The 85-year-old Blatter and 65-year-old Platini now face a trial within months at federal criminal court in Bellinzona.
FIFA said its ethics committee banned both Blatter and former secretary general Jérôme Valcke for six years and eight months for self-dealing in awarding themselves contractual bonuses
The 84-year-old Blatter, who also tested positive for COVID-19 late last year, was well enough only this week to be moved out of intensive care
Sepp Blatter, the former FIFA president, requires a period of rest after being taken to hospital, his daughter has said
The FIFA World Football Museum opened in 2016 after $140 million of soccer money was spent refurbishing the 1970s office building to also include 34 rental apartments
FIFA said its ethics committee judges found Markus Kattner guilty of conflicts of interest and abuse of position, including obtaining a recording of a FIFA Council meeting
Michel Platini is suspected of being an accomplice to criminal mismanagement, misappropriation and forgery, the document states
Sepp Blatter has denied any wrongdoing during decades of financial scandals linked to FIFA, though he was banned from the presidency and now risks being brought to trial in his home country
Jose Mourinho first declared himself as 'The Special One' on this day in 2004, while June 2 was a momentous date for Micheal Schumacher
Swiss federal police believed Sepp Blatter knew in 2007 that Jack Warner had breached — and would personally profit from — a Caribbean rights deal for the 2010 and 2014 World Cups that was sold to a Jamaica-based broadcaster
The punishment handed down to Michel Platini was "justified" and his appeal was "inadmissible", the European Court of Human Rights ruled
Disgraced former FIFA leaders Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini are being sued by the governing body over the returning of an illicit payment
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.