Nicaraguan official arrested for FIFA scandal

He was also president of the Central American Union of Football

Managua: Among the seven FIFA executives arrested for alleged corruption is FIFA Development Office employee Julio Rocha, a Micaraguan citizen, said a media report here on Thursday, citing a source. He was also president of the Central American Union of Football Rocha, over 60 years old, headed FENIFUT for nearly 25 years. He quit office in December More...

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By IANS On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
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Two FIFA vice presidents among 7 arrested on graft charges

Zurich: Two vice presidents of FIFA, the world football governing body, are among seven officials arrested by the Swiss Federal Department of Justice and Police on corruption charges following an extradition request More...

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By IANS On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015
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Ganguly would do a great job as India coach: Brett Lee

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By IANS On Monday, May 25th, 2015
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Mumbai Indians lift second IPL title defeating CSK

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By Agencies On Sunday, May 24th, 2015
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Shane Warne eyes IPL return as a mentor

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By IANS On Saturday, May 23rd, 2015
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All tickets sold out for IPL final

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By IANS On Saturday, May 23rd, 2015
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People noticing me more as I am 36 and performing: Nehra

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By IANS On Saturday, May 23rd, 2015
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IPL: CSK beat RCB by three wickets to reach final

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By Agencies On Thursday, May 21st, 2015
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Saina Nehwal regains No 1 ranking

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By IANS On Thursday, May 21st, 2015
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Rajasthan knocked out, RCB set up clash with CSK

Pune: An allround performance propelled Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) to an emphatic 71 run victory over Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) eliminator as the latter crashed out of the tournament More...