• FIFA bans Qatari official from Asian vote

    World football body FIFA bans a senior Qatari official from running in elections for a seat on its new-look council over an investigation.

  • Ballon d'Or returns home to France

    The Ballon d'Or deal between France football and FIFA has ended, the French publication and football's governing body announce.

  • Brazil back in top five, Spain slip

    Brazil have climbed back into the top five of the FIFA World Ranking, as Argentina and Belgium stayed top of the table.

  • Bangladesh football team

    Bad to worse for Bangladesh

    Bangladesh drop two spots to 185 in the latest FIFA Rankings.

  • Blatter faces new FIFA probe

    Banned FIFA president Sepp Blatter and his former chief lieutenants are under investigation over illicit bonuses.

  • FIFA proposes fine in 2006 WC bid probe

    FIFA's ethics committee has recommended former German FA secretary general Helmut Sandrock be fined 50,000 Swiss francs

  • FIFA confirms transfer bans on Real, Atletico

    FIFA dismiss appeals by Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid against a ban on registering new players in the next two transfer windows for irregularities in the signing of foreign players under 18.

  • Beckenbauer has bypass surgery

    German soccer great Franz Beckenbauer undergoes open heart bypass surgery in an operation scheduled long before Swiss authorities opened criminal proceedings against him last week.

  • Infantino hails video replays

    FIFA president Gianni Infantino has hailed as "promising" the use of video replays for the first time during France's 3-1 friendly win over Italy.

  • Swiss launch probe on Kaiser

    Authorities in Zurich open criminal proceedings against German soccer great Franz Beckenbauer.

  • Former FIFA president no more

    Joao Havelange, Brazil's corruption-tainted former FIFA president who helped bring the Olympic Games to Rio, has died at the age of 100.

  • 'BFF will pay Koster $50k'

    Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) has reportedly come to a mutual understanding with the former assistant coach of national team Rene Koster.

  • FIFA bans Niersbach over WC bid

    FIFA's ethics committee bans Wolfgang Niersbach, former president of the German Football Association (DFB), for one year over misconduct surrounding the country's successful 2006 World Cup bid.

  • FIFA to compensate Fahad

    FIFA has agreed to compensate Tk 1.8 lakh to Abahani midfielder Atiqur Rahman Fahad, who sustained an injury during Bangladesh national team's World Cup qualifying match against Jordan in March.

  • Blatter has surgery for skin cancer

    Disgraced former FIFA president Sepp Blatter underwent successful surgery after being diagnosed with skin cancer and has been released from hospital, his spokesman and a report said Sunday.

  • Diego has no magic wand

    Former World Cup winner and national coach Diego Maradona says he has no magic wand to solve Argentina's football crisis but agree to help organise talks to that end.

  • Infantino meets with Maradona

    Former Argentina captain Diego Maradona, a long-time critic of FIFA, has talks in Paris with its president Gianni Infantino, the global soccer body said on Tuesday.

  • Pele, Diego friendship

    Diego Maradona hails his old rival Pele as an "icon" as the pair reunite for a "match of friendship" on Thursday.

  • Maradona, Pele end feud

    Diego Maradona hails his old rival Pele as an "icon" as the pair are reunited for a "match of friendship" on Thursday.

  • Infantino slams 'enemies' painting him as 'greedy'

    FIFA's new chief Gianni Infantino accuses "enemies" of trying to paint him as greedy, and voices surprise at revelations that his disgraced predecessor and his deputies awarded themselves millions in dubious bonuses.

  • Fifa: Blatter, Jerome & Kattner 'awarded themselves £55m'

    Former high-ranking Fifa officials Sepp Blatter, Jerome Valcke and Markus Kattner awarded themselves pay rises and bonuses worth $80m (£55m) over five years, say Fifa lawyers.

  • Fifa: Blatter, Jerome & Kattner 'awarded themselves £55m'

    Former high-ranking Fifa officials Sepp Blatter, Jerome Valcke and Markus Kattner awarded themselves pay rises and bonuses worth $80m (£55m) over five years, say Fifa lawyers.

  • FIFA HQ raided

    Swiss investigators search the FIFA headquarters as the world football governing body reveals that former president Sepp Blatter and two of his deputies awarded themselves more than $80 million in often suspicious payments.

  • FIFA headquarters searched, documents seized

    Swiss investigators search FIFA's Zurich headquarters and seize documents, the country's prosecution authority says, while FIFA says the search targets sacked deputy general secretary Markus Kattner.

  • From acorns to oaks

    With the Champions League over, football fans will now shift their focus on the UEFA European Championship, one of the world's biggest sporting events.

  • Australia women's nat'l team lose to U-16 boys

    The Australian Women's national football team were humbled 7-0 by a group of under-16 boys representing the Newcastle Jets on Wednesday.

  • FIFA seeks 2-year ban for former DFB boss

    FIFA's ethics committee on Friday recommend a two-year ban from all football activities for Wolfgang Niersbach, former president of the German Football Association (DFB), over an alleged corruption scandal around the right to host the 2006 World Cup.

  • Ginola in hospital after collapse

    Former France winger David Ginola collapse during a celebrity golf day on the French Riviera on Thursday and was taken by helicopter to a hospital in Monaco.

  • Concerns over final pitch

    A senior UEFA executive on Wednesday raises concerns about the quality of the Champions League final pitch just 10 days ahead of Europe's biggest club match of the season.

  • Chances slim for Pirlo

    Italy veteran Andrea Pirlo is among the absentees as coach Antonio Conte names a provisional 28-man squad on Monday for a pre-Euro 2016 training camp with several stars absent with Cup finals to play.

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