FIFA lifts Kuwait's ban from international stage

2017-12-06 14:58

FIFA announced has it was lifting its suspension of Kuwait, after the Gulf state's parliament adopted a law meant to end government interference in the sport.

Infantino calls on Argentina to 'do more'

2017-10-04 22:51

FIFA president Gianni Infantino asked Argentina to "do more" for football aside from producing star players like Lionel Messi.

FIFA picks Hawk-Eye's video review system for 3 tournaments

2017-05-19 14:04

FIFA picked the Hawk-Eye Innovations video review system to help referees at three tournaments this year

Infantino: I will talk to Muntari, fight racist idiots

2017-05-09 11:47

FIFA president Gianni Infantino said he intends to talk with Sulley Muntari, the victim of racist abuse in Italian football, and vowed to fight racist "idiots".

FIFA confirms video replays for 2018 World Cup

2017-04-27 08:51

FIFA has confirmed that video replays will be used at the World Cup for the first time at Russia 2018.

Trump encouraging a World Cup with Mexico, Canada

2017-04-11 08:24

The United States launched its bid to co-host the 2026 World Cup with Mexico and Canada after gaining the support of President Donald Trump.

SuperSport, SABC awarded 2018 SWC rights

2017-03-31 12:04

FIFA has granted both SuperSport and the SABC rights to the 2018 Soccer World Cup in Russia as well as other FIFA-related 2017/18 events.

Russia's Mutko 'barred from FIFA post'

2017-03-10 12:19

FIFA has barred Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko, chief organiser of the World Cup from sitting on the world body's ruling council.

Barca comeback 'incredible', says Infantino

2017-03-09 21:01

Barcelona's extraordinary fightback to beat PSG in the Champions League showed football's unique capacity for surprise said FIFA president Gianni Infantino.

Infantino promises more Africa slots

2017-03-01 13:30

FIFA president Gianni Infantino promised to come good on a promise to hike Africa's Soccer World Cup finals berths to nine or 10.


Nigeria, Tunisia, Egypt eye World Cup places

2017-10-05 07:31

There are five places reserved for Africa at the 2018 World Cup in Russia and Nigeria, Tunisia, and Egypt could fill three of them.

Infantino accused of interference by ousted expert

2017-09-13 19:21

A governance expert fired by FIFA accused the leadership of the body of interfering with his work, ignoring rules and removing him in order to stay in power.

Infantino slams 'fake news' surrounding 'new' FIFA

2017-05-11 11:23

Gianni Infantino slammed "fake news" surrounding FIFA in an impassioned speech to the annual congress of world football's governing body.

FIFA finances 'extremely solid' - Infantino

2017-05-08 14:44

FIFA president Gianni Infantino claimed that the finances of football's governing body were "extremely solid", despite it posting a $369 million loss.

Infantino confirms video refereeing at 2018 World Cup

2017-04-26 21:04

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has confirmed that video assistant referees will be used at next year's World Cup in Russia for the first time.

Pitso: I am who I am

2017-04-02 06:16

Jingles talks about the standard of coaching in Africa, skin colour and his plans for Mamelodi Sundowns.

Italy handed extra Champions League spot

2017-03-23 12:10

Italy have received a boost ahead of the 2018/19 campaign with news that UEFA have rewarded the Serie A with an extra Champions League spot.

Trump ban could hit World Cup bid - FIFA chief

2017-03-09 22:08

American President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban could make it impossible for his country to host the 2026 World Cup.

Infantino targets video refs for 2018 SWC

2017-03-03 23:58

FIFA president Gianni Infantino believes there is a realistic chance video assistant referees will be used at the 2018 Soccer World Cup in Russia.

Infantino rejects CAF influence claims

2017-02-28 10:01

FIFA president Gianni Infantino was in Ghana and rubbished claims that he is galvanizing support against Issa Hayatou.

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