President

Shashank Manohar Quits as BCCI President

Shashank Manohar has resigned as the president of the Board of Control for Cricket in…

Giorgos Girtzikis

Greek soccer chief laments ‘death of football city’ as another club folds

ATHENS, (Reuters) – The crisis engulfing Greek soccer claimed another victim as a second-tier club went…

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…

Florentino Perez

Real will not boost squad ahead of ban, says Perez

REUTERS – Real Madrid will not seek to boost their squad ahead of their transfer…

Jean Todt

Refuelling back on the F1 agenda for 2017, says Todt

By Alan Baldwin BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) – Formula One has performed a U-turn and put…

IAAF

Germany wants emergency IAAF meeting over WADA report

MUNICH (Reuters) – Germany’s athletics chief has called for an extraordinary meeting of the IAAF…

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…

Michel Platini

Platini withdraws candidacy for FIFA presidency

By Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) – Banned European soccer boss Michel Platini has withdrawn his…

Jose Mourinho

Mourinho not coming back for now: Florentino Perez

MADRID (Reuters) – Sacked Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho will not be making an immediate return…

Marco Polo Del Nero

Grilled by senators, Brazil’s football federation boss stresses innocence

BRASILIA (Reuters) – The head of Brazilian football, charged with corruption by U.S. prosecutors, stood…

Swiss extradite FIFA official Napout to U.S. in corruption probe

ZURICH (Reuters) – FIFA Vice-President Juan Angel Napout, president of the South American football confederation…

Lamine Diack

IOC suspends Diack, urges action against doping offenders

BERLIN (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has provisionally suspended former IAAF president Lamine…

President of Colombian FA resigns unexpectedly

BOGOTA (Reuters) – The president of the Colombian Football Federation resigned unexpectedly on Monday, saying…

We face long road to redemption, says IAAF chief Coe

LONDON (Reuters) – World athletics president Sebastian Coe has stepped up his review aimed at…

Erdogan intervenes after soccer boss takes referees hostage

ANKARA (Reuters) – The boss of Turkish soccer club Trabzonspor locked four match officials in…

Platini says he alone has vision to lead crisis-shaken FIFA

LONDON (Reuters) – Suspended UEFA head Michel Platini said on Thursday he was the only…

Russia ready to support Infantino in FIFA election

By Dmitriy Rogovitskiy MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia will support Gianni Infantino’s bid to become FIFA…

German FA scandal clouds Hamburg’s Olympic referendum

By Karolos Grohmann BERLIN (Reuters) – The German football scandal over an alleged slush fund…

Sheikh Salman joins FIFA presidential race

REUTERS – The president of the Asian Football Confederation, Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa,…

Fears for development as FIFA cleans up house

By Simon Evans ZURICH (Reuters) – As FIFA struggles with internal reforms to clear up…

World soccer rocked by suspension of Blatter and Platini

By Simon Evans and Joshua Franklin ZURICH (Reuters) – World soccer chief Sepp Blatter and…

Scott gets 11th Presidents Cup underway

By Peter Rutherford INCHEON, South Korea (Reuters) – Adam Scott got the ball rolling in…

Coca-Cola and McDonald’s calls on FIFA’s Sepp Blatter to resign immediately

NEW YORK/ZURICH (Reuters) – Major football sponsors on Friday issued coordinated calls for the immediate…

McDonald’s calls for FIFA’s Sepp Blatter to step down immediately

NEW YORK (Reuters) – McDonald’s  joined calls on Friday for FIFA President Sepp Blatter to…

FIFA Elections

Sheikh Salman might enter FIFA race if Platini withdraws

ZURICH (Reuters) – One of Michel Platini’s main backers in his bid to head world…

Neymar

Maradona Eyes FIFA Vice President Role

Football great Diego Maradona has claimed that he could be in line to become the…

Indian-origin academic to be the next FIFA president?

After Sepp Blatter gave his resignation, there were many promising contenders to take his place…