Blazer – corrupt and corpulent

2017-07-16 06:01

Charles Blazer, the US soccer administrator who lifted the lid on the scandal-wracked excesses within FIFA, died this week aged 72.

Cameroon open Confed Cup campaign facing Chile

2017-06-18 06:10

It seems to be an unfortunate recurrence that whenever African teams participate in global competitions, there is some controversy or scandal that surrounds them.

Australia bid for 2023 Women's World Cup

2017-06-13 07:43

Australia unveiled a government-backed bid to host the 2023 Women's World Cup, saying it would be an economic boom for the country.

One-time denier Smertin tackles Russia racism

2017-06-12 17:00

Alexei Smertin once denied the existence of racism in Russia but now is in charge of tackling the problem as the World Cup looms.

Infantino 'confident' in 2022 despite Qatar crisis

2017-06-11 15:21

FIFA is confident the diplomatic crisis sweeping Qatar will normalise and not threaten the 2022 World Cup.

CONMEBOL accuses ex-presidents of money laundering

2017-06-07 12:36

The South American Football Confederation formally accused two of its ex-presidents of embezzlement, money laundering and other criminal charges.

FIFA sponsors 'accelerate' China's World Cup chances

2017-06-07 07:24

China's footballers may be struggling on the pitch but its companies are proving to be a big player, signing sponsorship deals with FIFA.

FIFA sings China's Vivo as new sponsor

2017-05-31 16:57

Chinese smartphone maker Vivo has signed on to sponsor the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, FIFA has announced.

Asia to beat Africa to World Cup win - James

2017-05-23 07:16

Asia has overtaken Africa and now looks the more likely continent to produce a World Cup-winning team, according to David James.

Safa rocked by Amajita players furore

2017-05-14 06:25

Safa has been left with egg on its face after it threatened to “deal” with clubs that refused to release players for the Fifa U-20 World Cup.

Former FIFA offical, Chuck Blazer, dies aged 72

Former FIFA official, Chuck Blazer, has died at the age of 72. Blazer played a central role as an informant in the corruption scandal that rocked FIFA in 2015. Watch.

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Qatar risk FIFA action after T-shirt protest

2017-06-14 12:14

Qatar's national team could face disciplinary action from FIFA after players warmed up for a SWC qualifier showing support for the country's emir.

Russia eyes 'unforgettable' World Cup

2017-06-12 20:36

Alexei Sorokin has the daunting task of making sure Russia is ready to host fans and teams from around the globe at the World Cup in 2018.

Russian hooligans face crackdown ahead of World Cup

2017-06-12 14:36

When Russia were drawn to play England at the Euro 2016 in Marseille, Vladimir knew an opportunity like this wouldn't come again.

Saudis apologise over 'disgraceful' snub of minute's silence

2017-06-09 07:39

Saudi Arabia football chiefs apologised after the national team was accused of "a disgraceful lack of respect" for failing to observe a minute's silence.

Qatar's unifying World Cup vision erodes as nations cut ties

2017-06-07 09:22

Qatar bid for the 2022 World Cup with a powerful vision that soccer could unite the Middle East

Ballon d'Or in play as Ronaldo bears down on Messi

2017-06-01 10:17

Cristiano Ronaldo is on the brink of realising a burning ambition of matching Lionel Messi's record of winning the Ballon d'Or five times.

Uruguay top group after Amajita draw

2017-05-27 15:46

Uruguay and South Africa played out a goalless draw in their final Group D match in Incheon at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017.

FIFA picks Hawk-Eye's video review system for 3 tournaments

2017-05-19 14:04

FIFA picked the Hawk-Eye Innovations video review system to help referees at three tournaments this year

FIFA to rule on Israel settlement clubs by October

2017-05-11 17:01

FIFA will rule on the issue of Israeli clubs playing in the West Bank by October, president Gianni Infantino said Thursday, once again delaying a decision on the contentious issue.

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