Swiss prosecutors opened criminal proceedings into FIFA's awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, after seven soccer officials were arrested pending extradition to the U.S. in a separate probe of "rampant, systemic, and deep-rooted"corruption. (May 27)

Six football officials were arrested and detained by Swiss police on Wednesday pending extradition at the request of US authorities after a raid at a luxury hotel in Zurich. At least one man was escorted by law enforcement officials. (May 27)

FBI and IRS agents executed search warrants at CONCACAF headquarters in Miami Beach on Wednesday after seven soccer officials were arrested in a probe of alleged corruption. (May 27)

Swiss federal prosecutors opened criminal proceedings related to the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, throwing FIFA deeper into crisis only hours after six soccer officials were arrested Wednesday in a separate U.S. corruption probe. (May 27)

The Western Bulldogs have lodged an appeal against the four-match suspension handed to Will Minson for touching a VFL umpire. Luke Schneider reports.

Blues assistant Matt Parish has ramped up the bitter interstate rivalry Parish has accused several key Queensland players have been ordered to protect Billy Slater.