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South Africa Wants FIFA to Retract Accusations of Bribery

FIFA should retract its statement that a bribe was paid when South Africa won the right to host the 2010 World Cup, the country's sports minister said Thursday. In a restitution claim lodged in the United States, FIFA highlighted a $10 million payment from the South African Football Association as a bribe. The money was routed through the governing body to a bank account controlled by disgraced CONCACAF President Jack Warner. Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula reiterated the South...

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