Mohamed Bin Hammam

  • Platini says 'somebody, something' out to hurt him June 5, 2014

    Paris: Michel Platini says "somebody, something" is out to discredit him. The UEFA president told sports newspaper L'Equipe he's hurt by British media reports that cast doubts on his links to now disgraced Qatari official Mohamed bin Hammam. Platini said: "For a year now, everything is being done to discredit me." He added,...
  • '2022 football WC vote must be rerun if corruption proved' June 2, 2014

    The vote for the hosting of the 2022 World Cup must be rerun if corruption allegations surrounding Qatar's winning campaign are proved to be accurate, Lord Goldsmith, a member of FIFA's Independent Governance Committee, said on Monday. A British newspaper on Sunday claimed it had evidence that around $5 million was...
  • Newspaper alleges corruption in 2022 World Cup vote June 1, 2014

    A former member of FIFA's executive committee was accused on Sunday of making payments totaling $5 million to senior football officials in return for support for Qatar's successful bid for the 2022 World Cup. British newspaper The Sunday Times said it has obtained millions of secret documents proving that Mohamed Bin...
  • No comment on Qatar 2022 payment claims: Blatter March 22, 2014

    Zurich: FIFA president Sepp Blatter refused to comment on allegations linking Qatar's winning World Cup bid to payments received by voters. Blatter said at a news conference on Friday "I have not even the right" to discuss claims published this week by the Daily Telegraph. The British newspaper said it had evidence...
  • Bin Hammam resigns, FIFA bans him December 17, 2012

    Mohamed Bin Hammam, the former FIFA presidential candidate embroiled in corruption allegations, has resigned from all his positions in football and has been banned from the game for life, FIFA said on Monday. "In view of the fact that under the new FIFA Code of Ethics, the FIFA Ethics Committee remains...
  • FIFA extend Bin Hammam's suspension October 23, 2012

    London: FIFA has extended the provisional ban on former presidential candidate Mohamed Bin Hammam for another 45 days, the Qatari's lawyers have said. Bin Hammam had a lifetime ban overturned by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in July but was suspended again one week later, this time for...
  • India to vote for Bin Hammam in AFC Congress May 7, 2009

    new Delhi: India are to vote to Mohammed Bin Hammam at the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Congress on May 8 of this month, according to sources. AFC President Bin Hammam had visited India in the second week of March in order to lobby for the elections. Sheikh Salman, who has challenged...