Day of FIFA reckoning for Sepp Blatter, Michel Platini

Day of FIFA reckoning for Sepp Blatter, Michel Platini

The FIFA judges` ruling is set to have far-reaching repercussions.

FIFA, scarred by scandal, looks at reforms

FIFA, scarred by scandal, looks at reforms

Swiss prosecutors are now investigating the World Cup bids and say they are looking at more than 120 suspicious payments in FIFA`s books.

FIFA bans Tahitian football head for eight years

FIFA bans Tahitian football head for eight years

FIFA on Wednesday banned Reynald Temarii, General Director of the Tahiti Football Association, for eight years for breaking the world body`s ethics code by accepting more than 300,000 euros from former Qatari official Mohamed bin Hammam.

AFC general secretary suspended over `cover up`

AFC general secretary suspended over `cover up`

Asian Football Confederation general secretary Alex Soosay was suspended on Wednesday over allegations he tried to hide documents during an audit that was prompted by corruption claims.

 AFC official blames `election fever` for documents claim

AFC official blames `election fever` for documents claim

A top Asian football official said he had been deliberately smeared on Friday after he was accused of ordering documents to be hidden during an audit triggered by corruption claims.

Sepp Blatter praises Asian soccer for moving out of murky waters

Sepp Blatter praises Asian soccer for moving out of murky waters

FIFA president Sepp Blatter praised the president of the Asian Football Confederation Shaikh Salman of Bahrain for "cleaning up" the confederation in a speech to delegates at the AFC`s congress on Thursday.

AFC general secretary accused of hiding evidence

AFC general secretary accused of hiding evidence

The Asian Football Confederation`s general secretary Alex Soosay asked for evidence to be removed prior to a 2012 investigation into corruption at the body, the Malay Mail reported on Saturday, citing video evidence obtained of the probe.

FBI used US soccer chief to spy on FIFA: Report

FBI used US soccer chief to spy on FIFA: Report

Chuck Blazer, once the most powerful man in US football, was an FBI informant used to spy on FIFA, the New York Daily News reported.

Malaysian launches bid to join FIFA exco

Malaysian Football President Tengku Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah is targeting more places for Asian sides at future World Cups after launching a bid to join the all-powerful FIFA executive committee.

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.

Qatar calls corruption reports deliberate attack

Qatar`s 2022 World Cup chiefs said Saturday that reports of corruption were a deliberate bid to undermine a FIFA inquiry into their bid.

Blatter ducks Qatar re-vote calls

Football chief Sepp Blatter resisted calls to order a re-vote for the 2022 World Cup, saying no decision could be taken until FIFA completes a probe of Qatar`s winning bid.

FIFA keeps mum on Qatar

FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke on Monday refused to comment on fresh allegations of corruption surrounding the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar.

Qatar denies World Cup bid corruption claims

Qatar`s 2022 football World Cup organisers vehemently denied any wrong-doing after a British newspaper alleged a top official paid more than $5 million to secure support in the bidding process.

Qatari paid millions for World Cup bid support

A British newspaper alleged on Sunday that a former top Qatari football official paid $5 million to get support for the emirate`s campaign to host the 2022 World Cup.

Blatter `mum` over `Qatar losing out on 2022 World Cup` report after new bribery allegations

FIFA president Sepp Blatter is reportedly tight-lipped on whether Qatar could be stripped of the hosting rights for the 2022 World Cup over a new round of bribery allegations, which have been referred to its ethics committee.

FIFA committee members interviewed by ethics chief

Members of FIFA`s executive committee are being interviewed by ethics chief Michael Garcia, who is investigating the decision to award the 2018 and 2022 World Cups to Russia and Qatar respectively.

Qatar 2022 World Cup committee denies wrong doing

Qatar`s 2022 World Cup organising committee has denied being aware of any alleged payments by the disgraced former head of the country`s soccer association to an ex-vice president of FIFA

Qatar paid ex-FIFA official millions: Report

Ex-FIFA vice-president Jack Warner and his family were paid USD 2 million by a former Qatari football official shortly after the Gulf country won the hosting rights of the 2022 World Cup, a report claimed on thursday.

Sepp Blatter gives huge hint he`ll run for office again

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has given the strongest hint yet that he is ready to stand for a fifth term, telling Swiss public radio he would not say no if member associations asked him to stand.