FIFA

March 7, 2018
March 7, 2018

FIFA releases special video 100 days before World Cup

FIFA releases special video, set to Rimsky-Korsakov's Flight of the Bumblebee, featuring legends of the game juggling and doing tricks.

December 7, 2017
December 7, 2017

FIFA trial hears of dancing, private jet, massages

A Brazilian businessman tells a US Federal Court that he helped set up a huge bribe to South American football officials to secure the rights for a new tournament.

November 6, 2017
November 6, 2017

Russia faces 'very real' threat of attack at World Cup

Russia says it will take extraordinary measures to combat any terrorist threat when it hosts the World Cup next year, as its military campaign in Syria makes the country a prime target for jihadists.

November 5, 2017
November 5, 2017

Key players in a global scandal

The FIFA scandal, which erupted in May 2015 with the arrest of seven top officials in Zurich, has several judicial tracks.

October 16, 2017
October 16, 2017

Italy seeded for World Cup play-off draw

Italy will be one of the four seeded teams in the draw for the European play-offs for next year's World Cup, FIFA's latest world rankings reveal.

October 11, 2017
October 11, 2017

Pakistan barred from international football

Pakistan has been suspended from international football because of what global soccer body FIFA describes as undue third-party interference in the country's football federation (PFF).

July 24, 2017
July 24, 2017

Confed Cup dope tests all negative - FIFA

All of the near 1,000 samples involving players at the Confederations Cup were negative, FIFA announces.

July 23, 2017
July 23, 2017

Sheikh Russel to clear FIFA fine

Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra is making arrangements through the Bangladesh Football Federation to clear fines of up to 2000 Swiss Francs, imposed by FIFA.

June 21, 2017
June 21, 2017

FIFA clear Man Utd, target Juve over Pogba deal

FIFA have cleared Manchester United but opened disciplinary proceedings against Juventus over Paul Pogba's world record transfer, football's governing body announce.

May 12, 2017
May 12, 2017

New penalty system gets usual result as Germany win

A new penalty shootout system based on the tennis tiebreak was used for the first time in a competitive game on Thursday but ended in the usual fashion, with Germany winning.