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China is set to be appointed host of the inaugural edition of an expanded football Club World Cup in 2021

Football world governing body Fifa's report on the 2019 Women's World Cup 2019 showed that Asia, led by China, was the largest broadcast market for the competition

Fifa has appointed CAA Eleven’s Jean-Christophe Petit as its new director of media rights, following Josh Smith’s recent move to become global head of media sales at the Premier League.

The International Labour Organisation, a UN-affiliated employment rights agency, has announced that Qatar is planning to abolish the controversial kafala migrant workers law and introduce minimum wage…

Today's Fifa 2022 World Cup qualifier between North Korea and South Korea in Pyongyang will not be broadcast live outside North Korea

For the first time in 40 years, Iranian women have attended a home men's national football team match

Fifa has fined the Hong Kong Football Federation $15,087 and the Football Association of Indonesia (PSSI) $45,000 (€41,000) after crowd incidents at recent 2022 World Cup qualifying home games.

Sports officials from the Philippines and Thailand are putting momentum behind a bid by the region to host the 2034 Fifa World Cup

The 2022 Fifa World Cup will receive widespread free-to-air and pay-TV coverage in Russia after the 2Sport2 consortium picked up the rights

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.

Faced with their own lofty expectations, following last year's no-show by the US men's team and now embroiled in a legal challenge regarding pay equity, the American women's squad arrives to the 2019 Fifa Women's Cup with much on their shoulders. Randy Williams reports.

Fifa and Uefa have both unveiled strategies for the long-term development of women's football. Frank Dunne examines what it would take to put female competitions on an equal footing with their male equivalents.

Enrique Sanz, former general secretary of the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf), has become the latest senior official to be issued with a life ban…

Fifa has confirmed the host venues for the 2019 Club World Cup, stating Qatar’s plans for the tournament will give fans a taste of what to expect at the 2022 World Cup in the country.

Football's world governing body Fifa has recommended a cap on the commissions earned by agents from player transfers

Fifa president Gianni Infantino has said he will continue to push for a new Women’s World League national team competition, despite seeing his original proposal blocked from within world football’s gov…

Fifa’s president Gianni Infantino has said Iran will lift its ban on women attending football matches.

Satellite operator Arabsat has branded comments made by a group of major rights-holders as “irresponsible” and “disgraceful” about its alleged role in the Saudi Arabian pirate channel beoutQ dispute. Ara

Fifa's president Gianni Infantino has called Iran's ban on women attending football matches "unacceptable" and called for it to be lifted

Issa Hayatou, the former president of the Confederation of African Football, has returned to the sport in an advisory role for the sports ministry in his native Cameroon

Fifa considers India “the next nut to crack” in terms of football’s sporting and commercial development in Asia, the confederation’s chief commercial officer Philippe Le Floc’h has said. Le Fl

Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, president of the Asian Football Confederation, last week met with Fifa president Gianni Infantino to discuss topics including greater cooperation between the global…

World football’s governing body Fifa has issued a life ban to former South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) president Juan Ángel Napout, more than a year after he was sentenced to a nine-year pr…

Professional service group PwC has been selected to support the substantial reform process for the Confederation of African Football (CAF) being overseen by Fifa, as initial meetings on the matter flagged…

Fifa, football’s global governing body, has announced today (Wednesday) that it has received bids from Russia, Chile and El Salvador to host its Beach Soccer World Cup in 2021.

Football world governing body Fifa is organising a Data Protection Summit at the Home of Fifa in Zurich on 2 October 2019, as a platform for all member associations, confederations, clubs and players’ u…

Eight candidates remain in the running to host the 2023 Fifa Women’s World Cup, with Belgium and Bolivia dropping out following the governing body’s announcement that the tournament would expand from 24 …

Simon Thomas, the experienced sports marketing executive, is to replace Philippe Le Floc’h as chief commercial officer at Fifa, football’s international federation.

Nicolas Leoz, a long-time president of the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) and key figure in the wide-ranging corruption scandal that hit world football in 2015, has died at the age of…

Football world governing body Fifa has allowed Iraq to host their national team's upcoming World Cup qualifying games in their southern city, Basra, following a "security assessment by a Fifa delegation"

The Royal Belgian Football Association (KBVB/URBSFA/KBFV) has denied that it will bid for the 2023 Women’s World Cup after world football’s governing body Fifa announced that it had expressed interest in …

World football’s governing body Fifa has announced that Belgium has expressed an interest in hosting the 2023 Women’s World Cup.

Fifa has today (Thursday) handed a life ban to Romer Osuna, former treasurer and member of the Executive Committee of the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol), in the latest sanction relating…

English Premier League football club Manchester City has been fined CHF370,000 (€340,000/$380,000) by global governing body Fifa for breaches relating to the international transfer and registration of p…

The Swiss Attorney General’s (OAG) office has confirmed that charges have been filed by prosecutors in the country against three former German Football Association (DFB) executives in relation to a payment l…

Fifa president Gianni Infantino believes the governing body will exceed its pledge to double the prize money for the 2023 Women's World Cup to $60m (€54m).