FIFA may pull U-17 football World Cup out of DelhiFIFA could pull Under-17 World Cup matches out of New Delhi because of concerns over air quality in the world's most polluted capital city, the tournament director said
Russia slams BBC World Cup hooligan claimsRussian officials on Friday slammed a BBC documentary warning of a "festival of violence" by hooligans at next year's World Cup in the country as "propaganda" aimed at tarring the event
FIFA approves 48-team World Cup for 2026FIFA's ruling council on Tuesday unanimously approved an expansion of the World Cup to 48 teams in 2026, with a format of 16 groups of three nations
Ronaldo beats Messi to win FIFA player of the year awardCristiano Ronaldo received FIFA’s best player award for the fourth time on Monday, after Portugal and Real Madrid won both major European titles in 2016
Cristiano Ronaldo may win 2016 FIFA awardFollowing his success in Ballon d'Or, the Portugal and Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo is set to add another garland -- the Best FIFA Men's Player -- on Monday in Zurich
Riyad Mahrez wins BBC African Player of the Year awardAlgerian international Riyad Mahrez' dynamic performances in Leicester's remarkable Premier League title win last season garnered him the prestigious BBC African player of the year award on
Big goals, Big titles helps Cristiano Ronaldo to win Ballon D'OrCristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have made the Ballon d'Or their own personal tug of war and on Monday the title for the world's best player swung back the Portuguese's way
Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale on Ballon d'Or shortlistCristiano Ronaldo will have to take on Real Madrid teammate Gareth Bale for the Ballon d'Or.
Both were on the 2016 shortlist announced Monday.
FIFA to decide on World Cup reform in JanuaryFIFA executives will make a final decision on World Cup reform in January after weighing up three proposals on Thursday, as president Gianni Infantino pushes plans to grow the lucrative tournament
FIFA president Gianni Infantino proposes 48-team World CupFIFA president Gianni Infantino said on Monday he would like to expand the number of teams in the World Cup to 48 by adding a one-match playoff at the tournament's start
Platini, Messi named in secret offshore files - FIFAFIFA officials, suspended UEFA chief Michel Platini and Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi were amongst the names found Sunday in leaked documents which reveal offshore financial dealings
FIFA opens ethics probe into bidding for 2006 Germany World CupFIFA's ethics committee on Tuesday launched an investigation targeting six people over their roles in the bidding that awarded the 2006 World Cup to Germany, with the probe partly focused on alleged bribery
FIFA head Infantino must mend bridges, sort out financesGianni Infantino will mark his first working day as president of soccer's governing body on Monday by playing in a soccer match with Swiss-based FIFA employees battered for months by an unfolding corruption scandal
FIFA candidate Salman denies MP's allegationsCollins used parliamentary privilege on Tuesday to accuse FIFA presidential candidate Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa of taking development project funds to finance an election bid
FIFA hopeful Prince Ali contacts CAS over glass voting boothFIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali bin al Hussein on Saturday enlisted the help of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to ensure a glass voting booth is used in next week's vote