FIFA backed students sent out to help run world sports

Graduates have later headed campaigns to host soccer's World Cup, run Olympic sports federations, and prosecuted landmark cases in international sports law.

FIFA 20 to no longer feature Juventus, will Cristiano Ronaldo be there?

Even though all Juventus will be removed from FIFA 20, being replaced with Piemonte Calcio, the game will still use real-world players including Cristiano Ronaldo.


Gianni Infantino rejects "colonialism" criticism

FIFA last month took the unprecedented move of announcing it would jointly administer African football with CAF and would send it its Senegalese secretary general Fatma Samoura on a ninth-month secondment to overhaul the African body.

FIFA claims progress in letting women attend games in Iran

FIFA is working with Iranian authorities to overcome a ban on women entering stadiums for men's games since the 1979 Islamic revolution.

FIFA introduces harsher punishment for racist behaviour

Stricter punishments against racism and other discriminatory behaviour was a key part of FIFA's updated disciplinary code which takes effect from Monday.

2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup: Google Doodle marks eighth edition of tournament final

From bringing down formidable players to promising an exciting finish, both the soccer teams -- The United States and The Netherlands -- have encapsulated the audience in this year's tournament.


FIFA plans to expand Women's World Cup to 32 teams

Ahead of the women's World Cup final on Sunday between holders the United States and the Netherlands, Infantino said he would take his proposals to the FIFA council and member associations for approval.

Afghanistan women's soccer coach 'disgusted' with FIFA president over abuse scandal

Last month, global soccer body FIFA banned for life the former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) after its ethics committee found him guilty of abusing his position and sexually abusing female players.

Chelsea's Hayes slams rules treating keepers like 'guinea pigs' at World Cup

The law adds that if a goalkeeper commits an offence, the kick must be retaken and the keeper cautioned but the IFAB relaxed its rules on bookings during shootouts following a request from global governing body FIFA.

FIFA President Gianni Infantino tells Iran to let women into World Cup qualifiers

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has demanded Iran provide assurances women will be allowed to attend 2022 World Cup qualifiers after expressing disappointment the country has reneged on its commitments to open up stadiums.

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France vs Croatia FIFA World Cup 2018 Final: France kiss World Cup in Moscow rain

France won their second World Cup title after beating Croatia 4-2 in the 2018 edition final in Moscow on Sunday


FIFA World Cup 2018: Samuel Umtiti header against Belgium puts France in final

France beat Belgium 1-0 to enter FIFA World Cup 2018 final where they will play either England or Croatia.

FIFA World Cup 2018: England, Croatia end long wait for semi-final spot

England and Croatia set up a semi-final date by recording victories in their quarter final fixtures against Sweden and Russia respectively

FIFA World Cup 2018: Sun sets on Brazil; France and Belgium set up semi-final date

Brazil were beaten 2-1 by Belgium while Uruguay lost 2-0 to France, thus ending the South American challenge in Russia.

FIFA World Cup 2018: England break the penalty shootout jinx, Sweden's Russian adventure continues

England and Sweden prevailed in their Round of 16 matches against Colombia and Switzerland respectively.


FIFA World Cup 2018: Brazil, Belgium earn quarterfinals berth

FIFA World Cup 2018: Brazil beat Mexico and Belgium beat Japan to book their quarterfinals spot.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Star-studded Spain fall, Croatia soldier on

Spain were stunned by hosts Russia while Croatia beat Denmark on penalties.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo depart as young star Kylian Mbappe shines

The first day of knockouts saw Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo crash out of the World Cup while teenager Kylian Mbappe scored two goals to grab all the attention.

FIFA World Cup 2018 Day 15: Belgium beat England to top Group G

FIFA World Cup 2018 Day 15: Belgium beat England 1-0 to emerge Group G winners.

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Gianni Infantino Becomes Fifa's New President: What His Appointment Means

Swiss soccer executive Gianni Infantino vowed on Friday to lead FIFA, the sport’s world governing body, out of years of corruption and scandal after being elected president to succeed Sepp Blatter. “We will restore the image of FIFA and the respect of FIFA, and everyone in the world will be proud of us,” the 45-year-old […]