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FIFA suspends Pakistan Football Federation

FIFA had issued a warning letter before the action was taken.

Apr 07, 2021, 17:28 PM IST

FIFA bans former president Sepp Blatter for six more years

This is the second time Blatter received a sanction from FIFA, seven months before his first ban expires.

Mar 24, 2021, 19:57 PM IST

'It`s time for UEFA, FIFA to think’: FC Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman slams packed football calendar

Ronald Koeman's outburst came after Barcelona's two first team players, Gerard Pique and Sergi Roberto both got injured in their recent game against Atletico Madrid. To prevent further injuries, Koeman decided to rest Messi for their Champions League game against Dynamo Kiev.

Nov 23, 2020, 23:04 PM IST

England, Germany, Spain qualify for FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2021

These three teams will join India, Korea DPR, Japan, and New Zealand - who have already qualified for the tournament. 

Aug 14, 2020, 17:57 PM IST

FIFA World Cup qualifying matches in Asia postponed until 2021

Qualifying matches in Asia for the 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asian Cup will now take place next year

Aug 12, 2020, 16:51 PM IST

French Ligue 1 to allow five substitutes next season

The French Professional Football League (LFP) had earlier announced that the 2020/21 season of the French Ligue 1 will start on August 22 and will conclude on May 23 next year. 

Aug 01, 2020, 16:01 PM IST

Former FIFA chief Sepp Blatter calls for suspension of his successor Gianni Infantino

Blatter, who was FIFA president for 17 years, himself was suspended and later banned by FIFA`s ethics committee after he became the subject of criminal proceedings in Switzerland in 2015.

Jul 31, 2020, 21:02 PM IST

Women's FA Cup gets go-ahead to resume in September

The FA also confirmed that the final will be played at the Wembley Stadium on October 31.

Jul 24, 2020, 20:21 PM IST

FIFA announces schedule for World Cup 2022, hosts Qatar to kick-off tournament on November 21

The final will kick off on December 18 at the Lusail Stadium.

Jul 15, 2020, 21:13 PM IST

Coronavirus pandemic: AIFF confirms domestic season to remain suspended till further notice

The decision has been taken in adherence to the advisories issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports and other state governments.

May 30, 2020, 10:15 AM IST

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