All posts tagged "sepp blatter"

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    Sepp Blatter deserves the Nobel Prize, Vladimir Putin says

    MOSCOW (AP) — Vladimir Putin and Sepp Blatter just can’t stop praising each other. The Russian president, speaking with Swiss TV on Monday, said the embattled head of FIFA deserves a Nobel Prize for his work. Two...

    • Posted July 28, 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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  • FIFA and its president Sepp Blatter has selected S. Korea as the host for 2017 U-20 World Cup .  Korean Football Association head Jung Mong-gyu, right, led the effort. (Yonhap)
    S. Korea selected as host of 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup

    COSTA DO SAUIPE, Brazil, Dec. 5 (Yonhap) – South Korea was selected as the host of the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup here on Thursday. In a vote held during FIFA’s Executive Committee meeting in Brazil, South...

    • Posted December 5, 2013
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