Removing the former U.S. Attorney for New York who is investigating potential corruption in FIFA’s World Cup location voting would have “created a terrible picture,” said Jerome Valcke, the second most-senior executive at the world soccer governing body.
Prosecutors in the Boston Marathon bombings have begun to grapple with the daunting task of assembling evidence from multiple crime scenes and around the world to explain to jurors the story behind the attack, as the latest example of terror on American soil moves to a courtroom.
The Philippines’ benchmark stock index is set to climb a further 10 percent this year as an expanding economy, slowing inflation and low interest rates lure overseas investment, according to Union Bank of the Philippines.
The general secretary of soccer’s global governing body said he wants a probe into allegations regarding Qatar’s selection to host the 2022 World Cup completed before the start of this year’s tournament in Brazil.
Sony Corp. and Adidas AG stepped to the lead of corporate sponsors pressing FIFA, soccer’s governing body, to fully investigate the latest allegations that Qatar won the right to host the 2022 World Cup through improper means.