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Platini says FIFA must end his ban, but probe goes on

Platini says FIFA must end his ban, but probe goes on

Former UEFA president Michel Platini said on Saturday FIFA must now lift his ban over a €1.8mn payment after Swiss prosecutors said they had found no evidence so far to bring charges against him.

Ex-FIFA chief Blatter considering legal action against ban

Ex-FIFA chief Blatter considering legal action against ban

Former FIFA president Joseph Blatter is considering taking legal action against the world governing body over his ban from football.

FIFA elect Skouris as head of ethics committee

FIFA elect Skouris as head of ethics committee

Vassilios Skouris of Greece, a former president of the European Court of Justice, was elected head of FIFA's ethics committee on Thursday.

Ex-FIFA president Blatter loses appeal against ban

Ex-FIFA president Blatter loses appeal against ban

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter has lost his appeal against a six-year ban for ethics violations, imposed amid the biggest corruption scandal to shake the world soccer body, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said.

Platini tells UEFA 'my conscience is clear'

Platini tells UEFA 'my conscience is clear'

Disgraced football leader Michel Platini said Wednesday in a farewell speech to UEFA that he felt no guilt over a $2 million payment from FIFA that has seen him suspended for four years.

Platini quits as UEFA president after ban appeal fails

Platini quits as UEFA president after ban appeal fails

Michel Platini said Monday he will resign as UEFA president after his appeal against a six-year ban from football activities failed.

Blatter plans to attend 2018 World Cup as Putin's guest

Blatter plans to attend 2018 World Cup as Putin's guest

Disgraced ex-FIFA president Sepp Blatter says he plans to attend the 2018 World Cup finals as a guest of Russian President Vladimir Putin, which would currently contravene his six-year ban.

Disgraced ex-FIFA boss Blatter turns 80

Disgraced ex-FIFA boss Blatter turns 80

Sepp Blatter turned 80 on Thursday, with a party planned at a luxury hotel in Zurich, as Switzerland's criminal investigation into his FIFA presidency looked set to intensify.

Platini appeals ban at world sports tribunal

Platini appeals ban at world sports tribunal

UEFA president Michel Platini on Wednesday made a formal appeal against his six-year ban from football at the Court of Arbitration for Sport, the tribunal said.

Infantino wants FIFA reforms to turn pain to joy

Infantino wants FIFA reforms to turn pain to joy

Gianni Infantino insisted that FIFA's reform package would close the door on a chapter of pain at world football's governing body and usher in an era of joy.

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.

Blatter tries to reverse ban in FIFA appeal

Blatter tries to reverse ban in FIFA appeal

FIFA's disgraced president Sepp Blatter returned to the headquarters of world football's governing on body to face an appeals committee he hopes will overturn his eight-year ban from the sport.