Fifa rejects appeal over votes scandal

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Fifa has rejected appeals from Reynald Temarii and Amos Adamu, the suspended executive committee members at the centre of the corruption scandal that marred the contest to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

Nigerian Adamu, found guilty of bribery, stays banned from all football-related activities for three years with a fine of £6,500. Temarii, then head of the Oceania confederation, is banned for one year and fined £3,300.