The 85-year-old Blatter and 65-year-old Platini now face a trial within months at federal criminal court in Bellinzona.
FIFA said its ethics committee banned both Blatter and former secretary general Jérôme Valcke for six years and eight months for self-dealing in awarding themselves contractual bonuses
The 84-year-old Blatter, who also tested positive for COVID-19 late last year, was well enough only this week to be moved out of intensive care
Sepp Blatter, the former FIFA president, requires a period of rest after being taken to hospital, his daughter has said
The FIFA World Football Museum opened in 2016 after $140 million of soccer money was spent refurbishing the 1970s office building to also include 34 rental apartments
FIFA said its ethics committee judges found Markus Kattner guilty of conflicts of interest and abuse of position, including obtaining a recording of a FIFA Council meeting
Michel Platini is suspected of being an accomplice to criminal mismanagement, misappropriation and forgery, the document states
Sepp Blatter has denied any wrongdoing during decades of financial scandals linked to FIFA, though he was banned from the presidency and now risks being brought to trial in his home country
Jose Mourinho first declared himself as 'The Special One' on this day in 2004, while June 2 was a momentous date for Micheal Schumacher
Swiss federal police believed Sepp Blatter knew in 2007 that Jack Warner had breached — and would personally profit from — a Caribbean rights deal for the 2010 and 2014 World Cups that was sold to a Jamaica-based broadcaster
The punishment handed down to Michel Platini was "justified" and his appeal was "inadmissible", the European Court of Human Rights ruled
Disgraced former FIFA leaders Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini are being sued by the governing body over the returning of an illicit payment
Union Home Minister Amit Shah at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2021, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore
People visit the deserted Chandrabhaga sea beach, amid Cyclone Jawad threat in Puri.PTI Photo
Snow covered peaks of the Dhauladhar mountains range of the Himalayas after a fresh spell of snowfall, in Palampur.PTI Photo
A railway worker repairs a foot-over bridge at Hatia railway station yard in RanchiPTI Photo
Odisha passenger trains parked at Hatia Railway station yard after Indian Railways cancelled trains as a precautionary measure in view of Cyclone Jawad, in Ranchi.PTI Photo
Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.
Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.
Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.
India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.