ARTICLES RELATING TO FIFA

FIFA bans ex-German football boss over 2006 WC bid

2016-07-25 16:09

FIFA has banned Wolfgang Niersbach, former president of the German FA over misconduct surrounding the country's successful 2006 World Cup bid.

Blatter to appeal FIFA ban in August

2016-07-08 12:50

Sepp Blatter will go to sport's highest court on August 25 to challenge his six-year ban from football.

SA soccer has false sense of security

2016-07-01 07:56

S'Busiso Mseleku was not surprised by headlines and talk that Bafana got a “kind” draw for the 2018 SWC but warns of hazards.

Maradona vows to help FIFA resolve Argentine struggle

2016-06-15 09:49

Diego Maradona has offered to support new FIFA chief Gianni Infantino's bid to improve the running of football in Argentina.

KPMG steps down as FIFA auditor

2016-06-13 15:41

Auditing firm KPMG has ended its decade-long association with scandal-hit football governing body FIFA.

FIFA clears Chelsea, Salah of breaking contract rules

2016-06-09 13:28

FIFA has cleared Chelsea and Mohamed Salah of breaking contract rules when the Egypt midfielder joined Roma on loan

FIFA chief slams 'enemies' painting him as 'greedy'

2016-06-05 16:42

FIFA's new chief Gianni Infantino accused "enemies" of trying to paint him as greedy.

Swiss police raid FIFA for evidence

2016-06-03 14:14

Swiss investigators have searched FIFA's Zurich headquarters and seized documents, the country's prosecution authority said on Friday.

Bafana up to 68th in latest FIFA rankings

2016-06-02 13:39

Bafana Bafana have moved up two places in the latest FIFA world rankings while England have dropped out of the top 10 ahead of Euro 2016.

FIFA president finds $2m pay ‘insulting’ - report

2016-05-29 19:31

FIFA’s recently elected president, Gianni Infantino, has reportedly told its governing council a salary offer made to him was “insulting”.

 

FIFA ethics judges open case against Thai official

2016-07-22 14:37

FIFA ethics judges have formally opened a case against former executive committee member Worawi Makudi of Thailand.

FIFA cuts Valcke, Chung bans on appeal

2016-07-05 21:08

A FIFA appeals committee has cut the suspension of former secretary general Jerome Valcke and Asian football powerbroker Chung Mong-joon.

FIFA alter World Cup Africa seeding

2016-06-22 19:26

FIFA have altered the seeding for the 2018 World Cup Africa group draw in Cairo on Friday.

Blatter says Euro draws have been fixed

2016-06-14 07:27

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter said he had witnessed rigged draws for European football competitions using "hot and cold balls".

UEFA's bid to invite Platini to Euros may be thwarted by FIFA

2016-06-09 15:06

UEFA's bid to invite its banned president Michel Platini to the European Championship might be thwarted by FIFA's ethics panel.

Seeking money and friends, Fifa finds plenty of each in China

2016-06-07 07:03

After vocal criticism from top US and European sponsors, Fifa has found new friends – and financial support – in China.

Raid on FIFA amid new Blatter revelations

2016-06-03 19:24

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter and two of his deputies awarded themselves more than $80m in often suspicious payments over the past five years.

FIFA dismiss report of Infantino probe

2016-06-03 12:25

FIFA has denied reports in German media that president Gianni Infantino is under investigation for a possible ethics violation.

Russia World Cup safe from economic threat

2016-06-02 10:05

Russia's economic difficulties will not affect the country's preparations to host the 2018 World Cup, Fifa president Gianni Infantino said.

FIFA hands out fines for homophobic chants

2016-05-27 20:23

FIFA has handed out fines to several football associations for homophobic chants by supporters.

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