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FIFA ethics committee clears president of breaking regulations

FIFA’s ethics committee has cleared president Gianni Infantino of breaching the governing body’s regulations after a preliminary investigation. Infantino is the subject of a criminal...

FIFA referees’ chief Pierluigi Collina calls for more use of pitchside monitor

Referees’ chief Pierluigi Collina has underlined the importance of using pitchside monitors and warned video assistant referees must not to show the “wrong kind...

New criminal probe targets ex-Fifa president Blatter

Former Fifa president Sepp Blatter is the target of a new investigation in Switzerland for suspected criminal mismanagement of a million-dollar payment from football...

Top athletes gave millions in payoffs to administrators, corruption trial hears

A Paris court has heard allegations that leading athletes hushed up suspected doping by giving millions of dollars in illicit payoffs to corrupt administrators. It...

FIFA sees a different game until Covid-19 vaccine is developed

FIFA has warned that football will be “very different” until a Covid-19 vaccine is found. The governing body has released a risk assessment tool to...

FIFA announces charity match for fight against Covid-19

A charity match is being organised by football’s world governing body FIFA to raise funds in the fight against Covid-19. The FIFA Foundation is putting...

FIFA insist planned €922m investment in women’s football will not be cut

FIFA has confirmed that investment worth $1bn (€922m) in women’s football will go ahead despite the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Football at all...

FIFA plans financial help as Celtic announce salary cuts

FIFA is to look at ways to help mitigate the impact of the coronavirus shutdown on football as Celtic announced a “significant reduction in...

FIFA to consider CAS decision after Chelsea’s transfer ban is halved

FIFA has announced it will scrutinise the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s decision to lift Chelsea’s transfer embargo. Chelsea hit out at FIFA’s “deeply unsatisfactory”...

Gianni Infantino to serve second term as FIFA president

Gianni Infantino will run football’s world governing body FIFA for four more years after being elected for a second term as president by acclamation...

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