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U-17 World Cup stadia should be ready 9 months prior to event: FIFA

The 23-day tournament is likely to be held in the later half of 2017.


Iran relaxes ban on women attending men’s sports matches

The announcement comes after FIFA President Sepp Blatter urged Iran last month to end the “intolerable” ban on women watching football in stadiums.


Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein to stand for FIFA presidency

Ali, who is also the FIFA Vice-President, said he had been encouraged to stand against Blatter by his colleagues.


FIFA to vote on publication of Michael Garcia’s report

FIFA leadership suggested that more committee members might be moved to vote in favour of the release of Garcia’s report.


FIFA bans AIFF ex-secy Alberto Colaco

Colaco is alleged to have received cash payments to the tune of $23,000 by Bin Hammam after winning a guarantee of his support.


Faroe Islands leapfrog 82 places to No. 105 in FIFA rankings after beating Greece

Last-place San Marino climbed 28 to No. 180 after a 0-0 draw against Estonia ending a 61-match losing run.

FBI steps in to protect FIFA whistleblower

Eckert’s summary of Garcia’s 18-month investigation cleared Russia and Qatar to stage the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.


FIFA files criminal complaint over Russia & Qatar WC bids

A FIFA statement noted that “in isolated cases, international transfers of assets with connections to Switzerland took place, which merit examination by the criminal prosecution authorities’’.

African players could boycott WC

Although UEFA has punished Russian clubs for racism at Champions League matches in recent years.


Europe’s final countdown?

Man City and Ivorian midfielder Yaya Toure was the only African player & Neymar was Brazil’s sole representative.


Qatar will lose World Cup, says FIFA Ex-co member

FIFA is now looking to shift the tournament to a European winter date to avoid the scorching summer.


Such a long journey for Palestine’s footballers

FIFA president Sepp Blatter intervened to try and mediate, but the problems persist with the team struggling with travel restrictions.


Alternate dates tabled for 2022 Qatar World Cup

FIFA secretary general Valcke clarified that, based on the agreement, the FIFA WC must be held in 2022.


Suarez’s training day

Suarez said he was “very happy to feel like a football player again” after training with Lionel Messi and rest of his new teammates.

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Scoring new goals

DTH companies pad up on sports offerings as FIFA brings new soccer fans