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World Cup hosts Qatar to stage back-to-back World Club Cups

The hosts of the next World Cup Qatar will stage the Club World Cup in 2019 and 2020, FIFA announced on Tuesday.

32 teams to play in World Cup 2022, confirms FIFA

32 teams to play in World Cup 2022, confirms FIFA

Zurich [Switzerland]: FIFA, on Wednesday, confirmed that they will be sticking to a 32-team World Cup 2022 in Qatar while dismissing the ...Read More

All India Football Federation chief Praful Patel becomes the first Indian in the FIFA Council

All India Football Federation chief Praful Patel becomes the first Indian in the FIFA Council

New Delhi: All India Football Federation president Praful Patel was elected a FIFA council member at the 29th AFC Congress Malaysia held ...Read More

Indian football team moves up 2 spots to 101 in latest FIFA rankings

New Delhi: The Indian football team moved up two places to 101 in the latest FIFA rankings released on Thursday. India, who have not been...Read More

FIFA ‘concern’ over Bangladesh arrest

FIFA ‘concern’ over Bangladesh arrest

Dhaka: Football world’s governing body FIFA is “following with concern” the detention of one of its officials for allegedly defaming the ...Read More

FIFA reserves soar to USD 2.7B, revenue at USD 6.4B

FIFA reserves soar to USD 2.7B, revenue at USD 6.4B

London: FIFA’s cash reserves soared to a record USD 2.74 billion and revenue climbed to USD 6.4 billion in the four-year period covering ...Read More

FIFA imposes life ban on Tanzanian referee Oden Charles Mbaga for taking bribes

Zurich: FIFA says its ethics committee imposed a life ban on referee Oden Charles Mbaga of Tanzania for taking bribes. FIFA says Mbaga wa...Read More

FIFA bans English Premier League club Chelsea for breaching transfer rules

FIFA bans English Premier League club Chelsea for breaching transfer rules

Zurich: The FIFA disciplinary committee has banned the English Premier League club Chelsea from signing players in the next two transfer ...Read More

Chelsea banned from new signings

Chelsea banned from new signings

London: Premier League club Chelsea have been banned from signing new players in the next two transfer windows as punishment for breaking...Read More

FIFA bans Chelsea for two transfer windows over under-age signings

Paris: FIFA said Friday it was banning Premier League club Chelsea from signing new players in the next two transfer windows as punishmen...Read More

French player of the year

French player of the year

Paris: French football talent Kylian Mbappe has been elected French Player of the Year, the France Football magazine has announced. The W...Read More

PM Modi thanks FIFA chief Gianni Infantino after receiving football jersey as gift

PM Modi thanks FIFA chief Gianni Infantino after receiving football jersey as gift

Buenos Aires: Argentina’s infectious football frenzy caught up with Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday (local time) as he received a f...Read More

FIFA committee suspends top official over corruption probe

Madrid: Football’s governing body FIFA said on Wednesday a deputy chairman of the adjudicatory chamber of its Ethics Committee had been s...Read More

India take on Jordan sans Sunil

India take on Jordan sans Sunil

Amman: India, despite missing their talismanic striker Sunil Chhetri, will fancy their chances when they take on hosts Jordan in an inter...Read More

No longer sin to watch men play

No longer sin to watch men play

Teheran: Hundreds of Iranian women watched a men’s football match in Teheran on Sunday, in a rare sight that was hailed by FIFA as an “hi...Read More

Afghan woman among nine new IOC members as Coe, Infantino miss out

Buenos Aires: Samira Asghari, a 24-year-old Afghan woman, was among nine new International Olympic Committee members elected Tuesday, but...Read More

ATK, Kerala Blasters to kick-off  ISL opener

ATK, Kerala Blasters to kick-off  ISL opener

Kolkata : Former champions Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) and two-time runners-up Kerala Blasters FC will look to renew their rivalry when the...Read More

FIFA World Cup 2018: Russia jails Pussy Riot members for pitch invasion during final match    

FIFA World Cup 2018: Russia jails Pussy Riot members for pitch invasion during final match    

Moscow: Russia has jailed four members of Pussy Riot feminist punk group for 15 days after they invaded the pitch during the World Cup fi...Read More

Worthy end of a great show

The 21st FIFA World Cup, the best and the brightest show of international football, ended in Moscow with the French emerging the worthy w...Read More

FIFA World Cup 2018: 1998 to 2018! These 5 amazing facts link France and Croatia

FIFA World Cup 2018: 1998 to 2018! These 5 amazing facts link France and Croatia

FIFA World 2018 tournament ended on a high note with a spectacular final between Croatia and France. France scored twice in each half as ...Read More

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