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.

Race to host 2026 World Cup begins

2016-02-29 17:47

Newly elected FIFA president Gianni Infantino has fired the starting pistol in the race to host the 2026 World Cup.

Blatter warns Infantino of FIFA backstabbers

2016-02-28 08:55

Sepp Blatter warned Gianni Infantino that miracles will be expected from him but there will be plenty of backstabbers if he fails to deliver.

Infantino hailed as right man, right time for FIFA

2016-02-27 08:59

New FIFA leader Gianni Infantino was hailed for being "not a politician, not a superstar" but a reform-minded administrator.


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 'bought' FIFA votes

2016-02-29 21:11

Outspoken Palermo president Maurizio Zamparini has courted controversy by claiming Gianni Infantino "bought" votes on to the FIFA presidency.

Blatter absent as Infantino opens FIFA museum

2016-02-28 18:47

Newly-elected FIFA president Gianni Infantino paid tribute to Sepp Blatter for the role he played in establishing a $140million football museum in Zurich.

Infantino assumes FIFA destiny of Platini

2016-02-27 12:53

Gianni Infantino is like the substitute who came off the bench to score the winning goal in a cup final to stun the favourites.

Infantino has 'qualities to continue my work'

2016-02-27 06:45

Sepp Blatter has congratulated Gianni Infantino on being elected his successor as FIFA president.

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