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Jacques Rogge praises FIFA probe

Updated: November 1, 2011, 1:51 PM ET
Associated Press

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- IOC president Jacques Rogge praised Sepp Blatter on Tuesday for saying he will reopen a case that could confirm allegations that FIFA and Olympic officials took kickbacks from marketing contracts.

"Sepp Blatter promised to deliver and I believe that he is delivering," Rogge told The Associated Press.

Rogge said the International Olympic Committee executive board will study a separate investigation Dec. 7-8 into the case by the Olympic body's independent ethics ...

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