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FIFA SCANDAL

New Swiss law to target graft in world sporting bodies

It will allow prosecutors to launch corruption probes against Fifa, IOC and others

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Switzerland must ensure that it is not a haven for associations intent on carrying out illicit practices, says Mr Levrat

Geneva

WITH the scandal at football's governing body raging, the upper house of Switzerland's Parliament voted through a bill on Wednesday dubbed "Lex FIFA", aimed at cracking down on corruption inside international organisations.

The bill, which was put forward last year and still

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