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FIFA officials suspended in bribery probe

10-21-2010 09:13 BJT

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World football body FIFA, has provisionally suspended, two executive committee members, and four lower-ranked officials, in a World Cup vote-selling scandal.

FIFA's ethics committee, says it's barred, Executive Committee members, Amos Adamu of Nigeria, and Reynald Temarii from Tahiti, from ALL football-related duty... until the probe ends. The committee, is scheduled to meet again between November 15th and 17th. Four other former executive members, have also been suspended. The ethics committee, will also continue to investigate... whether two unnamed bidders, competing to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, engaged in collusion.

FIFA President Sepp Blatter arrives for a statement during a news conference
after the meeting of the Ethics Committee at the Home of FIFA in Zurich
October 20, 2010. FIFA on Wednesday provisionally suspended two members of
their executive committee from Nigeria and Oceania as it scrambled to
contain an alleged World Cup vote selling scandal. (Xinhua/Reuters Photo)

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