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FIFA: Gifts in the millions

Special exposé by the Trinidad Sunday Express

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Ex-FIFA vice president: Jack Warner

Former high-flying FIFA execu­tive and Member of Parliament for Chaguanas West Jack Warner accepted gifts from nations bidding to secure World Cup hosting rights in the run-up to the 2010 vote in violation of the Integrity in Public Life Act (IPLA) and FIFA’s own bid rules.

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The FIFA cabal: How colonial powers control the playing field

Four countries within the International Football Association Board essentially decide, for all the other members, behind closed doors with the top officials of FIFA, what changes are going to be made in the game | RICARDO GUERRA*

(JULY 20) – After years of deliberations and resisting the use of any sort of technology to officiate football matches, the International Football Association Board (IFAB), the pre-eminent lawmaking body of the game, recently approved new systems to help determine if a ball crosses the goal line.

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