FIFA

Infantino re-elected FIFA president for four-year term

Swiss national Gianni Infantino elected by acclamation as the sole candidate at the FIFA Congress in Paris.

Infantino re-elected FIFA president for four-year term

Qatar 2022

FIFA shelves plan to expand 2022 World Cup to 48 teams

World football governing body scraps plans to expand tournament in Qatar from 32 teams, citing 'logistical' problems.

FIFA shelves plan to expand 2022 World Cup to 48 teams

Racism

FIFA backs English players' social media boycott over racism

Football's world governing body 'applauds' anti-discrimination campaign, announces new plan to rid the sport of racism.

FIFA backs English players' social media boycott over racism

FIFA

FIFA chief holds World Cup expansion talks in Kuwait

Gianni Infantino meets Kuwait's emir before flying to Doha, as he pushes to expand Qatar 2022 tournament to 48 teams.

FIFA chief Infantino holds World Cup expansion talks in Kuwait

Opinion

It's time to hold the Israeli Football Association to account

FIFA and Puma must cut ties with the IFA over its complicity in Israeli crimes against Palestinians.

Mahmoud Sarsak

by Mahmoud Sarsak

Mahmoud Sarsak

FIFA

FIFA to explore expanding 2022 World Cup from 32 to 48 teams

Football's governing body will work with Qatar to potentially expand event by adding one more country to host matches.

FIFA to explore expanding 2022 World Cup from 32 to 48 teams

Football

FIFA bans former official for seven years in bribery case

Ethics committee imposes a seven-year ban on Rafael Salguero who was offered a large bribe for 2018 World Cup vote.

FIFA bans former official for seven years in bribery case

Opinion

FIFA and the politics of a Gulf feud

FIFA is being dragged into the Gulf's internal rivalries and that does not bode well for the federation.

Bill Law

by Bill Law

Bill Law

Qatar 2022

Campaign to sabotage 2022 Qatar World Cup unveiled

Political strategist Lynton Crosby asked for $6.7m to get football event awarded to another country, news report says.

Guardian: Lynton Crosby offered to undermine 2022 Qatar World Cup

Qatar 2022

Blockade 'not hindering' Qatar's World Cup preparation

Qatar is hoping the Middle East region benefits from the 2022 football World Cup, organising committee head says.

Qatar 2022: Blockade 'not hindering' World Cup preparation

Football

FIFA urges Thailand to release Bahraini footballer

FIFA secretary-general calls for 'humane outcome' as concern grows over extradition of detained refugee player.

FIFA urges Thai PM to free Bahraini footballer Hakeem al-Araibi

FIFA

FIFA hints at expanding Qatar 2022 World Cup to wider Gulf region

As blockade continues, FIFA head considers possible shared hosting rights in other Gulf countries and increasing teams.

FIFA hints at expanding Qatar 2022 World Cup to wider Gulf region

Sport

Mohamed Salah makes FIFA shortlist for 2018 Ballon d'Or

Salah, who netted 44 goals for Liverpool last season, is a finalist along with Luka Modric and Cristiano Ronaldo.

Mohamed Salah makes FIFA shortlist for 2018 Ballon d'Or

Sport

Mbappe and Salah shortlisted for FIFA player of the year award

World football governing body announces names of 10 shortlisted nominees for the 2017-2018 season.

Mbappe and Salah shortlisted for FIFA player of the year award

World Cup 2018

FIFA World Football exhibit launched in Moscow

As World Cup 2018 comes to a climax and Russia reflects on its unexpectedly deep run into the tournament, a FIFA exhibit wants fans of all nations to remember their favourite experiences.