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.

Sri Lankan Fernando banned for life by FIFA

Former Sri Lankan football chief Manilal Fernando was banned from football for life by world governing body FIFA on Wednesday.

Mohamed bin Hammam resigns from FIFA, gets lifetime soccer ban

Mohamed bin Hammam has reportedly resigned from all football-related positions and is now banned for life, soccer world’s governing body FIFA has confirmed.

AFC extends suspension of former president

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) announced Sunday the extension of suspension against Mohamed Bin Hammam, amid corruption charges against its former president.

Payments came out of personal accounts: Bin Hammam

Mohamed bin Hammam said accusations he enriched his family and supporters while president of Asian soccer are politically motivated and that he plans to fight "this clear abuse of power and process at the hand of FIFA."

CAS overturn Mohamed Bin Hammam`s life ban from football

Mohamed Bin Hammam has had his lifetime FIFA ban overturned by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

Bin Hammam suspended by AFC following new bribery scandal

Mohamed bin Hammam has been suspended by the governing body after an internal audit revealed more wrongdoings from the Qatari official.

Video shows Warner discussing cash payments

A video showing former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner telling Caribbean officials how to deal with cash gifts has emerged.