FIFA

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…

Michael Johnson

IAAF scandal worse than soccer’s crisis, says Johnson

LONDON (Reuters) – The corruption scandal that has rocked athletics is worse than the one…

FIFA

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…

Law changes will simplify football, says Elleray

LONDON (Reuters) – Football always has been a relatively simple sport, governed by 17 laws…

Infantino upbeat about FIFA vote after winning support in Caribbean

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

Ali bin al-Hussein

Prince Ali asks FIFA to investigate Africa-Asia MOU

REUTERS – FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein of Jordan has asked soccer’s…

Ineligible Wynne now cleared to play for New Zealand

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – The player at the centre of an eligibility issue that ended New…

Real, Atletico get two-window transfer bans

By Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) – Real Madrid and neighbours Atletico Madrid have been banned…

Real, Atletico get two-window transfer bans

ZURICH (Reuters) – Real Madrid and neighbours Atletico Madrid have been banned from registering players…

FIFA inspector, Harold Mayne-Nicholls, was banned for seeking personal favours – committee

By Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) – FIFA’s ethics committee said on Thursday that former World…

Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid get 2-window transfer bans

By Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) – Real Madrid and their neighbours Atletico Madrid have been…

Ex-football boss in Americas pleads not guilty to U.S. bribery charges

By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) – A former high-ranking football official in the Americas…

Chile, other Latin American FAs, fined for homophobic chanting by fans

ZURICH (Reuters) – Chile’s Football Association has been fined 70,000 Swiss francs ($69,410) because of…

Soccer’s scandal-plagued FIFA dumps its once-powerful secretary general

By Joshua Franklin ZURICH (Reuters) – World soccer body FIFA said on Wednesday it had…

‘Versatile’ Alli similar to Pogba, says Spurs’ Pochettino

REUTERS – Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli has the potential to be as good as…

FIFA Ballon d'Or Awards

FIFA Ballon d’Or Awards: Conflicts Explained

Another Ballon d’Or ceremony concluded, and with it concluded the much hyped and discussed set…

Blatter platini

FIFA ethics panel chamber to appeal bans for Platini, Blatter

ZURICH (Reuters) – FIFA ethics investigators said on Tuesday they planned an appeal that could…

Sheikh Salman

INTERVIEW – Sheikh Salman positions as safe pair of hands in FIFA vote

By Simon Evans PANAMA CITY (Reuters) – In a FIFA presidential election where all candidates…

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…

Messi double as Barca beat nine-man Espanyol in Cup

By Tim Hanlon BARCELONA (Reuters) – Lionel Messi struck a spectacular free kick, scored another…

How Atletico managed to reach the top despite MSN’s dominance

Diego Simeone – The manager who has managed to produce the maximum of results under the…

Brazil boss accused in FIFA scandal returns to work

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) head Marco Polo Del Nero returned…

Jerome Valcke

FIFA ethics committee extends Valcke suspension

ZURICH (Reuters) – FIFA’s ethics watchdog has extended Secretary General Jerome Valcke’s suspension from world…

Ethics watchdog recommends nine-year ban for FIFA’s Valcke

ZURICH (Reuters) – FIFA’s ethics watchdog has recommended a nine-year ban for secretary-general Jerome Valcke…

Ethics watchdog recommends nine-year ban for FIFA’s Valcke

ZURICH (Reuters) – FIFA’s ethics watchdog has recommended a nine-year ban for secretary-general Jerome Valcke…

Guinea cleared to host matches after being declared Ebola-free

CAIRO (Reuters) – Guinea has been cleared to host international soccer matches after being declared…

Eugenio Figueredo

U.S. prosecutors trumped by Uruguay in FIFA corruption case

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A little-known criminal case in Uruguay is hindering U.S. efforts to…