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Pressure on FIFA sponsors

May 28th, 2015

Episode 362 of 1091 episodes

FIFA is coming under pressure from its sponsors, following allegations of corruption at football's governing body. But how many of those sponsors will actually pull out of their deals with the organisation? We hear from Jamie Fuller, chief executive of sports clothing brand SKINS, which is part of a campaign to reform FIFA. Greenpeace in India had its bank accounts frozen in April after a leaked intelligence report claimed the campaign group was unpatriotic and bad for the economy. The freeze was temporarily removed this week, but Areeba Hamid, a Greenpeace campaigner, tells us how its operations have been affected in the country. Australia's richest woman, the mining magnate Gina Rinehart, has lost control of the family's multi-billion dollar trust, following an acrimonious battle with her own children. And a service that blocks adverts from appearing on your phone or computer has won a second court case in five weeks defending its product. We speak to Ben Williams, from AdBlock Plus.

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