FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke to visit India in October
FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke to visit India in October

FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke will be visiting India in October in what will be his second visit to the country in two years.

FIFA to ban third party ownership of players
FIFA to ban third party ownership of players

World football`s governing body FIFA is to ban the practice of investment companies owning stakes in footballers` economic rights, president Sepp Blatter announced Friday.

FIFA president Sepp Blatter confirms he will stand for fifth term
FIFA president Sepp Blatter confirms he will stand for fifth term

FIFA president Sepp Blatter confirmed Friday that he would stand for a fifth term in charge of world football in an election in May next year.

Asian Games: Basketball body says headwear ban not religious
Asian Games: Basketball body says headwear ban not religious

Basketball`s world body insisted its ban on headwear has no "religious connotation" Friday after Qatar`s women`s team quit the Asian Games because they were not allowed to play in hijab scarves.

Qatar will put on `one of best World Cups`, says Emir
Qatar will put on `one of best World Cups`, says Emir

The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, on Thursday said the Gulf state will put on one of the finest World Cups in history when it hosts the tournament in 2022.

FIFA candidate Jerome Champagne wants World Cup bid report made public
FIFA candidate Jerome Champagne wants World Cup bid report made public

FIFA presidential candidate Jerome Champagne has joined the calls for the report into the turbulent bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups to be made public.

Match-fixing claim hits men's football at Asian Games 2014
Match-fixing claim hits men's football at Asian Games 2014

Match-fixing suspicions hit the Asian Games men's football competition on Thursday after a betting analysis company said there were strong indications of manipulation.

Asian Games: Match-fixing claim hits men`s football
Asian Games: Match-fixing claim hits men`s football

Match-fixing suspicions hit the Asian Games men`s football competition on Thursday after a betting analysis company said there were strong indications of manipulation.

FIFA executive member wants ethics investigation made public
FIFA executive member wants ethics investigation made public

The public has a "full right to know" the contents of the ethics investigation into the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, FIFA executive committee member Prince Ali bin Al Hussein of Jordan said on Tuesday.

FIFA will not ban travel to Ebola-hit countries

The medical committee of world soccer's governing body, FIFA, decided Tuesday not to impose a ban on travelling to countries hit with the deadly Ebola outbreak.

FIFA will not ban travel to Ebola-hit countries
FIFA will not ban travel to Ebola-hit countries

The medical committee of world soccer's governing body, FIFA, decided Tuesday not to impose a ban on travelling to countries hit with the deadly Ebola outbreak.

Tournament, project director for 2017 FIFA U-17 WC appointed
Tournament, project director for 2017 FIFA U-17 WC appointed

The organising committee of the U17 FIFA World Cup 2017 has confirmed the appointment of Javier Ceppi as tournament director and Joy Bhattacharjya as project director for the mega event slated to be held in India.

Qatar will not host 2022 World Cup, says FIFA's Theo Zwanziger
Qatar will not host 2022 World Cup, says FIFA's Theo Zwanziger

The 2022 World Cup will not be held in Qatar because of the scorching temperatures in the Middle East country, FIFA Executive Committee member Theo Zwanziger said on Monday.

CAF back Sepp Blatter to continue as FIFA boss
CAF back Sepp Blatter to continue as FIFA boss

African football body CAF said Saturday that they will back incumbent Sepp Blatter in the 2015 FIFA presidential election.

Timing wrong on FIFA watch ruling, says Michel Platini
Timing wrong on FIFA watch ruling, says Michel Platini

UEFA supremo Michel Platini said Friday he would not be complying with FIFA`s demand to return a luxury watch given as a gift by organisers of the Brazil World Cup.

FIFA best in world for ethics, says president Sepp Blatter
FIFA best in world for ethics, says president Sepp Blatter

Soccer`s governing body FIFA has an exemplary ethics set-up unmatched by any other sports organisation, its president Sepp Blatter said on Friday.

Only four people have seen FIFA probe report, says judge
Only four people have seen FIFA probe report, says judge

FIFA ethics judge Hans-Joachim Eckert, responsible for deciding whether there was corruption in the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, said only four people have seen the report following an investigation into the decisions.

Brazil, Colombia rise in FIFA rankings
Brazil, Colombia rise in FIFA rankings

Brazil has overtaken Uruguay to move to the sixth spot in the latest FIFA rankings.

UEFA hopes to solve Crimea club issue `within month`
UEFA hopes to solve Crimea club issue `within month`

European football`s top officials said Thursday they wanted to resolve whether or not Crimean clubs can play in Russia or Ukraine within a month, even as Kiev called for sanctions against Moscow.

Ukraine calls on FIFA, UEFA to impose sanctions on Russia
Ukraine calls on FIFA, UEFA to impose sanctions on Russia

The Ukrainian football federation (FFU) has appealed to FIFA and UEFA to impose the highest possible sanctions on the Russian Football Union (RFU) over what it describes as gross violation of football regulations.