Zurich

Zurich is world's most expensive city

The Swiss banking capital is still the world's most expensive city, according to the 17th edition of a report from the Swiss bank UBS, published Tuesday, May 29. When it comes to buying power, however, Los Angeles residents' salaries go furthest.

Deep division as FIFA decides on expanded World Cup

FIFA's governing council is set to decide on Tuesday whether to expand the World Cup, a controversial idea that has created deep divisions among global football's most powerful camps.

Barca withdraw appeal over fines for pro-Catalan flags

Barcelona have agreed to withdraw an appeal against fines imposed by UEFA last year after their supporters waved pro-Catalan independence flags at two matches, European soccer's governing body said on Monday.

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.

Footballers face modest wages, late payment

Far from the image of owning fast cars and living in mansions, footballers around the world face low wages, delayed payments, bullying and intimidation, according to a survey published on Tuesday.

Swiss launch probe on Kaiser

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

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.

‘Messi's achievements beyond my wildest dreams’

Lionel Messi's father says he could never have dreamed of the success Barcelona's five-time Ballon d'Or winner has enjoyed.

Messi widely tipped to regain Ballon d'Or

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi is targeting an unprecedented fifth Ballon d'Or award in Zurich, with the Argentine heavily favoured to reclaim the prize from three-time winner Cristiano Ronaldo.

May 31, 2018
May 31, 2018

Zurich is world's most expensive city

The Swiss banking capital is still the world's most expensive city, according to the 17th edition of a report from the Swiss bank UBS, published Tuesday, May 29. When it comes to buying power, however, Los Angeles residents' salaries go furthest.

January 10, 2017
January 10, 2017

Deep division as FIFA decides on expanded World Cup

FIFA's governing council is set to decide on Tuesday whether to expand the World Cup, a controversial idea that has created deep divisions among global football's most powerful camps.

December 20, 2016
December 20, 2016

Barca withdraw appeal over fines for pro-Catalan flags

Barcelona have agreed to withdraw an appeal against fines imposed by UEFA last year after their supporters waved pro-Catalan independence flags at two matches, European soccer's governing body said on Monday.

December 6, 2016
December 6, 2016

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.

November 29, 2016
November 29, 2016

Footballers face modest wages, late payment

Far from the image of owning fast cars and living in mansions, footballers around the world face low wages, delayed payments, bullying and intimidation, according to a survey published on Tuesday.

September 2, 2016
September 2, 2016

Swiss launch probe on Kaiser

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

June 3, 2016
June 3, 2016

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.

January 13, 2016
January 13, 2016

‘Messi's achievements beyond my wildest dreams’

Lionel Messi's father says he could never have dreamed of the success Barcelona's five-time Ballon d'Or winner has enjoyed.

January 10, 2016
January 10, 2016

Messi widely tipped to regain Ballon d'Or

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi is targeting an unprecedented fifth Ballon d'Or award in Zurich, with the Argentine heavily favoured to reclaim the prize from three-time winner Cristiano Ronaldo.

December 3, 2015
December 3, 2015

Fifa vice-presidents held in Zurich

Two Fifa vice-presidents are arrested in a dawn raid at a Swiss hotel on suspicion of accepting millions of dollars of bribes.