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  • Germany Fans Snap up Three Million FIFA World Cup Final Shirts

    Germany Fans Snap up Three Million FIFA World Cup Final Shirts

    Germany won the FIFA World Cup after 24 years when they beat Argentina 1-0 in the final.

  • "Earthquake" Needed to Change 2022 World Cup, Says FIFA Boss Sepp Blatter

    'Earthquake' Needed to Change 2022 World Cup, Says FIFA Boss Sepp Blatter

    Qatar has faced accusations over its bidding for the 2022 World Cup but has strongly denied any wrongdoing.

  • FIFA Executive Meet Amid Corruption Report Storm

    FIFA Executive Meet Amid Corruption Report Storm

    With a vote on the FIFA leadership looming next year, football's governing body has been stung by the resignation of its leading corruption investigator, top US lawyer Michael Garcia, over the handling of his report. European media reports have said ...

  • Champions Germany Top FIFA Year End Rankings

    Champions Germany Top FIFA Year End Rankings

    Germany had defeated Argentina to win the World Cup in Brazil.

  • India Must at Least Become the Football Champions of Asia: Praful Patel

    India Must at Least Become the Football Champions of Asia: Praful Patel

    AIFF president Praful Patel pointed out that the international governing body FIFA has shown special interest in affairs of India and it wants the game to progress here. India is currently ranked 170th in the world among the 209 member nations.

  • Qatar Slams New FIFA World Cup Corruption Claims

    Qatar Slams New FIFA World Cup Corruption Claims

    Qatar 2022 communications chief Nasser Al Khater said "reader fatigue" was setting in after a British newspaper printed fresh claims of vote-buying by 2018 hosts Russia and the wealthy Gulf state.

  • ISL Teams Must Also Play I-League: Baichung Bhutia's Formula to Rescue Indian Football

    ISL Teams Must Also Play I-League: Baichung Bhutia's Formula to Rescue Indian Football

    Baichung Bhutia will be among 10 international stars who will be inducted in the Asian Football Confederation's Hall of Fame on Sunday. The former Indian captain is hurt that India's FIFA ranking has hit a record low, 170.

  • Real Madrid Slams Michel Platini Over Ballon d'Or Award

    Real Madrid Slams Michel Platini Over Ballon d'Or Award

    Michel Platini on Wednesday told reporters that in a FIFA World Cup year the Ballon d'Or should "go to a world champion."

  • James Rodriguez, Angel Di Maria and Bastian Schweinsteiger on World XI Short-List

    James Rodriguez, Angel Di Maria and Bastian Schweinsteiger on World XI Short-List

    The World XI team, which is voted for by tens of thousands of players worldwide, is to be presented at the FIFA Ballon d'Or award ceremony on January 12. Three out of the 15 short-listed midfielders will make it to the final team.

  • Asian Football Confederation to Celebrate 60 Years

    Asian Football Confederation to Celebrate 60 Years

    In Manila six decades ago, 12 nations came together to form the Asian Football Confederation. Now 46 member associations, hundreds of delegates, players, officials and FIFA boss Sepp Blatter will attend the party in the Philippines.

  • FIFA Bans Former AIFF General Secretary Alberto Colaco on Bribery Charges

    FIFA Bans Former AIFF General Secretary Alberto Colaco on Bribery Charges

    Alberto Colaco was handed the ban by the FIFA Ethics Committee for "accepting a payment in the context of the elections" for former Asian Football Confederation chief Mohamed bin Hammam's FIFA executive committee seat in 2009.

  • Sony to End FIFA Sponsorship Contract: Report

    Sony to End FIFA Sponsorship Contract: Report

    Japan's leading Nikkei business daily said Sony's eight-year, 33 billion yen ($280 million) contract with FIFA, which expires this year, would not be re-negotiated owing to worries that a new deal would be even more costly.

  • Bundesliga Chief Backs FIFA World Cup Boycott Calls

    Bundesliga Chief Backs FIFA World Cup Boycott Calls

    Bundesliga chief executive Christian Seifert told the Suddeutsche Zeitung daily that a "boycott (of the World Cups in 2018 and 2022) would be the most efficient arm" if Europe could unite to take on global governing body FIFA.

  • FIFA May See World Cup Corruption Report

    FIFA May See World Cup Corruption Report

    Following a meeting between former US federal prosecutor Michael Garcia, who led the 18-month probe into the controversial campaigns of Russia and Qatar, and German judge Hans-Joachim Eckert, it was agreed further steps were possible to throw light o...

  • Indian Super League Making a Big Splash

    Indian Super League Making a Big Splash

    The Indian Super League seems to have added the zing that football needed in this country of 1.2 billion people, which FIFA chief Sepp Blatter once called "a sleeping giant."

  • Brazil Make it Six Wins in Six Under Dunga, Beat Austria 2-1 in Friendly

    Brazil Make it Six Wins in Six Under Dunga, Beat Austria 2-1 in Friendly

    Brazil beat Austria 2-1, with goals from David Luiz and Roberto Firminio. This is Brazil's six wins in as many games under manager Dunga, who took over after the FIFA World Cup.

  • FIFA Files Criminal Complaint Over World Cup 2018 & 2022 Bids

    FIFA Files Criminal Complaint Over World Cup 2018 & 2022 Bids

    FIFA President Sepp Blatter said he filed a criminal complaint with Switzerland's attorney general about people involved in the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids, at the request of FIFA ethics judge Joachim Eckert.

  • Paris Saint-Germain to Play Inter Milan in Friendly in Morocco

    Paris Saint-Germain to Play Inter Milan in Friendly in Morocco

    The match will be played in the southern Moroccan city of Marrakesh on December 30, ten days after the final of the FIFA Club World Cup.

  • FIFA and Australia's World Cup Bid Slammed

    FIFA and Australia's World Cup Bid Slammed

    FIFA this week cleared Qatar and Russia of corruption and ruled out a re-vote for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups despite widespread allegations of wrongdoing.

  • FIFA Faces Renewed Calls to Publish Garcia Report

    FIFA Faces Renewed Calls to Publish Garcia Report

    FIFA was plunged into chaos on Thursday when its ethics judge Hans-Joachim Eckert said in a statement there were no grounds to reopen the controversial bidding process which led to Russia being given the 2018 World Cup and Qatar the 2022 finals.

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