FIFA discusses reforms amid new sponsor attacks

FIFA discusses reforms amid new sponsor attacks

Sponsors say, reforms should be subject to independent oversight.

Coca-Cola, McDonald's among major FIFA sponsors saying Sepp Blatter must go

Coca-Cola, McDonald's among major FIFA sponsors saying Sepp Blatter must go

Major soccer sponsors on Friday issued the strongest calls yet for the immediate resignation of FIFA president Sepp Blatter, a week after Swiss authorities said they were opening a criminal investigation into the head of the world soccer body.

Calls grow for global athletics probe after widespread doping alleged

Calls grow for global athletics probe after widespread doping alleged

Global sporting bodies have called for a thorough probe of the latest doping allegations that have plunged athletics into crisis just weeks before track and field`s showpiece event, another black eye for sport after the FIFA corruption scandal.

Reform pressure mounts on FIFA ahead of presidential vote

Reform pressure mounts on FIFA ahead of presidential vote

FIFA`s leadership meets on Monday to decide the date of a vote to replace president Sepp Blatter as a corruption storm inflicts ever worsening damage on world football.

US sponsors, lawmakers seek swift Blatter action

US sponsors, lawmakers seek swift Blatter action

Just as US authorities said indictments of FIFA leaders were only the beginning of their investigation, US-based FIFA sponsors and lawmakers said Friday that Sepp Blatter`s re-election only starts his work to rebuild trust.

Sponsors pile pressure on Sepp Blatter ahead of FIFA vote

Sponsors pile pressure on Sepp Blatter ahead of FIFA vote

Sponsors piled pressure on FIFA leader Sepp Blatter to clean up world football as two major corruption scandals overshadowed the start of a congress Thursday at which he will seek a new term.

Calls for Sepp Blatter to quit as global anger builds after FIFA scandal

Calls for Sepp Blatter to quit as global anger builds after FIFA scandal

FIFA`s veteran president Sepp Blatter faced angry demands to resign after US indictments and arrests of top lieutenants engulfed the football supremo in crisis heading into an annual congress Thursday.

Key World Cup sponsors concerned with FIFA scandals

Key World Cup sponsors concerned with FIFA scandals

Key World Cup sponsors including McDonald`s, Adidas and Budweiser expressed strong concerns Wednesday after global football body FIFA was enveloped by a new corruption scandal.

EU may probe McDonald`s tax deal with Luxembourg: Official

The EU may probe sweetheart tax deals that US fast food icon McDonald`s allegedly agreed with Luxembourg, the bloc`s competition chief said Tuesday, adding to a growing list of suspects.

US woman jailed after McDonald`s shooting over bacon-less burger

 A Michigan woman was sentenced three to seven years in prison after firing her gun at a McDonald`s drive-through when her hamburger was delivered twice without bacon, local media reported Wednesday.

Stocks gain as investors eye bright side of mixed earnings

US stocks rose in afternoon trading on Wednesday as Visa`s potential expansion into China and talk of a turnaround at McDonald`s helped investors see the bright side of mixed quarterly earnings.

McDonald`s replaces CEO after poor sales

McDonald`s replaces CEO after poor sales

Fast-food giant McDonald`s replaced president and chief executive Donald Thompson on Wednesday, after the company turned in another poor quarter of sales and earnings last week.

Venezuelans not ''lovin' it'' as McDonald's fries go scarce

Venezuelan fast-food lovers are mourning the disappearance of McDonald`s golden staple: the french fry.

McDonald`s warns of big hit from China meat scandal

McDonald`s said that a recent scandal over expired meat from a Chinese food supplier has had a "significant negative impact" on sales in China, Japan and some other markets.

China detains five in expired meat scandal: Police

Chinese police on Wednesday detained five people from a unit of US food supplier OSI Group, a statement said, in a case involving expired meat sold to fast food giants including McDonald`s and KFC.

Britney Spears gains over 13 kg

Singer Britney Spears has reportedly put on a lot of weight - nearly 13.5 kg.

Don`t use our logo in protests against Thai junta: McDonald`s

McDonald`s, the multinational fast food chain, has asked protestors in Thailand to stop using its logo in protests against the military coup that completed a week Thursday.

Russia`s Pussy Riot girls burned, bruised in McDonald`s attack

Two members of Pussy Riot were left with chemical burns and head injuries after they were attacked by youths in a branch of McDonald`s, the group said Thursday. 

McDonald`s drops Heinz Ketchup

McDonald`s said Friday it was dropping ketchup king Heinz as a supplier of the key hamburger condiment, citing management changes at Heinz that put the company closer to rival Burger King.

Adam Levine takes first dates to McDonald`s

Adam Levine has revealed that he likes to take his lady friends to McDonald`s for their first meeting.