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Platini appeals Fifa ban at CAS

Platini appeals Fifa ban at CAS

Uefa president Michel Platini on Wednesday appeal to the Court of Arbitration for sport against his six years ban from football. Recall that 24 February Fifa dismissed appeal from Platini and Sepp Blatter against their ban from all football activity, as both pair ban was reduced from eight years to six years. The Fifa scandal

Blatter, Platini banned from all football activities for eight years

Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini have been banned from all football activities for eight years and fined by the FIFA adjudicatory ethics chamber. The decision, revealed in Zurich on Monday, brings a definitive end to Blatter and Platini’s control of the sport with both unable to run for FIFA presidency on February 26. The investigative

Platini to boycott Fifa hearing

Michel Platini has decided not to attend his hearing before Fifa’s ethics committee in Zurich, scheduled for Friday, his lawyers told AFP on Wednesday. A statement from the legal representatives of the suspended Uefa president said he chose to boycott the hearing after “the verdict was already announced to the press by a spokesman…going against

Fifa seeking life ban against Platini

Fifa’s ethics watchdog wants Michel Platini to be banned for life over a suspect payment, the European football chief’s lawyer declared on Tuesday. Platini is serving a 90-day suspension on corruption charges over a $2 million payment he received from Fifa president Sepp Blatter who is also suspended. Platini’s lawyer Thibaud d’Ales described Fifa’s life

Fifa Presidency: Electoral Committee bars Platini, clears five candidates

The Fifa Ad-hoc Electoral Committee has announced five candidates eligible to stand for the Fifa presidential election ahead of February 26, in Zurich. Recall that Fifa on October 28, 2015 announced the names of seven candidates competing for Fifa president. The candidates declared are: HRH Prince Ali Al Hussein, Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa,

Corruption: Blatter, Platini probed by FIFA ethics committee

FIFA president Joseph Blatter and European supremo Michel Platini are under investigation by the ruling body’s ethics committee over a payment from 2011 revealed in a Swiss criminal investigation, dpa learnt on Sunday. The committee is looking into a “disloyal payment’’ of 2 million Swiss francs (dollars) Platini received from FIFA in 2011 for work

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