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  1. Chuck Blazer

    Ex-FIFA Officials Point to Wrongdoing

    The dominoes are starting to fall. Former soccer administrator Chuck Blazer has admitted that he and other officials accepted bribes connected to South Africa’s selection as 2010 World Cup host. His admissions were revealed in a newly unsealed transcript of a 2013 hearing in which he pleaded guilty to 10 charges. Former FIFA Vice President Jack Warner, meanwhile, says outgoing chief Sepp Blatter influenced the group’s 2010 election in Trinidad and Tobago. Warner, who was arrested last week, vowed not to keep any more secrets as U.S. authorities build their case.

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