Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

FIFA Says Valcke Not Behind $10m Payment in Corruption Probe

Amid a deepening corruption crisis within soccer's governing body, FIFA defended its second-in-command on Tuesday by distancing him from claims he helped authorize $10 million in bribes for World Cup bidding votes. FIFA said the three payments totaling $10 million mentioned in a U.S. federal indictment, which are at the heart of a Department of Justice probe, were approved in 2007 by Julio Grondona, the former chairman of the finance committee who died last year. The FIFA statement...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter