New FIFA presidential candidate emerges

2015-08-27 19:00

A rival contender is launching his campaign by questioning the long-standing Platini/Blatter association.

Blatter 'unfairly treated', says FIFA reform chief

2015-08-23 21:30

The man appointed by FIFA to carry out reforms in the wake of a corruption scandal, says Sepp Blatter has been "unfairly treated."

UEFA: Investigate Platini smear campaign

2015-08-17 13:10

UEFA has complained to FIFA about an alleged attempt to discredit its president Michel Platini.

Platini warned me of prison - Blatter

2015-08-15 18:54

Sepp Blatter has alleged Michel Platini warned him he faced prison if he did not withdraw from the FIFA presidential race.

Prince Ali says fans want Blatter out

2015-08-10 21:59

Football fans around the globe want FIFA leader Sepp Blatter to quit now, Prince Ali bin al-Hussein, who could run for president, says.

NEWSPAPERS: Zuma, Madonsela, Sexwale

In today's newspapers: More information on Jacob Zuma poison plot, Thuli Madonsela to make a statement on Nkandla findings and Tokyo Sexwale in the running for FIFA leadership.

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Zico gets Brazil backing for FIFA bid

2015-07-31 08:32

The Brazilian Football Federation will back Zico's bid to replace Sepp Blatter as FIFA president.

Blatter deserves Nobel prize - Putin

2015-07-27 21:15

Sepp Blatter deserves a Nobel Prize for his stewardship of soccer's governing body, says Russia president Vladimir Putin.

Blatter promises support to Russia

2015-07-25 21:48

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has vowed "total support" for Russia's Soccer World Cup preparations.

Blatter prankster charged by police

2015-07-21 21:17

The comedian who showered FIFA president Sepp Blatter with fake dollar bills has been charged by Swiss police after being arrested and interrogated.


I will be appreciated when I'm gone - Blatter

2015-08-24 21:01

Outgoing FIFA president Sepp Blatter believes his critics will realise they've been wrong once he has left soccer's world governing body.

Blatter hits back at Chung

2015-08-18 12:44

Sepp Blatter hit back at Chung Mong-joon, one of the candidates to replace him, for labelling FIFA a "corrupt organisation".

Platini, Blatter like 'father and son'

2015-08-17 11:42

Chung Mong-joon tore into Michel Platini, saying his rival for the presidency of FIFA was like a son to Sepp Blatter.

Blatter pushes for quotas in European football

2015-08-14 12:16

FIFA president Sepp Blatter wants European football to look again at stricter limits on foreigners.

Mixed reaction to possible Sexwale FIFA candidacy

2015-08-03 14:04

Former Gauteng premier and businessman Tokyo Sexwale, who is considering a run at the FIFA presidency, has split opinion on social media.

Blatter gives up IOC membership

2015-08-03 10:46

FIFA President Sepp Blatter has been relieved of his International Olympic Committee ex officio membership.

Chung slams Blatter, Platini

2015-07-30 11:16

Chung Moon-Joon pushed his candidacy for the FIFA presidency in uncompromising terms, calling Sepp Blatter a corrupt "cannibal".

Race to succeed Blatter is 'poker' game

2015-07-27 14:34

The race to succeed Sepp Blatter as FIFA president is like a "poker game", FIFA executive committee member Michel d'Hooghe has said.

Blatter a victim - Russian chief

2015-07-25 10:45

Sepp Blatter is "a victim" and "a very brave person", the chief executive of the 2018 SWC organising committee has said.

Putin to meet Blatter at SWC draw

2015-07-21 14:20

Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet outgoing FIFA head Sepp Blatter on the sidelines of a 2018 Soccer World Cup draw.

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