Bloomberg Anywhere Remote Login Bloomberg Terminal Demo Request


Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.


Financial Products

Enterprise Products


Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000


Industry Products

Media Services

Follow Us

FIFA Suspends Executive Fernando Eight Years for Ethics Breach

FIFA, soccer’s governing body, suspended executive committee member Vernon Manilal Fernando of Sri Lanka eight years for breaching its ethics code

The ban is effective from March 11, 2013, when Fernando was provisionally banned for 90 days as part of an ethics investigation.

FIFA didn’t give details of the breach which led to the suspension, which was handed down following two days of hearings at its headquarters in Zurich. Fernando, who joined the executive committee in 2001, is banned from taking part in any soccer-related activities at the national and international levels, FIFA said.

Please upgrade your Browser

Your browser is out-of-date. Please download one of these excellent browsers:

Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera or Internet Explorer.