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Bin Hammam throws in the towel

By Andrew Warshaw

Mohamed Bin Hammam 171212December 17 - The most damaging scandal in the history of FIFA came to an abrupt conclusion today when Mohamed Bin Hammam dropped his long-running fight to clear his name, walking away after being banned for life by FIFA for "repeated violations" of the world governing body's code of ethics while he was head of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).