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FIFA ethics chiefs Cornel Borbely, Hans-Joachim Eckert face uncertain future

FIFA ethics chiefs Cornel Borbely, Hans-Joachim Eckert face uncertain future

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter, his right-hand man Jerome Valcke and former European soccer boss Michel Platini are among dozens who have been banned by the ethics committee in the last four years.

Argentina's football legend Diego Maradona given FIFA ambassadorial role

Argentina's football legend Diego Maradona given FIFA ambassadorial role

Maradona, has been invited back into the FIFA fold thanks to a warm relationship with Blatter`s successor Gianni Infantino.

USD 640mn boost forecast for 48-team FIFA World Cup: Report

USD 640mn boost forecast for 48-team FIFA World Cup: Report

In a 40-team World Cup, Europe would gain one extra berth compared to its current 13, while Africa would be able to send seven teams rather than five with Asia`s allocation increasing from 4.5 to 6.

Controversies that rocked sports in 2016: From Russia's doping scandal to Shobhaa De's shameful tweet

Controversies that rocked sports in 2016: From Russia's doping scandal to Shobhaa De's shameful tweet

Before we say bye-bye to 2016, here's a look at the controversies which have rocked the sporting world this year.

Russia Doping: Trapped in its own design

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter loses appeal against six-year ban, says not to appeal again

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter loses appeal against six-year ban, says not to appeal again

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter on Monday said he lost an appeal against a six year ban on him by the footballing body in the Court of Arbitration for Sport and said that he would not appeal.

FIFA chief Gianni Infantino suggests 48-team World Cup

FIFA chief Gianni Infantino suggests 48-team World Cup

Infantino was elected FIFA chief on Feb. 26 to replace Sepp Blatter, who received a six-year ban for ethics violations.

Michel Platini could receive UEFA compensation

Michel Platini could receive UEFA compensation

Platini was elected to a third five-year-term in March 2015, but was suspended last October over the payment and never returned to his office.

Ban-hit former FIFA President Sepp Blatter under fresh investigation over corruption

Ban-hit former FIFA President Sepp Blatter under fresh investigation over corruption

Blatter, 80, who is fighting to overturn his ban from football, declined to make comment about the latest case against him.

Disgraced ex-CONCACAF president Jeffrey Webb banned for life; Sepp Blatter hit with FIFA bribery probe

Disgraced ex-CONCACAF president Jeffrey Webb banned for life; Sepp Blatter hit with FIFA bribery probe

Webb was found guilty of charges including conflicts of interest and bribery and corruption.

Disgraced Michel Platini to attend UEFA Congress in Athens

Disgraced Michel Platini to attend UEFA Congress in Athens

The former French international, a three-time European footballer of the year, is the key figure in the scandal that brought down FIFA president Sepp Blatter.

REVEALED: Gianni Infantino says FIFA salary less than USD 2m, well below Sepp Blatter earned

REVEALED: Gianni Infantino says FIFA salary less than USD 2m, well below Sepp Blatter earned

Blatter, who was mired in scandal before being banned from FIFA, made $3.6 million in 2015.

Michel Platini at sports court for Sepp Blatter appeal

Michel Platini at sports court for Sepp Blatter appeal

On Thursday, the Frenchman suggested Blatter`s fate may already be sealed.

Sepp Blatter in last fight against six-year FIFA ban

Sepp Blatter in last fight against six-year FIFA ban

A full investigation and trial by FIFA's in-house court found Blatter and Platini both guilty of ethics violations. 

FIFA cuts Jerome Valcke, Chung Mong-joon bans on appeal

FIFA cuts Jerome Valcke, Chung Mong-joon bans on appeal

Valcke, who served as ex-FIFA president Sepp Blatter`s right hand man for nearly a decade, was sacked in January and banned from football over misconduct in television deals and World Cup ticket sales.

Euro 2016: Are the fixtures of the mega event fixed? Sepp Blatter thinks so

Euro 2016: Are the fixtures of the mega event fixed? Sepp Blatter thinks so

Blatter said no draw for a FIFA event had been fixed during his 18 years at the helm of world football`s governing body.

Swiss raid on FIFA amid new revelations on Sepp Blatter payments

Swiss raid on FIFA amid new revelations on Sepp Blatter payments

The revelations have raised new questions about the scope of corruption in world football. 

French prosecutor considering Qatar 2022 World Cup investigation

French prosecutor considering Qatar 2022 World Cup investigation

Former UEFA president Michel Platini, banished from the sport for ethics violations, could be a person of interest.

FIFA sack top official Markus Kattner over `breaches` worth millions

FIFA sack top official Markus Kattner over `breaches` worth millions

The action is a new blow to FIFA`s reputation as it seeks to redeem its scandal-tainted name under new president Gianni Infantino who was elected in February.

Michel Platini quits as UEFA president after failing to overturn six-year ban

Michel Platini quits as UEFA president after failing to overturn six-year ban

The Court of Arbitration for Sport rejected the appeal saying it was not convinced about the "legitimacy" of the payment ordered by ex-FIFA president Sepp Blatter.

Michel Platini in court for make-or-break appeal at CAS

Michel Platini in court for make-or-break appeal at CAS

He has been sanctioned over an infamous two million $2 million payment he received in 2011 from then-FIFA president Blatter.