People like Sepp Blatter deserve Nobel prize: Vladimir Putin
People like Sepp Blatter deserve Nobel prize: Vladimir Putin

People like FIFA President Sepp Blatter deserve the Nobel prize, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview broadcast on Switzerland`s RTS television news on Monday. 

Sepp Blatter promises `total support` for 2018 Russia World Cup
Sepp Blatter promises `total support` for 2018 Russia World Cup

FIFA president Sepp Blatter on Saturday vowed "total support" for Russia`s World Cup preparations in a meeting with Russian head of state President Vladimir Putin.

Prince Ali of Jordan tells Sepp Blatter to stay away from FIFA reform process
Prince Ali of Jordan tells Sepp Blatter to stay away from FIFA reform process

Prince Ali bin Al Hussein of Jordan, who failed in an attempt to replace Sepp Blatter as FIFA president in May, says Blatter should not be handling the reform process at world football`s scandal-hit governing body and that the task should be left to his successor.

Sepp Blatter prankster charged by police after FIFA complaint
Sepp Blatter prankster charged by police after FIFA complaint

The British comedian who showered FIFA president Sepp Blatter with fake dollar bills has been charged by Swiss police after being arrested and interrogated, a police spokesman said on Tuesday.

Sepp Blatter not amused by bank note prankster
Sepp Blatter not amused by bank note prankster

 A British comedian on Monday gatecrashed Sepp Blatter`s efforts to defend FIFA`s reputation, showering the football leader with fake dollar bills at a press conference.

Four of six confederations say would back Michel Platini for FIFA president: Source
Four of six confederations say would back Michel Platini for FIFA president: Source

Four out of six continental soccer confederations would back Michel Platini, head of European soccer`s governing body UEFA, to lead the sport`s world governing body FIFA should he stand, a source close to UEFA said on Monday.

British comedian showers Sepp Blatter with fake money during press conference
British comedian showers Sepp Blatter with fake money during press conference

New Delhi: In a rather shocking incident, comedian Lee Nelson on Monday interrupted FIFA's press conference, taking place at its headquarters in Zurich, by throwing a bunch of fake money on its president Sepp Blatter.

Zico is perfect for FIFA presidency: Roberto Carlos
Zico is perfect for FIFA presidency: Roberto Carlos

 Brazilian World Cup winner Roberto Carlos on Thursday backed his legendary country-mate Zico to succeed embattled Sepp Blatter as president of controversy-plagued FIFA, world football's governing body.

Political pressure influenced 2018, 2022 World Cup votes: Sepp Blatter
Political pressure influenced 2018, 2022 World Cup votes: Sepp Blatter

 World football's governing body FIFA's president Sepp Blatter on Sunday said former French and German presidents tried to influence the 2018 and 2022 World Cup votes for hosting rights.

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.

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.  

Pakistan football federation head denies reports of dismissal
Pakistan football federation head denies reports of dismissal

Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) president Faisal Saleh Hayat on Wednesday denied local media reports that he had been dismissed following an extraordinary meeting of the ruling body.

Sepp Blatter could still perform a U-turn and stand again
Sepp Blatter could still perform a U-turn and stand again

 Sepp Blatter could still perform a U-turn on his promise to stand down as FIFA president, a former adviser said on Monday, while FIFA did not directly deny the possibility.

CAF unaware of African requests for Sepp Blatter to stay on
CAF unaware of African requests for Sepp Blatter to stay on

Africa`s soccer confederation (CAF) has not heard of any of its members asking Sepp Blatter to stay on as FIFA president, an executive committee member said on Monday.

Sepp Blatter dismisses calls for immediate stand-down
Sepp Blatter dismisses calls for immediate stand-down

 Embattled FIFA president Sepp Blatter has rejected calls from the European Parliament for him to stand down immediately, a FIFA spokesman said on Thursday.

FIFA to kick off Sepp Blatter's succession process in July
FIFA to kick off Sepp Blatter's succession process in July

Scandal-hit FIFA will hold an extraordinary executive committee meeting in July to discuss dates for the election to replace president Sepp Blatter, who announced his resignation next week.

Sepp Blatter sends best as Women`s World Cup kicks off
Sepp Blatter sends best as Women`s World Cup kicks off

Outgoing FIFA president Sepp Blatter sent his good wishes as the 2015 Women`s World Cup kicked off on Saturday with hosts Canada playing Group A rivals China in the opening game.

FIFA scandal spreads around the globe
FIFA scandal spreads around the globe

The FIFA corruption scandal escalated Thursday as one suspect told of World Cup bribes and another promised to reveal an "avalanche" of secrets, including about FIFA president Sepp Blatter.

FIFA crisis: Top contenders eye post as next president
FIFA crisis: Top contenders eye post as next president

Sepp Blatter's decision to stand down as FIFA president has kicked off a race to succeed him as head of the world's richest and most powerful sporting federation, but the vote is not expected till at least December.

Can Isha Johansen succeed Sepp Blatter as new FIFA chief?
Can Isha Johansen succeed Sepp Blatter as new FIFA chief?

Sepp Blatter's resignation as the FIFA chief amid mounting corruption scandal has triggered speculations over his successor. Most of the names which are doing the rounds in the media are of male contenders. However, Isha Johansen, who is one of the two women in the world to head a national football association, has also shown keen interest to be at the helm of FIFA.