4:46 PM Football Federation Australia boss Frank Lowy should step down immediately following the FIFA scandal, according to prominent journalist Andrew Jennings.
12:13 AM In the latest twist to the FIFA corruption scandal, the governing body have shifted the blame for a $10 million payment from South Africa to Jack Warner to a recently deceased finance committee chief.
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Greg Baum 8:39 PM The new broom sweeping through FIFA is bound to re-enliven speculation about whether Australia might yet get to host the 2022 World Cup.
Sebastian Hassett 6:16 PM The resignation of Sepp Blatter as FIFA president was met with euphoria across Australia - none more so than by FFA chairman Frank Lowy, who hailed the news as a "watershed" moment.
Michael Cockerill 5:49 PM Real change in FIFA would result in the Asian Football Confederation being split in two.
2:20 PM Questions and answers about where FIFA stands after the resignation of president Sepp Blatter.
1:15 PM Qatar has hit back against a "completely untrue" claim in a Washington Post story which estimated that 4000 workers are likely to die on World Cup 2022 building sites.
Pam MacLean 11:53 AM FIFA's global corruption scandal spread to a California court case where soccer moms seeking to protect youths from head injuries challenged the credibility of the sport's governing body.
Nick O'Malley 11:34 AM When Ron Fischetti, one of New York's best-known trial lawyers, read the New York Times story about the FBI's FIFA investigation, he knew at once what was going on.
Michael Lynch 11:08 AM Immediately Sepp Blatter's return sparked suggestions of a boycott of the next World Cup by the sport's most successful European nations, and pressure was instantly put on sponsors and businesses supporting FIFA to withdraw and end their backing.
Mike Collett 10:20 AM Sepp's out the door - here are some candidates who may want to take over FIFA's top job.
Lisa Visentin 9:59 AM In the arena of indecorous commentary, the toppling of FIFA kingpin Sepp Blatter over night has been rejoiced with unbridled glee and more than a smidgen of schadenfreude.
Aaron Ricadela 9:24 AM FIFA sponsors Cola-Cola, Budweiser and Adidas welcomed Sepp Blatter's decision to step down as president and said the governing body needs to modernize and restore trust.
Gordon Rayner and Claire Newell 9:08 AM Russia and Qatar's hosting rights for the 2018 and 2022 World Cup tournaments were thrown into doubt after Sepp Blatter, the head of football's governing body, was finally forced to relinquish his iron grip on the sport.
Sam Borden 9:01 AM Sepp Blatter quits in the wake of a widening corruption inquiry, in an extraordinary turn just four days after he was re-elected.
7:18 AM The FBI and US prosecutors are investigating outgoing FIFA President Sepp Blatter, who unexpectedly announced on Tuesday he was quitting his post just days after being re-elected.
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