- FIFA says Valcke not behind $10m payment in corruption probe Updated: Jun-02-15 4:20 am
ZURICH - FIFA says secretary general Jerome Valcke was not involved in the $10 million payment mentioned in the U.S. corruption probe rocking soccer's governing body.
- CONCACAF executive says organization is working with DOJ Updated: Jun-02-15 12:00 am
MIAMI BEACH, Florida - CONCACAF's acting general secretary said the organization is cooperating with the U.S. Justice Department while it investigates allegations of corruption in FIFA.
- South American official says 2016 Copa America in 'question' Updated: Jun-01-15 9:09 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - South American soccer's second most powerful official says the bribery scandal surrounding FIFA puts in "question" next year's Centennial Copa America tournament scheduled to be played in the United States,
- Former head of South American soccer under house arrest Updated: Jun-01-15 7:59 pm
ASUNCION, Paraguay - A judge in Paraguay on Monday ordered house arrest for the former president of the South American Football Confederation amid a far-reaching corruption scandal at FIFA that has tarnished the image of world soccer's governing body.
- Sepp Blatter, FIFA facing more criticism this week Updated: Jun-01-15 7:42 pm
LONDON - In the House of Commons, they're calling for Sepp Blatter's head. And even inside the FIFA president's own executive committee, there is the threat of resignation.
- Former SAfrican president issues denial in WCup bid scandal Updated: Jun-01-15 12:30 pm
CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Former South African President Thabo Mbeki denied his government paid bribes to secure the 2010 World Cup as the bid scandal began to encroach on the very top of the country's leadership on Monday.
- Ex-FIFA VP Warner hits out at US - based on satirical story Updated: May-31-15 5:29 pm
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad - Former FIFA vice president Jack Warner renewed his criticism of the United States, where he faces corruption charges, on Sunday by releasing a pair of videotaped comments - one of them based on a story by satirical website The Onion.
- Small clubs, youth teams feel victimized by FIFA scandal Updated: May-30-15 5:31 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO - The accused in the FIFA scandal are easy to spot: globe-trotting executives charged with diverting millions meant to build the game to their personal accounts. Those who feel victimized aren't as obvious: Youth players with hand-me-down equipment, semi-pro clubs that can't afford to travel and developmental leagues that can't pay referees.
- What would happen if Western powers boycotted World Cup? Updated: May-30-15 5:03 pm
NEW YORK - What would happen if Sepp Blatter hosts a World Cup and most of Europe, several South American powers and the United States don't show up?
- Blatter says FIFA corruption probe won't lead to him Updated: May-30-15 2:17 pm
- Blatter says he will forgive but won't forget UEFA rebellion Updated: May-30-15 9:04 am
ZURICH - Emboldened by his fresh mandate to lead world soccer, Sepp Blatter made it clear there may be consequences for European leaders who tried to oust him from FIFA.
- THE LATEST: Europe, US are likely bidders for 2026 World Cup Updated: May-30-15 8:29 am
ZURICH - The latest developments concerning FIFA:
- Sepp Blatter makes special mention of his Oceania support Updated: May-30-15 6:45 am
Sepp Blatter had no sooner been returned as president of FIFA during a controversy-filled week when he took time Friday to thank his friends in the most remote and smallest of the six international football confederations.
- FIFA scandal reverberating across soccer-crazy South America Updated: May-29-15 4:59 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Within hours of the FIFA scandal breaking, Sergio Jadue, the president of Chile's soccer federation, was declaring his innocence even though he wasn't formally accused of anything.
- Blatter wins re-election despite FIFA corruption scandal Updated: May-29-15 4:34 pm
ZURICH - In the end, nothing could stop Sepp Blatter.
- Swiss say there's no special treatment for soccer officials Updated: May-29-15 3:17 pm
BERN, Switzerland - The immediate price that seven international soccer officials paid for their role in a U.S. corruption probe is perhaps best illustrated by their sudden change of accommodation.
- What lies ahead for FIFA and Sepp Blatter in his 5th term Updated: May-29-15 3:16 pm
ZURICH - The FIFA election is won and done. Sepp Blatter's problems, however, are far from over.
- New stars likely to be found at Under-20 World Cup in NZ Updated: May-29-15 1:29 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - A world away from the turmoil of corruption and political infighting plaguing soccer, there will be a reminder this weekend of what is best about the game - the talent showcase of the Under-20 World Cup.
- Ex-FIFA vice president Warner leaves jail in ambulance Updated: May-29-15 12:42 am
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad - Former FIFA vice president Jack Warner left a Trinidad jail by ambulance Thursday, a day after he was charged in a U.S. corruption case that has led to the arrests of more than a dozen international soccer officials and businessmen.
- A look at the voting blocs in the FIFA president balloting Updated: May-29-15 12:26 am
FIFA's 209 members are expected to elect President Sepp Blatter to a fifth term Friday, based on statements in recent months issued by continental confederations, despite a string of scandals including the indictment of nine soccer officials this week by the U.S. government.
- US to vote for Ali in FIFA election and not Blatter Updated: May-29-15 12:21 am
NEW YORK - The United States says it will vote for Jordan's Prince Ali bin Al-Hussein for FIFA president Friday and not for incumbent Sepp Blatter.
- Hawit becomes CONCACAF acting president after Webb charged Updated: May-28-15 6:14 pm
Alfredo Hawit of Honduras has been appointed acting president of CONCACAF and American Ted Howard has been made acting general secretary.
- UN reviewing FIFA partnerships amid corruption scandal Updated: May-28-15 5:04 pm
- FIFA probe shines light on middle-man sports marketing firms Updated: May-28-15 4:56 pm
NEW YORK - The U.S. Justice Department's targeting of FIFA, soccer's global governing body, has put a spotlight on the powerful role that marketing firms play in the global sports arena.
- Former FIFA member Blazer's plea seems key to investigation Updated: May-28-15 11:27 am
NEW YORK - Former FIFA executive committee member Chuck Blazer appears to have provided key information that has been central to the Justice Department's soccer corruption investigation, linking other officials in the Americas to a series of schemes.