Valcke slams discrimination claim

2014-12-06 07:19

FIFA secretary-general Jerome Valcke says it was "crazy" to say the planned use of plastic pitches at the WWC was discriminatory.

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.

Suarez given credit for apology

2014-07-02 14:09

FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke has given Uruguayan Luis Suarez credit for apologising over the biting incident.

Brazil 2014 'best on-field SWC'

2014-07-02 11:29

Brazil may have had organisational glitches, but it is shaping up to be the best on-field SWC, FIFA's Jerome Valcke says.

3 SWC stadiums worry FIFA

2014-05-30 07:34

FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke expressed his concern about preparations at three of the 12 SWC World Cup stadiums.

Valcke: Don't waste time

2014-04-23 09:04

FIFA's top Soccer World Cup official visited the delayed stadium that will host the opener in less than two months.

FIFA learns from Brazil mishaps

2014-03-28 07:25

FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke says they had to learn from delays which posed a series of headaches ahead of the World Cup.

FIFA not making 'fast buck'

2014-03-14 07:45

FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke insisted that football's governing body does not have its hand in Brazil's pocket.

Valke puts FIFA under fire

2014-01-09 18:54

FIFA came under withering fire following Jerome Valcke's claim that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be played in winter.

Valcke: Safety top priority

2013-12-21 07:15

FIFA's Jerome Valcke says no compromises have been made on workers' safety as organisers try to overcome construction delays.


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.

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.

The top 8 SWC stories

2014-07-02 14:07

While all the soccer stars leave everything on the field Sport24 is tracking all off field activities from FIFA to the Favelas.

FIFA keeps mum on Qatar

2014-06-03 07:45

FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke refused to comment on fresh allegations of corruption surrounding the 2022 SWlC to Qatar.

FIFA's 'been through hell'

2014-05-07 19:00

FIFA has "been through hell" over this summer's World Cup in Brazil, according to general secretary Jerome Valcke.

Valcke: We are not ready

2014-04-03 07:39

FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke has again raised concerns over Brazil's SWC preparations, saying "we are not ready".

FIFA fears over SWC stadiums

2014-03-21 10:15

FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke will visit Rio de Janeiro next week, with less than 100 days to go until the Soccer World Cup.

FIFA criticises SWC city

2014-02-17 09:17

FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke on Sunday criticised the decision of a Brazilian host city to cancel its Fan Fest.

FIFA shifts 2022 SWC to winter

2014-01-08 13:24

The 2022 Soccer World Cup in Qatar will not be held in June-July and would best be held in winter, FIFA has confirmed.

Brazil to probe FIFA racism

2013-12-03 09:04

FIFA faced yet another embarrassment when a Sao Paulo prosecutor opened a probe into possible racism by the organisation.

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