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FIFA have put back by 24 hours an executive committee meeting expected to discuss the collapse of ISL-ISMM, world soccer's governing body said on Wednesday.

FIFA Marketing – the new unit set up within soccer’s governing body following the collapse of ISL – is celebrating after clinching a hat-trick of deals.

Sepp Blatter, president of soccer’s world governing body FIFA, played down the chances of North Korea hosting any matches in next year's World Cup finals, but said he would still probably visit the country later this year.

The future of the Olympic Games looks set to pass into the hands of a Belgian surgeon-cum-yachtsman who has earned a reputation for a calm touch in a storm.

The Thailand Football Association has written to FIFA to request a change of venue for their Asian World Cup qualifying match scheduled for Baghdad on Friday, a Thai official said on Tuesday.

The Malaysian Hockey Federation (MHF) is hoping to raise US$3 million (B

South African terrestrial channel e.tv has secured the exclusive TV rights to the 2002 FIFA World Cup in South Korea and Japan.

Negotiations over the French TV rights to the 2002 World Cup have stalled because rights holders the Kirch Group have set the price too high, a French newspaper has reported.