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Nine things you need to know about the Fifa scandal

From the bribes to the denials, Sarah Evans rounds up the Fifa corruption scandal.

How much did Mbeki and Blatter know?

What did Thabo Mbeki and Sepp Blatter know about – and do to facilitate - the $10-million "bribe" allegedly to win the 2010 World Cup vote?

Hawks opt not to swoop on Fifa bribe allegations

The Hawks have declared that they are not formally investigating Safa or Jordaan over allegations that a $10-million bribe was paid to Fifa.

Can SA’s Fifa World Cup 2010 committee be held liable?

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Look to China for solutions to Fifa corruption

One country has demonstrated what it takes to clean up match-fixing and bribery in soccer.

Why the US can take Fifa to court

The country likens the football body to the Mafia. So what gives it the right to act as global sheriff?

Bank tied to Fifa scandal has chequered past

Delta National Bank appears more than 24 times in US charges against football officials and has had at least three prior run-ins with authorities.

Concacaf in a Webb of intrigue

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Editorial: He he he he he … the joke’s on us

How much is enough? What will be the tipping point for those of us who are law-abiding, concerned citizens?

Argentina tax agency blames late Fifa finance head

Afip has blamed Julio Grondona for authorising a $10-million payment that prosecutors have characterised as a bribe to vote for SA for World Cup 2010.

Danny Jordaan’s damning letter to Fifa

A letter implicates the SA World Cup boss and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma in the $10-million payment now alleged to be a bribe.

Blatter becomes new focus of FBI probe

US media reports say the FBI has a new focus on Fifa supremo Sepp Blatter, but many are already asking who the next chief of Fifa will be.

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