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Former FIFA Officials Sepp Blatter, Michel Platini Indicted For Fraud In Switzerland

Nov 02, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The 85-year-old Blatter and 65-year-old Platini now face a trial within months at federal criminal court in Bellinzona.

Sepp Blatter Banned By FIFA A 2nd Time For Financial Wrongdoing

Mar 24, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

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

Former FIFA President Sepp Blatter Spent A Week In An Induced Coma, Says Daughter

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

Former FIFA President Sepp Blatter Taken To Hospital

Jan 08, 2021 Stats Perform

Sepp Blatter, the former FIFA president, requires a period of rest after being taken to hospital, his daughter has said

FIFA Files Criminal Complaint Against Former President Sepp Blatter Over Museum

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

30 June, 2020

FIFA Bans Former Finance Director Markus Kattner For 10 Years For Helping Sepp Blatter


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

26 June, 2020

Michel Platini Now A Formal Suspect In Swiss Case


Michel Platini is suspected of being an accomplice to criminal mismanagement, misappropriation and forgery, the document states

13 June, 2020

Fresh Swiss Investigation Targets Ex-FIFA President Sepp Blatter


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

02 June, 2020

On This Day In Sport, June 2: 'The Special One' Arrives, Blatter Departs And Schumacher Gets Off The Mark

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Jose Mourinho first declared himself as 'The Special One' on this day in 2004, while June 2 was a momentous date for Micheal Schumacher

29 April, 2020

Sepp Blatter Knew World Cup TV Contract Was Breached Illegally: Investigators


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

05 March, 2020

Michel Platini's European Court Of Human Rights Appeal Dismissed

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The punishment handed down to Michel Platini was "justified" and his appeal was "inadmissible", the European Court of Human Rights ruled

16 December, 2019

FIFA Suing Disgraced Former Leaders Sepp Blatter, Michel Platini To Recoup 'Undue Payment'

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Disgraced former FIFA leaders Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini are being sued by the governing body over the returning of an illicit payment

Photo Gallery

Union Home Minister Amit Shah at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2021, in New Delhi.

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People visit the deserted Chandrabhaga sea beach, amid Cyclone Jawad threat in Puri.

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Snow covered peaks of the Dhauladhar mountains range of the Himalayas after a fresh spell of snowfall, in Palampur.

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A railway worker repairs a foot-over bridge at Hatia railway station yard in Ranchi

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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.

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Shaheen Bagh, CAA, Farmers’ Protest: Hip-Hop Is The Voice Of Dissent In India

Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.


Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.

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Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation

Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.

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Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

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

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

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.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

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.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh