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FIFA sends whistleblower questions after doping intel review

FIFA has intensified the investigation into doping in Russian soccer, disclosing on Monday it has finally sought details from the chemist who exposed the...
World Cup ref banned by FIFA had 6-year match-fixing history

GENEVA — A FIFA investigation linked a referee accused of match-fixing a World Cup qualifier in 2016 to "numerous publicly documented scandals" in the...
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RIO DE JANEIRO — Peruvian striker Paolo Guerrero won't be paid by his Brazilian team Flamengo due to a six-month doping suspension imposed by...
Julio Rocha, jailed former Nicaragua soccer boss, dies at 67

MANAGUA, Nicaragua — Julio Rocha, the former Nicaraguan Football Federation president convicted in the United States in a corruption scandal at FIFA, died on...
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BALTIMORE — Baltimore could play host to 2026 FIFA World Cup soccer matches if the sport's international governing body selects a joint North American...
George Weah: Slum to soccer stardom and now president

George Weah's soccer talent took him from a slum surrounded by swamps in Liberia to superstardom in Paris, Milan and London, becoming the first...
Lawyer: FIFA not seeking whistleblower’s Russia doping info

FIFA has made no attempt to contact Russian doping whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov to gain information about "many" footballers embroiled in the widespread conspiracy by...
The Latest: Liberia declares George Weah president-elect

MONROVIA, Liberia — The Latest on Liberia's election (all times local): ...
2018 World Cup chief Mutko quits; still involved in planning

MOSCOW — Vitaly Mutko bowed to mounting pressure and stepped down as chairman of the 2018 World Cup organizing committee on Wednesday after being...
The Latest: Lawyer thought FIFA conviction was imminent

NEW YORK — The Latest on the FIFA bribery case (all times local): ...

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