Sepp Blatter to attend appeal hearing

2016-02-05 20:24

Suspended FIFA president Sepp Blatter will attend his February 16 appeal hearing against an eight-year ban from football.

Blatter expects to be at FIFA election

2016-01-29 15:15

Sepp Blatter expects to attend the FIFA election next month even though his appeal against an eight-year ban is unlikely to be resolved by then.

Blatter still being paid his salary

2016-01-19 10:00

FIFA's Sepp Blatter may have been banned for eight years from the game, but he is still receiving his president's salary.

FIFA seeks longer Blatter, Platini bans

2016-01-12 14:44

FIFA ethics prosecutors will appeal to increase the 8-year bans for Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini, arguing they are too lenient.

Blatter, Platini free to appeal bans

2016-01-09 11:28

Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini are now allowed to appeal their eight-year bans from football.

No presidential award at Ballon d'Or gala

2016-01-07 18:11

FIFA will not give the presidential award traditionally chosen by Sepp Blatter at the Ballon d'Or gala due to fallout from its corruption crisis.

15 memorable things about 2015

2015-12-31 10:08

From SONA to Star Wars, here's a look back on the ups and down of the year.

Blatter to use 'all legal steps' to clear name

2015-12-22 19:48

Sepp Blatter is ready to take "all legal steps" to clear his name after he was banned from football for eight years.

SWC votes sparked probes which downed Blatter

2015-12-22 14:06

The FIFA decision to send the SWC to Russia and Qatar has brought down another two voters - Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini.

Blatter, Platini vow to keep fighting

2015-12-22 10:19

Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini vowed to keep fighting FIFA after being suspended for eight years over ethics violations.


Blatter appeal on February 16 - FIFA

2016-01-29 21:15

Sepp Blatter's appeal against his eight-year ban from football will be heard by FIFA judges on February 16, a day after that of Michel Platini.

Whistleblower helps prosecutors in Blatter case

2016-01-28 22:20

A whistleblower has helped prosecutors with evidence in their investigation of FIFA and banned president, Sepp Blatter.

Blatter to leave museum legacy

2016-01-12 16:23

The multi-million dollar FIFA museum, a project of fallen world football chief Sepp Blatter, will open its doors in February.

Fallen FIFA chief Blatter to appeal ban

2016-01-11 07:00

Fallen FIFA chief Sepp Blatter will appeal against his eight-year ban, his lawyer said Sunday, joining fellow suspended official Michel Platini in a fight to clear his name.

Blatter's ex-wife comes to his defence

2016-01-07 18:37

Switzerland should be "grateful" to Sepp Blatter, the outgoing FIFA president and Swiss national ex-wife was quoted as saying.

Another grim blow for SA soccer's closest friends

2016-01-07 14:36

After another FIFA scandal, SAFA might well asks themselves: 'With friends like this, who needs enemies?' writes Sy Lerman.

Sepp Blatter gives up on FIFA

2015-12-29 10:31

Banned FIFA president Sepp Blatter feels "abandoned" by the global soccer body and will now focus on clearing his name.

Blatter must leave FIFA apartment by February

2015-12-22 19:46

FIFA has told its banned leader Sepp Blatter he will have to leave his presidential apartment by early next year.

FIFA bans 'important first step'

2015-12-22 11:00

NBA legend Kobe Bryant called the eight-year bans issued to FIFA president Sepp Blatter and UEFA president Michel Platini an "important first step".

Blatter, Platini affair marks 'new low point'

2015-12-22 07:20

Leading figures in football hit out at the disgraced Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini after they were handed eight-year bans from the sport.

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