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Sepp Blatter Wins Fifth Term As FIFA President Without Support Of Gulati, U.S.Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 29 / 15
FIFA President Sepp Blatter on Friday was elected to a fifth term after Jordan's Prince Ali bin al-Hussein withdrew his candidacy before a second vote was taken. Blatter gained 133 of the 206 valid votes during the first round of balloting, while Ali earned 73. Since a two-thirds majority was not re...
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