FIFA and Premier League document Saudi Arabia's role in beIN piracy operation

Qatar-owned broadcaster beIN Sports has contended for more than two years that the piracy operation involving a rogue network named beooutQ is facilitated by a Saudi Arabia-backed satellite.

'U17 FIFA Women World Cup crucial for Indian football'

After India hosted the U17 Men's World Cup in 2017, it is set to host the U17 Women's World Cup in 2020 and Bhubaneshwar has been confirmed as one of provisional venues for the tournament.


FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup to be held in November, 2020 in India

The Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar has been provisionally confirmed as a venue, pending FIFA approval. Kolkata, Navi Mumbai, Goa and Ahmedabad are in the running for the other three host cities.

Five Indian cities inspected for U-17 Women's World Cup

"As of now we have visited and inspected five host cities - Kolkata, Bhuvaneshwar, Ahmedabad, Goa and Navi Mumbai. There is a lot of interest from other cities as well," tournament director Roma Khanna said.

FIFA clears Iraq to host World Cup qualifying games in Basra

Security concerns since the 1980s have forced Iraq to host most qualifiers in neutral countries. Iraq played ``home'' games in Iran, Jordan and Malaysia in a failed attempt to reach the 2018 tournament.

FIFA fines Man City over youth transfers, but no transfer ban

Premier League rivals Chelsea were given a one-year transfer ban and fined 600,000 Swiss francs in February in relation to 29 cases where regulations relating to the international transfer and registration of Under-18 players were breached.


Complex issues but work closely with AIFF for solution: FIFA tells I-League clubs

Six I-League clubs, led by former I-League champions Minerva Punjab, had questioned the All India Football Federation's move to award the top league status to the privately-run Indian Super League (ISL).

FIFA announces Player of the Year nominees

Luka Modric had been named the FIFA Men's Player of the Year in 2018. This time, the mantle will pass to somebody else, with ten names having been announced.

FIFA seeks update from Indian FA as club turmoil rumbles on

The AIFF's plan to merge the franchise-based Indian Super League (ISL) with the I-League has faced major obstacles and there is little clarity on the roadmap, leaving stakeholders and fans confused about the future of club football.

FIFA's African football takeover plan set for court challenge

CAF is in crisis following corruption allegations against President Ahmad, who was reported in March to FIFA's ethics committee by CAF general secretary Amr Fahmy.

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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 […]