• Sepp Blatter

    'Disrespectful Infantino won't answer my calls'

    Disgraced former FIFA president Sepp Blatter says successor Gianni Infantino has showed him no respect by failing to return his phone calls.

  • ‘Asia backs 48-team World Cup’

    FIFA chief Gianni Infantino on Thursday said Asian countries backed his plan to expand the World Cup to 48 teams -- and added that up to three countries should be allowed to co-host the tournament.

  • FIFA boss urges zero tolerance for child abuse

    FIFA President Gianni Infantino has called for "zero tolerance" of child abuse in football and promised to look into ways the global governing body can do more to prevent it in the wake of the scandal sweeping the game in England.

  • FIFA loses the man who led fight against match-fixing

    The man who was leading FIFA's fight against match-fixing has left his post, soccer's world governing body said on Monday.

  • Blatter loses CAS appeal

    The Court of Arbitration for Sport said Monday that Sepp Blatter breached FIFA's ethics codes as it firmly rejected his appeal against a six year ban for making a $2 million payment to ousted UEFA chief Michel Platini.

  • Scandinavian scorpion kick goal shortlisted

    A goal scored with a scorpion kick in the Swedish league was included on the shortlist for FIFA's goal of the year award on Monday along with efforts from Lionel Messi and Neymar.

  • When they hit us hard we struggled: Messi

    Argentine coach Edgardo Bauza was unbowed after a 3-0 World Cup qualifying loss to Brazil and a fourth game without a win on Thursday..

  • Brazil host Argentina in 'Titanic' Belo Horizonte

    A resurgent Brazil return to the scene of the most humiliating defeat in their history on Thursday when they face Argentina in a titanic 2018 World Cup qualifier.

  • Malaysia calls for proof after match-fixing claim

    Malaysian football authorities on Wednesday called on a former FIFA official to provide evidence after he claimed the country had become the hub for match-fixing in Southeast Asia.

  • Ex-Venezuela football official to plead guilty in US bribe case

    The former president of Venezuela's football federation is expected to plead guilty to U.S. charges stemming from a bribery investigation involving FIFA, the sport's world governing body, according to court records filed on Tuesday.

  • Japan on high alert for Saudi 'provocateurs'

    Japan coach Vahid Halilhodzic on Friday warned his players against Saudi Arabia's "specialists in provocation" in a home World Cup qualifier this month that could potentially decide his own future.

  • AFC fines BFF US$20,000

    The Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) has been fined 20,000 US dollars for withdrawing the national team from the inaugural

  • FIFA delegate due today

    A FIFA delegation will come to Dhaka today to have a look at tailor-made projects prepared by Bangladesh Football Federation under the FIFA Forward Programme which a football development programme approved in the FIFA congress in May.

  • Infantino proposes 48-team World Cup

    FIFA president Gianni Infantino said Monday he would like to expand the number of teams in the World Cup to 48 by adding a

  • Obama says Olympic host decisions a little 'cooked'

    President Barack Obama has suggested that decisions on who hosts the Olympics are corrupt, in a wide-ranging interview that touched on Chicago's failed 2016 bid.

  • Infantino floats 48-team World Cup idea

    FIFA president Gianni Infantino said Monday he would like to expand the number of teams in the World Cup to 48 by adding a one-match playoff at the tournament's start.

  • China wants to host 2030 WC

    A top Chinese football official has urged FIFA to realise the "dream" of China's fans by bringing the World Cup to the

  • AFC congress scrapped after 20 minutes

    An Asian football congress was scrapped after just 20 minutes on Tuesday as members rejected its agenda in protest at FIFA

  • 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.

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