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Fifa boss Sepp Blatter sold World Cup TV rights 'for 5pc of true value'

Fifa president Sepp Blatter sold off television rights for the 2010 and 2014 World Cups to disgraced former Fifa vice-president Jack Warner at a knockdown price, Swiss media have claimed.

 

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

Fifa president Sepp Blatter sold off television rights for the 2010 and 2014 World Cups to disgraced former Fifa vice-president Jack Warner at a knockdown price, Swiss media have claimed.

 

Fifa boss Sepp Blatter sold World Cup TV rights 'for 5pc of true value'
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HIV treatment should begin earlier, says UN health agency

But achieving this goal will be a challenge, as it will add some US$2 billion a year to the bill to fight the 32-year AIDS epidemic, the the World Health Organization (WHO) says.

30 Jun 2013 - 1:42PM

But achieving this goal will be a challenge, as it will add some US$2 billion a year to the bill to fight the 32-year AIDS epidemic, the the World Health Organization (WHO) says.

HIV treatment should begin earlier, says UN health agency
New death from Sars-like virus in Saudi, says WHO
Number of refugees worldwide hits two-decade high of 45.2 million