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Lewandowski and Putellas win FIFA 'Best' awards

Paris: Bayern Munich's record-setting striker Robert Lewandowski retained FIFA's ..

 FIFA president Gianni Infantino
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 Gianni Infantino

FIFA ratifies 1.5 billion dollar COVID-19 relief plan

Zurich: FIFA has ratified a relief plan for football communities and national associations around the world which have been affected ..


FIFA hands Punjab FC 3-window transfer ban for failing to honour player contract

Kolkata: Punjab FC, formerly known as Minerva Punjab FC, have been handed a three-window transfer ban by FIFA's Dispute Resolution ..

Achraf Hakimi

Bundesliga players showing solidarity with Floyd deserve applause: FIFA

Zurich: FIFA President Gianni Infantino has said that the recent demonstrations of players in Bundesliga matches, showing solidarity ..

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FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup to take place from Feb 17 to March 7 2021

New Delhi: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup ..


Teams can make up to five subs on competition restart: FIFA

Zurich: Football teams will be allowed up to five substitutions per game, instead of three that was there before, as a temporary measure ..


FIFA wants to let teams use 5 substitutes during backlog

Geneva: With soccer facing a congested program of games caused by the coronavirus pandemic, FIFA wants to let teams use five substitutes ..

FIFA U-17 Womens World Cup

FIFA U-17 Women's WC 2020 India postponed due to COVID-19

New Delhi: The FIFA U-17 Womens World Cup, scheduled to be played in November in India, has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic ..


Chelsea wins appeal at CAS in FIFA transfer ban case

Lausanne (Switzerland): Chelsea won a legal fight with FIFA on Friday that cleared the club to sign new players in January, then criticized ..

Silvia Grecco

Silvia Grecco, who narrates football matches to blind son, named FIFA's Best Fan

Milan: Football is for everyone, and nobody understands this more than Silvia Grecco. Her son Nickollas is blind and has been diagnosed ..


FIFA orders Iran to allow women to attend matches in stadium

Tehran: FIFA has demanded Iran's football federation ensure that women are allowed to attend matches in the country. In the wake ..


Work closely with AIFF: FIFA to I-League clubs

New Delhi: In a major move, FIFA has asked I-League clubs to co-operate with the All India Football Federation (AIFF) and work towards ..


FIFA lifts ban on Kuwaiti football

Kuwait: FIFA President Gianni Infantino announced here that a two-year ban imposed on Kuwait's football federation has officially ..

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U-17 World Cup: Iran end group stage in style

Fatorda: Iran ended the first round in style, blanking Costa Rica 3-0 in their third and final Group C clash of the FIFA U-17 World ..


FIFA suspends Pakistan Football Federation over ‘third-party interference'

Zurich: FIFA on Wednesday suspended the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) on account of undue third-party interference. "The ..


Argentina cleared to play World Cup qualifier at Bombonera

Buenos Aires: World football governing body FIFA has permitted Argentina to stage their World Cup qualifier against Peru on October ..


FIFA recommends 48 slots for World Cup 2026

Geneva: The Bureau of the FIFA Council agreed on a proposed slot allocation among the six confederations for the World Cup 2026, which ..

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Kochi gets FIFA approval as U-17 World Cup venue

Kochi: Three years after identifying a city stadium as a possible football World Cup venue, a high-level FIFA delegation on Wednesday ..


The Indian Super League has been a great find for Indian football, may it remain that way

We have heard this before. India being described as a 'sleeping giant' in football is not new. Now we have the FIFA President, ..


FIFA announces Club World Cup schedule

Madrid: FIFA announced on Friday the schedule for the upcoming Club World Cup, to be held between December 8 and 18 with the participation ..


FIFA elects first female general secretary

Mexico City: Senegalese Fatma Samoura has been elected as the International Federation of Association Football's (FIFA) first female ..


FIFA sets four-stage bidding process for 2026 World Cup

Mexico City: The strategic arm of world football's governing body FIFA has established a four-stage bidding process for hosting ..


India up to 163rd in FIFA rankings after SAFF win

Zurich: India moved up three places to the 163rd spot in the FIFA football rankings, released on Thursday, after its SAFF Cup triumph ..


FIFA ethics court bans Blatter, Platini for 8 years

ZURICH: Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini were each banned for eight years by the FIFA ethics committee on Monday in a stunning takedown ..


Platini, Blatter face several years' ban from football: FIFA

Paris: UEFA chief Michel Platini and FIFA president Sepp Blatter will "be suspended for several years", the football governing ..

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Sponsors pressure Blatter to quit

New York: World soccer chief Sepp Blatter received another blow as his resignation was demanded by three top FIFA sponsor companies ..