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Friday, May 14, 2021



FIFA, UEFA joins English soccer’s 4-day social media boycott

April 30, 2021 9:56 am

The boycott will also be joined by English cricket and rugby clubs, and the British Lawn Tennis Association, highlighting concerns that Twitter and Facebook, which also owns Instagram, aren’t doing enough to combat racist abuse on their platforms.

FIFA collaborates with United Nations to strengthen fight against match-fixing

March 16, 2021 3:40 pm

FIFA has intensified its fight against corruption.

FIFA to trial concussion subs at next month’s Club World Cup

January 09, 2021 9:08 am

The seven-team tournament in Qatar will be “the first international competition to test” improved concussion protocols in soccer, FIFA said Friday.

Explained: Why Ibrahimovic and Bale are questioning the use of their images in FIFA 21

November 26, 2020 9:49 am

Two high-profile footballers have questioned the use of their names and likeness in the new FIFA 2021 video game, shining light on the complex world of footballers and their image rights.

Explained: Dua Lipa in the FIFA online game? How, why

November 23, 2020 9:29 am

Soon, you will be able to watch pop star Dua Lipa go toe-to-toe with the top footballers; at least virtually. According to a datamine of the FIFA 21's latest update, Dua Lipa will be added to the video game as a playable character.

EA Play now available with Xbox Game Pass on console and Android; PC users to get it from December 15

November 10, 2020 6:02 pm

EA Play with Xbox Game Pass is now available for console and Android now. It will be made available for PC users starting December 15.

FIFA to push on with new financial cap and rules for agents

November 06, 2020 4:37 pm

FIFA announced last September a cap that would limit agents of the selling club to 10% of the transfer fee, and 3% of the player’s fee for agents of the buying club.

FIFA shapes new rule to help players switch national teams

August 19, 2020 9:24 pm

The new rule will take effect next month if 211 national federations approve it at the Sept. 18 congress that FIFA is hosting online from Zurich.

Explained: What is shushing, and why has EA removed the celebration from FIFA 21?

August 08, 2020 12:44 pm

FIFA 20 featured close to a hundred different celebrations. But while they started out as flairs of individuality and creativity, celebrations in online games are chiefly used to troll or humiliate opponents.

FIFA damage 'irreversible' over investigation into Gianni Infantino

August 04, 2020 10:22 am

It is five years since Sepp Blatter was toppled by a FIFA ethics verdict of financial wrongdoing which came in the fallout from a wave of arrests of high-ranking football officials by Swiss and American authorities.


Lionel Messi wins FIFA Player of the Year for record-sixth time

September 25, 2019 1:33 pm

Lionel Messi beat Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk and five-time winner Cristiano Ronaldo to win the best FIFA Player of the Year award for a record-sixth time.

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

July 16, 2018 6:36 am

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

July 11, 2018 9:31 am

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

July 08, 2018 5:10 am

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

July 07, 2018 3:22 am

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

July 04, 2018 6:07 am

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

FIFA World Cup 2018: Brazil, Belgium earn quarterfinals berth

July 03, 2018 2:02 am

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

July 02, 2018 5:53 am

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

July 01, 2018 3:34 am

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.