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FIFA Executive Committee member claimed for five breakfasts a day

July 4 – Pressure is growing on FIFA Executive Committee member Vitaly Mutko (pictured) to resign as Russia’s Sports Minister after it emerged that he claimed expenses for the equivalent of five breakfasts a day while he was attending the Olympics in Vancouver earlier this year, where the team had its worst ever performance.

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Russian Audit Report puts pressure on Mutko’s role as Sports Minister

By Duncan Mackay
British Sports Internet Writer of the Year

July 2 – FIFA Executive Committee Vitaly Mutko is again under pressure to resign as Russia’s Sports Minister after a damning Government report into the country’s poor performance at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver earlier this year revealed that his hotel suite during the Games cost $1,500 (£986) a night.

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