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Sepp Blatter: No corruption evidence

Updated: May 21, 2011, 4:17 PM ET
Associated Press

JOHANNESBURG -- Sepp Blatter launched an impassioned defense of FIFA's integrity on Saturday, insisting world soccer's ruling body was not institutionally corrupt.

The 75-year-old FIFA president, who is seeking re-election for a fourth term in a June 1 vote, said he had not received any evidence against six members of FIFA's executive committee, who were last week accused of corruption in a vote to decide the World Cup hosts for 2018 and '22.

Last year, FIFA banned six other officials ...

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