World Cotton Day: FIFA to turn “world’s spotlight” on African cotton producers

Thu, 05 Oct 2023 - 08:13 GMT

FIFA signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the WTO which, among other avenues, is exploring ways in which football's global appeal can be used to promote economic inclusion.

FIFA and UNODC renew Memorandum of Understanding to kick crime out of football

Fri, 22 Sep 2023 - 11:55 GMT

The MoU commits both parties to stepping up their efforts to protect the integrity of the game.

Infantino discusses football growth in Rwanda with President Paul Kagame

Fri, 22 Sep 2023 - 10:47 GMT

FIFA President Gianni Infantino expressed his happiness to meet the President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, in New York to discuss the nation's dynamic football development.

Rubiales kiss 'spoiled' Spain's celebrations, says FIFA's Infantino

Fri, 01 Sep 2023 - 12:24 GMT

The world governing body has opened disciplinary proceedings against Spanish federation (RFEF) chief Rubiales and suspended him from all soccer-related activities for three months after kissing Hermoso during the trophy presentation ceremony after the final on Aug. 20.

Collina praises referees for applying Laws of the Game

Thu, 31 Aug 2023 - 07:55 GMT

Pierluigi Collina, Chairman of FIFA Referees Committee, expressed his satisfaction with the performance of the referees and their efficiency in applying the laws of the game.

The FIFA Disciplinary Committee provisionally suspends Luis Rubiales, president of the RFEF

Sat, 26 Aug 2023 - 02:00 GMT

This suspension, which will be effective as of today, is for an initial period of 90 days, pending the disciplinary proceedings opened against Mr. Luis Rubiales on Thursday, August 24.

Paqueta left out of Brazil squad for World Cup qualifiers, Neymar in

Sat, 19 Aug 2023 - 12:21 GMT

Brazil's interim coach Fernando Diniz said he had omitted 25-year-old Paqueta at the last minute "for him to sort out his problems". Sky Sports reported Paqueta as saying he had not placed any bets himself and was shocked by the reports.

'Best' Women's World Cup generates $570m for FIFA - Infantino

Fri, 18 Aug 2023 - 12:46 GMT

The Swiss, in a typically combative speech, said the ninth edition of the FIFA showpiece event had been the "best and greatest and biggest", and vindicated the decision to raise the prize money and expand the field from 24 to 32 teams.

New Zealand keen to host men's World Cup with Australia

Tue, 15 Aug 2023 - 11:09 GMT

Football Australia boss James Johnson has repeatedly said Australia would like to host the men's World Cup but will need stadiums that meet FIFA requirements.

FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura to Receive the World Football Summit Lifetime Achievement Award

Thu, 03 Aug 2023 - 01:07 GMT

Samoura will be presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the upcoming World Football Summit event in Sevilla, Spain, scheduled for September 20-21.

FIFA & TikTok enter first-of-its-kind collaboration to bring tailored content to FIFA Women’s World Cup™ fans

Tue, 18 Jul 2023 - 01:44 GMT

FIFA Women’s World Cup™ Hub on TikTok will bring fans closer to the action, featuring exciting content from FIFA, official broadcasters, participating teams, and players

New African Football League to start on Oct. 20, says Infantino

Fri, 14 Jul 2023 - 12:45 GMT

The competition will run concurrently with CAF's Champions League for domestic league winners across the continent and is not a replacement.

FIFA to pay out $209 million to clubs

Thu, 13 Jul 2023 - 01:12 GMT

FIFA will pay a daily amount of $10,950 for each of 837 footballers at the World Cup, regardless of how many minutes they played during the tournament.

Al-Nassr prevented from registering players over unpaid debts, FIFA says

Thu, 13 Jul 2023 - 01:08 GMT

According to reports, the outstanding debts are related to the transfer of Nigerian attacker Ahmed Musa, who moved to Al-Nassr from English side Leicester City in 2018.

Football to highlight social causes at the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™️

Fri, 30 Jun 2023 - 04:44 GMT

Under the global campaign, Football Unites the World, eight specific messages will be sent during the final tournament.

New Zealand need to lift ticket sales for Women's World Cup: FIFA

Thu, 22 Jun 2023 - 07:10 GMT

"I have to say my focus is a little bit more on New Zealand as we don’t have the luxury of the Matildas here," Bareman told a New Zealand Herald podcast.

Over one million tickets sold for Women's World Cup - FIFA

Fri, 09 Jun 2023 - 12:30 GMT

FIFA president Gianni Infantino said the ninth edition of the Women's World Cup, which starts on July 20, has sold 1,032,884 tickets, surpassing the previous tournament in France in 2019.

Brazil protests to FIFA over racism against under-20 player

Thu, 01 Jun 2023 - 11:26 GMT

Insults were directed at Renan as he left the pitch at the Ciudad de la Plata stadium in Argentina where Brazil beat Tunisia 4-1 in the tournament's Round of 16, CBF said.

FIFA launches new Technical Leadership Diploma

Tue, 16 May 2023 - 11:09 GMT

Twenty-four participants from member associations and confederations across the globe came together at the Brazilian FA (CBF) Training Centre for the first block of the unique Level 6 qualification.

Bility loses appeal as CAS upholds 10-year ban imposed by Fifa

Sat, 06 May 2023 - 01:30 GMT

The appeal was dismissed and the decision of the Adjudicatory Chamber of the Ethics Committee on 12 February 2019 was confirmed.