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Football clubs spent $7.35bn (€6.6bn) on men's player transfers globally in 2019, a 5.8-per-cent increase on 2018, according to Fifa.

Leading football agents have threatened Fifa with legal action over the governing body's plans to cap commissions earned on player transfers

LaLiga president Javier Tebas has fired his latest broadside against what he believes are the key issues affecting European football, picking out Fifa’s move into the club game, the rising influence o…

Stephen Ross the billionaire owner of Relevent Sports, the sports promotion company behind the International Champions Cup (ICC), is reported to have met with the leading European football clubs and Uefa…

Qatar has taken another step towards addressing the accommodation challenges it faces for the 2022 Fifa World Cup after a partnership to offer an array of floating hotels was signed, while world football’s g…

The 2020 edition of the Fifa eClub World Cup will take place in the Italian city of Milan, it has been announced today (Wednesday). It will mark the first time that Milan has hosted the esports event

Football world governing body Fifa has ordered Indonesia to play its next World Cup qualifier, against the United Arab Emirates, behind closed doors, after crowd trouble during home games last year

Shanghai will host the opening ceremony and final of the 2021 Fifa Club World Cup, and Beijing will host the opening ceremony and final of the 2023 AFC Asian Cup, according to Chinese media reports

Germany’s Rainer Koch is set to be appointed to the Uefa Executive Committee for a one-year term, while France’s Noël Le Graët has been confirmed as the only candidate for the position of European membe…

Why Fifa has chosen to host the 2021 Club World Cup in China, and how the competition is a step forward towards China's football ambitions. Zhang Dan reports.

Visa’s head of marketing for Europe, Adrian Farina, has credited Uefa’s decision to unbundle the sponsorship rights for its men’s and women’s tournaments, saying that it provided the ‘trigger’ for the bra…

The issue of solidarity payments for academies developing US soccer talent remains decidedly unsettled following a Fifa ruling in June

SportBusiness speaks to Fifa's chief women’s football officer, Sarai Bareman, to get her reflections on the 2019 Women's World Cup in France and hear how she is hoping to leverage the momentum gained from that event to further develop women’s football around the world.

Fifa president Gianni Infantino has said world football’s governing body has received nine offers in response to a tender launched for the commercial rights to the revamped Club World Cup tournament.

World football’s governing body Fifa, and European counterpart Uefa, have welcomed a ruling from the Brussels Court of Appeal dismissing an appeal concerning the infringement of rules relating to third p…

Japan, Colombia, Brazil and a joint Australia-New Zealand bid are the four contenders to  host the 2023 Fifa Women's World Cup, following the close of the bid deadline last Friday.

The South African Football Federation has announced that it will not be continuing with its bid to host the 2023 Fifa Women’s World Cup.

International sports broadcaster Eleven Sports has today (Thursday) appointed a new chief executive, naming Luis Vicente, who recently left his role as chief digital transformation and innovation officer…

Fifa is set to take legal action to reclaim CHF2m (€1.8m/$2.0

The football federations of Australia and New Zealand have agreed to bid jointly to host the 2023 Fifa Women's World Cup

Fifa Club World Cup games planned to take place this month at Qatar's new Education City Stadium have been moved after the venue failed to get necessary safety certifications in time

Fifa announced on Saturday the launch of a process "to invite various commercial and investment proposals" for its revamped Club World Cup competition, which starts in 2021

Private equity company CVC Capital Partners has had separate talks with Fifa and Real Madrid about investing in two competing versions of a world club football championship, according to the Financial…

The executive board of the International Olympic Committee has put forward three new names for election as IOC members, although Lord Sebastian Coe, the president of World Athletics, has not been proposed…

Commissions paid to football players' agents for international transfers have totalled $653.9m (€590m) so far in 2019, already 19.3 per cent more than in 2018, according to a report from Fifa.

Fifa, the global governing body of football, has imposed a lifetime ban and a fine of CHF1m (€910,000/$1.0

Branding and signage firm The Look Company has signed as the second National Supporter of Fifa Club World Cup 2019 in Qatar

Following the Asian Football Confederation's annual executive committee meeting in Hong Kong yesterday (Sunday), the AFC announced plans to appoint hosts for the 2027 Asian Cup "as soon as possible" to…

The English Football Association, which has been working on feasibility studies for a potential joint United Kingdom-Ireland bid to host the 2030 Fifa World Cup, said that a bid would be "very credible"…

Saran Media, the Turkish rights agency, has renewed its deal for the exclusive rights in Turkey to the 2019 and 2020 Fifa Club World Cup tournaments

Exclusive broadcast rights to the 2019 and 2020 editions of the Fifa Club World Cup have been acquired by beIN Media Group, the Qatar-based pay-TV broadcaster, across the Middle East and North Africa

Middle Eastern logistics firm GWC has signed as the first Official National Supporter of the 2019 Fifa Club World Cup in Qatar. The company will deliver logistics and supply chain services for the event

World football’s governing body Fifa has launched an invitation to tender process for the centralised broadcast rights to all matches in the second round of qualifying, as well as the third-round play-offs, o…

Real Madrid president Florentino Pérez has been appointed president of the World Club Football Association, a new body that will be a platform for dialogue between football clubs and Fifa.

World football’s governing body Fifa has today (Tuesday) handed life bans to three more senior former South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) executives, including Manuel Burga, who in December 2…

A new Asean Club Championship football tournament is to launch in 2020 after being endorsed by the Asian Football Confederation and Fifa

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has announced that South Korea will host the inaugural edition of its Women’s Club Championship.