Palestinians urge FIFA to act on settlement clubs

Call for action against Israeli clubs based in occupied West Bank comes ahead of key FIFA meeting on issue.


EU MPs call on FIFA to ban Israel settlement clubs

An open letter signed by more than 60 MEPs urges FIFA to prevent football from being used for territorial expansion.


Why does FIFA still recognise Israeli settlement teams?

This is a case where FIFA's own laws need to be applied, not negotiated or bent.

by Martin Konecny
- Hugh Lovatt


Kuwait sues IOC for $1bn over Olympic suspension

Kuwaiti government has filed a lawsuit against the Olympic body for more than $1bn in damages.

Sepp Blatter

Blatter: Payments were 'clean and fair'

Banned former FIFA president Joseph Blatter denies claims he enriched himself, saying "everything is clean and fair".


FIFA chiefs 'awarded' themselves $80m in five years

Internal report says ex-FIFA boss and two other top officials were involved in coordinated effort to enrich themselves.


FIFA says members sold World Cup votes multiple times

World football's governing body files for compensation in US as a victim of corruption by former officials.

Inside Story

Can the new boss of FIFA clean up the beautiful game?

The new president of the world governing body, Gianni Infantino, promises to take football forward.


Sepp Blatter free of FIFA 'presidency burden'

Former president of football world's governing body backs new chief Infantino to carry out reforms.


Gianni Infantino elected FIFA president

UEFA general secretary replaces banned Sepp Blatter at the helm of football's world governing body.


FIFA set to elect new president

Football's governing body is also due to pass reforms to overcome global corruption scandal.


FBI probes Germany over 2006 World Cup payment

Suspect payment made by German football federation to FIFA before tournament was awarded, sources close to FIFA say.


Messi bags fifth Ballon d'Or award

Argentina and Barcelona footballer voted world's best player ahead of Ronaldo and Neymar.

Reporter's Notebook

'I'll be back', vows Blatter after football ban

Suspended football boss is unlikely to let overwhelming evidence stop him from aiming to oversee FIFA presidential vote.


Millions frozen in FIFA's bank accounts

Fifty accounts in Switzerland identified through which corruption money is supposed to have transited.