April 04, 2020 8:59 am
The amended Olympic rule on Friday retains the “players born on or after Jan. 1, 1997” standard for the Tokyo Games following a one-year postponement agreed last week by the International Olympic Committee and Japanese authorities.
April 04, 2020 9:08 am
The FIFA Under-17 Women's World Cup to be held in India in November was on Saturday postponed by football's governing body due to the worsening COVID-19 pandemic across the globe.
April 02, 2020 7:39 pm
Gianni Infantino believes that football will be "more inclusive, more social and more supportive, more global, less arrogant and more welcoming" after the world recovers from the pandemic.
April 01, 2020 5:41 pm
Even the biggest teams have not been immune to the first shutdown of its kind since World War II. Barcelona and Juventus announced pay reductions for their multimillionaire playing roster, and others have followed suit.
March 31, 2020 9:05 pm
FIFA is looking to use its vast financial reserves to provide assistance to a football industry ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic which is wiping out games and creating economic hardship.
March 31, 2020 1:57 pm
The World Cup is scheduled to be held from November 2 to 21 with matches to be played in Navi Mumbai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Bhubaneswar and Guwahati.
March 28, 2020 7:21 am
Lawyers at FIFA’s Zurich headquarters have huddled (virtually) with representatives from leagues, clubs and players’ unions to provide a framework to deal with the cascading issues created by the pandemic.
March 26, 2020 9:40 pm
The document also recommends allowing transfer windows to be changed in accordance with new season dates and urges clubs and players to work together to find solutions to salary payments during stoppages.
March 24, 2020 9:30 am
Before the pandemic, Gianni Infantino added to the calendar by expanding the World Cup from 32 to 48 teams for the 2026 edition, and by trying to launch a 24-team Club World Cup next year.
February 18, 2020 8:03 pm
The tournament kicks off on November 2 with the final slated on November 21. The quarterfinals will be played on November 12 and 13 while the semifinals will be held on November 17.
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.
July 16, 2018 11:28 am
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
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.
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
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.
July 04, 2018 6:07 am
England and Sweden prevailed in their Round of 16 matches against Colombia and Switzerland respectively.
July 03, 2018 2:02 am
FIFA World Cup 2018: Brazil beat Mexico and Belgium beat Japan to book their quarterfinals spot.
July 02, 2018 5:53 am
Spain were stunned by hosts Russia while Croatia beat Denmark on penalties.
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.
February 27, 2016 3:26 pm