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Manchester City chief executive Ferran Soriano has urged China to be patient in developing its football culture and vowed to offer help in that effort.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino presented a package of implanted reforms and changes in the world football governing body.
FIFA president Infantino said on Saturday that there was "no downside" of expanding World Cup finalists from 32 to 40 or 48.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino welcomed the restructuring process of South America's soccer ruling body CONMEBOL, local press reported on Thursday.
Delays in stadium construction. Poor working conditions for World Cup workers. Massive budget blowouts. Nationwide protests. Ignoring the needs of millions of struggling Brazilian families. All of these concerns disappeared from the public opinion...
The news that three major sponsors have ceased their partnership with FIFA could potentially damage its reputation, and more importantly, its finances. Reports on Friday revealed that Castrol, Continental and Johnson & Johnson were...
The fellow journalists I pitied most at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa were the FIFA beat reporters. Charged with covering the governing body of the world’s most popular sport, they would dutifully...
Soccer is truly the world’s sport. It is played and watched by more people across the globe than any other sport. Every four years, it is the center of global attention when the World Cup...
I have lived in the US for over three decades. And I have never seen soccer – that is, real “football” – dominate the front pages of US newspapers for so many days and...
Sepp Blatter’s surprise resignation as president of FIFA on Tuesday after 17 years of leading arguably the world’s most powerful sports organization came only days following a successful reelection in the teeth of a...
Sepp Blatter has resigned his position as the head of FIFA as allegations of corruption swirled around him from media outlets around the world. His resignation follows a trying week in which FBI investigations...
Editor’s note: FIFA President Sepp Blatter announced his resignation from the international soccer governing body on Tuesday, just days after he won a fifth four-year term in the face of corruption allegations. Since then,...
When Swiss police, acting on FBI intelligence, swooped in May and arrested several officials from FIFA, world football’s governing body, the game seemed up at last. Years of FIFA scandal and whitewash suddenly came...
"Platini will certainly be suspended for several years," Bantel was quoted as saying by French website L'Equipe.
Both Platini and Blatter have been suspended for 90 days by Fifa's ethics committee as Swiss authorities conduct a criminal investigation over FIFA corruption
Football legend Pele on Thursday described the FIFA corruption scandal as a "shame", but made it clear that the reputation of the game was not tarnished .
Coca-Cola, which has advertised in stadiums at every World Cup since 1950, was the first of the sponsors on Friday to demand Blatter's resignation.
The Swiss federal prosecutor's office also said Blatter's office was searched and data was seized.
Nakhid, who played 35 times for Trinidad and Tobago, made the announcement in a radio interview in Antigua
Michel Platini's chances of becoming the new president of FIFA received a boost Thursday when the Asian Football Confederation chief praised him.
Platini has launched a campaign to succeed Sepp Blatter as FIFA president, to give the scandal-hit governing body "the dignity and the position it deserves."
Day after announcing his FIFA presidential intentions, English Football Association showed support to back Michel Platini
Zico, who capped 89 times for Brazil and is currently the manager of Indian Super League outfit FC Goa has shown interest for the FIFA top job.
FIFA leader Sepp Blatter held talks with his vice presidents ahead of a meeting to set a date for an election.
Jeffrey Webb was released on $10 million bond following his arraignment in federal court. His lawyer, Edward O'Callaghan, did not comment after the hearing
The 50-year-old Webb was among seven FIFA officials detained in Switzerland in a case that sent shock waves through the soccer world
Most significant intervention yet by a FIFA sponsor was revealed in a letter to International Trade Union Confederation, which is part of the FIFA Now Movement
All seven men were arrested on May 27 in dawn raids on a luxury hotel in Zurich by Swiss federal police at the request of American federal agencies.
Chuck Blazer was banned for life by FIFA's ethics committee on Thursday for widespread corruption.
Brazilian football legend Zico said on Tuesday he was gearing up for the FIFA presidential elections.
FIFA has handed a seven-year ban to its former head of the bid evaluation committee for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups for "confidentiality" breaches.
The US and Switzerland are also investigation the bidding process of the 2022 and the 2018 World Cup, to be hosted by Russia and Qatar, respectively
Sepp Blatter on Sunday said former French and German presidents tried to influence the 2018 and 2022 World Cup votes for hosting rights.
All seven men, who face around 20 years in prison, have already objected to extradition.
Uruguayan judge Adriana Santos has seized nine properties belonging to Eugenio Figueredo, former president of the Uruguayan Football Association and (CONMEBOL).
Switzerland's Attorney General asserted that after investigating the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding contests the banks have discovered 53 money fraud cases.
Blatter considered that competitions like the U-20 World Cup in New Zealand demonstrate the impact of their development programs.
Blatter risks arrest in many countries, FIFA confirmed on Tuesday that he will remain in his native Switzerland instead of traveling to Auckland
Sepp Blatter thinks FIFA can reform itself. Anti-corruption experts say an institution in that much trouble won't be able to clean itself up without an outsider
Interpol suspended its 10-year, $22.4 million partnership with FIFA on Friday while football's governing body is implicated in bribery allegations.
Director of communications and public affairs Walter De Gregorio resigned on Thursday, three days after he joked about FIFA on a TV talk show.
Burzaco was one of 14 people indicted by U.S. authorities on May 27 on bribery, vote-rigging and other corruption charges.
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