African football chief Ahmad Ahmad handed five-year ban by FIFA

African football chief Ahmad Ahmad handed five-year ban by FIFA

The head of African football Ahmad Ahmad has been suspended by FIFA for five years for corruption, the global governing body announced on Monday.
FIFA estimates Covid-19 will cost global football $11 billion

FIFA estimates Covid-19 will cost global football $11 billion

FIFA on Wednesday put the cost of Covid-19 on football around the world at $11 billion in lost revenue.
FIFA ethics committee drops Infantino case

FIFA ethics committee drops Infantino case

FIFA's ethics committee on Wednesday decided to close its case against president Gianni Infantino, who is facing a criminal probe in Switzerland over suspected collusion with the country's top prosecutor.
ASEAN football stars encourage healthy lifestyle amidst COVID-19

ASEAN football stars encourage healthy lifestyle amidst COVID-19 1

Football stars across the 10 ASEAN member states have taken part in #BeActive videos to encourage people in the region to stay healthy and active amidst the COVID-19 outbreak.
FIFA allows transfer windows to open before current season ends

FIFA allows transfer windows to open before current season ends

PARIS: FIFA will allow leagues to open their transfer windows before the current, delayed season has been completed as football recovers from the impact of the lengthy coronavirus shutdown, the game's world governing body announced on Thursday (Jun 11).
Vietnam to get part of FIFA's aid to member associations

Vietnam to get part of FIFA's aid to member associations

FIFA is about to release around 150 million USD to help its national associations, in cluding the Vietnam Football Federation, to offset losses caused by the raging COVID-19 pandemic.
UEFA postpones Euro 2020 by a year due to coronavirus

UEFA postpones Euro 2020 by a year due to coronavirus

The European championship, due to be played in June and July this year, has been postponed until 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic, European football's governing body UEFA said on Tuesday (Mar 17).
Swiss indict PSG boss, ex-FIFA number two in bribery case

Swiss indict PSG boss, ex-FIFA number two in bribery case

Paris Saint-Germain chief Nasser Al-Khelaifi and FIFA's disgraced former secretary general Jerome Valcke have been indicted in Switzerland for alleged corruption in the attribution of football broadcasting rights.
FIFA to take legal action to recover US$2m from Platini

FIFA to take legal action to recover US$2m from Platini

FIFA is to take legal action by the end of the year to force Michel Platini to return two million Swiss francs (US$2 million) he received during Sepp Blatter's reign at world football's governing body.
FIFA plan new cash injection for women's game ahead of 2023 World Cup

FIFA plan new cash injection for women's game ahead of 2023 World Cup

FIFA is hoping to renegotiate contracts already signed for the next women's World Cup in 2023 as it looks to increase the amount of money going to players, sources have told AFP.
FIFA to organise 'big event' in fight against AIDS, malaria and TB

FIFA to organise 'big event' in fight against AIDS, malaria and TB 1

FIFA are organising an event to raise funds and awareness to tackle AIDS, tubercolosis and malaria, their president Gianni Infantino told AFP on Friday (Oct 11).
FIFA order Cardiff to pay Nantes first instalment of Sala's transfer fee

FIFA order Cardiff to pay Nantes first instalment of Sala's transfer fee

Cardiff City must pay French club Nantes an initial €6 million (US$6.5 million) in their dispute over the payment of the transfer fee for Emiliano Sala, FIFA said on Monday (Sep 30).
FIFA considering delegation to ensure Iran allows women fans into match

FIFA considering delegation to ensure Iran allows women fans into match

FIFA is weighing sending a delegation to Tehran to make sure women fans are admitted to the World Cup qualifying match between Iran and Cambodia on Oct 10.
FIFA agrees limits to player loans, agent commissions

FIFA agrees limits to player loans, agent commissions

FIFA has agreed steps that will limit the number of players clubs can send out on loan from next season and will also limit the amount of money paid to agents in commissions, world football's governing body announced on Wednesday (Sep 25).
Messi wins FIFA player of the year as Ronaldo skips ceremony

Messi wins FIFA player of the year as Ronaldo skips ceremony

Lionel Messi won the FIFA Men's Player of the Year award as beaten rival Cristiano Ronaldo stayed away from the star-studded ceremony in Milan's iconic La Scala Opera House on Monday (Sep 23).
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