FIFA reform panel ends first meet, pledges "meaningful and lasting" change
FIFA reform panel ends first meet, pledges "meaningful and lasting" change

A committee charged with drawing up sweeping reforms at FIFA finished its first meeting on Thursday, pledging that "meaningful and lasting" change at world football`s embattled governing body remains possible.

Chung Mong-joon claims FIFA presidential election being ''undermined''
Chung Mong-joon claims FIFA presidential election being ''undermined''

South Korean FIFA presidential candidate Chung Mong-joon has said the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has been sending unsolicited letters to its members urging them to support his rival Michel Platini at next year`s election.

FIFA reform taskforce meets for first time
FIFA reform taskforce meets for first time

A 12-member committee set up by FIFA to draw up far-reaching reforms to the organisation in the wake of a corruption scandal met for the first time in Bern on Wednesday.

Former Nigerian skipper Segun​ Odegbami to run for FIFA
Former Nigerian skipper Segun​ Odegbami to run for FIFA

 Former Nigeria skipper Segun Odegbami became the latest man to throw his hat into the ring to replace Sepp Blatter as president of football`s world governing boidy FIFA on Tuesday.

FIFA starts new reform process, but critics don't see big changes
FIFA starts new reform process, but critics don't see big changes

Struggling with a major corruption crisis,  FIFA convenes the first meeting of a new reform committee on Wednesday. But few with knowledge of the matter - either inside or outside world football`s governing body - expect it to come up with the robust proposals for structural change that are being sought by prosecutors and sponsors.

Impressed with ISL, German giants Borussia Dortmund eyes India but looks for right opportunity and partner
Impressed with ISL, German giants Borussia Dortmund eyes India but looks for right opportunity and partner

The ISL may have opened up new avenues for Indian football but top German club Borussia Dortmund is still awaiting the right opportunity, time and partner to enter the "key" Indian market.

Michel Platini avoids FIFA talk, says in last term as UEFA chief
Michel Platini avoids FIFA talk, says in last term as UEFA chief

Michel Platini confirmed he was in his final term as UEFA president on Friday, whether he wins next year`s FIFA election or not.

FIFA disowns 'girls in schools' and Sepp Blatter comments by reform chief
FIFA disowns 'girls in schools' and Sepp Blatter comments by reform chief

FIFA on Thursday disowned comments made by the head of its reform committee, who had questioned why American authorities were investigating corruption in soccer, which he described as "just an ethnic sport for girls in schools" in the U.S.

Football must not be overlooked in FIFA race: Michel Platini
Football must not be overlooked in FIFA race: Michel Platini

FIFA presidential candidate Michael Platini will publish his manifesto in the next six to eight weeks and wants to bring football back into the spotlight during the campaign, a source close to the Frenchman said on Wednesday.

FIFA presidential candidate Chung Mong-Joon slams FIFA dirty tricks
FIFA presidential candidate Chung Mong-Joon slams FIFA dirty tricks

FIFA presidential candidate Chung Mong-Joon on Tuesday warned the election to succeed Sepp Blatter was in danger of "being manipulated to a degree unseen even in previous notorious FIFA presidential elections".

I`m clean and FIFA isn`t corrupt, says Sepp Blatter
I`m clean and FIFA isn`t corrupt, says Sepp Blatter

Sepp Blatter defended FIFA`s battered reputation on Monday as the outgoing president insisted he is clean and there is no systemic corruption at world football`s governing body.

Sepp Blatter "unfairly treated," says FIFA reform chief
Sepp Blatter "unfairly treated," says FIFA reform chief

Swiss lawyer Francois Carrard, appointed by FIFA to carry out reforms in the wake of a corruption scandal, says the federation`s chief Sepp Blatter has been "unfairly treated."

Chung Mong-Joon blasts FIFA, Sepp Blatter `sabotage`
Chung Mong-Joon blasts FIFA, Sepp Blatter `sabotage`

Chung Mong-Joon on Saturday accused FIFA president Sepp Blatter of "interfering" in the race to take control of football`s scandal-hit governing body, claiming his campaign is being sabotaged.

FIFA reform body sets date for first meeting
FIFA reform body sets date for first meeting

FIFA`s Reform Committee, which has been tasked with cleaning up football`s corruption-hit world governing body, will meet for the first time on September 2-3.

Best of enemies: Blatter-Platini rift to shape FIFA election
Best of enemies: Blatter-Platini rift to shape FIFA election

An increasingly bitter rift between FIFA president Sepp Blatter and UEFA chief Michel Platini looks set to define the campaign to elect the next leader of soccer`s corruption-plagued world governing body.

Chung Mong-joon cannot bank on support of Japan, says FIFA's Kozo Tashima
Chung Mong-joon cannot bank on support of Japan, says FIFA's Kozo Tashima

South Korean FIFA presidential hopeful Chung Mong-joon cannot bank on the support of neighbouring Japan, FIFA executive committee member Kozo Tashima told Reuters on Tuesday.

Sepp Blatter hits back at Chung Mong-Joon's `corrupt` comment
Sepp Blatter hits back at Chung Mong-Joon's `corrupt` comment

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has slammed comments by Chung Mong-Joon, a candidate to take over football`s world body calling it a corrupt organisation.

Chung Mong-joon launches formal bid for FIFA presidency
Chung Mong-joon launches formal bid for FIFA presidency

Former FIFA vice president Chung Mong-Joon of South Korea formally launched his candidacy for its presidency, blasting his French rival Michel Platini as being too close to outgoing chief Sepp Blatter.

FIFA official proposes abolishing executive committee in reform plan
FIFA official proposes abolishing executive committee in reform plan

An official overseeing reform efforts at FIFA has produced a radical blueprint for reform of soccer`s scandal-hit governing body, including the abolition of its powerful executive committee, according to a person with knowledge of the plan.

Nicaragua charges ex-FIFA official Julio Rocha, seeks extradition
Nicaragua charges ex-FIFA official Julio Rocha, seeks extradition

Nicaragua has charged former FIFA Development Officer Julio Rocha with money laundering and embezzlement, the country`s attorney general, Julia Guido, said on Monday, and is seeking his extradition.