Former FIFA vice president Jack Warner has told the United States to brace up for a "long hot summer" as he defends himself against charges laid by law enforcement authorities of that country regarding his activities with football's world governing body.
Evergrande Taobao, the football team co-owned by Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and property firm Evergrande Real Estate Group Ltd, could become the first club listed in Asia after it filed for an initial public offering in China.
The Spanish Football League (LFP) has filed a lawsuit with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) over world football's governing body FIFA's decision to host the 2022 Qatar World Cup in the middle of the European football season.
Sepp Blatter has added to speculation he may try to stay on as head of world football`s governing body but a source told Reuters on Friday the 79-year old still intends to stand down as FIFA president.
United States striker Abby Wambach has escaped with nothing more than a warning from FIFA after she said a referee at the women’s World Cup had targeted two of her team mates on the verge of suspension.
Swiss authorities are examining development grants made by FIFA around the world as part of their investigation into the sport`s global governing body and its award of World Cup hosting rights for Russia in 2018 and Qatar in 2022, a source familiar with the probe said.