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Swiss federal court keeps FIFA-ISL document secret
Swiss federal court keeps FIFA-ISL kickbacks document secret while studying case
By The Associated Press

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) ' Switzerland's supreme court says a document revealing which FIFA officials took kickbacks from World Cup marketing agency ISL can remain blocked from publication while the court studies the case.

The Swiss Federal Tribunal has granted a "suspensive effect" to parties identified only as "B2" and "B3" who appealed to stop publication.

The court says FIFA was "B1" but is no longer in the case.



The document details a May 2010 deal in which two soccer officials admitted taking kickbacks in the 1990s. They repaid the then $6.1 million on condition their identities would remain secret.

Five Swiss and British media organizations seeking access to the document won a state court ruling in December.

The federal court verdict is expected in several months.


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