Football

In Pictures: 24th Arabian Gulf Cup kicks off to packed stadiums

Iraq beat hosts Qatar as regional football tournament gets under way in Doha's Khalifa Stadium.

In Pictures: 24th Arabian Gulf Cup kicks off to packed stadiums

Football

FIFA bans Afghan official over sexual abuse scandal

Former federation general secretary banned for 5 years for failing to act on abuse allegations made by women players.

FIFA bans Afghan football official over sexual abuse scandal

Football

World Cup 2022: Qatar to welcome fans from blockading countries

The Gulf nation also said it wants to make alcohol accessible for visiting fans as it prepares to host the tournament.

World Cup 2022: Qatar to welcome fans from blockading countries

Football

FIFA deems Egypt's votes for Salah as Player of the Year invalid

Ballot papers by Egypt's team coach and captain 'were in capital letters' and thus didn't count, says the football body.

FIFA deems Egypt's votes for Salah as Player of the Year invalid

Football

Messi, Rapinoe named FIFA players of the year

Barcelona player holds off Ronaldo and van Dijk to win award for the sixth time.

Lionel Messi, Megan Rapinoe named FIFA players of the year

Football

FIFA's Infantino: Racism in Italian football is 'very serious'

Warning comes as match between Atalanta and Fiorentina was briefly suspended after racist chants by supporters.

FIFA's Infantino: Racism in Italian football is 'very serious'

Football

FIFA: Iran 'assures' women can attend World Cup qualifier

Body's president says Iranian officials have guaranteed that women will be allowed to attend match against Cambodia.

FIFA: Iran 'assures' women can attend World Cup qualifier

Women's Rights

FIFA boss pressures Iran to lift stadium ban on women

Gianni Infantino says he is expecting 'positive developments' at Iran's World Cup qualifying match in Tehran next month.

FIFA boss Infantino calls on Iran to lift stadium ban on women

World Cup

Qatar 2022 World Cup logo projected onto global landmarks

Official emblem of Qatar 2022 revealed in synchronised display in Doha and 24 other major cities across the world.

Qatar 2022 World Cup logo projected onto global landmarks

Qatar 2022

Qatar 2022: Football World Cup logo unveiled

Emblem simultaneously revealed in the host country as well as 24 other major cities across the world.

Qatar 2022: Football World Cup logo unveiled

AJ Impact

Offensive strategy? US Soccer says female team paid more than men

Salary and bonus information was released ahead of federal mediation over 'institutionalized gender discrimination'.

Offensive strategy? US Soccer says female team paid more than men

Football

FIFA bans Liberian football official for misappropriating funds

African official Musa Hassan Bility receives 10-year ban for breaching football authority's code of ethics.

FIFA bans Liberian football official for misappropriating funds

Football

FIFA announces tougher sanctions on racism, homophobia

Players to be suspended for at least 10 games for discriminatory behaviour under FIFA's new disciplinary code.

FIFA announces tougher sanctions on racism, homophobia

Football

ASEAN nations to 'launch joint bid' to host 2034 FIFA World Cup

Experts say the 10 ASEAN nations - home to more than 640 million people - have yet to work out the details.

ASEAN nations to 'launch joint bid' to host 2034 FIFA World Cup

Africa

What does FIFA's takeover of CAF mean for African football?

Fatma Samoura designated general delegate for Africa to oversee a forensic audit of Confederation of African Football.

What does FIFA's takeover of CAF mean for African football?