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World Cup bidding process fair and transparent, says Infantino

World Cup bidding process fair and transparent, says Infantino

FIFA President Gianni Infantino described the bid process for the 2026 World Cup as "fair, objective and transparent" after the global soccer body announced it had received bid books from two candidates on Monday.

Blatter says he wants FIFA to reconsider his case

Blatter says he wants FIFA to reconsider his case

Banned former FIFA president Sepp Blatter intends to ask the ethics committee of the global soccer body to reconsider his case and lift his six-year ban from the sport.

FIFA reformer Scala quits over loss of independence

FIFA reformer Scala quits over loss of independence

Domenico Scala, a Swiss businessman who led reforms to clean up scandal-plagued FIFA, quit his post at the global soccer body, saying its independent watchdog committees had lost their independence.

Blatter disappointed soccer ban upheld by FIFA appeal body

Blatter disappointed soccer ban upheld by FIFA appeal body

Longtime FIFA President Sepp Blatter is disappointed the global soccer body's appeal committee upheld his ban from the sport, he told a Swiss newspaper.