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FIFA chief Gianni Infantino sets VAR ruling for next month

FIFA President Gianni Infantino on Thursday said football`s governing body will decide next month whether to officially endorse the video assistant referee, a move that could see the controversial technology used at the World Cup.

Feb 08, 2018, 19:13 PM IST

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar likely to attend final

England thrashed three-time champions Brazil 3-1 in Kolkata, while Spain defeated Mali by an identical margin in Mumbai for a European final.

Oct 25, 2017, 23:56 PM IST

FIFA President Gianni Infantino congratulates Aizawl on winning maiden I-League title

In a letter to All India Football Federation President Praful Patel, Infantino said, "It gives me great pleasure to send my warmest congratulations to Aizawl FC for their first ever league title."

May 06, 2017, 15:14 PM IST

FIFA to decide on World Cup reform in January; president Infantino weighs in 48-team proposal

One option studied by the powerful FIFA Council at Thursday's meeting was a 40-team World Cup, with eight groups of five teams, or 10 groups of four.

Oct 14, 2016, 10:31 AM IST

U-17 World Cup Logo launch: India is passionate giant of football, says FIFA President Infantino

AIFF President Praful Patel dubbed the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 to be a "milestone for Indian Football."

Sep 27, 2016, 21:42 PM IST

FIFA President Gianni Infantino backs doping-tainted Russia

There appears no risk of Russia losing the 2018 World Cup, with only nine months until the doping-tainted nation hosts the Confederations Cup, which serves as the warmup event.

Sep 16, 2016, 19:59 PM IST

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.

Sep 10, 2016, 11:22 AM IST

Former FIFA president Joao Havelange dies, aged 100

Havelange, who has died during the Olympic Games being staged in his home city of Rio de Janeiro, oversaw a transformation of FIFA and its flagship World Cup competition into a multi-million dollar enterprise.

Aug 16, 2016, 23:19 PM IST

Cash is not always king: FIFA chief Gianni Infantino hails Leicester `fairytale`

He said the Foxes` improbable table-topping feats proves cash is not always king.

Apr 29, 2016, 00:43 AM IST

FIFA president Gianni Infantino continues to deny wrongdoing in TV deal

Gianni Infanito says this whole situation is basically a non-story.

Apr 14, 2016, 08:19 AM IST

Diego Maradona urges life imprisonment for Sepp Blatter, Michel​ Platini

Maradona believes Blatter`s replacement at FIFA should not be motivated by money. 

Feb 27, 2016, 05:50 AM IST

New FIFA chief Gianni Infantino has `qualities to continue my work`, says Sepp Blatter

Sepp Blatter was suspended as FIFA chief by world football body in October. 

Feb 27, 2016, 05:43 AM IST

Sepp Blatter gives up on FIFA, says fighting for his honour: Bunte

FIFA`s watchdog banned Blatter and UEFA boss Michel Platini for eight years for ethics violations.

Dec 29, 2015, 18:13 PM IST

Defiant Sepp Blatter denies charges, vows to fight

FIFA's Ethics Committee handed an eight-year suspension to its president Sepp Blatter.

Dec 21, 2015, 18:35 PM IST

Suspended FIFA president Sepp Blatter presents his defense: Lawyer

Blatter is under investigation on suspicion of criminal mismanagement, misappropriation of funds at FIFA.

Dec 17, 2015, 23:30 PM IST

Sepp Blatter to make case to FIFA ethics body in coming weeks: Report

Blatter was suspended in October for 90 days along with European soccer boss Michel Platini amid a deepening corruption scandal.

Dec 05, 2015, 23:00 PM IST

Former FIFA president Joao Havelange hospitalized in Rio

The 99-year old Brazilian handed over the FIFA presidency in 1998 to Sepp Blatter.

Nov 27, 2015, 22:33 PM IST

Sepp Blatter says only FIFA congress can ban him

Blatter criticised FIFA ethics committee and said they were not entitled to ban him from his office.

Nov 26, 2015, 17:13 PM IST

FIFA seeks life ban against UEFA president Michel Platini: Lawyer

Appeals by both Blatter, Platini against their 90-day suspensions were rejected last week.

Nov 24, 2015, 18:25 PM IST

FIFA court opens case against Sepp Blatter, Michel Platini

Platini was questioned by Swiss prosecutors over a $2 million payment from FIFA in 2011.

Nov 23, 2015, 21:52 PM IST