ARTICLES RELATING TO FIFA

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.

2022 Domestic finals to move

2014-10-30 10:16

European clubs have proposed that players return to domestic league action in June after a May World Cup final in 2022.

Artificial pitches for SWC?

2014-10-30 05:10

The SWC could be played on artificial pitches after FIFA defended its decision not to stage the 2015 women's tournament on grass.

Last chance for Nigeria

2014-10-29 13:37

FIFA has given Nigeria one last chance to avoid a long-term ban and risk missing next year's African Cup of Nations.

CAF's Ebola measures backed

2014-10-28 15:32

FIFA issued have issued a statement backing African counterparts CAF over their measures to control the spread of Ebola.

Dyke calls for FIFA challenge

2014-10-27 05:00

Football Association chairperson Greg Dyke believes a second candidate should challenge Sepp Blatter for the FIFA presidency.

FIFA release CAF standings

2014-10-24 08:16

Bafana Bafana find themselves climbing the CAF standings while African giants Ghana and Nigeria have both dropped.

FIFA happy with Russia's WC plans

2014-10-22 14:22

The head of a FIFA inspectors commission says they are satisfied with Russia's progress in preparing for the 2018 World Cup.

Blatter 'using' football: Platini

2014-10-17 11:19

UEFA boss Michel Platini hit out at FIFA chief Sepp Blatter, saying the Swiss has stopped serving the cause of football.

Chile exec to challenge Blatter?

2014-10-08 12:50

The official who led FIFA's inspection of the 2018 and 2022 SWC bidding nations is considering challenging Sepp Blatter.

SWC probe must be 'published'

2014-09-24 14:52

The results of a corruption probe over bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cup must be made public, a senior FIFA official has said.

2022 SWC won't be in Qatar

2014-09-22 13:11

Qatar will not host the World Cup in 2022 to a German member on the executive committee of football's governing body FIFA.

Blatter: FIFA ethics spot on

2014-09-19 12:39

FIFA has an exemplary ethics set-up unmatched by any other sports organisation, its president Sepp Blatter has said.

 

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.

April start for 2022 World Cup?

2014-10-30 09:58

Playing the 2022 World Cup in April and May is the "best solution" for the tournament, say European club representatives.

'Impossible' to shut Blatter up

2014-10-29 14:24

Carlo Ancelotti has launched a stinging attack on FIFA president Sepp Blatter as he backed Cristiano Ronaldo.

2018 World Cup logo revealed

2014-10-29 08:12

FIFA President Sepp Blatter has revealed the logo for the 2018 World Cup, which resembles the heart and spirit of Russia.

FIFA fully supports Russia

2014-10-28 13:14

Sepp Blatter has stated that FIFA categorically backs Russia in hosting the 2018 World Cup and has praised its preparations.

Nigeria risks new FIFA ban

2014-10-24 08:33

Nigeria is at risk of another FIFA ban after a court declared the recent Nigeria Football Federation elections illegal.

Germany claim FIFA top spot

2014-10-23 12:34

World champions Germany sit comfortably atop the pile of the FIFA national team rankings which were revealed today.

FIFA judge muzzles report

2014-10-17 12:15

FIFA's top judge has placed on muzzle on the full disclosure of the controversial report into the SWC bidding process.

FIFA hails India's new league

2014-10-15 11:07

Top FIFA officials believe the Indian Super League has huge potential to help the cricket-mad nation develop a football culture.

FIFA bans players for match-fixing

2014-09-25 13:21

FIFA have banned Russian player Yaroslav Dmitriev for life and 14 others for involvement in match-fixing cases.

FIFA takes concussion precautions

2014-09-23 12:20

The FIFA medical committee wants to improve football's concussion protocol by stopping matches for three minutes.

Africa promise to back Blatter

2014-09-20 20:17

Africa will support Sepp Blatter in next year's FIFA presidential election, the Confederation of African Football said.

FIFA crack down SWC 'gifts'

2014-09-18 20:04

FIFA officials were ordered to hand back luxury watches offered as 'gifts' by the Brazilian Football Confederation.

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