28 May '11, 1am

Bin Hammam denounces 'tawdry conspiracy': DOHA - ATTEMPTS to discredit Mohamed bin Hammam ahead of the Fifa pres...

Bin Hammam denounces 'tawdry conspiracy': DOHA - ATTEMPTS to discredit Mohamed bin Hammam ahead of the Fifa pres...

British media reports said bin Hammam (above) and Warner are accused of offering US$40,000 (S$49,448) cash gifts to national associations at the Trinidad conference in return for their votes in the June 1 presidential election. -- PHOTO: REUTERS DOHA - ATTEMPTS to discredit Mohamed bin Hammam ahead of the Fifa presidency elections were a 'tawdry manoeuvre' that showed 'increasing evidence of a conspiracy', a statement issued by the Qatari's office said on Friday. Bin Hammam is running against incumbent Sepp Blatter to become president of world football's governing body but both men have been called to appear before Fifa's ethics committee over allegations of corruption. Bin Hammam, Fifa vice-president Jack Warner and two Caribbean Football Union officials were summoned to the committee over reported possible misdeeds during a May 10 and 11 meeting in Trinidad. British medi...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Sport/Story/STIS...

Tweets

Hammam under FIFA probe

todayonline.com 25 May '11, 9pm

Mohamed Hammam is facing an ethics investigation just days before his attempt to unseat Sepp Blatter as FIFA president aft...

US diplomat: bin Laden end a warning to terrorists

sg.news.yahoo.com 29 May '11, 8am

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to Manila says Osama bin Laden's death should serve as a warning to all ter...

British PM David Cameron finds FIFA 'murky: report

British PM David Cameron finds FIFA 'murky: report

asiaone.com 28 May '11, 6am

LONDON - British Prime Minister David Cameron thinks the workings of football's governing body FIFA are "murky", The Times...