States says it will vote for Jordan's Prince Ali bin Al-Hussein for FIFA president and not for incumbent Sepp Blatter.

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