ARTICLES RELATING TO FIFA

South Africa shows interest to host FIFA Women's SWC in 2023

2019-03-19 11:14

FIFA has confirmed that the South Africa Football Association have expressed their interest in hosting the 2023 Women’s World Cup.

Australia slammed for backing Asian football boss's new term

2019-03-18 12:37

Australia's football body drew criticism for its support for the re-election of under-fire Asian soccer chief Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al Khalifa.

European teams to boycott enlarged Club World Cup

2019-03-15 18:14

Top European clubs said they will boycott a planned 24-team Club World Cup in 2021, dealing a blow to FIFA chief Gianni Infantino's overhaul.

Final decision on 48-team 2022 SWC set for June

2019-03-14 20:34

FIFA chiefs will decide whether to back an expansion of the 2022 World Cup to 48 teams but a final decision will only be taken at a meeting.

FIFA to vote on expanded Club World Cup in 2021

2019-03-14 07:41

FIFA Council members will on Friday vote for the creation of an expanded 24-team Club World Cup, with a "pilot" edition of the new tournament to be held in 2021.

FIFA extends ban on Afghan official accused of sexual assault

2019-03-12 19:21

FIFA have extended the suspension of the Afghan Football Federation president who was charged with sexual assault against members of the national women's team.

FIFA boss Infantino aims to push forward Club World Cup - report

2019-03-11 07:49

Gianni Infantino wants to speed up plans for a new Club World Cup and abolish the Confederations Cup at next week's FIFA council meeting in Miami.

FIFA Council member banned for selling World Cup tickets

2019-03-07 13:42

FIFA has banned an elected member of its ruling council from all soccer duty for three months for selling tickets to last year's World Cup

Ka-ching! FIFA register $700mn extra revenue in latest filings

2019-03-06 21:06

FIFA have posted a better than expected $6.4 billion turnover for the financial period of 2015-2018 allowing for $2.74 billion in back-up.

Hungarian court approves extradition for Football Leaks hacker

2019-03-05 15:19

A court in the Hungarian capital Budapest has approved the extradition of a hacker linked to the Football Leaks website that has exposed corruption.

 

Two sports marketing companies fined $1 million in Fifagate trial

2019-03-19 08:08

Two sports marketing companies founded by Brazilian entrepreneur Jose Hawilla, a key witness in the massive Fifa corruption scandal, were fined $500,000 each.

FIFA backs 48-team Soccer World Cup in 2022

2019-03-15 19:55

FIFA moved a step closer to expanding the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48 teams and hopes to confirm the plans in June if a co-host can be found.

FIFA ready to hand transfer ban to City - report

2019-03-15 11:39

Manchester City will be banned from making signings in the next two transfer windows by FIFA, according to The Sun.

Prince Ali urges FIFA to act on Afghanistan investigation

2019-03-14 18:23

Prince Ali bin Al Hussein called on FIFA to take firmer action against Afghanistan's football chief over allegations of sexual assault.

Expanded 2022 World Cup to generate $300-400 million windfall

2019-03-12 19:52

An expanded 48-team World Cup in 2022 would deliver a financial windfall of up to $400 million studies have shown.

Blatter says Sarkozy helped Qatar land 2022 World Cup

2019-03-11 21:21

Sepp Blatter has alleged that ex-French president Nicolas Sarkozy had played a crucial role in helping Qatar win the right to host the 2022 World Cup.

Chelsea 'astonished' by FIFA transfer snub

2019-03-08 21:37

Chelsea have slammed FIFA's decision not to suspend a two-window transfer ban pending the outcome of an appeal, claiming they are "astonished".

FIFA, CONMEBOL condemn alleged sexual abuse of Colombian women players

2019-03-07 09:11

FIFA and CONMEBOL hit out at accusations of sexual abuse and harassment in Colombian women's football.

FIFA's robust cash reserves soar to $2.7 Billion

2019-03-06 10:18

The Associated Press has learned that FIFA's cash reserves soared to a record $2.74 billion and revenue climbed to $6.4 billion.

IFAB redefine handball rule among other law changes

2019-03-05 11:20

The International Football Association Board (IFAB) has announced five major rule changes that will be implemented for the upcoming 2019/20 season.

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