Sierra Leone to play next match behind closed doors: FIFA

2019-10-09 18:25

Sierra Leone were ordered by FIFA on Wednesday to play their next home match behind closed doors.

Indonesia slapped with FIFA fine over match crowd trouble

2019-10-09 10:06

Indonesia's national football association has been fined by FIFA over crowd trouble during a World Cup qualifier against Malaysia, the organisation said.

Qatar faces rocky road to 2022 World Cup

2019-10-06 07:10

Despite triumphs on the track, Qatar has come under fire for its hosting of the World Athletics Championships.

Qatar to test new 2022 stadium during Club World Cup

2019-09-30 13:22

Qatar will inaugurate the third of its eight World Cup stadiums when the Education City ground hosts the Club World Cup semi-final tie on December 18, FIFA said

FIFA considering delegation to ensure Iran allows women fans into match

2019-09-26 21:24

FIFA is weighing sending a delegation to Tehran to make sure women fans are admitted to the World Cup qualifying match between Iran and Cambodia.

FIFA chief says racism 'not acceptable' in Italian football

2019-09-24 11:10

FIFA president Gianni Infantino made a plea to "kick racism out" of Italian football, during the FIFA Best Football Awards ceremony in Milan.

Rapinoe wins FIFA's Women's Player of the Year award

2019-09-23 22:21

Megan Rapinoe has won The Best FIFA Women's Player award, beating fellow World Cup winner Alex Morgan and England's Lucy Bronze.

FIFA delegation in Iran amid women stadium ban row

2019-09-20 11:59

A FIFA delegation visited Tehran to discuss allowing female spectators into football matches, days after a public row over a female fan who killed herself.

FIFA organises Iran visit to 'assess preparations' for female fans

2019-09-12 07:15

FIFA said on Wednesday it will send officials to Iran "shortly" to look at the possibility of allowing female spectators into football games in the country.

Messi 'made me better player', says Ronaldo

2019-08-22 06:49

Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted his long-time rivalry with Lionel Messi has made him "a better player" and that he enjoys a "healthy" rivalry with the Argentine great.


Iran women to attend football match freely for first time in decades

2019-10-09 10:11

Thousands of Iranian women fans are to attend a football match freely Thursday for the first time in decades.

Salvadoran ex-FIFA official gets lifetime ban

2019-10-07 18:15

The former chief of the El Salvador football federation Reynaldo Vasquez was banned for life from all soccer-related activities after a corruption investigation.

FIFA ban ex-CONCACAF official Sanz for life for bribery

2019-10-01 17:55

Former secretary general of CONCACAF Enrique Sanz has been banned for life by FIFA after being found guilty of bribery.

Transgender fans 'welcome' at World Cup, says Qatar

2019-09-27 07:09

A Qatari World Cup official says that transgender and gay fans would be welcomed to the 2022 tournament but that visitors would have to respect Qatari customs.

Swiss MPs reappoint top prosecutor despite FIFA probe

2019-09-25 11:42

The Swiss parliament narrowly voted to extend the mandate of the attorney general, despite suspicion of misconduct of an investigation targeting FIFA.

Messi wins FIFA Men's Player of the Year award

2019-09-24 06:47

Barcelona striker Lionel Messi has won the FIFA Men's Player of the Year award for a record sixth time.

Van Dijk threatens to eclipse Ronaldo-Messi in world's best

2019-09-22 16:04

Virgil Van Dijk threatens to eclipse fellow European stars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to lift FIFA's The Best Player award on Monday.

FIFA ban jailed South American official Napout

2019-09-12 22:30

Two weeks after former South American football official Juan Angel Napout was sentenced to nine years in prison he was banned for life by FIFA.

FIFA set deadline for Cardiff, Nantes over Sala dispute

2019-08-29 16:18

FIFA have given French club Nantes and Cardiff City 10 days to reach a settlement in the dispute over payment of the transfer fee following the death of Emiliano Sala.

FIFA appoints emergency committee to run Egyptian football

2019-08-21 06:43

With Egyptian football in chaos following the sudden departure of the national federation's leadership, FIFA on Tuesday appointed a temporary committee to take over.

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