<![CDATA[FIFA.com - About FIFA - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 29 Sep 2016 09:53:00 GMTThu, 29 Sep 2016 10:03:15 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Clarification on FIFA Task Force Against Racism and Discrimination]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=9/news=clarification-on-fifa-task-force-against-racism-and-discrimination-2837757.htmlThu, 29 Sep 2016 09:53:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Bodies Kind=News<![CDATA[FIFA extends sanctions imposed on four officials]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=9/news=fifa-extends-sanctions-imposed-on-four-officials-2837192.htmlTue, 27 Sep 2016 13:24:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News<![CDATA[Informative note on eligibility checks]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=9/news=informative-note-on-eligibility-checks-2836192.htmlFri, 23 Sep 2016 11:23:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Administration Kind=News<![CDATA[The Bureau of the FIFA Council takes a series of decisions concerning member associations]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=9/news=the-bureau-of-the-fifa-council-takes-a-series-of-decisions-concerning--2833769.htmlA series of decisions concerning the following member associations: Honduras, Guatemala and Zambia were taken today by the Bureau of the FIFA Council.

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Thu, 15 Sep 2016 18:41:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News
<![CDATA[Change of association to the Football Federation of Kosovo]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=9/news=change-of-association-to-the-football-federation-of-kosovo-2831273.htmlThe Bureau of the Players’ Status Committee has granted several requests or change of association to the Football Federation of Kosovo (FFK) 

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Wed, 07 Sep 2016 10:22:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Associations Kind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA, CONCACAF and EWS sign cooperation agreement to promote integrity, protect football and fight match-fixing through a tailor-made regional approach ]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=9/news=fifa-concacaf-and-ews-sign-cooperation-agreement-to-promote-integrity--2831272.htmlAn important cooperation agreement was signed at the Home of FIFA in Zurich following a meeting between the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) officials and representatives of FIFA’s security team and FIFA’s subsidiary Early Warning System (EWS).

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Tue, 06 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Home of Fifa Kind=News
<![CDATA[Thomas Peyer appointed FIFA Chief Finance Officer]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=9/news=thomas-peyer-appointed-fifa-chief-finance-officer-2830404.htmlFri, 02 Sep 2016 16:00:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Home of Fifa Kind=News<![CDATA[FIFA holds successful first official “semi-live” tests with Video Assistant Referees (VARs)]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=9/news=fifa-holds-successful-first-official-semi-live-tests-with-video-assist-2830365.htmlFri, 02 Sep 2016 11:17:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=IFAB Kind=News<![CDATA[FIFA to host second World Summit on Ethics and Leadership in Sports]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=8/news=fifa-to-host-second-world-summit-on-ethics-and-leadership-in-sports-2823612.htmlFri, 26 Aug 2016 16:49:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News<![CDATA[Albania sanctioned for fielding ineligible player in friendly]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=8/news=albania-sanctioned-for-fielding-ineligible-player-in-friendly-2823575.htmlThu, 25 Aug 2016 15:08:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News<![CDATA[Independent third member is appointed to compensation sub-committee]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=8/news=independent-third-member-is-appointed-to-compensation-sub-committee-2823550.htmlThu, 25 Aug 2016 08:29:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News<![CDATA[FIFA survey to focus on fans]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=8/news=fifa-survey-to-focus-on-fans-2823280.htmlFIFA has launched a survey aimed at improving its relationship with football fans worldwide, as well as gaining fresh insights from supporters.

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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 13:52:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Home of Fifa Kind=News
<![CDATA[Former FIFA President Joao Havelange dies aged 100]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=8/news=former-fifa-president-joao-havelange-dies-aged-100-2822402.htmlThe President of FIFA from 1974 to 1998, Joao Havelange died in Samartino Hospital, Rio de Janeiro. He was 100.

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Tue, 16 Aug 2016 16:17:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Generic Kind=News
<![CDATA[History set to be made at Rio 2016]]>http://www.fifa.com/mensolympic/news/y=2016/m=8/news=history-set-to-be-made-at-rio-2016-2821467.htmlFIFA.com takes a closer look at the possibility of a fourth substitute entering the field of play for the first time in a senior FIFA tournament, with IFAB and FIFA experimental phase for the law alteration now underway.
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Fri, 12 Aug 2016 16:32:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Men
<![CDATA[Fabrice Jouhaud appointed FIFA Chief Communications Officer]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=8/news=fabrice-jouhaud-appointed-fifa-chief-communications-officer-2819255.htmlWed, 03 Aug 2016 17:08:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Home of Fifa Kind=News<![CDATA[First 'live' video replays trials underway at IFAB workshop]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=7/news=first-live-video-replays-trials-underway-at-ifab-workshop-2812564.htmlVideo assistant referees have been used for the first time in a 'live' experiment in New Jersey, USA, during a workshop organised by The IFAB in cooperation with Major League Soccer (MLS).

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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 16:11:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=IFAB Kind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA to take part in second IFAB workshop on video replay experiments]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=7/news=fifa-to-take-part-in-second-ifab-workshop-on-video-replay-experiments-2811760.htmlTue, 12 Jul 2016 13:58:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=IFAB Kind=News<![CDATA[FIFA restructures its administration to build a stronger and more sustainable organisation]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=7/news=fifa-restructures-its-administration-to-build-a-stronger-and-more-sust-2811515.htmlFri, 08 Jul 2016 15:16:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Home of Fifa Kind=News<![CDATA[Nigeria Football Federation adopts FIFA TMS Domestic Transfer Matching System]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=7/news=nigeria-football-federation-adopts-fifa-tms-domestic-transfer-matching-2811049.htmlTue, 05 Jul 2016 10:29:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News<![CDATA[FIFA delegation visits Gaza and meets Israeli authorities]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=7/news=fifa-delegation-visits-gaza-and-meets-israeli-authorities-2804842.htmlFri, 01 Jul 2016 16:20:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Committees Kind=News<![CDATA[Tokyo Sexwale to visit Israel and Palestine]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=6/news=tokyo-sexwale-to-visit-israel-and-palestine-2804272.htmlWed, 29 Jun 2016 09:55:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Committees Kind=News<![CDATA[Technology providers offering video replay systems meet in Zurich]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=6/news=technology-providers-offering-video-replay-systems-meet-in-zurich-2803990.htmlTechnology providers interested in taking part in IFAB-sanctioned experiments with video assistant referees (VARs) have met today at the Home of FIFA in Zurich, Switzerland.

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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 14:58:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=IFAB Kind=News
<![CDATA[Fatma Samoura starts in office focusing on governance and diversity]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=6/news=fatma-samoura-starts-in-office-focusing-on-governance-and-diversity-2802781.htmlTue, 21 Jun 2016 16:56:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Secretary General Kind=News<![CDATA[New FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura passes eligibility check]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=6/news=new-fifa-secretary-general-fatma-samoura-passes-eligibility-check-2801636.htmlTue, 14 Jun 2016 10:26:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Secretary General Kind=News<![CDATA[FIFA statement on KPMG resignation]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=6/news=fifa-statement-on-kpmg-resignation-2801452.htmlMon, 13 Jun 2016 14:11:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Home of Fifa Kind=News<![CDATA[FIFA Statement on EURO 2016 disturbances]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=6/news=fifa-statement-on-euro-2016-disturbances-2801211.htmlSun, 12 Jun 2016 12:42:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Generic Kind=News<![CDATA[Chinese FA delegation visits FIFA President]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=6/news=chinese-fa-delegation-visits-fifa-president-2800703.htmlThu, 09 Jun 2016 15:19:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=President Kind=News<![CDATA[First participants of video assistant referee experiments announced]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=6/news=first-participants-of-video-assistant-referee-experiments-announced-2799518.htmlThu, 02 Jun 2016 13:32:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=IFAB Kind=News<![CDATA[Newly-appointed security officers prepare for FIFA events]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=5/news=newly-appointed-security-officers-prepare-for-fifa-events-2793280.htmlTue, 31 May 2016 16:24:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=FIFA Security Kind=News<![CDATA[The IFAB launches its own media channels]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=5/news=the-ifab-launches-its-own-media-channels-2793723.htmlTue, 31 May 2016 16:21:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=IFAB Kind=News<![CDATA[Fatma Samoura pays courtesy visit to FIFA staff ]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=5/news=fatma-samoura-pays-courtesy-visit-to-fifa-staff-2793284.htmlMon, 30 May 2016 16:45:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Secretary General Kind=News<![CDATA[Greece sanctioned for fielding ineligible player in friendly]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=5/news=greece-sanctioned-for-fielding-ineligible-player-in-friendly-2792710.htmlFri, 27 May 2016 11:23:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News<![CDATA[FIFA’s Deputy Secretary General Markus Kattner dismissed with immediate effect]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=5/news=fifa-s-deputy-secretary-general-markus-kattner-dismissed-with-immediat-2792190.htmlMon, 23 May 2016 18:24:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Administration Kind=News<![CDATA[FIFA TV offers sub-Saharan Africa media rights for 2016 competitions]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=5/news=fifa-tv-offers-sub-saharan-africa-media-rights-for-2016-competitions-2792177.htmlMon, 23 May 2016 15:37:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=TV Kind=News<![CDATA[FIFA President Infantino inaugurates House of Football in Montenegro]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=5/news=fifa-president-infantino-inaugurates-house-of-football-in-montenegro-2791891.htmlAs Montenegro celebrated ten years of independence, FIFA President Gianni Infantino today participated in the inauguration of the House of Football of the Football Association of Montenegro (FSCG) in the capital city, Podgorica.

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Sat, 21 May 2016 15:49:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=President Kind=News
<![CDATA[Video replay technology on show at IFAB kick-off workshop]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=5/news=video-replay-technology-on-show-at-ifab-kick-off-workshop-2791747.htmlThe first workshop on experiments with video assistant referees (VARs) in football concluded in Amsterdam, the Netherlands today.

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Fri, 20 May 2016 13:02:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=IFAB Kind=News
<![CDATA[IFAB advisory panels discuss Laws of the Game in Amsterdam]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=5/news=ifab-advisory-panels-discuss-laws-of-the-game-in-amsterdam-2791660.htmlThe advisory panels that provide expert advice to The IFAB on potential changes to the Laws of the Game met in Amsterdam to discuss some of the most hotly debated topics in football.

 
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Thu, 19 May 2016 15:22:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=IFAB Kind=News
<![CDATA[Gianni Infantino’s article in the Neue Zürcher Zeitung]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=5/news=gianni-infantino-s-article-in-the-neuen-zurcher-zeitung-2791640.htmlThu, 19 May 2016 12:51:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=President Kind=News<![CDATA[Boban, Siem join FIFA President Gianni Infantino's team]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=5/news=boban-siem-join-fifa-president-gianni-infantino-s-team-2791546.htmlFormer Croatian international Zvonimir Boban and former Norwegian Football Association Secretary General Kjetil Siem have both joined FIFA President Gianni Infantino's office. 

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Wed, 18 May 2016 20:29:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=President Kind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA General Coordinators get ready for 2016 tournaments in Zurich]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=5/news=fifa-general-coordinators-get-ready-for-2016-tournaments-in-zurich-2791530.htmlWed, 18 May 2016 17:16:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Generic Kind=News<![CDATA[Amsterdam set for video replay experiments workshop]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=5/news=workshop-on-video-replay-experiments-in-amsterdam-2791387.htmlTue, 17 May 2016 16:43:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=IFAB Kind=News<![CDATA[FIFA statement on recent media articles]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=5/news=fifa-statement-on-recent-media-articles-2791149.htmlSun, 15 May 2016 14:47:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Generic Kind=News<![CDATA[FIFA Statement on resignation of Domenico Scala]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=5/news=fifa-statement-on-resignation-of-domenico-scala-2791006.htmlSat, 14 May 2016 14:57:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Generic Kind=News<![CDATA[FIFA shocked at Iraq attack]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=5/news=fifa-shocked-at-iraq-attack-2790973.htmlSat, 14 May 2016 01:10:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Generic Kind=News<![CDATA[FIFA Activity Report 2015: live, online and interactive]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=5/news=fifa-activity-report-2015-live-online-and-interactive-2790741.htmlFri, 13 May 2016 16:43:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Administration Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Congress 2016<![CDATA[66th FIFA Congress opens with celebration of Mexican football ]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=5/news=66th-fifa-congress-opens-with-celebration-of-mexican-football-2790766.htmlMexico City’s Auditorio Nacional hosted the Opening Ceremony of the 66th FIFA Congress on Thursday 12 May, as six different show acts progressed from the origins of the Mayan ball game through the history of Mexican football to the present day.

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Fri, 13 May 2016 00:46:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Bodies Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Congress 2016
<![CDATA[FIFA engages legends on football matters]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=5/news=fifa-engages-legends-on-football-matters-2790746.htmlFIFA President Gianni Infantino held a first informal “think tank” session on Thursday with the FIFA Legends team to hear their views on current football affairs. The FIFA Legends’ views will feed into ongoing consultation processes.

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Thu, 12 May 2016 23:32:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Bodies Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Congress 2016
<![CDATA[Relive the 66th FIFA Congress]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=5/news=66th-fifa-congress-to-be-streamed-live-on-fifa-com-2790748.htmlThe 66th FIFA Congress was streamed live in its entirety on FIFA.com and FIFA's YouTube channel on Friday 13 May. The press conference is live now!

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Thu, 12 May 2016 23:13:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Bodies Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Congress 2016
<![CDATA[Football fiesta as World Stars spark Azteca Stadium anniversary]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=5/news=football-fiesta-as-world-stars-spark-azteca-stadium-anniversary-2790664.htmlThu, 12 May 2016 05:08:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Bodies Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Congress 2016<![CDATA[FIFA Confederations Cup reflects on Mexico 1999, looks ahead to Russia 2017]]>http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=5/news=fifa-confederations-cup-reflects-on-mexico-1999-looks-ahead-to-russia--2790504.htmlWed, 11 May 2016 23:42:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[FIFA statement on the CAS decision in the case involving Michel Platini]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=5/news=fifa-statement-on-the-cas-decision-in-the-case-involving-michel-platin-2790413.htmlMon, 09 May 2016 11:32:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News