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FIFA opposes creation of super league: Infantino

Moscow/Sputnik:  The International Football Federation (FIFA) categorically opposes the creation of the breakaway Super League of European football clubs, President Gianni Infantino said on Tuesday.

FIFA suspends Pakistan, Chad football associations with immediate effect

Zurich/UNI: The Bureau of the FIFA Council has decided to suspend the football associations of Chad and Pakistan with immediate effect, soccer's global governing body said on Wednesday.

FIFA files criminal complaint in connection with Museum project that landed football with a bill of CHF 500 million

Zurich: FIFA has lodged a criminal complaint with Zurich’s cantonal prosecutor as evidence of suspected criminal mismanagement by FIFA’s former management and companies appointed by them in relation to the ‘Haus zur Enge’ has surfaced following an investigation by external experts.

FIFA president Infantino tests positive for COVID-19

Geneva/UNI: FIFA president Gianni Infantino has tested positive for COVID-19, the global soccer's governing body said in a statement.

FIFA hands Paraguayan Trovato life ban for match fixing

Asuncion/Xinhua: The president of Paraguayan club Olimpia, Marco Trovato, has received a lifetime football ban for match fixing, FIFA said on Monday.

FIFA, UPL sign MoU to promote sustainable development and education through football

Zurich/IBNS: The FIFA Foundation and UPL Ltd. have on Tuesday announced a new collaboration agreement that will see the two organisations join forces to promote and raise awareness about sustainable development in agriculture and education in society through football, said an official release.

South American World Cup qualifiers to start in October, says FIFA

Rio De Janeiro/Xinhua: The start of the South American zone qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar has been postponed to October, world football governing body FIFA said on Friday.

Iran says unable to receive FIFA financial support due to sanctions

Tehran/Xinhua/UNI: The Iranian Football Federation said that it is unable to receive financial assistance from FIFA due to sanctions against the country's banking system, Tehran Times daily reported on Sunday.

FIFA chief warns against restarting football too soon

Paris/Xinhua/UNI:  FIFA president Gianni Infantino reiterated that people's health is the top priority amid the COVID-19 pandemic, warning that resuming leagues without 100 percent safety is irresponsible.

COVID-19 fear: FIFA postpones U-17 women's WC in India

Zurich/IBNS: Football's world governing body-FIFA- on Friday announced its decision of postponing FIFA Under-17 Women's World Cup, which was scheduled to be played in India in November, due to the current world scenario amid COVID-19 outbreak.

Coronavirus update: WHO and world football launch ‘kick out coronavirus’ campaign, as millions sign up to WhatsApp helpline

New York/IBNS: A new awareness-raising campaign, led by the world’s top football stars, called ‘Pass the message to kick out coronavirus’, was launched on Monday by the UN health agency, WHO, and international football’s governing body, FIFA.

FIFA bans three Kenyan players for match fixing

Nairobi/Xinhua: Kenyan footballers Moses Chikati, Festus Okiring and Festo Omukoto have been banned with immediate effect by world football governing body FIFA for match fixing.

FIFA bans three Kenyan players for match fixing

Nairobi/Xinhua/UNI: Kenyan footballers Moses Chikati, Festus Okiring and Festo Omukoto have been banned with immediate effect by world football governing body FIFA for match fixing.

FIFA concludes its six-month mission in CAF

Rabat/Xinhua:  FIFA presented the conclusions of its six-month mission in Confederation of African Football (CAF), to the meeting of the CAF Executive Committee held in Rabat.

Australia, NZ in bid to co-host 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup

Sydney/Xinhua/UNI: Australia and New Zealand have launched a bid to co-host the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup on Friday, with both nations promising to amplify women's football across Asia and Oceania.