All posts tagged "chung mong-joon"

  • Chung Mong-joon pauses to answer questions during a news conference in Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
    Chung Mong-joon withdraws from FIFA presidential race, vows to keep fighting

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Veteran South Korean football administrator Chung Mong-joon on Monday withdrew his FIFA presidential candidacy, vowing to keep trying to bring changes to the organization marred by corruption allegations. Chung made his announcement on his...

    • Posted October 26, 2015
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  • In this June 3, 2015 file photo Chung Mong-joon arrives to hold a press conference in Seoul, South Korea. On Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 FIFA banned VP Chung Mong-joon for 6 years. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, file)
    Court denies Chung Mong-joon’s request to lift ban: FIFA

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — A Swiss court has rejected a request by South Korean FIFA presidential hopeful Chung Mong-joon to lift a recent ban on him, the world’s football governing body said Tuesday, all but ruling out Chung’s...

    • Posted October 21, 2015
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    FIFA bans Chung Mong-Joon for six years

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Football’s world governing body said Thursday it has banned South Korean FIFA presidential hopeful Chung Mong-joon for six years, a move that could cast a pall on his campaign. “The former FIFA Vice-President Chung...

    • Posted October 8, 2015
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  • South Korea's Chung Mong-Joon gestures during a press conference in Paris, France, Monday Aug.17, 2015. Chung Mong-Joon announced his candidacy for the upcoming FIFA presidential elections. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
    ‘Change with Chung’: South Korean announces bid to run for FIFA president

    PARIS (AP) — Announcing his bid to run for FIFA president, Chung Mong-Joon pledged to help the governing body clean itself up if he gets elected. Speaking at a news conference in Paris on Monday, the South...

    • Posted August 17, 2015
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  • In this Wednesday, June 3, 2015, former FIFA Vice President Chung Mong-joon arrives to hold a press conference in Seoul, South Korea. Chung said Tuesday, July 21 he is leaning toward running for president of football's governing body at the Feb. 26 election to replace Sepp Blatter. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
    Chung to announce candidacy for FIFA presidency next month

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Former FIFA Vice President Chung Mong-joon plans to officially announce his candidacy for president of soccer’s world governing body during a visit to Europe next month. FIFA has settled on Feb. 26...

    • Posted July 24, 2015
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  • Chung Mong-joon, former FIFA vice president, speaks at a press conference in Seoul on June 3, 2015, discussing the corruption scandal that has marred the top football organization. (Yonhap)
    Ex-FIFA VP Chung considers running for FIFA president

    SEOUL, June 3 (Yonhap) — Former FIFA vice president Chung Mong-joon said Wednesday he is considering running for the world’s top football job, hours after the embattled Sepp Blatter announced his resignation as head of the scandal-ridden...

    • Posted June 3, 2015
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  • Park Won-soon, candidate for Seoul city mayor of the main opposition party New Politics Alliance for Democracy celebrates his victory in the Seoul mayoral election at his office in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, June 5, 2014. President Park Geun-hye's conservative ruling party and its liberal rival appeared set to split key races in local elections Wednesday that are seen as a measure of how the public feels about her government's handling of April's deadly ferry disaster. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
    Park Won-soon, Nam Kyung-pil on the rise as presidential contenders

    By Kang Seung-woo South Korean elections last week have determined the fates of the rival parties’ potential presidential hopefuls. High-profile politicians ran in the local elections in unprecedented numbers, thus providing everyone a glimpse into how the...

    • Posted June 10, 2014
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