Soccer

Bin Hammam loses appeal

2012-10-31 17:53
Mohammed bin Hammam (AFP)

Zurich - FIFA says Mohammed bin Hammam has lost his appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport against a provisional suspension from soccer while allegations of bribery and financial mismanagement are investigated.

Bin Hammam challenged rulings by FIFA's judicial bodies to bar him for 90 days. FIFA's ethics judge, Joachim Eckert, extended that suspension last week for another 45 days.

FIFA prosecutor Michael Garcia and the Asian Football Confederation have ordered probes into how the Qatari official managed the regional body's accounts while president.

Garcia is also seeking new evidence that Bin Hammam bribed Caribbean voters during his election challenge to FIFA President Sepp Blatter last year.

Bin Hammam's life ban for alleged bribery was lifted by CAS in July.

He claims the FIFA investigations are politically motivated to protect Blatter.

Read more on:    soccer
NEXT ON SPORT24X

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
  • Blitz
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @00:00
  • SS1
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @01:00
  • SS2
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @02:00
  • SS3
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @03:00
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 
 
/Sport
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Featured

As the Absa Premiership nears the Christmas break, a little over half the season remains. Who will be crowned champions when all is said and done? Which teams will be relegated? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
Vote

Who was the best summer signing in the EPL?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.