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FIFA to investigate bribery report

Updated: October 18, 2010, 9:26 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

ZURICH -- FIFA executive committee member Reynald Temarii acknowledged Sunday that he made a mistake talking with undercover reporters about deals for his World Cup hosting vote, but he defended his integrity.

Temarii said he met FIFA president Sepp Blatter earlier in the day to ask him to launch an ethics investigation, after the London Sunday Times filmed him saying he wanted $2.3 million to fund a soccer academy in Auckland, New Zealand.

FIFA's independent ethics panel is ...

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