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FIFA asks for scandal evidence

Updated: May 11, 2011, 1:22 PM ET
Associated Press

GENEVA -- Facing a deepening corruption scandal, FIFA demanded evidence Wednesday to back up English claims that six executive committee members were involved in bribery during bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

FIFA president Sepp Blatter, meanwhile, promised to resolve the crisis before he comes up for re-election June 1.

"We have to do it now immediately. We have exactly three weeks to do so," Blatter said in an interview with Qatar-based network Al-Jazeera.

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