Fifa president Sepp Blatter faced angry demands to resign after US indictments and arrests of top lieutenants engulfed the football supremo in crisis heading into an annual congress. As 79-year-old Blatter prepared to open the congress on Thursday in Switzerland, top sponsors who pour millions into world football – including Coca-Cola, Adidas, McDonald’s and Visa – pressed the global body to clean itself up.
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Superstar jockey Joao Moreira will be declared for rides at Sunday's feature meeting this morning despite suffering a painful back injury that ruled him out of all but the opening event at Sha Tin last night.