Thirty-two teams will learn their World Cup fate when the draw for Brazil's problem-plagued 2014 showpiece takes place Friday as governing body FIFA plays down concerns over stadium delays.
Friday's draw will follow a ceremony starting at 1600 ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Malaysian Insider
FIFA is so hopelessly corrupt that today's lottery to determine World Cup round robin groups is a necessary evil. If a committee determined the groupings behind closed doors, it would surely result in political enemies being forced to face ... FULL ARTICLE AT DeadSpin
FIFA President Sepp Blatter gives a press conference on the eve of the Brazil 2014 FIFA Football World Cup final draw, in Costa do Sauipe, state of Bahia, on December 5, 2013 (AFP Photo/Nelson Almeida ) FULL ARTICLE AT Yahoo! Sports
The former South African president, Nobel Peace Prize winner and antiapartheid icon died Thursday at the age of 95, leading to a vast outpouring of emotional tributes from sporting bodies and the world's best-known athletes.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter ...FULL ARTICLE AT San Francisco Chronicle
The former South African president, Nobel Peace Prize winner and anti-apartheid leader died Thursday at the age of 95, leading to a vast outpouring of tributes from the world's best-known athletes and top sporting bodies.
"What I will remember ... FULL ARTICLE AT San Antonio Express-News
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Joseph S. (Sepp) Blatter (born 10 March 1936 in Visp, Valais, Switzerland) is the 8th and current President of FIFA. He was elected on 8 June 1998, succeeding Dr. João Havelange (Brazil). His Senior Vice President is Julio Grondona.
Sepp Blatter graduated in Switzerland before gaining a Bachelor's degree at HEC Lausanne, the affiliated business school of the University of Lausanne.
His long and... Full Article At Wikipedia.org