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FIFA election heats up amid bribery scandal

With FIFA embroiled in a World Cup bribery scandal, the presidential election campaign intensified Thursday as challenger Mohammed bin Hammam accused Sepp Blatter of allowing the governing body's image to be "sullied beyond compare."

FIFA asks for English corruption evidence

Facing a deepening corruption scandal, FIFA asked for evidence Wednesday to back up English claims that six executive committee members were involved in bribery during the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding contests.