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FIFA congress: World football body passes landmark reforms on salary disclosure, human rights, women's football

FIFA congress: World football body passes landmark reforms on salary disclosure, human rights, women's football

Extraordinary FIFA Congress 2016 is being held at the Hallenstadion in Zurich, Switzerland.

Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein fears ''catastrophe'' for FIFA if wrong leader elected

Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein fears ''catastrophe'' for FIFA if wrong leader elected

Prince Ali, who was beaten by 133-73 votes by Sepp Blatter in last May`s election, is one of five men looking to replace the Swiss.

Michel Platini criticises FIFA, insists candidacy still valid

Michel Platini criticises FIFA, insists candidacy still valid

Platini was excluded earlier on Thursday from the list of candidates accepted for the FIFA presidential election.

FIFA rejects Musa Bility's presidential candidacy

FIFA rejects Musa Bility's presidential candidacy

The election will be held to find a successor to the suspended Sepp Blatter.

FIFA presidential elections: Seven candidates in race to succeed Sepp Blatter

FIFA presidential elections: Seven candidates in race to succeed Sepp Blatter

The elections will take place on February 26 next year.

South African Tokyo Sexwale says will run for FIFA president

South African Tokyo Sexwale says will run for FIFA president

Tokyo Sexwale says he intends to be a candidate in the FIFA presidential election.

Jerome Champagne confirms to stand for FIFA presidency

Jerome Champagne confirms to stand for FIFA presidency

Former French diplomat Jerome Champagne has announced that he will be running to replace under-fire Sepp Blatter as a new FIFA president.

Michel Platini too close to FIFA's Sepp Blatter for top job: Chung Mong-joon

Michel Platini too close to FIFA's Sepp Blatter for top job: Chung Mong-joon

South Korea`s Chung Mong-joon said on Monday that his French rival for the presidency of FIFA, Michel Platini, was too close to outgoing chief Sepp Blatter to be right for the job as head of soccer`s scandal-hit governing body.

FIFA hits back at football spending critic

FIFA hits back at football spending critic

FIFA`s outgoing leadership hit back Thursday at criticism of its spending on poorer football nations by one of the potential candidates to head the world body.

Prince Ali says fans want Sepp Blatter out

Prince Ali says fans want Sepp Blatter out

 Football fans around the globe want FIFA leader Sepp Blatter to quit now and let an independent commission reform world football`s scandal-tainted governing body, Prince Ali bin al-Hussein, who could run for president, told AFP.

Michel Platini won't be good for FIFA: Prince Ali Bin al-Hussein

Michel Platini won't be good for FIFA: Prince Ali Bin al-Hussein

 Michel Platini has been criticised by Prince Ali Bin al-Hussein of Jordan hours after the Frenchman confirmed that he would be a candidate for FIFA's top post next year.

Possible FIFA rivals Michel Platini, Prince Ali bin al-Hussein meet for talks

Possible FIFA rivals Michel Platini, Prince Ali bin al-Hussein meet for talks

Potential FIFA presidential election rivals Michel Platini and Prince Ali bin al-Hussein met for the first time on Wednesday since Sepp Blatter announced his exit.

Shame Blatter was re-elected FIFA president: Romario

Shame Blatter was re-elected FIFA president: Romario

Former Brazil striker Romario said football "will continue to be assaulted" following Sepp Blatter's re-election as FIFA president in Zurich.

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.

FIFA presidential election: Members vote to elect new chief

FIFA presidential election: Members vote to elect new chief

World football governing body FIFA voted on Friday to elect its new chief - with incumbent Sepp Blatter seeking a fifth term challenged by Jordanian heavyweight Prince Ali bin al-Hussein.

US, Canada to back Prince Ali in FIFA vote

US, Canada to back Prince Ali in FIFA vote

US Soccer Federation president Sunil Gulati said Thursday he is joining the bid to oust embattled FIFA president Sepp Blatter, in a move that could risk America`s chances of hosting another World Cup.

FIFA prepares to vote as Prince Ali bin al-Hussein challenges Sepp Blatter

FIFA prepares to vote as Prince Ali bin al-Hussein challenges Sepp Blatter

The world will be watching as the FIFA presidential election is taking place on Friday amid the crisis it is in after the arrests of top officials involved in bribery and scams.

FIFA graft scandal: Sepp Blatter eyes re-election as chief; Michel Platini asks him to step down

FIFA graft scandal: Sepp Blatter eyes re-election as chief; Michel Platini asks him to step down

One day after FIFA was rocked by the indictment of nine of its officials in the United States on graft charges, the world football governing body elects its new president for the next four years on Friday with the under-pressure incumbent boss Sepp Blatter favourite against Jordan's Prince Ali bin al-Hussein.

Australia to vote for Prince Ali bin Al-Hussein in FIFA election

Australia to vote for Prince Ali bin Al-Hussein in FIFA election

Football Federation Australia will seek a fresh start for football's governing body FIFA and vote for Prince Ali bin Al-Hussein as its next president, FFA Chairman Frank Lowy said today.

Russia's Vladimir Putin says US trying to block Sepp Blatter reelection as FIFA head

Russia's Vladimir Putin says US trying to block Sepp Blatter reelection as FIFA head

Russian President Vladimir Putin slammed the arrests of top FIFA delegates in a US probe as an attempt by Washington to oust Sepp Blatter as head of the organisation.