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Reforming FIFA

Having football's governing body headquartered in Zurich has been both a benefit and bane to Switzerland. With Swiss president Sepp Blatter suspended, looks back at his legacy and the challenges now facing the organisation.  

The rise and fall of Sepp Blatter

FIFA Blatter back in Swiss court

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter appeared before the Court of Arbitration of Sport (CAS) in Lausanne on Thursday to appeal against his six-year ...

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Governing FIFA in Switzerland

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Football around the world

It's not called the world game for nothing.

Football: a game where two 11-member teams try to push a ball into the opposing team's goal, using any part of the body except their hands and arms. This simple recipe has helped make it the most popular sport in the world. (All pictures: Reuters/Keystone)