FIFA Elections

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…

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…

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Julius Baer dismisses employee in internal FIFA probe

ZURICH (Reuters) – Swiss bank Julius Baer has dismissed one of its client advisers as…

Sepp Blatter

EXCLUSIVE: FIFA’s Blatter is still being paid his salary despite ban from world soccer

By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) – FIFA’s Sepp Blatter may have been banned for eight…

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…

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By Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) – Banned European soccer boss Michel Platini has withdrawn his…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

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…

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Swiss arrest two more FIFA officials in corruption scandal

By Joshua Franklin and David Ingram ZURICH/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Swiss police arrested two FIFA…

Sepp Blatter

Humiliated Blatter says only FIFA Congress can bar him

By Silke Koltrowitz ZURICH (Reuters) – Suspended FIFA president Sepp Blatter said on Wednesday he…

Sepp Blatter / Michel Platini

FIFA ethics panel to rule on Blatter, Platini next month

ZURICH (Reuters) – FIFA’s ethics judges said on Monday they were aiming to decide the…

Sepp Blatter

Blatter says was close to death, “between angels and devils” in hospital

ZURICH (Reuters) – Suspended FIFA president Sepp Blatter said he had been close to death…

FIFA reform committee

FIFA reform committee concludes work amid secrecy

By Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) – FIFA’s reform committee avoided giving details on its final…

Michel Platini

CAS confirms Platini appeal against 90-day ban

ZURICH (Reuters) – Sport’s highest tribunal confirmed on Friday that European soccer chief Michel Platini…

Tokyo Sexwale

FIFA candidate Sexwale wants shirt sponsors for national teams

By Simon Evans ZURICH (Reuters) – FIFA presidential candidate Tokyo Sexwale says he wants national…

Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein

Prince Ali confident he can win open FIFA election

By Mike Collett LONDON (Reuters) – The Jordanian prince beaten in May’s FIFA presidential election…

Nakhid

Nakhid appeals ban from FIFA presidential race

By Brian Homewood BERNE (Reuters) – Former Trinidad and Tobago international David Nakhid has appealed…

Issa Hayatou

Acting FIFA president Hayatou undergoes kidney transplant

CAIRO (Reuters) – Acting FIFA president Issa Hayatou has undergone a successful kidney transplant and…

Tokyo Sexwale Sepp Blatter

FIFA presidency candidate Sexwale warns against ‘sponsor activism’

By Mica Rosenberg and Mark Hosenball NEW YORK (Reuters) – Major sponsors of world football…

Jerome Champagne

Presidential candidate Champagne wants a more humble FIFA

By Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) – FIFA presidential candidate Jerome Champagne wants soccer’s crisis-hit government…

Sepp Blatter

Blatter rejects allegations against him

LONDON (Reuters) – Embattled soccer boss Sepp Blatter has rejected complaints made by the sport’s…

Sheikh Salman

FIFA candidate Sheikh Salman denies role in punishing protesting athletes

By Simon Evans WASHINGTON (Reuters) – FIFA presidential candidate Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa…

Michel Platini

Platini still sees good chances to head FIFA – Le Matin

ZURICH (Reuters) – Michel Platini still expects to be elected president of FIFA, despite his…

7 Candidates for FIFA Presidency – Nakhid misses out

By Joshua Franklin ZURICH (Reuters) – Worl Soccer’s governing body FIFA, shaken by the worst…