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FIFA extends sanctions imposed on 23 players and officials in Italy

Zurich, Mar 8 (IBNS) FIFA on Tuesday confirmed the worldwide extension of sanctions imposed on several officials and players by the Italian Football Association’s (FIGC) Sport-Justice Bodies and theCollegio di Garanzia dello Sport of the Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI) relating to incidents of match manipulation and illegal betting that took place between 2014 and 2015 in different Italian football competitions.

FIFA welcomes German Football Association report

Zurich, Mar 5 (IBNS) FIFA welcomed the report by the German Football Association (DFB) on its investigation into Germany’s bid for the 2006 FIFA World Cup, an official release said.

Messi, Lloyd, Luis Enrique and Ellis triumph at FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015

Zurich, Jan 12 (IBNS): Argentina footballer Lionel Messi has won the FIFA Ballon d’Or for the best player in the world for the fifth time, while US midfielder Carli Lloyd has claimed her first-ever FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year award.

FIFA bans Platini and Blatter for 8 years

Zurich, Dec 21 (IBNS) Fifa President Sepp Blatter and UEFA President Michel Platini have been banned from all forms of football for 8 years by FIFA on Monday.

FIFA to further develop its human rights approach with international expert John Ruggie

Zurich, Dec 14 (IBNS) As part of its ongoing process of integrating respect for human rights in its work, FIFA has asked international human rights expert and Harvard Kennedy School Professor John Ruggie, to provide recommendations for further embedding the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) into the FIFA’s policies and practices.

Elective extraordinary congress to beheld on Feb 26

Zurich, Oct 20 (IBNS): The the FIFA Executive Committee has confirmed Feb 26, 2016 as the date for the elective extraordinary congress.

Malaysian FA sanctioned after abandonment of FIFA World Cup qualifier

Zurich, Oct 6 (IBNS) FIFA’s Disciplinary Committee has sanctioned the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) after serious crowd disturbances led to the abandonment of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifying match between Malaysia and Saudi Arabia on Saturday 8 September, reported their website on Monday.

We are here on fact finding mission: FIFA

New Delhi, May 21 (IBNS): We want to develop Football in India and we want to galvanize the Youth, said Colin Smith, FIFA, Director Competitions in a press meet in the capital on Thursday.