FIFA chief Gianni Infantino `very sad` for Michel Platini

FIFA chief Gianni Infantino `very sad` for Michel Platini

Platini, once the frontrunner to succeed Blatter as the most powerful man in the sport, said after the ruling he had no choice but to resign and would keep fighting in Swiss courts to prove his "probity."

Michel Platini quits as UEFA president after failing to overturn six-year ban

Michel Platini quits as UEFA president after failing to overturn six-year ban

The Court of Arbitration for Sport rejected the appeal saying it was not convinced about the "legitimacy" of the payment ordered by ex-FIFA president Sepp Blatter.

Michel Platini in court for make-or-break appeal at CAS

Michel Platini in court for make-or-break appeal at CAS

He has been sanctioned over an infamous two million $2 million payment he received in 2011 from then-FIFA president Blatter.

Defiant Sepp Blatter regrets he did not reform FIFA

Defiant Sepp Blatter regrets he did not reform FIFA

Blatter spoke to more than 400 people at the University of Basel, where a student group has been preparing proposals on how FIFA should address the scandal.

Panama Papers leak: Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi to sue Spanish newspaper for tax evasion claims

Panama Papers leak: Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi to sue Spanish newspaper for tax evasion claims

The captain of the Argentina national team was accused by El Confidencial of 'setting up a tax fraud network'.

Panama Papers: FIFA officials, Michel Platini, Lionel Messi named in secret offshore files

Panama Papers: FIFA officials, Michel Platini, Lionel Messi named in secret offshore files

Documents also bring to light how some players use offshore companies to bank money from image rights deals.
 

Sepp Blatter plans to attend 2018 World Cup as Vladimir Putin`s guest

Sepp Blatter plans to attend 2018 World Cup as Vladimir Putin`s guest

The 80-year-old is serving a six-year ban for a suspect $2 million dollar payment to UEFA boss Michel Platini.

'Victim' FIFA files for compensation after admitting to World Cup hosting bribes

'Victim' FIFA files for compensation after admitting to World Cup hosting bribes

The world governing body of football is seeking to claim "tens of millions of dollars" in bribe money seized by U.S. federal prosecutors.

France seizes documents in probe targeting Sepp Blatter

France seizes documents in probe targeting Sepp Blatter

Documents are connected with Blatter's infamous 2.0 million Swiss franc payment to UEFA's fallen president Platini. 

UEFA named Theodore Theodoridis as interim general secretary

UEFA named Theodore Theodoridis as interim general secretary

It was believed that Theodoridis' promotion was affected to fill the power vacuum in UEFA after the suspension of Platini and Infantino's election to the FIFA top post.

FIFA scandal: Michel Platini files appeal against six-year ban to CAS

FIFA scandal: Michel Platini files appeal against six-year ban to CAS

Platini and former FIFA boss Sepp Blatter were banned for six years each over a two million dollar payment made by FIFA to the former France captain.

Diego Maradona urges life imprisonment for Sepp Blatter, Michel​ Platini

Diego Maradona urges life imprisonment for Sepp Blatter, Michel​ Platini

Maradona believes Blatter`s replacement at FIFA should not be motivated by money. 

Won't commit suicide, will fight till end: Michel Platini

Won't commit suicide, will fight till end: Michel Platini

Former UEFA president Michel Platini has vowed to continue his fight against his ban from football after FIFA rejected his appeal.

Key dates leading up to Friday's FIFA election

Key dates leading up to Friday's FIFA election

The FIFA presidential elections will see five people battling for the post.

Sepp Blatter, Michel Platini's bans reduced to 6 years by FIFA

Sepp Blatter, Michel Platini's bans reduced to 6 years by FIFA

Blatter and Platini can still go to the Court of Arbitration for Sport to appeal the bans.

Suspended Sepp Blatter is nervous and expecting bad news over football ban appeal: Report

Suspended Sepp Blatter is nervous and expecting bad news over football ban appeal: Report

Both Blatter and Platini's appeals were heard by the FIFA appeals committee last week.

FIFA scandal: You cannot buy a World Cup, says Sepp Blatter

FIFA scandal: You cannot buy a World Cup, says Sepp Blatter

The Swiss football administrator has once again claimed that he is innocent as he awaits the judgement of a corruption appeal against his eight-year ban from the sport.

FIFA hears Sepp Blatter's appeal against eight-year ban

FIFA hears Sepp Blatter's appeal against eight-year ban

Blatter`s adviser Thomas Renggli has said that he expected to get the verdict later this week.

Michel Platini hopeful of being back at UEFA for Euro 2016

Michel Platini hopeful of being back at UEFA for Euro 2016

Platini was banned for eight years in December along with FIFA president Sepp Blatter over a payment of two million Swiss francs ($2.03 million) made to the Frenchman in 2011 by FIFA.

FIFA corruption scandal: I am not afraid of anything, says Michel Platini as appeal hearing starts

FIFA corruption scandal: I am not afraid of anything, says Michel Platini as appeal hearing starts

If Platini and Blatter lose their appeals, they can still take their cases to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.