FIFA's Blatter, Platini, And Valcke Suspended For 90 Days
FIFA's ethics committee announced Thursday it was provisionally suspending President Sepp Blatter, Secretary General Jerome Valcke, and Vice President Michel Platini for 90 days. Chung Mong-joon, former FIFA vice president, has been banned for six years. Cameroonian Issa Hayatou is now FIFA's acting president.
U.S. Women's Soccer Team Honored With New York City Parade And City Hall Ceremony
The U.S. Women's National Soccer Team – which defeated Japan to win the 2015 World Cup – will be celebrated on Friday with a ticker-tape Parade through Manhattan's "Canyon of Heroes." BuzzFeed News reporters Lindsey Adler, Austin Hunt, Tamerra Griffin and Rawan Eewshah are reporting from the celebration.
Blatter’s Resignation Threatens Qatar's 2022 World Cup
FIFA President Sepp Blatter was the tiny Gulf State’s main protector. Now sources say leaders of Qatar’s bid committee have been advised not to set foot in the United States, for fear of being arrested in the largest bribery and corruption investigation in sporting history.