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FIFA to choose 2023 Women's World Cup hosts on June 25

FIFA will choose between Brazil, Colombia, Japan and a joint bid from Australia and New Zealand in what it said was the "most competitive bidding process" in the event`s 29-year history. 

May 16, 2020, 09:23 AM IST

Rules changed to allow up to five substitutions per team: FIFA

FIFA also said that competitions currently using the video replay system (VAR) would be free to discontinue its use on restarting.

May 09, 2020, 09:28 AM IST

Matches should not be played until September, says FIFA medical chief

FIFA`s medical committee chairman Michel D`Hooghe has said football should not be played until at least the start of September to limit the spread of the new coronavirus and when it does resume that yellow cards be handed out for spitting.

Apr 29, 2020, 15:00 PM IST

Football: CONCACAF National League Finals postponed due to coronavirus

The CONCACAF Nations League Finals was slated to take place from June 4, 2020 to June 7, 2020 in the Houston and Dallas areas.

Apr 04, 2020, 14:21 PM IST

Coronavirus: FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup 2020 due to take place in India postponed

The FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup which was scheduled to take place from November 2 to 21.

Apr 04, 2020, 12:42 PM IST

Sunil Chhetri chosen for FIFA campaign against COVID-19 along with top players like Lionel Messi

Talismanic India football captain Sunil Chhetri has been picked by FIFA along with 28 past and present stars for world governing body's awareness campaign to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mar 24, 2020, 13:43 PM IST

World Health Organisation teams up with FIFA, WhatsApp to fight coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

As the situation across the globe turns out to be alarming with continous increase in coronavirus cases World Health organisation teams up with FIFA (Federation Internationale de Football Association) and social media company WhatsApp to fight the coronavirus pandemic.

Mar 24, 2020, 08:58 AM IST

COVID-19 : FIFA recommends postponement of international matches scheduled for March, April

FIFA said that the matches should remain postponed until they can take place in a `safe and secure environment`.

Mar 14, 2020, 13:12 PM IST

Legendary Indian footballer Pradip Kumar Banerjee aka PK critical, undergoing treatment in Kolkata hospital

Pradip Kumar Banerjee, the legendary Indian footballer and two-time Olympian popularly known as PK, remains in a critical condition. a Kolkata hospital where he is undergoing treatment for respiratory problem due to pneumonia said in a statement on Wednesday.

Mar 12, 2020, 13:43 PM IST

USA, Canada secure spots for 2020 Tokyo Olympics football

Sam Mewis brace helps the current world champions to secure a spot for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as they thrash Mexico 4-0.

Feb 08, 2020, 12:49 PM IST

Indian women's football league to commence from January 24

The fourth edition of the tournament will see 12 teams from across the country fight it out for top honours in the Indian women`s club football.

Jan 09, 2020, 18:47 PM IST

Indian Super League wants AIFF to improve quality of refereeing in league

Football Sports Development Ltd (FSDL) officials, the organisers of the ISL, met AIFF during the FIFA international break in New Delhi and one of the key discussions were on the quality of refereeing in the ongoing sixth edition.

Dec 03, 2019, 15:20 PM IST

FIFA kicks off U-17 Women's World Cup India inspection in Kolkata

Ahead of the inspection, Project Lead of FIFA U-17 Women`s World Cup India 2020, Vogt addressed the media in Kolkata and said: "We are very happy to be in India to start the inspection. It is great to be here, and we are looking forward to seeing how things are shaping up." 

Nov 26, 2019, 19:54 PM IST

Thomas Dennerby appointed as head coach of Indian women's U-17 World Cup team

The FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup is slated to take place from November 2 to 21, 2020.

Nov 09, 2019, 22:23 PM IST

Usain Bolt a fan of Cristiano Ronaldo, calls Lionel Messi a 'genius'

He also included Ronaldo in his dream team of footballers for teaming up in a 4x100m relay event. 

Sep 21, 2019, 17:36 PM IST

FIFA rankings: India drops one spot to 104th position

India is playing alongside Oman, Qatar, Bangladesh and Afghanistan in Group E of the qualifying tournament.

Sep 19, 2019, 21:34 PM IST

FIFA tells Iran it is time to allow women into stadiums

While foreign women have been allowed limited access to matches, Iranian women have been banned from stadiums when men’s teams have been playing, since just after the 1979 Islamic revolution.

Sep 19, 2019, 18:30 PM IST

FIFA Awards to be telecast live in India on DSPORT

This will be Lex Sportel's second association with a FIFA event after broadcasting the Round 2 draw for Asian qualifiers to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 preliminary competition.
 

Sep 19, 2019, 16:40 PM IST

Young fans view football as a prehistoric game, warns Napoli boss Aurelio De Laurentiis

The charismatic film-producer turned soccer club owner said that the decision-making committees of soccer federations such as FIFA and UEFA should include at least one teenager to give them a young person`s perspective.

Sep 12, 2019, 21:49 PM IST

Vinicius Junior should start thinking big: Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro

However, Casemiro denied putting `too much pressure` on the 19-year-old forward.

Sep 11, 2019, 23:01 PM IST