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  1. Russian politicians want US kicked out of World Cup because US politicians want Russia kicked out of World Cup

    Mar 12, 2014, 10:51 AM EDT

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    I’m sure Blatter is going to spend loads of time with the letters sent to him by US and Russian lawmakers.

  2. Report: FIFA “seriously” considering moving the 2022 World Cup away from Qatar

    Feb 16, 2014, 9:51 AM EDT

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    On the heels of a human rights report counting the death toll at 400 immigrant workers already, there may be some grumblings within FIFA to move the venue before it’s too late.

  3. Jérôme Champagne announces bid for FIFA presidency

    Jan 20, 2014, 8:50 AM EDT

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    Should Sepp Blatter run for a fifth term as FIFA president, he will face competition from former advisor Jérôme Champagne.

  4. Sepp Blatter on Qatar 2022 World Cup: “Let’s find a solution to play in the winter”

    Jan 14, 2014, 1:30 PM EDT

    FIFA President Sepp Blatter addresses the media in Zurich

    Blatter believes a compromise can be found, as tensions rise across FIFA’s exec. committee:

  5. FIFA president Sepp Blatter has a “good reputation.” Just ask him

    Dec 16, 2013, 5:51 PM EDT

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    According to his lawyers, the reputation for FIFA’s controversial top man it tippy top!

  6. Sepp Blatter mocks Cristiano Ronaldo on video; the Portuguese and Real Madrid star is not happy about it

    Oct 29, 2013, 8:11 PM EDT

    FIFA President Blatter attends a news conference at the Home of FIFA in Zurich

    When we start talking about “that really ridiculous thing” that FIFA president Sepp Blatter said or did … you had better darn well say which one.

  7. More World Cup changes thrown around as Platini wants 40-team format

    Oct 28, 2013, 10:43 AM EDT

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    On the heels of Sepp Blatter’s quest for adding African and Asian World Cup bids at the expense of European ones, UEFA president Michel Platini fires back with an idea of his own.

  8. Sepp Blatter believes current punishments for racism are “nonsense”

    Oct 27, 2013, 9:27 AM EDT

    The Duke Of Cambridge Attends The Football Association 150th Anniversary Gala Dinner

    FIFA president Sepp Blatter has gone on record saying he would like much harsher punishments for racial abuse of players.

  9. FIFA film to hit the big screen, while Sepp Blatter insists he’s not “Godfather on the gravy train”

    Oct 25, 2013, 3:00 PM EDT

    FIFA President Blatter speaks during a news conference following their executive committee meeting in Tokyo

    New film sees Tim Roth star as Blatter… while FIFA’s president was also busy dishing out tremendous quotes at Oxford University today:

  10. Sepp Blatter hints he could soon be out as FIFA president

    Oct 22, 2013, 10:04 AM EDT

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    “[There may be] a new FIFA president in the near future and this president could be Jeffrey Webb,” Blatter said.

  11. FIFA on 2022 World Cup: No decision before 2014 tournament

    Oct 4, 2013, 11:45 AM EDT

    Qatar's Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani and his wife Sheikha Moza Bint Nasser al-Misnad hold a copy of the World Cup trophy after the awarding of the 2022 World Cup. The event marked the first time a World Cup finals was awarded to a nation in the Middle East - the second time the event will take place in the Asian confederation (Japan-South Korea 2002).

    A task force has been set up by FIFA to investigate when the World Cup can take place. Winter or Summer?

  12. Did FIFA intentionally derail England’s 2018 World Cup bid?

    Oct 2, 2013, 12:32 PM EDT

    FIFA President Sepp Blatter addresses the media in Zurich

    Blatter reportedly gave a speech to delegates, moments before they voted on 2018 World Cup bid, reminding them how the British media had hounded FIFA about alleged bribery:

  13. FIFA rejects Australia’s plea for $43 million compensation for failed World Cup bid

    Sep 17, 2013, 8:17 PM EDT

    FIFA President Sepp Blatter addresses the media in Zurich

    Shocking news, more people are angry at FIFA for moving the 2022 World Cup to the winter. Especially when there’s a LOT of money involved.

  14. FIFA medical chairman says 2022 World Cup must be played in winter

    Sep 17, 2013, 9:53 AM EDT

    FIFA President Sepp Blatter addresses the media in Zurich

    “The World Cup is about more than games and players,” said D’Hooghe.

  15. Qatar hits back: “It’s the right place to host 2022 World Cup”

    Sep 13, 2013, 7:50 AM EDT

    Qatar's Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani and his wife Sheikha Moza Bint Nasser al-Misnad hold a copy of the World Cup trophy after the awarding of the 2022 World Cup. The event marked the first time a World Cup finals was awarded to a nation in the Middle East - the second time the event will take place in the Asian confederation (Japan-South Korea 2002).

    With huge doubts continuing to grow across world soccer, the tiny Arab nation finally speaks out:

  16. ‘Mistake’: Sepp Blatter confesses possible Qatar 2022 error

    Sep 9, 2013, 11:53 PM EDT

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    FIFA’s president became the latest person to use “mistake” in reference to Qatar 2022, though a solution to the climate problem seems close.

  17. FIFA taskforce to recommend pressuring Russia, Qatar over anti-homosexuality laws

    Sep 9, 2013, 4:40 PM EDT

    Nigeria v Burkina Faso - 2013 Africa Cup of Nations Final

    FIFA’s new anti-discrimination taskforce will ask the broader body to turn up the heat.

  18. Blatter expects FIFA executive committee to approve winter 2022 World Cup

    Aug 25, 2013, 12:20 PM EDT

    FIFA President Blatter attends a news conference at the Home of FIFA in Zurich

    A schedule shift for 2022 is coming. As is the fight over it.

  19. Mounting pressure vs. Qatar 2022 World Cup, as England heads nations asking for switch

    Aug 10, 2013, 9:41 AM EDT

    Qatar's Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani and his wife Sheikha Moza Bint Nasser al-Misnad hold a copy of the World Cup trophy after the awarding of the 2022 World Cup. The event marked the first time a World Cup finals was awarded to a nation in the Middle East - the second time the event will take place in the Asian confederation (Japan-South Korea 2002).

    The 2022 World Cup in Qatar must be held in the winter. But should it even be in the tiny Arab nation?

  20. FIFA Executive Committee member: Qatar World Cup a “blatant mistake”

    Jul 24, 2013, 5:35 PM EDT

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    Another prominent FIFA figure has spoken out against Qatar 2022, though he may have gone a little too far.

  21. FIFA announce World Cup ticket prices, Brazilians will be happy about this

    Jul 19, 2013, 12:29 PM EDT

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    After a week of turmoil around 2022 World Cup, FIFA get this spot on.

  22. Sepp Blatter says Qatar 2022 World Cup should be played in winter, here we go…

    Jul 17, 2013, 12:28 PM EDT

    FIFA President Sepp Blatter waves to the media during his visit with Jordan's Prince Ali Bin Al Hussain, FIFA Vice President Asia, to the Al Zaatri refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq

    Blatter opens another can of worms. But why is there still a debate over World Cup 2022?

  23. FIFA responds to Brazilian protests with $100 million social fund

    Jun 28, 2013, 5:13 PM EDT

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    Sepp Blatter committed at least $100 million from World Cup profits back towards the Brazilian community.

  24. Huge cost of World Cups: Did we need a protest like Brazil’s to point out the obvious?

    Jun 18, 2013, 12:10 AM EDT

    Demonstrators yell anti-government slogans during one of the many protests around Brazil's major cities in Belem

    Brazil has infrastructure concerns. They’ve also spent $3.3 billion on soccer stadia. No surprise, people aren’t happy.

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