Sepp Blatter hints at contesting FIFA elections
Sepp Blatter hints at contesting FIFA elections

 FIFA president Sepp Blatter has hinted that he may contest the next FIFA elections slated to be held in May, next year.

FIFA chief Sepp Blatter "invigorated" after Marrakech meeting
FIFA chief Sepp Blatter "invigorated" after Marrakech meeting

Sepp Blatter is "invigorated" after last week`s executive committee meeting in Marrakech and has every intention of standing in next year`s FIFA presidential election, a source close to the FIFA leadership said on Monday. 

FIFA official says England had best bid for 2018 World Cup
FIFA official says England had best bid for 2018 World Cup

England`s failed bid to host the 2018 World Cup "was by far the strongest contender", FIFA official Harold Mayne-Nicholls was quoted as saying on Sunday.

Fighting Sepp Blatter says he will not abandon FIFA
Fighting Sepp Blatter says he will not abandon FIFA

Sepp Blatter declared FIFA`s crisis to be over on Friday and said he would not abandon soccer`s governing body.

FIFA ethics committee has created problems, admits Sepp Blatter
FIFA ethics committee has created problems, admits Sepp Blatter

FIFA`s reformed ethics committee has created problems as well as solving them and needs to speed up its work, FIFA president Sepp Blatter said on Friday.

FIFA will not reopen 2018 and 2022 World Cup votes
FIFA will not reopen 2018 and 2022 World Cup votes

FIFA will not reopen the vote for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, and will publish at least some of the confidential report into the bidding process, President Sepp Blatter said today.

World Cup corruption report to be released: Sepp Blatter
World Cup corruption report to be released: Sepp Blatter

FIFA president Sepp Blatter said Friday a report into alleged corruption surrounding the bids for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups would be released in "an appropriate form".

FIFA executive meets amid corruption report storm
FIFA executive meets amid corruption report storm

FIFA president Sepp Blatter opened a meeting of his 25-member executive committee on Thursday amid a storm of controversy over an inquiry into the bids by Russia and Qatar for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

FIFA to vote on release of World Cup alleged corruption report
FIFA to vote on release of World Cup alleged corruption report

FIFA has decided to go for voting to determine whether to make probing reports public into the long-standing allegations of corruption surrounding the bidding process for 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

Michel Platini hopes third FIFA candidate will emerge
Michel Platini hopes third FIFA candidate will emerge

Michel Platini is refusing to back incumbent Sepp Blatter or challenger Jerome Champagne in next year`s FIFA presidential election with the UEFA boss saying he hopes a third candidate will emerge.

FIFA dismiss discrimination claims as nonsense
FIFA dismiss discrimination claims as nonsense

FIFA prepared on Friday to stand their ground in a turf war with top women soccer players, dismissing as "nonsense" any suggestion that staging next year`s World Cup on artificial grass was discrimination.

Swiss to increase oversight of FIFA, other sports bodies
Swiss to increase oversight of FIFA, other sports bodies

A privileged existence in Switzerland for some of the largest sports organizations in the world and their top executives including Sepp Blatter, president of world soccer’s governing body FIFA, may be coming to an end.

We're fed up with FIFA crisis, says UEFA's Gianni Infantino
We're fed up with FIFA crisis, says UEFA's Gianni Infantino

European soccer`s governing body UEFA are fed up with hearing about the continuing crisis at FIFA, secretary general Gianni Infantino said on Thursday.

We must at least become the champions of Asia: Praful Patel
We must at least become the champions of Asia: Praful Patel

All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel on Wednesday said the focus is now on helping the country improve its world rankings and win at least the Asian Championship.

Under-17 Football World Cup 'will be first boom' in cricket dominant India: Sepp Blatter
Under-17 Football World Cup 'will be first boom' in cricket dominant India: Sepp Blatter

FIFA chief Sepp Blatter has stated that under 17 football world cup would initiate the first boom of sport in the cricket dominant India.

Sepp Blatter denies responsibility for Qatar workers' welfare
Sepp Blatter denies responsibility for Qatar workers' welfare

FIFA is not responsible for the working conditions of labourers helping to build stadiums for the 2022 World Cup finals in Qatar, the president of world soccer`s governing body Sepp Blatter said on Tuesday.

Sepp Blatter hopes to kick cricket in Sri Lanka by popularising football
Sepp Blatter hopes to kick cricket in Sri Lanka by popularising football

FIFA boss Sepp Blatter Tuesday vowed to make football Sri Lanka`s most popular game by overtaking cricket in line with an emerging trend in the giant neighbour India.

2022 World Cup, Olympics must not clash, says Thomas Bach
2022 World Cup, Olympics must not clash, says Thomas Bach

IOC President Thomas Bach says he's convinced FIFA will keep its pledge to prevent the 2022 World Cup from clashing with that year's Winter Olympics, as soccer's governing body considers whether to move the tournament to January-February to avoid Qatar's summer heat.

Qatar slam new World Cup corruption claims
Qatar slam new World Cup corruption claims

Qatar dismissed new allegations of corruption in the bidding process for the 2022 World Cup as they basked in strong support from FIFA chief Sepp Blatter and Asian football officials.

Sepp Blatter insists Qatar will keep World Cup
Sepp Blatter insists Qatar will keep World Cup

FIFA president Sepp Blatter said Qatar was in no danger of being stripped of the 2022 World Cup as new questions arose Sunday over the awarding of hosting rights.