Football

The German Football Association (DFB) has unanimously re-elected Wolfgang Niersbach as president, with his new term of office set to run through to 2016.

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has proposed to reduce the number of European and south American national sides in the World Cup, in order to allow more African and Asian teams to play.

International Ski Federation (FIS) president Gian Franco Kasper has likened FIFA officials as god-like, following their willingness to re-schedule the 2022 Qatar World Cup from summer to winter.

The European Professional Football Leagues (EPFL) has named French Football League (LFP) president Frederic Thiriez as its new chairman.

The German Football Association (DFB) has revealed that the country will bid to host the 2024 UEFA European Football Championship.

France’s Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 football clubs have called a strike for the weekend of November 29 to December 2, following the long-running dispute over the government’s proposed ‘super tax’.

The International Football Association Board (IFAB) has halved goal-line technology (GLT)’s margin for error from three to 1.5 centimetres.

UEFA has launched proceedings against Russian Premier League team CSKA Moscow, following alleged racist chanting by its fans.

Brazilian prosecutors are reportedly suing FIFA for the reimbursement of public funds spent on temporary infrastructure in host stadia for the 2014 World Cup.

Russian billionaire Alexander Chigirinskiy has become the majority shareholder of leading Dutch Eredivisie football club Vitesse Arnhem.

Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) president Jeffrey Webb has revealed the organisation is looking to introduce a professional league spanning the Caribbean nations in three to four years.

Italian Serie A football club Lazio will only need to close one of its stands, following an appeal on UEFA’s sanction for a full stadium closure for its fans’ racist behaviour.

English Championship team Doncaster Rovers has become the first professional football club in the country to install solar panels on its stadium.

German Bundesliga and UEFA Champions League winner Bayern Munich has concrete plans to open regional offices in China and New York.

Orlando is set to secure Major League Soccer (MLS)’s latest expansion franchise after a key vote on funding for a new stadium went in its favour yesterday.

The English Premier League (EPL), the Football Association (FA) and government sport funding body Sport England have equally funded a £102 million grassroots project.

UEFA has revealed that clubs participating in its competitions saw their revenue growth outpace wage growth for the first time last year since UEFA collected and analysed financial data since 2006.