FIFA

May 11, 2017
May 11, 2017

Pogba's WR transfer under probe

FIFA are to investigate the world-record transfer of Paul Pogba to Manchester United, a source at world football's governing body told AFP on Tuesday.

May 10, 2017
May 10, 2017

FIFA Ethics Committee were investigating hundreds of cases

Ousted FIFA Ethics investigator Cornel Borbely said on Wednesday his committee were looking into "several hundred" cases of possible wrongdoing, some involving senior officials.

May 9, 2017
May 9, 2017

Infantino says will meet with racism victim Muntari

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

May 9, 2017
May 9, 2017

FIFA finances 'extremely solid'

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

May 3, 2017
May 3, 2017

Maradona will visit Kolkata on Sept 18-19

Argentina’s football wizard Diego Maradona will visit Kolkata on September 18-19 this year, about a month ahead of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup Final in that city.

May 3, 2017
May 3, 2017

Sepp Blatter did not speak to US investigators

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter has not spoken to United States prosecutors in Switzerland, his US-based lawyer told Reuters on Tuesday.

April 28, 2017
April 28, 2017

AFC suspends Guam official who pleaded guilty in US bribery case

FIFA audit and compliance committee member Richard Lai was provisionally suspended by the chairman of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Disciplinary and Ethics Committee on Friday after the...

April 28, 2017
April 28, 2017

FIFA compliance official pleads guilty in US bribery case

A member of FIFA's audit and compliance committee pleaded guilty on Thursday to US charges that he took close to $1 million in bribes in exchange for using his influence within the global...

April 28, 2017
April 28, 2017

French prosecutors investigating 2018, 2022 World Cup awards

French prosecutors are investigating the decision by global soccer body FIFA to award the 2018 World Cup to Russia and the 2022 tournament to Qatar, a source close to the investigation said on...

April 12, 2017
April 12, 2017

USA, Mexico, Canada in joint WC bid

The United States, Mexico and Canada on Monday announced a joint bid to stage the 2026 World Cup, aiming to become the first three-way co-hosts in the history of FIFA's showpiece tournament.