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Sepp Blatter re-elected FIFA president

Updated: June 1, 2011, 6:58 PM ET
Associated Press

ZURICH -- Stung by allegations of mismanagement and corruption, Sepp Blatter held onto his spot as the leader of world soccer Wednesday, winning a one-man election derided as a "coronation."

The 75-year-old Swiss who has headed the sport virtually unchallenged for 13 years struck a rare note of humility in a speech short on specifics that promised to reform an ethics committee and provide more transparency in decision-making.

"We have been hit and I personally have been slapped," ...

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