US seeks extradition of 7 FIFA officials in Switzerland
US seeks extradition of 7 FIFA officials in Switzerland

The United States has demanded the extradition of seven FIFA officials detained in May setting off what could become a prolonged legal battle over the handling of the major corruption case.

Former FIFA vice president Jack Warner tells US to prepare for long, hot summer
Former FIFA vice president Jack Warner tells US to prepare for long, hot summer

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.

Alibaba, Evergrande-owned football club files for China IPO in Asian first
Alibaba, Evergrande-owned football club files for China IPO in Asian first

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.

I`m not corrupt, insists FIFA president Sepp Blatter
I`m not corrupt, insists FIFA president Sepp Blatter

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has insisted he is not guilty of corruption despite the ongoing investigations into world football`s governing body.

Sepp Blatter will not attend women's World Cup final: Lawyer
Sepp Blatter will not attend women's World Cup final: Lawyer

FIFA President Sepp Blatter will not travel to Canada for the final of the women`s World Cup on July 5 for personal reasons, a U.S.-based lawyer for Blatter said on Tuesday.

Jean Todt asks Bernie Ecclestone to stop criticising F1 in public
Jean Todt asks Bernie Ecclestone to stop criticising F1 in public

International automobile federation (FIA) president Jean Todt urged Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone to cut his public criticism of various aspects of the motorsport.

Champions Japan face England threat to World Cup title
Champions Japan face England threat to World Cup title

Champions Japan face a real threat from England as the Asian giants look to keep their Women`s World Cup title defence on track in Wednesday`s semi-final in Edmonton.

Indian football pitches not fit for World Cup matches: Official
Indian football pitches not fit for World Cup matches: Official

India does not have a single football pitch good enough to host a FIFA World Cup match, a senior FIFA official said on Monday.

FIFA's audit chief urges Sepp Blatter to stand by resignation decision
FIFA's audit chief urges Sepp Blatter to stand by resignation decision

Sepp Blatter has been asked to stand by his decision to step down as president of FIFA, the world football's governing body.

Spanish Football League files lawsuit over 2022 World Cup dates
Spanish Football League files lawsuit over 2022 World Cup dates

 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.

Affleck, Damon 'in talks' to produce FIFA scandal film
Affleck, Damon 'in talks' to produce FIFA scandal film

Actors Ben Affleck and Matt Damon are reportedly in negotiations to produce a new movie about the high-profile FIFA scandal.

Sepp Blatter 'not a candidate but elected president': Report
Sepp Blatter 'not a candidate but elected president': Report

Sepp Blatter will not stand again for the FIFA presidency, he told a Swiss newspaper, but insisted he remained in charge of world football`s governing body.

FIFA President Blatter says has not resigned: Paper
FIFA President Blatter says has not resigned: Paper

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.  

I have not resigned as FIFA president: Sepp Blatter tells Swiss newspaper
I have not resigned as FIFA president: Sepp Blatter tells Swiss newspaper

Sepp Blatter has told a Swiss newspaper he has not quit as FIFA president, adding to speculation he may try to stay on as head of world soccer`s governing body that is gripped by a corruption scandal.

US forward Abby Wambach escapes with warning for referee comments
US forward Abby Wambach escapes with warning for referee comments

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.

Funding for women's football closely monitored, says FIFA
Funding for women's football closely monitored, says FIFA

Funds allocated to the development of women`s football will be closely monitored with random audits to ensure the money is going where it should, world football`s governing body FIFA said on Thursday.

Thousands sign up for "leaving party" for FIFA's Sepp Blatter
Thousands sign up for "leaving party" for FIFA's Sepp Blatter

A celebration of Sepp Blatter`s departure as the head of world soccer`s governing body has attracted more than 21,000 would-be guests via Facebook.

Argentine house arrest for FIFA `graft` duo
Argentine house arrest for FIFA `graft` duo

Two Argentine businessmen arrested last week in a sweeping probe of alleged corruption at FIFA were placed under house arrest Wednesday pending a decision on extraditing them to the United States.

Swiss authorities examine FIFA grants in football probe: Source
Swiss authorities examine FIFA grants in football probe: Source

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.

Indian coaches hail FIFA's Elite course
Indian coaches hail FIFA's Elite course

Indian football coaches, including top names such as Armando Colaco, Derrick Pereira and Sanjoy Sen, have hailed FIFA's Elite course, calling it a "platform" to evolve.