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FIFA Fires Secretary-General Jerome Valcke

FIFA, the world governing body for football (soccer), has dismissed a top aide of disgraced president Sepp Blatter, who is implicated in a corruption scandal. Jerome Valcke, former secretary-general of FIFA, had been suspended four months ago over allegations that he was involved in a black-market ticket scandal. Last week FIFA's ethics committee charged him with accepting gifts, conflicts of interest, breaches of confidentiality, and failing to cooperate with investigators. Valcke...

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