Bin Hammam and Warner suspended by FIFA over corruption allegations but Blatter free to contest election


By Andrew Warshaw in Zurich

May 29 – The gravest corruption scandal in the history of FIFA exploded into controversy tonight when Mohamed Bin Hammam and Jack Warner, the two figures at the centre of the affair, were provisionally suspended pending a full inquiry but Sepp Blatter was given the all-clear to stand unopposed for a fourth term as the organisation’s President.

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