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.

Infantino cleared in FIFA ethics probe

2016-08-05 14:21

FIFA's ethics committee has cleared president Gianni Infantino of ethics violations after investigating him.

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.

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 congress seeks to clean up mess

2016-05-13 08:18

FIFA president Gianni Infantino will continue to attempt to push through reforms aimed at rehabilitating the scandal-tarred organization.

Infantino seeks backing for FIFA reforms

2016-05-08 10:26

New FIFA president Gianni Infantino will seek more support for reforms to the scandal-rocked world football body.

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.

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.

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.

Cruyff 'a symbol of elegant play' - Infantino

2016-03-25 07:58

Johan Cruyff was "a symbol of elegant play", FIFA president Gianni Infantino said after the death of the Dutch football legend.


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.

FIFA president wants more African teams at SWC

2016-07-25 21:27

FIFA president Gianni Infantino hopes Africa gets two more spots at the World Cup if his proposal for an expanded tournament are agreed upon.

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.

FIFA reformer warns of return to 'Blatterism'

2016-05-15 20:28

FIFA's new president Gianni Infantino is using the authoritarian tactics of ex-leader Sepp Blatter says a top reform advocate.

FIFA chief 'very sad' for Platini

2016-05-10 08:04

FIFA president Gianni Infantino voiced sadness after his former mentor Michel Platini decided to resign as UEFA chief.

FIFA chief hails Leicester 'fairytale'

2016-04-28 21:35

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has hailed Leicester City's "fairytale" rise to the top of the English Premiership.

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.

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.

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.

Infantino FIFA reign starts with budget flight

2016-03-05 12:00

New FIFA president Gianni Infantino wants to slash costs at football's world governing body so he started his reign by taking a budget flight.

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