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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).

Brazil has become the second country to reconfirm its interest in hosting the 2023 Women’s World Cup after Fifa announced that its flagship women’s tournament would expand to 32 teams for the next edi…

Fifa has reopened the bidding process for the 2023 Women's World Cup after its Council approved the tournament's expansion from 24 to 32 teams

Following the success of this summer's Women's World Cup in France, world governing body Fifa is reportedly looking to fast-track its plans to expand the tournament from 24 to 32 teams

Fifa, football’s global governing body, has announced details of Fifa Clearing House, which will seek to ensure that smaller clubs get a fairer share of fees when selling players they have developed t…

Fifa’s reform roadmap for the Confederation of African Football is set to be challenged after the latter body’s executive committee member, Musa Bility, said he will take his opposition to the plan to …

Fifa, football’s global governing body, has signed a protocol agreement with the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to outline a road map for the two organisations to support the latter’s reform pro…

Myanmar, Thailand and Indonesia have officially bid to host the Fifa U20 World Cup in 2021. In total, three of the five bids for the U20 World Cup are from Asia

Fifa president Gianni Infantino has proposed plans to expand the Women’s World Cup to a 32-team tournament and double its prize money.

A dispute between two factions within the Pakistan football federation (PFF) has led to Fifa appointing a normalisation committee to run its day-to-day affairs and hold elections of the federation, district…

Uefa president Aleksander Čeferin has criticised Fifa’s hasty decision to appoint its general secretary Fatma Samoura to temporarily run the crisis-striken Confederation of African Football (CAF), claiming it…