ARTICLES RELATING TO FIFA

Platini in court for make-or-break hearing

2016-04-29 12:45

UEFA's fallen chief Michel Platini has mounted a final challenge against his six-year ban from football in an appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

Platini prepares for make-or-break CAS hearing

2016-04-28 13:31

Michel Platini appears before the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Friday with his future in football hanging on the outcome.

Blatter 'Swiss secret agent'

2016-04-21 14:27

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter was asked by Switzerland's foreign ministry last year to help persuade an African president to leave office.

US judge release FIFA guilty plea transcripts

2016-04-19 12:29

A US judge released transcripts of guilty pleas from three prominent defendants in the sweeping FIFA corruption investigation.

FIFA told to strip World Cup from human rights abusers

2016-04-14 21:17

FIFA should threaten to strip the World Cup from nations if it believes they are involved in systematic human rights abuses a review has said.

Former FIFA official pleads guilty

2016-04-11 18:30

A former FIFA vice president has pleaded guilty to four conspiracy counts in the ongoing bribery scandal.

Bafana remain 70th in latest FIFA rankings

2016-04-07 11:27

Bafana Bafana have remained 70th in the latest FIFA world rankings, while Argentina have reclaimed the top spot from Belgium.

Platini, Messi named in secret offshore files

2016-04-04 08:34

FIFA officials, Michel Platini and Lionel Messi were among the names found in leaked documents which reveal offshore financial dealings.

FIFA chief shocked by Iraq football bombing

2016-03-26 20:34

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has expressed shock and sadness at a suicide attack that killed 32 people after a local football tournament in Iraq.

FIFA suspect Costas Takkas extradited to the US

2016-03-22 21:44

Costas Takkas, the former Cayman Islands Football Federation general secretary was extradited from Zurich to the US to stand trial in the FIFA corruption saga.

 

Platini appeals six-year ban

2016-04-29 12:40

Suspended Uefa president Michel Platini has appeared before sport's highest tribunal to appeal against his six-year ban from soccer.

2022 SWC stays in Qatar - Infantino

2016-04-22 11:27

Gianni Infantino on his first visit to Qatar as FIFA president has insisted that the 2022 World Cup would be hosted there as planned.

New FIFA president Infantino makes first visit to Russia

2016-04-19 12:33

Gianni Infantino is visiting 2018 World Cup host Russia for the first time since he was elected FIFA president in February.

Blatter 'available to defend FIFA'

2016-04-16 07:11

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter says he "is available" to appear as a witness at a US trial into mass corruption in world football.

FIFA president defends 40-team World Cup plan

2016-04-14 07:53

FIFA President Gianni Infantino defended his controversial plan to expand the World Cup to 40-teams.

Dementia linked to football?

2016-04-09 17:43

The English FA will ask FIFA to lead research into whether former players are at an increased risk of suffering from dementia.

Infantino defends reputation after media reports

2016-04-06 08:03

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has defended his reputation after reports he penned a Champions League broadcasting contract in 2006.

Infantino backs Arg-Uruguay joint bid

2016-03-29 16:05

Fifa President Gianni Infantino gave tentative backing to a joint World Cup bid by Argentina and Uruguay on Monday.

Blatter to attend 2018 SWC as Putin's guest

2016-03-24 13:20

Disgraced ex-FIFA president Sepp Blatter says he plans to attend the 2018 Soccer World Cup as a guest of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

FIFA open ethics probe into 2006 World Cup bidding

2016-03-22 19:35

FIFA have launched an investigation targeting six people over their roles in the bidding process for the 2006 World Cup.

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