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Former FIFA Pres. Blatter testifies at Platini appeal – Press TV


Press TV

Former FIFA Pres. Blatter testifies at Platini appeal
Press TV
Like Platini, Blatter is banned from the Sport for 6 years, following a ruling by FIFA Judges, over a payment of 2 million Swiss francs that Blatter made to the former UEFA President, Platini, back in 2011. Both men have maintained their Innocence
Michel Platini to find out FIFA ban appeal verdict by May 9Sports Illustrated
Michel Platini arrives at CAS to fight 6-year ban by FIFAYahoo News
Ex-FIFA boss Blatter 'happy' to testify at Platini appealBangkok Post
AS English –Outlook India
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Posted on 30 April 2016 | 2:20 am

FIFA ethics panel bans Bahamas’ Havens for five years – Reuters UK


Bahamas Tribune

FIFA ethics panel bans Bahamas' Havens for five years
Reuters UK
ZURICH FIFA's ethics watchdog on Friday banned former Caribbean Football Union executive Lionel Haven from football for five years for failing to disclose information related to cash payments at a CFU event in 2011. The adjudicatory chamber of world …
Fifa Bans Lionel Haven From Soccer For Five YearsBahamas Tribune

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Posted on 29 April 2016 | 4:19 pm

Kuwait government declares war on FIFA with legal action over suspension – Inside World Football


Inside World Football

Kuwait government declares war on FIFA with legal action over suspension
Inside World Football
April 29 – Kuwait's government has launched legal action against FIFA and other international federations implementing its ban from international sporting competition. Last year FIFA joined several other global sporting bodies in suspending Kuwait from …

Posted on 29 April 2016 | 2:23 pm

Kuwait will host for 23rd Gulf Cup; if FIFA ban is lifted – Inside World Football


Inside World Football

Kuwait will host for 23rd Gulf Cup; if FIFA ban is lifted
Inside World Football
April 29 – The national football associations of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, Iraq and Yemen have agreed to reinstate Kuwait as hosts of the 23rd Gulf Cup from December 15-29, 2016, if FIFA lift the ban on the country.

Posted on 29 April 2016 | 1:52 pm

FIFA intervenes in Guinea Football Association to stop ‘wrangling’ – Reuters UK


Reuters UK

FIFA intervenes in Guinea Football Association to stop 'wrangling'
Reuters UK
"The decision to appoint a normalisation committee follows the internal wrangles currently affecting the FGF and that have brought all football competitions in the country to a halt," FIFA said in a statement. The decision will not affect the Guinea
Fifa appoints normalisation committee to run Guinea Football FederationBBC Sport
FIFA intervenes in Guinea's FA woesAfricaNews
FIFA appoints committee to take over Guinean federationDaily Mail

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Posted on 29 April 2016 | 1:11 pm

Future residents impressed by stadium progress – FIFA.com


FIFA.com

Future residents impressed by stadium progress
FIFA.com
With the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ drawing ever nearer, construction on all of the tournament's stadiums is going full steam ahead. Every month FIFA.com will provide an update for fans on how the progress is coming along. For April, the focus is on

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Posted on 29 April 2016 | 9:24 am

Zamparini fined for FIFA remarks – Football Italia


Goal.com

Zamparini fined for FIFA remarks
Football Italia
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini was fined and suspended for making offensive remarks about FIFA President Gianni Infantino. The Rosanero head declared that Sepp Blatter's successor had bought the votes that led to his presidency. The Italian …
Zamparini suspended for lashing out at FIFA presidentBusiness Standard

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Posted on 29 April 2016 | 9:01 am

Normalisation committee appointed for the Guinean FA – FIFA.com


FIFA.com

Normalisation committee appointed for the Guinean FA
FIFA.com
The Bureau of the FIFA Council has yesterday, 28 April 2016, decided to appoint a normalisation committee for the Guinean Football Association (FGF) in accordance with art. 8 par. 2 of the FIFA Statutes. The committee will be in charge of running the

Posted on 29 April 2016 | 7:14 am

Would FIFA really pull soccer’s World Cup from Qatar if human rights abuses there continue? – PRI


PRI

Would FIFA really pull soccer's World Cup from Qatar if human rights abuses there continue?
PRI
Exhibit A: the serious abuses suffered by construction workers in Qatar as they build venues for FIFA's 2022 World Cup tournament. Many of those workers are migrant laborers, recruited from countries like Nepal and Bangladesh under a system that often …
FIFA President takes part in Thailand FA's 100-year celebrationsFIFA.com
Infantino brings vision of new FIFA to AsiaReuters UK
Pele reveals he turned down the chance to become Fifa presidentInternational Business Times UK
Yahoo Canada Sports –Daily Mail –SuperSport
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Posted on 28 April 2016 | 1:25 pm

FIFA Fan Fest venues announced for 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia – FIFA.com


FIFA Fan Fest venues announced for 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia
FIFA.com
Football fans coming from Russia and all over the world now know exactly where to gather when looking for a joyful, friendly and unique environment to watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ matches. The FIFA Fan Fest™ venues located in the eleven host cities …

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Posted on 27 April 2016 | 11:36 am

FIFA – Bing News

Guinea football under control of Fifa

Fifa has appointed a normalization committee to take charge of Guinea’s Football Federation (FGF). Football’s world governing body acted following the “internal wrangles affecting the FGF that have halted all football competitions in Guinea”.

Posted on 30 April 2016 | 12:15 am

Cash is not always king: FIFA chief Gianni Infantino hails Leicester `fairytale`

He said the Foxes` improbable table-topping feats proves cash is not always king. Bangkok: FIFA President Gianni Infantino on Thursday hailed Leicester City`s “fairytale” rise to the top of the Premier League as an example of football`s ability to delight …

Posted on 30 April 2016 | 12:07 am

FIFA ethics panel bans Bahamas’ Havens for five years

ZURICH, (Reuters) – FIFA’s ethics watchdog today banned former Caribbean Football Union executive Lionel Haven from soccer for five years for failing to disclose information related to cash payments at a CFU event in 2011. The adjudicatory chamber of …

Posted on 29 April 2016 | 11:08 pm

FIFA intervenes in Guinea FA to stop "wrangling"

Football governing body FIFA has appointed a normalisation committee to take charge of Guinea’s Football Federation (FGF). Fifa made the announcement on Friday, saying the committee will be made up of seven members and will be appointed jointly by the …

Posted on 29 April 2016 | 10:37 pm

Someone is making an NWSL FIFA ’16 patch and it’s beautiful

The ambitious unofficial project isn’t live yet. This teaser video is testing our patience. Olli Icks and friends are making a completely unauthorized NWSL patch for EA’s FIFA ’16. While they aren’t rendering stadia, they are rendering every player in the …

Posted on 29 April 2016 | 9:09 pm

Dalung, FIFA mustn’t ban Nigeria

These are interesting times for sports, with Minister Solomon Dalung ready to accept blames, where it concerns his ministry. Dalung is also prepared to mediate in controversies, except that he prefers political resolutions instead of outright decisions …

Posted on 29 April 2016 | 6:12 pm

FIFA intervenes in Guinea Football Association to stop ‘wrangling’

ZURICH: Guinea’s football association (FGF) has become the latest to prompt intervention by football’s governing body FIFA after football in the West African nation ground to a halt. FIFA said on Friday it would appoint a seven-member “normalisation …

Posted on 29 April 2016 | 6:22 am

Ex-FIFA boss Blatter ‘happy’ to testify at Platini appeal

FIFA’s disgraced former president Sepp Blatter arrived at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Friday to testify at Michel Platini’s appeal against his six-year ban from football over ethics violations. “I was asked to be a witness today in the case …

Posted on 29 April 2016 | 5:58 am

FIFA Fantasy League: Carrick puts Leicester party on hold

Anthony Richardson previews the weekend’s fixtures with FIFA Fantasy League as United put a dent on Leicester’s title charge. (3:28)

Posted on 29 April 2016 | 5:44 am

90-rated Sergio Busquets, 89-rated Claudio Marchisio get FIFA 16’s Team of the Season off to a scorching start

The biggest FIFA Ultimate Team event of the year is officially underway. Encompassing at least six weeks, the Ultimate Team Teams of the Season (or TOTS) begin their roll out in packs Friday at 6 p.m. BST (1 p.m. ET). The first Team of the Season is the …

Posted on 28 April 2016 | 9:49 pm