FIFA Elections

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FIFA Corruption: 3 Officials Given Life Bans

In a new development in the FIFA corruption scandal, former officials Richard Lai, Rafael Esquivel…

Businessman Tokyo Sexwale addresses journalists in Cape Town

Exclusive – FIFA candidates head to Qatar as Sexwale says ‘time for alliances’

By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) – Four of the candidates for president of FIFA are…

CONMEBOL says it backs Infantino for FIFA president

ASUNCION (Reuters) – The South American Football Confederation CONMEBOL will back Gianni Infantino’s bid for…

BBC abandons plans to hold FIFA presidential debate

By Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) – Britain’s BBC has abandoned plans to stage a televised…

Sexwale asked to explain lacklustre FIFA campaign

CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) – FIFA presidential candidate Tokyo Sexwale has been called to appear before…

Richard Scudamore

Salman would offer senior FIFA post to England’s Scudamore

LONDON (Reuters) – The Bahraini sheikh bidding to become FIFA president next month says he…

Most UEFA associations back Infantino for FIFA presidency

By Brian Homewood NYON, Switzerland (Reuters) – Gianni Infantino’s bid for the FIFA presidency with…

Most UEFA associations back Infantino for FIFA presidency

NYON, Switzerland (Reuters) – Gianni Infantino, a candidate in the election for the presidency of…

UEFA rules out presidential election until Platini appeal decided

(Reuters) – UEFA will not schedule a presidential election to replace banned Michel Platini until…

Prince Ali bin al-Hussein

Iraq to back Prince Ali in FIFA election

REUTERS – The Iraq Football Association (IFA) have pledged their support for Prince Ali Bin…

FIFA presidential candidate Infantino suggests 40-team World Cup, co-hosting

By Brian Homewood BERNE (Reuters) – FIFA presidential candidate Gianni Infantino suggested expanding the World…

Infantino upbeat about FIFA vote after winning support in Caribbean

By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) – FIFA presidential candidate Gianni Infantino says he believes he…

Prince Ali bin al-Hussein

Prince Ali asks FIFA to investigate Africa-Asia agreement

(Reuters) – FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein of Jordan has complained to…

Sheikh may revisit World Cup bid processes if he wins vote

LONDON (Reuters) – Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa could revisit the bidding process for…

Tokyo Sexwale

Sexwale feels sorry for banned FIFA president Blatter

LONDON (Reuters) – FIFA presidential candidate Tokyo Sexwale feels sorry for Sepp Blatter, the banned…

FIFA panel tells Blatter, Platini why they were banned

ZURICH (Reuters) – FIFA’s ethics panel said on Saturday it had formally given outgoing President…

President Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa

FIFA presidential candidate Salman says he would examine role of US law, consulting firms

By Simon Evans PANAMA CITY (Reuters) – FIFA presidential candidate Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al…

Michel Platini

Platini withdraws candidacy for FIFA presidency

By Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) – Banned European soccer boss Michel Platini has withdrawn his…

Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein

Prince Ali fears ‘catastrophe’ for FIFA if wrong leader elected

By Mike Collett LONDON (Reuters) – FIFA faces a “catastrophic” future if the wrong man…

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CAS upholds decision to bar Bility from FIFA election

REUTERS – The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) rejected an Thursday an appeal by…

Presidential candidate Salman wants to divide FIFA in two

By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) – The frontrunner in the FIFA presidential election, Asian football…

FIFA Elections

ESPN in TV debate invite to FIFA election five

By Simon Evans MIAMI, (Reuters) – U.S. sports television network ESPN has invited the five…

Garcia’s FIFA corruption report must be published – Prince Ali

LONDON (Reuters) – FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali bin al-Hussein has called for Michael Garcia’s…

UEFA President Michel Platini (L) congratulates FIFA President Sepp Blatter after he was re-elected at the 65th FIFA Congress in Zurich, Switzerland, May 29, 2015. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich

Twitter explodes and reacts to: FIFA bans Blatter and Platini for 8 years

Suspended FIFA President Sepp Blatter and Europe's big shot Michel Platini were both banned for…

Scandal-hit Sepp Blatter named ‘Swiss of the Year’

ZURICH (Reuters) – Suspended world soccer chief Sepp Blatter was named “Swiss of the Year”…

Platini will not attend FIFA ethics committee hearing

PARIS (Reuters) – Suspended European soccer chief Michel Platini will not attend Friday’s FIFA ethics…

Europe’s football chief Platini fails in bid to have FIFA ban lifted

ZURICH (Reuters) – European football chief Michel Platini failed on Friday in his bid to…

Internal FIFA probe of Blatter finds scant evidence – Handelszeitung

ZURICH (Reuters) – An internal investigation of suspended FIFA President Joseph “Sepp” Blatter has found…

Michel Platini

Suspended Platini hopes to be at Euro draw on Saturday

By Cecile Mantovani LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) – Suspended FIFA presidential candidate Michel Platini hopes his…

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European clubs attack proposed FIFA reforms

By Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) – A package of reforms proposed by FIFA to clean…