Soccer`s world governing body FIFA flexed its muscles again on Wednesday when it announced that clubs will not get compensation for losing players and suffering domestic disruption due to a 2022 winter World Cup in Qatar.
Chelsea have suspended three people from their Stamford Bridge stadium following an investigation into a racist incident, captured in amateur video footage on the Paris metro, the club said on Thursday.
FIFA presidential candidate Luis Figo said on Thursday that Arrigo Sacchi`s comments about black players and an incident involving Chelsea fans in Paris emphasised the need for "zero-tolerance" towards racism.
The victim of a racist incident involving Chelsea football fans in the Paris metro did not know the incident had been filmed and widely broadcast and will now lodge an official complaint with police, he told French daily Le Parisien.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter and UEFA have joined Chelsea in condemning an incident captured on video in the Paris metro, showing Chelsea fans pushing a black man off a train and chanting "we`re racist".
FIFA President Sepp Blatter has lauded the performance of Ghana at the just-concluded 2015 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Equatorial Guinea, where the Black Stars finished runners-up to Cote d'Ivoire.
When Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo collected his third FIFA Ballon d`Or award last month he was enjoying a run of form that was spectacular even by his standards and the European champions were riding high.