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FIFA election

Swiss football administrator Gianni Infantino wins FIFA presidential election

The 45-year-old defeated his closest rival Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al-Khalifa by 28 votes in the second round.

Feb 26, 2016, 22:44 PM IST

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.

Feb 26, 2016, 18:12 PM IST

Won't commit suicide, will fight till end: Michel Platini

Former UEFA president Michel Platini has vowed to continue his fight against his ban from football after FIFA rejected his appeal.

Feb 25, 2016, 22:40 PM IST

FIFA election: Football body rejects transparent voting booths, Prince Ali approaches CAS

FIFA elections will be held on February 28 in Zurich.

Feb 20, 2016, 22:39 PM IST

Euro parliament deputies hit out at FIFA candidates for backing out of debate

With the FIFA vote less than a month away, all but French former FIFA official Jerome Champagne backed out of a debate planned Wednesday at the European parliament.

Jan 27, 2016, 23:45 PM IST

Asian soccer body says it supports FIFA candidate Sheikh Salman

Three of the five FIFA candidates claim support from Asian voters, but the AFC said it fully backed Sheikh Salman.

Nov 27, 2015, 21:48 PM IST

South America says will back Gianni Infantino for FIFA post

UEFA secretary general ​Gianni ​Infantino is one of six candidates for the FIFA presidency.

Nov 27, 2015, 19:53 PM IST

Suspended FIFA boss Sepp Blatter leaves hospital

Sepp Blatter has been discharged from the hospital where the suspended Fifa president was admitted for a check-up.

Nov 13, 2015, 00:21 AM IST

Luis Figo calls for support for Gianni Infantino in FIFA elections

Luis Figo called for support for Gianni Infantino in his FIFA presidential bid.

Oct 30, 2015, 20:58 PM IST

Asian football head Sheikh Salman's 'exit strategy' boosts Michel Platini's FIFA quest

Michel Platini's bid to become FIFA president was boosted on Thursday Sheikh Salman's 'exit strategy'.

Oct 29, 2015, 20:24 PM IST

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.

Oct 23, 2015, 18:55 PM IST

FIFA election: Players union calls for stringest tests for integrity on Sepp Blatter's replacement

World players union FIFPro called for stringent tests of integrity, including human rights and governance records on the candidates standing in FIFA election to succeed Sepp Blatter.

Oct 23, 2015, 17:43 PM IST

FIFA official casts new doubt over Michel Platini bid

A senior FIFA official called into question Michel Platini's bid for football's top job, saying the failure to disclose a multi-million dollar payment could be seen as a "falsification of accounts".

Oct 21, 2015, 20:03 PM IST

Zico says FIFA elections outdated, lack legitimacy

FIFA presidential candidate Zico believes that the rules for electing the head of soccer`s governing body are unfair, outdated and subject voting federations to outside pressure.

Sep 23, 2015, 10:00 AM IST

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.

Aug 20, 2015, 21:41 PM IST

Read Cristiano Ronaldo's shocking reaction on ongoing FIFA scandal

Arguably the best football in contemporary football, Cristiano Ronaldo, shocked everyone with his weird reaction about the on-going FIFA corruption scandal, which took the football world by storm.

Aug 03, 2015, 19:00 PM IST

South Korea FIFA hopeful slams `cannibal` Sepp Blatter and stooge Michel Platini

South Korean billionaire Chung Mong-Joon pushed his candidacy for the FIFA presidency in uncompromising terms Thursday, calling Sepp Blatter a corrupt "cannibal" and painting his main election rival Michel Platini as an untrustworthy stooge.

Jul 30, 2015, 17:21 PM IST

Sepp Blatter - FIFA's marathon man comes through another storm

A new election triumph in the midst of a corruption scandal established FIFA president Sepp Blatter as the politician who can come through any storm.

May 29, 2015, 23:38 PM IST

FIFA presidential election: Sepp Blatter re-elected for fifth term amid corruption storm

Sepp Blatter won the FIFA presidency for a fifth time Friday after his challenger Prince Ali bin al Hussein withdrew just before a scheduled second round.

May 29, 2015, 23:02 PM IST