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Ex-Fifa supremo Blatter summoned in 2006 World Cup investigation

Ex-Fifa supremo Blatter summoned in 2006 World Cup investigation

Sepp Blatter has been summoned to explain how Germany was awarded the 2006 World Cup as prosecutors in Switzerland investigate suspected corruption in the bidding process ...

Qatar's ranking rises after Asian Cup triumph

Qatar's ranking rises after Asian Cup triumph

Qatar have climbed a huge 38 places in the latest FIFA world rankings released on Thursday, reaching their highest position in more than quarter of a century on the back of their victorious Asian Cup campaign.

Qatar, FIFA launch joint venture to organise 2022 World Cup

Qatar, FIFA launch joint venture to organise 2022 World Cup

The 2022 FIFA World Cup has officially entered tournament delivery mode after Qatar and FIFA announced the launch of a new joint venture to organise the event.

FIFA suspends Afghanistan football chief after women's team abuse investigation

FIFA suspends Afghanistan football chief after women's team abuse investigation

Global soccer body FIFA has provisionally banned the president of the Afghan Football Federation (AFF) Keramuddin Keram from all football-related activities due to an ongoing probe into allegations of abuse in the country's women's team.

Decision in March on 48-team 2022 World Cup, says Infantino

Decision in March on 48-team 2022 World Cup, says Infantino

FIFA will decide in March whether the 2022 World Cup could be extended to include 48 teams, Gianni Infantino , president of the world soccer body on Sunday said.

ILO, FIFA laud Qatar's human rights, labour reforms

ILO, FIFA laud Qatar's human rights, labour reforms

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) and FIFA hailed the reforms adopted by Qatar to protect human rights and expatriate workers.

FIFA rejects Amnesty claim of unpaid workers

FIFA rejects Amnesty claim of unpaid workers

FIFA on Wednesday sought to reject claims by Amnesty International that migrant workers building World Cup stadiums in Qatar had not been paid.

Over 125,000 register as volunteers for 2022 World Cup

Over 125,000 register as volunteers for 2022 World Cup

Egypt is topping the list in terms of the number of people registering from the region.

FIFA bans Palestinian chief for year over Messi comments

FIFA bans Palestinian chief for year over Messi comments

Responding to the FIFA statement, Jibril Rajoub said that the decision was "unfair" and said he would launch an appeal.

Nigerian football spared FIFA ban

Nigerian football spared FIFA ban

FIFA announced Monday Nigeria will no longer be suspended over a long-running court case focusing on the disputed leadership of the federation of one of Africa's football powerhouses.

Putin: World Cup stadiums should remain soccer venues

Putin: World Cup stadiums should remain soccer venues

Russia hosted the World Cup in 11 cities in June and July without any major security or discriminatory incidents.

Amir receives host's mantle of 2022 FIFA World Cup

Amir receives host's mantle of 2022 FIFA World Cup

His Highness the Amir extended congratulations to the Russian president and the Russian people for the success of organising the 2018 FIFA World Cup.