FIFA welcomes Tokyo Olympics postponement

2020-03-24 16:47

World football's governing body FIFA has welcomed the decision to postpone the 2020 Tokyo Olympics amid efforts to contain the coronavirus pandemic.

Club World Cup put back as FIFA pledges 'exceptional measures' in face of pandemic

2020-03-18 19:47

FIFA confirmed the postponement of the new Club World Cup as it pledged to take a series of "exceptional measures" to protect football.

FIFA to use 'power of football' to combat coronavirus

2020-03-17 06:06

FIFA president Gianni Infantino on Monday urged authorities to use "the power of football" to reinforce important messages in the fight against coronavirus.

Uefa postpone all Champions League, Europa League matches next week

2020-03-13 12:14

All Champions League and Europa League matches "will not take place next week" due to the coronavirus outbreak, Uefa said in a statement released.

Nine Qatar World Cup workers died in 2019

2020-03-11 12:39

Nine labourers on World Cup 2022 projects died in 2019, Qatari organisers said, stressing that none of the deaths were a result of accidents at tournament projects.

OPINION: Fifa, Uefa need to do more to eradicate racism in football

2020-03-04 14:43

Despite the measures Fifa and Uefa have undergone to change the disciplinary code, more action needs to be taken to eradicate racism in football. Tashreeq Vardien writes.

FIFA president backs plan for 'daylight' offside change

2020-02-29 13:16

Calls for football to introduce a 'daylight' offside rule in a bid to provide greater clarity have been backed by FIFA president Gianni Infantino.

Arsene Wenger's offside idea: Yay or nay?

2020-02-21 14:54

Sport24's Tashreeq Vardien believes football's offside rule doesn't need changing despite suggestions to the contrary by Arsene Wenger.

FIFA cancels planned council meeting in Asuncion

2020-02-19 07:21

A FIFA Council meeting set to take place in the Paraguayan capital Asuncion in March has been cancelled, world football's governing body said.

Top FIFA, UEFA officials head to crisis-hit Greece

2020-02-11 16:44

Senior officials from FIFA and UEFA are scheduled to visit Athens on February 25 to help resolve a crisis affecting Greek football.


FIFA boss looking at soccer reform after coronavirus crisis

2020-03-23 18:35

FIFA president Gianni Infantino believes the coronavirus crisis could bring about a reform which he does not expect to return to action by May.

SAFA's Jordaan to brief Minister of Sport on coronavirus in SA football

2020-03-17 10:48

A delegation led by SAFA president Danny Jordaan is set to meet with the Minister of Sport to give an update on the impact of the coronavirus in football.

ALL international football should be postponed, says FIFA

2020-03-14 07:47

FIFA has recommended that all international football matches scheduled for March and April be postponed due to the spread of the new coronavirus.

FIFA Congress postponed until September due to coronavirus

2020-03-11 21:55

The next FIFA Congress, initially due to take place on 5 June in Addis Ababa, has been postponed until 18 September due to the coronavirus outbrea.

Probe found earlier contact between Infantino and prosecutor: report

2020-03-08 16:12

A lawyer friend of FIFA chief Gianni Infantino met with Swiss public prosecutor in 2015 to find out if Infantino was the target of a corruption investigation.

Top Swiss prosecutor has salary cut over FIFA case lies

2020-03-04 13:50

Switzerland's top prosecutor will have his pay docked after a disciplinary investigation found that he lied about his handling of an investigation targeting FIFA.

FIFA warns coronavirus could postpone international matches

2020-02-29 08:13

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has refused to rule out postponing international football matches in response to the escalating global threat of the coronavirus.

Swiss indict PSG boss, ex-FIFA number two in bribery case

2020-02-20 12:40

Paris Saint-Germain chief Nasser Al-Khelaifi and FIFA's disgraced former secretary general, Jerome Valcke, have been indicted in Switzerland.

What now for Abu Dhabi's Manchester City project?

2020-02-15 21:38

Manchester City have enjoyed a meteoric rise thanks to the deep pockets of Abu Dhabi's Sheikh Mansour. But now they face their biggest challenge of the new era.

FIFA offers help to players with unpaid wages

2020-02-11 15:05

World football administrators have unveiled plans to help players left in difficulty by clubs who fail to pay their wages.

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