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FIFA chief sets VAR ruling for next month

FIFA chief sets VAR ruling for next month

FIFA President Gianni Infantino on Thursday said football's governing body will decide next month whether to officially endorse the video assistant referee ...

FIFA elect Skouris as head of ethics committee

FIFA elect Skouris as head of ethics committee

Vassilios Skouris of Greece, a former president of the European Court of Justice, was elected head of FIFA's ethics committee on Thursday.

Infantino slams 'fake news' surrounding FIFA

Infantino slams 'fake news' surrounding FIFA

Gianni Infantino slammed ‘fake news’ surrounding FIFA in an impassioned speech to the annual congress of world football's governing body in Bahrain on Thursday.

Al-Mohannadi unable to run for FIFA Council - AFC

Al-Mohannadi unable to run for FIFA Council - AFC

Qatari soccer official Saoud al-Mohannadi has missed the deadline to stand for a place on the FIFA Council despite having his one-year ban overturned, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) said on Friday.

FIFA approves 48 team World Cup for 2026

FIFA approves 48 team World Cup for 2026

FIFA's ruling council on Tuesday unanimously approved an expansion of the World Cup to 48 teams in 2026, with a format of 16 groups of three nations.

Maradona backs 48-team World Cup ahead of crunch FIFA meeting

Maradona backs 48-team World Cup ahead of crunch FIFA meeting

Diego Maradona on Monday backed controversial plans to expand the World Cup to 48 teams, a day before world football's powerful governing council faces a key decision on the issue.

FIFA chief says 'zero tolerance' for sex abuse

FIFA chief says 'zero tolerance' for sex abuse

FIFA president Gianni Infantino on Thursday vowed ‘zero tolerance’ for child sex abuse in football following an escalating scandal involving coaches and former players in England.

FIFA's Infantino wants video replays at 2018 World Cup

FIFA's Infantino wants video replays at 2018 World Cup

FIFA president Gianni Infantino is hoping video replays will be used at the 2018 World Cup in Russia to help referees avoid serious mistakes during the tournament.

FIFA dismisses report of Infantino probe

FIFA dismisses report of Infantino probe

FIFA denied on Friday reports in German media that president Gianni Infantino was under investigation for a possible ethics violation.

Fatma Samoura vows to improve football's 'tarnished image'

Fatma Samoura vows to improve football's 'tarnished image'

FIFA's new secretary general Fatma Samoura vowed "to help football restore its tarnished image" following a spate of scandals within the game's world governing body.

FIFA reformer Scala quits over loss of independence

FIFA reformer Scala quits over loss of independence

Domenico Scala, a Swiss businessman who led reforms to clean up scandal-plagued FIFA, quit his post at the global soccer body, saying its independent watchdog committees had lost their independence.

FIFA picks Fatma Samoura as first female secretary general

FIFA picks Fatma Samoura as first female secretary general

FIFA on Friday named Senegalese UN diplomat Fatma Samoura as the first female secretary general in the history of the male-dominated world football organisation.