Thai football chief banned for five years

2016-10-18 18:09

FIFA's anti-corruption court has banned Thailand football chief Worawi Makudi for five years for forgery and refusing to cooperate with an investigation.

FIFA to decide on World Cup reform in January

2016-10-13 20:34

FIFA executives will make a final decision on World Cup reform in January after weighing up three proposals on Thursday.

48-team SWC faces test at FIFA meet

2016-10-13 07:07

FIFA president Gianni Infantino's plan to expand the SWC faces a key test from Thursday at a meeting of world football's top executives.

FIFA head Infantino suggests 48-team SWC

2016-10-04 07:25

FIFA president Gianni Infantino says the SWC could have 48 teams playing at the 2026 tournament instead of 32.

FIFA slammed over disbandment of racism task force

2016-09-26 19:34

FIFA's decision to disband a racism task force came under fire Monday despite reassurances offered by secretary-general Fatma Samoura.

FIFA disbands racism task force

2016-09-26 08:31

FIFA has disbanded its anti-racism task force, declaring the work complete despite ongoing concerns about discriminatory behaviour in 2018 SWC host Russia.

FIFA appoints PwC as new auditors

2016-09-17 21:38

FIFA has appointed accounting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) to conduct its audits.

FIFA green light for Platini to attend UEFA meeting

2016-09-12 17:52

FIFA has given the green light for disgraced former UEFA president Michel Platini to address a UEFA Congress.

FIFA opens bribery case against Blatter

2016-09-09 13:50

The FIFA ethics committee says it has opened a formal bribery case against former president Sepp Blatter and two others.

FIFA president Infantino open to 40-team SWC

2016-09-06 17:08

FIFA president Gianni Infantino is open to a 40-team Soccer World Cup in 2026, with several countries serving as co-hosts.


FIFA blocks Europe from hosting 2026 World Cup

2016-10-14 17:48

North America became a stronger favorite to host an expanded 2026 World Cup after FIFA all but barred European bidders on Friday.

Bigger World Cup insane - Watzke

2016-10-13 15:13

FIFA president Gianni Infantino's proposal for a bigger SWC is complete insanity, Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke has said.

FIFA chief promises clean 2026 SWC bid

2016-10-06 18:15

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has vowed that the 2026 SWC bidding process will be free of controversy.

Toure dismayed by FIFA racism task force axe

2016-09-27 19:07

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has expressed deep disappointment over FIFA's decision to disband its anti-racism task force.

FIFA condoning football on 'stolen' land

2016-09-26 11:30

FIFA has been condoning football matches played on "stolen" land in the occupied West Bank, Human Rights Watch has said.

FIFA role for Dutch great Van Basten

2016-09-23 20:21

Former Netherlands striker Marco van Basten has been named as FIFA's new Chief Officer for Technical Development.

Platini tells UEFA 'my conscience is clear'

2016-09-14 11:30

Disgraced football leader Michel Platini has said in a farewell speech to UEFA that he felt no guilt over a $2 million payment from FIFA.

Ex-CONCACAF president Webb banned for life

2016-09-10 07:32

Former CONCACAF president Jeffrey Webb has been banned from all football-related activities for life by the adjudicatory chamber of FIFA's Ethics Committee.

FIFA confirm Real, Atletico transfer bans

2016-09-08 18:57

FIFA on Thursday dismissed appeals by Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid against a ban on registering new players in the next two transfer windows.

Infantino says FIFA salary less than $2m

2016-08-28 16:25

FIFA president Gianni Infantino will make less than two million Swiss francs a year, well below the salary of his disgraced predecessor, Sepp Blatter.

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