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FIFA reforms panel makes little progress

FIFA Reform Committee Chairman Francois Carrad provides a brief update on the commitee's discussions, during a press conference in Bern, Switzerland, Thursday, Sept.3, 2015. (Marcel Bieri/Keystone via AP)

BERN, Switzerland (AP) A FIFA-appointed panel driving reforms of the crisis-hit governing body appeared to stall Thursday after its first outing.

A two-day, closed-door session was intended to set FIFA's clear path toward more transparency and integrity amid American and Swiss criminal investigations of corruption implicating senior football officials.

Francois Carrard, who FIFA picked last month to lead the process, said then he wanted to present "tangible" details to the President Sepp Blatter-chaired executive committee meeting on Sept. 24-25.

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