FIFA launches disciplinary proceedings against Croatia, Kosovo

The international football federation FIFA has launched disciplinary proceedings against Croatia and Kosovo over the inappropriate conduct of their fans during a World Cup 2018 qualifier played on...

Argentina increase lead in FIFA rankings; Brazil, Kosovo climb

Argentina increased their lead in the football world rankings issued on Thursday by the ruling body FIFA while resurgent Brazil climbed five places into joint fourth.

FIFA opens proceedings against Blatter over salary and bonus payments

The FIFA ethics committee has opened new proceedings against banned former president Joseph Blatter relating to bribery and corruption, the world football governing body said Friday.

Turkey hold Croatia to 1-1 draw; Spain, Italy, Wales off to winning starts

Spain, Italy and Euro 2016 semi-finalists Wales began their World Cup campaigns with victories while newcomers Kosovo earned their first point and scored their first goal in international...

Kosovo boosted before World Cup opener as FIFA lets players switch

World Cup debutants Kosovo are being boosted Monday before their first-ever qualifier against Finland as players are still being assessed for eligibility, world governing body FIFA said.

Swiss probe Beckenbauer, ex-DFB officials over World Cup payment

Swiss prosecuting authorities have opened criminal proceedings against football great Franz Beckenbauer and former senior German football federation officials in connection with a payment made...

Ex-FIFA president Havelange dies aged 100

Joao Havelange, whose nearly quarter-century reign as FIFA president oversaw the expansion of the game globally but was also marred by corruption, has died in hospital in Rio de Janeiro.

Argentina remain top of the pile of unchanged FIFA rankings 

Argentina retained their place as the top men's football team in the world in FIFA's latest rankings released Thursday.

FIFA sets ticket prices for 2018 World Cup

The cheapest price for a 2018 World Cup match ticket for non-Russia fans will be 105 dollars, football's world governing body FIFA said Tuesday.

FIFA chief Infantino sticks to 40-team World Cup plan

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has again underlined his support for an expanded 40-team World Cup despite criticism of the extended 24-team Euro 2016 format.

Blatter: "I continue being president of FIFA"

Joseph Blatter believes he remains technically president of FIFA despite having been suspended from all activities related to football and replaced by the international football organization's...

FIFA president Infantino hits back over conspiracy claims

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has rejected claims he plotted to remove the former chairman of the independent audit and compliance committee, and said he aimed to publish details of his salary...

Blatter says payments were "fair and clean" in FIFA probe

Banned former FIFA president Joseph Blatter has denied claims he enriched himself over the last five years at football's governing body.

FIFA: Blatter and other top officials skimmed 80 million dollars

Three former FIFA top officials including Joseph Blatter enriched themselves by more than 79 million Swiss francs (80 million dollars) in the last five years, an internal investigation by the...

Corruption allegations against FIFA and football

Chronology of events around corruption in football and at the ruling football body FIFA since a first round of arrests ahead of the 2015 FIFA congress.