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2006-06-12 07:33:33

BERLIN (Reuters) - FIFA has strongly denied allegations of bribery and corruption made in the BBC television programme Panorama on Sunday night. In a wide-ranging investigation into world soccer's governing body, reporter Andrew Jennings said that senior FIFA officials including president Sepp Blatter and his predecessor Joao Havelange had abused their positions in relation to their former, and now defunct, commercial partner, International Sport and Leisure (ISL). Jennings has...

2006-06-12 07:26:49

BERLIN (Reuters) - FIFA has strongly denied allegations of bribery and corruption made in the BBC television programme Panorama on Sunday night. In a wide-ranging investigation into world soccer's governing body, reporter Andrew Jennings said that senior FIFA officials including president Sepp Blatter and his predecessor Joao Havelange had abused their positions in relation to their former, and now defunct, commercial partner, International Sport and Leisure (ISL). Jennings has...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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