FIFA promises SWC bonuses

2014-12-20 00:17

FIFA plans to give a further $300 000 bonus to each of its 209 member federations from 2014 Soccer World Cup revenues.

FIFA to release investigators findings

2014-12-19 15:29

FIFA has asked their ethics committee to publish a report in "an appropriate form" of the bidding process for the 2018/2022 World Cups.

Blatter opens FIFA meeting

2014-12-18 18:45

Sepp Blatter has opened a FIFA meeting amid controversy over an inquiry into the bids for the 2018 and 2022 SWCs.

Garcia quits role at FIFA

2014-12-17 18:13

Michael Garcia has resigned as chief corruption investigator for FIFA after football's governing body rejected his appeal.

FIFA dismisses secret whistleblowers' complaints

2014-12-16 15:29

The FIFA disciplinary panel has dismissed complaints by two whistleblowers who were interviewed during the 2018-2022 World Cup bid investigation.

FIFA to vote on SWC report

2014-12-12 09:17

FIFA face a vote next week on whether or not to publish the controversial and sensitive report into alleged corruption.

Valcke slams discrimination claim

2014-12-06 07:19

FIFA secretary-general Jerome Valcke says it was "crazy" to say the planned use of plastic pitches at the WWC was discriminatory.

FIFA to target cricket-mad SL

2014-12-02 18:52

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has vowed to make football Sri Lanka's most popular game by overtaking cricket.

Qatar slams new corruption claims

2014-12-01 10:34

Qatar dismissed new allegations of corruption in the bidding process for the 2022 World Cup.

Platini denies Sunday Times claims

2014-12-01 08:14

UEFA president Michel Platini has denied rumours he was given a Picasso painting in return for voting for Russia.

AFC support Blatter re-election

2014-11-29 11:35

Asia football boss Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa has warned against any potential challenge to Sepp Blatter.

Sony to end FIFA sponsorship

2014-11-25 08:36

Sony Corp will not renew its sponsorship contract with FIFA, instead deciding to prioritise its restructuring efforts.

FIFA member charged with fraud

2014-11-21 11:20

A member of FIFA's financial monitoring panel has been charged with fraud in his Cayman Islands homeland.

Almajid: FIFA discredited me

2014-11-20 08:11

A World Cup bidding whistleblower fears her treatment by FIFA will prevent people from coming forward with evidence.

'FIFA award will go to a German'

2014-11-19 14:19

Germany coach Joachim Loew says one of his World Cup winning players will be named FIFA World Player of the Year 2014.

FIFA approach Swiss courts

2014-11-18 18:17

FIFA have lodged a criminal complaint in connection with the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

Former FA boss: Boycott SWC

2014-11-17 20:32

Former FA boss David Bernstein says England should get behind the German push to force reforms from FIFA.

FIFA investigator has two options

2014-11-17 12:14

FIFA critics want Michael Garcia to resign or leak the entire investigation into two Soccer World Cup bids.

FIFA fails ethical litmus test

2014-11-15 12:27

FIFA is shaken by a fratricidal war over its own corruption probe into the way the 2018 and 2022 World Cups were awarded.

2010 fixing probe nearing end

2014-11-13 18:18

FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke is optimistic investigations into alleged match-fixing before the 2010 SWC are nearing an end.

FIFA okay Russia, Qatar bidding process

2014-11-13 11:17

The Soccer World Cups of 2018 and 2022 are set to go ahead in Russia and Qatar as planned.

UEFA prepared to move CL

2014-11-05 20:20

Michel Platini has said that he is prepared to stage the 2022 Champions League final in June in order to accommodate the SWC.

Toure lambasts social media fiends

2014-11-05 09:41

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has called on FIFA to deal with racial abusers on social media in the wake of the abuse he suffered on Twitter.

FIFA push for winter SWC

2014-11-03 21:50

FIFA have raised objections to holding the 2022 Qatar World Cup in the summer despite calls by top European clubs and leagues.

Suarez's Ballon d'Or omission shocks Gerrard

2014-10-31 13:10

Steven Gerrard has criticised FIFA's decision to exclude Luis Suarez on their shortlist for this year's Ballon d'Or award.


'Earthquake' needed to change SWC hosts

2014-12-19 17:51

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has ruled out moving the 2018 and 2022 Soccer World Cups tournaments from Russia and Qatar.

FIFA open crisis talks

2014-12-19 07:52

FIFA president Sepp Blatter opened a meeting of his 25-member executive committee amid a storm of controversy.

Platini takes swipe at FIFA

2014-12-18 08:32

Michel Platini said that the resignation of corruption investigator Michael Garcia was a "new failure" for FIFA.

Garcia rejection 'predictable'

2014-12-17 08:53

FIFA's rejection of Michael Garcia's appeal over misrepresentations in the bidding probe was labeled as "predictable".

FIFA rejects appeal over corruption report

2014-12-16 14:48

FIFA rejected an appeal by a former US prosecutor against the handling of his inquiry into alleged corruption around the bids for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

Platini won't back Blatter

2014-12-09 12:19

UEFA president Michel Platini will not support incumbent Sepp Blatter in the next FIFA presidential election.

FIFA to step up anti-racism efforts for WC

2014-12-03 09:58

FIFA commit to tackling racism incidents harder at World Cup matches after criticism of its lackluster efforts in Brazil.

Ballon d'Or shortlist revealed

2014-12-01 19:00

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi face opposition from Manuel Neuer in the short list announced by FIFA.

Blatter confirms Qatar as hosts

2014-12-01 08:20

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has assured Asian Football Confederation that 2022 World Cup will be staged in Qatar.

Qatar deserves SWC - Asian star

2014-11-29 12:17

Top Asian players have come out in their support for the decision to host the 2022 Soccer World Cup in Qatar.

5 investigated in SWC probe

2014-11-27 21:15

Three FIFA board members are among the five men under investigation over the World Cup bid corruption probe.

Neuer tops FIFA shortlist

2014-11-24 14:06

World Cup winner Manuel Neuer was shortlisted for the goalkeeping position in the 2014 FIFA World Team of the Year.

FIFA to see corruption report

2014-11-20 22:00

The investigation into allegations of corruption in the bidding processes for the 2018 and 2022 SWCs could be made available to FIFA.

Blatter rejects demands

2014-11-19 21:43

Sepp Blatter has rejected demands to publish the report into allegations of corruption surrounding the 2018 and 2022 SWC bids.

SWC bidding row reignited

2014-11-18 21:37

Controversy over the awarding of the next two World Cups took a fresh twist as FIFA lodged a criminal complaint with a Swiss court.

FIFA, Garcia set to meet

2014-11-17 22:23

FIFA and Michael Garcia are to discuss their differences over the probe into controversial SWC bidding processes.

Whistleblower protests FIFA report

2014-11-17 15:47

A Qatari whistleblower has filed a protest over FIFA judge Eckert's report into World Cup bidding corruption.

UEFA could leave FIFA

2014-11-17 10:50

UEFA would consider leaving FIFA if they did not publish the full report into bidding for the next two World Cups.

Garcia feels fouled by FIFA

2014-11-13 20:27

Michael Garcia has complained that a summary of his report into the 2018 and 2018 SWCs misrepresented his conclusions.

FA hit back at FIFA claims

2014-11-13 16:30

The FA have rejected claims by FIFA's ethics committee that it violated bidding rules in its unsuccessful SWC 2018 bid.

FIFA to lift lid on SWC probe

2014-11-13 05:00

FIFA's ethics committee chairperson will release a statement on the investigation into the bidding for the 2018 and 2022 SWCs.

Riot police at Blatter lecture

2014-11-05 13:51

Police in riot gear were deployed at a university in Zurich ahead of FIFA president Sepp Blatter's lecture.

FIFA apologise for SWC gaffe

2014-11-04 17:15

FIFA has apologised to Ukraine for an error during their presentation of the 2018 World Cup logo in Moscow.

Emirates cut ties with FIFA

2014-11-03 16:32

Dubai-based airline Emirates will not renew its World Cup sponsorship with FIFA for the 2018 and 2022 tournaments.

Anti-match-fixing campaign launched

2014-10-30 12:47

FIFA, International Players' Union (FIFPro) and Interpol have launched a joint campaign in an effort to combat match-fixing.

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