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FIFA’s New Administrator Faces Challenges and Old Biases

FIFA’s New Administrator Faces Challenges and Old Biases

By Paula Dupraz-Dobias — Four months after her appointment as FIFA’s new secretary general, Senegalese Fatma Samoura – the organization’s first woman and first African in that position – faces many challenges to reform the image of the international football body. After investigations by US and Swiss authorities into corruption […]

FIFA: More of the Same

FIFA: More of the Same

By Alexandra Wrage — The Mark News — In a quote widely attributed to Albert Einstein, one definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. Welcome to the football world’s insanity. Newly elected president Gianni Infantino announced with a flourish at the May […]

Global Soccer Scandal to Have Repercussions in Peru – Anti-Corruption Official

Global Soccer Scandal to Have Repercussions in Peru – Anti-Corruption Official

A corruption scandal that has roiled soccer’s governing body, FIFA, will likely have repercussions in Peru, according to the superintendent of the country’s Financial Intelligence Unit, Sergio Espinosa. This week, US Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced charges against 14 current and former executives from the top soccer organization, known as […]