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The next Fifa president is revealed – SuperSport (blog)


The next Fifa president is revealed
SuperSport (blog)
The next Fifa president may have already emerged two weeks before the elections scheduled to be held on February 26, 2016. Last week there was a report that members of the Confederation of African Football, Caf, had taken a decision to support a …

Posted on 14 February 2016 | 2:14 pm

Platini appeal to be heard on Monday – ESPN FC (blog)


ESPN FC (blog)

Platini appeal to be heard on Monday
ESPN FC (blog)
Platini was banned in December over a "disloyal payment'' of £1.3 million made to him in 2011 which had been signed off by then FIFA president Sepp Blatter. Blatter is also appealing against his own eight-year ban, with his case to be heard on Tuesday.
Platini's appeal against his FIFA ban to be heard on MondayFOXSports.com
Fifa committee to hear Michel Platini appeal on MondayBBC Sport
FIFA court bans Jerome Valcke for 12 yearsDaily News Egypt
expressandstar.com
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Posted on 14 February 2016 | 11:46 am

Aspetar, FIFA, ISAKOS hold conference on ‘Challenges in Football Injuries’ in Doha – Al-Bawaba


Al-Bawaba

Aspetar, FIFA, ISAKOS hold conference on 'Challenges in Football Injuries' in Doha
Al-Bawaba
Aspetar, the world's leading orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital, in partnership with the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery & Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS) and the FIFA Medical Committee, concluded a medical conference on …

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Posted on 14 February 2016 | 10:53 am

Paraguay progress to Colombia – FIFA.com


FIFA.com

Paraguay progress to Colombia
FIFA.com
Paraguay became the final South American nation to qualify for the FIFA Futsal World Cup by defeating Uruguay 7-2 in the 2016 CONMEBOL Futsal Championship's match for third place in Asuncion, Paraguay. Juan Gomez bagged four goals for La Albirroja …

Posted on 14 February 2016 | 8:10 am

Thirteen European FAs pledge FIFA backing to Infantino – Reuters UK


Reuters UK

Thirteen European FAs pledge FIFA backing to Infantino
Reuters UK
BELGRADE The football association chiefs of 13 European countries that met in Belgrade on Saturday have pledged unanimous support to Gianni Infantino in his bid to become FIFA president, the Serbian FA (FSS) said in a statement. "Unified and …

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Posted on 13 February 2016 | 4:09 pm

FIFA candidate Salman says FIFA to stay in Zurich: interview – Reuters


Reuters

FIFA candidate Salman says FIFA to stay in Zurich: interview
Reuters
Salman, answering questions in an interview published in the Zurich daily Tages-Anzeiger on Saturday, also denied accusations that he used funds from the Bahrain football association he headed at the time to win a FIFA executive committee seat. "FIFA
FIFA candidate Sheikh Salman denies knowledge of fake Togo teamESPN FC (blog)
'Al-Khalifa confident of becoming FIFA president'The News International
Liam Morgan: Prince Ali fires first shots as FIFA Presidential election turns uglyInsidethegames.biz

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Posted on 13 February 2016 | 11:39 am

How Uefa and Fifa hired match-fixers’ con man friend – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

How Uefa and Fifa hired match-fixers' con man friend
Telegraph.co.uk
Fifa commissioned the report after growing suspicious of Boksic. Drawn up by an Australian detective who went on to lead Interpol's anti-corruption unit, it claimed that Boksic had admitted providing criminals with information that earned them millions

Posted on 12 February 2016 | 10:02 pm

FIFA Favourite’s FA Did Deal With Match-Fixer – Sky News


The Guardian

FIFA Favourite's FA Did Deal With Match-Fixer
Sky News
Football 4 You International was a front company, registered in Singapore, used to arrange several suspicious matches identified by a FIFA investigation. The chairman of the Togo Football Federation, Seiyi Memene, said after the match: "The players who …
Fifa presidential candidate Sheikh Salman signs human rights pledgeThe Guardian
FIFA Election Appears to Be a Race Between Infantino, SalmanWall Street Journal
Prince Ali claims FIFA rival failed to protect imprisoned players amid torture allegationsDaily Mail
Reuters UK –Voice of America
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Posted on 12 February 2016 | 7:04 pm

Fifa: Ex-general secretary Jerome Valcke banned for 12 years – BBC Sport


BBC Sport

Fifa: Ex-general secretary Jerome Valcke banned for 12 years
BBC Sport
Fifa has banned its former secretary-general Jerome Valcke from all football-related activity for 12 years. The governing body's independent ethics committee also fined the 55-year-old 100,000 Swiss francs (£70,800) after it investigated allegations of …
Fifa's former secretary general Jérôme Valcke banned for 12 yearsThe Guardian
Former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke has been banned from all football-related activity for 12 yearsDaily Mail
Former Fifa secretary general Jerome Valcke handed 12-year ban from football following corruption investigationTelegraph.co.uk
Financial Times –Reuters UK
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Posted on 12 February 2016 | 5:26 pm

Fifa’s five presidential runners hit Miami and try to keep a lid on the vice – The Guardian


The Guardian

Fifa's five presidential runners hit Miami and try to keep a lid on the vice
The Guardian
Before he flew to Florida to join his rivals, the Jordanian former Fifa executive committee member and election outsider Prince Ali held a press conference in Geneva. In a continuing attempt to present himself as a genuine alternative to favourites
Meal vouchers and water feed FIFA jamboree as austerity bitesReuters UK
CONCACAF delay publicly backing candidate to replace Blatter as FIFA PresidentInsidethegames.biz
FIFA presidential candidates make presentations to CONCACAFBusiness Insider

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Posted on 11 February 2016 | 8:55 pm

FIFA – Bing News

Aspetar, FIFA, ISAKOS hold conference on ‘Challenges in Football Injuries’ in Doha

Aspetar, the world’s leading orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital, in partnership with the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery & Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS) and the FIFA Medical Committee, concluded a medical conference on the …

Posted on 14 February 2016 | 10:49 am

Platini’s appeal against his FIFA ban to be heard on Monday

Michel Platini’s appeal against his eight-year ban from all football-related activity will be heard on Monday. Platini was banned in December over a “disloyal payment” of £1.3million made to him in 2011 which had been signed off by then FIFA president …

Posted on 14 February 2016 | 4:24 am

FIFA Suspends Former Secretary General Jérôme Valcke for 12 Years

(NEW YORK) — Former Secretary General of FIFA, the international governing body for the sport of soccer, was banned from involvement in all soccer-related activities for a minimum of 12 years by FIFA’s Ethics Committee on Friday. In a media release …

Posted on 13 February 2016 | 11:22 pm

‘FIFA 17’ rumours: Will it have a new ‘story mode’ like NBA 2K franchise?

The FIFA franchise is one of video games that is popular and is released annually. We saw EA releasing “FIFA 16” in September 2015. The next one will be “FIFA 17.” But there has not been anything new in the game from the time of the introducing Ultimate …

Posted on 13 February 2016 | 10:32 pm

Wow, So This FIFA Exec Was An Even Bigger Corrupt Sleazeball Than We Thought, Huh?

When Jérôme Valcke—formerly Sepp Blatter’s righthand man as FIFA secretary general—was suspended and investigated after documents tying him to a shady World Cup ticket reselling racket came out, we all thought we were dealing with your run-of-the …

Posted on 13 February 2016 | 9:07 pm

Thirteen European FAs pledge FIFA backing to Infantino

“Unified and unanimous support has been conveyed to Gianni Infantino in his candidacy to become FIFA president,” the FSS said. “There is a conviction that he is the best candidate to lead the world soccer governing body.” The FSS hosted a convention …

Posted on 13 February 2016 | 8:49 am

FIFA 17 Rumor: Game Could Have A New Story Mode

The NBA 2K series is well known for its MyPlayer mode that allows players to experience a “story” of being a professional NBA player. Some new evidence suggests FIFA 17 might have a mode similar to this. The new evidence of the FIFA 17 story mode stems …

Posted on 13 February 2016 | 7:17 am

Ex-FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke banned for 12 years

FIFA’s former secretary general Jerome Valcke. FIFA’s former secretary general Jerome Valcke was banned from soccer for 12 years Friday for a variety of ethics violations including misuse of private jets, the destruction of evidence, and a shady …

Posted on 12 February 2016 | 8:16 pm

FIFA bans former secretary general Jerome Valcke for 12 years

Former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke was banned from all soccer-related activities for 12 years, FIFA’s ethics committee chairman Hans Joachim Eckert announced on Friday. The ban is four years longer than what FIFA president Sepp Blatter received …

Posted on 12 February 2016 | 10:51 am

FIFA ethics committee bans Jerome Valcke for 12 years

File photo of FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke attending a news conference in Samara, Russia, June 10, 2015. (REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev/Files) Jerome Valcke, Sepp Blatter’s long-time right-hand man, was banned from all soccer-related activity for 12 years …

Posted on 12 February 2016 | 8:42 am