<![CDATA[FIFA.com - About FIFA - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 08 Feb 2016 16:27:00 GMTMon, 08 Feb 2016 16:28:22 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Statement by Andreas Bantel, the spokesperson of the chairman of the Ad-hoc Electoral Committee]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=2/news=statement-by-andreas-bantel-the-spokesperson-of-the-chairman-of-the-ad-2764557.htmlMon, 08 Feb 2016 16:27:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News<![CDATA[Invitation to tender: Public Food & Beverage Concessionaire for the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 and 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=2/news=invitation-to-tender-public-food-beverage-concessionaire-for-the-fifa--2764543.htmlFIF wishes to invite tenderers to submit proposals for the FIFA Public Food & Beverage Concession operations for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ and FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017.

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Mon, 08 Feb 2016 10:55:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Marketing Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[130th IFAB AGM agenda confirmed]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=2/news=130th-ifab-agm-agenda-confirmed-2763481.htmlTue, 02 Feb 2016 13:06:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=IFAB Kind=News<![CDATA[FIFA to launch new-look magazine ]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=1/news=fifa-to-launch-new-look-magazine-2757097.htmlFIFA is launching a new-look magazine, providing a monthly selection of in-depth stories and interviews across 68 pages in FIFA's four official languages.

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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 11:15:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Generic Kind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA underlines its fight against match manipulation]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=1/news=fifa-underlines-its-combat-against-match-manipulation-2756280.htmlThu, 21 Jan 2016 13:52:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News<![CDATA[IFAB ABM moves towards introducing video assistance experiments]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=1/news=ifab-abm-moves-towards-introducing-video-assistance-experiments-2754344.htmlThe International Football Association Board (The IFAB) has taken a major step forward towards experimentation with video assistance for match officials.

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Thu, 07 Jan 2016 20:20:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=IFAB Kind=News
<![CDATA[One Billion Thanks from FIFA!]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=12/news=one-billion-thanks-from-fifa-2747763.htmlFIFA.com content, coming from 344 million different people across the globe engaging in football with us as five tournament trophies were won.]]>Thu, 31 Dec 2015 11:42:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Generic Kind=News<![CDATA[Agenda for the Extraordinary FIFA Congress now available on FIFA.com]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=12/news=agenda-for-the-extraordinary-fifa-congress-now-available-on-fifa-com-2747646.htmlThe agenda for the Extraordinary FIFA Congress, taking place at the Hallenstadion in Zurich on 26 February 2016, is now available on FIFA.com.

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Wed, 23 Dec 2015 10:09:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Bodies Kind=News Tournament=Extraordinary FIFA Congress 2016
<![CDATA[Agenda for The IFAB Annual Business Meeting available now ]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=12/news=agenda-for-the-ifab-annual-business-meeting-available-now-2747541.htmlTue, 22 Dec 2015 16:19:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=IFAB Kind=News<![CDATA[FIFA Statement on the decision of the independent Ethics Committee]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=12/news=fifa-statement-on-the-decision-of-the-independent-ethics-committee-2747430.htmlFIFA acknowledges the decisions of the independent Ethics Committee and has no further comment. As the global governing body of football, FIFA remains focused on its mission of developing football worldwide and delivering its full range of football tournaments.

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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 12:17:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News
<![CDATA[Open letter from FIFA’s Acting President Issa Hayatou and FIFA’s Acting Secretary General Markus Kattner ]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=12/news=open-letter-from-fifa-s-acting-president-issa-hayatou-and-fifa-s-actin-2746297.htmlAn open letter from FIFA’s Acting President Issa Hayatou and FIFA’s Acting Secretary General Markus Kattner addressing FIFA’s new reform proposals, the current situation and the future of our organisation is available in the current edition of the FIFA Weekly magazine. You can access the magazine  here.

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Fri, 18 Dec 2015 09:40:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Administration Kind=News
<![CDATA[CAS confirms provisional ban on Michel Platini ]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=12/news=cas-confirms-provisional-ban-on-michel-platini-2743621.htmlFri, 11 Dec 2015 09:32:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News<![CDATA[2016 FIFA Reform Committee report presented to the Executive Committee]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=12/news=2016-fifa-reform-committee-report-presented-to-the-executive-committee-2741751.htmlThu, 03 Dec 2015 11:58:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News<![CDATA[FIFA statement: 3 December]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=12/news=fifa-statement-3-december-2741722.htmlThu, 03 Dec 2015 07:26:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News<![CDATA[RELIVE: Media briefing following Executive Committee meeting]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=12/news=media-briefing-following-executive-committee-meeting-to-be-streamed-li-2741629.htmlFIFA.com on Thursday 3 December 2015 at approximately 14.00 CET. You can watch it again here.]]>Wed, 02 Dec 2015 14:40:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Bodies Kind=News<![CDATA[CAS decision in the case involving RFEF]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=11/news=cas-decision-in-the-case-involving-rfef-2735472.htmlFri, 27 Nov 2015 17:06:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News<![CDATA[FIFA Executive Committee meeting agenda available now on FIFA.com]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=11/news=fifa-executive-committee-meeting-agenda-available-now-on-fifa-com-2734791.htmlThe agenda for the FIFA Executive Committee meeting, which will take place in Zurich on 2 and 3 December 2015, is now available on FIFA.com. Check the full agenda in the four official FIFA languages by clicking on the links to the right.

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Tue, 24 Nov 2015 08:03:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Bodies Kind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA statement on Transparency International’s football governance report]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=11/news=fifa-statement-on-transparency-international-s-football-governance-rep-2733883.htmlThu, 19 Nov 2015 14:18:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News<![CDATA[2016 FIFA Reform Committee to hold third meeting in Zurich]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=11/news=2016-fifa-reform-committee-to-hold-third-meeting-in-zurich-2733155.html The 2016 FIFA Reform Committee will hold its third meeting at the Home of FIFA in Zurich on 19-20 November 2015. ]]>Mon, 16 Nov 2015 15:00:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Committees Kind=News<![CDATA[FIFA expresses solidarity after Paris attacks]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=11/news=fifa-expresses-solidarity-after-paris-attacks-2732914.htmlSat, 14 Nov 2015 13:38:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=President Kind=News<![CDATA[Information regarding Acting FIFA President Issa Hayatou ]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=11/news=information-regarding-acting-fifa-president-issa-hayatou-2732634.htmlFri, 13 Nov 2015 16:14:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Home of Fifa Kind=News<![CDATA[Statement of the joint FIFA/AFC delegation to Indonesia]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=11/news=statement-of-the-joint-fifa-afc-delegation-to-indonesia-2729709.htmlThe joint FIFA and AFC delegation held a meeting with HE Joko Widodo, President of Republic of Indonesia in order to find a solution for Indonesian football following the suspension of PSSI by the FIFA Executive Committee on May 30, 2015.

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Mon, 02 Nov 2015 11:34:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News
<![CDATA[Ad-hoc Electoral Committee receives seven candidatures for FIFA presidential election ]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=10/news=ad-hoc-electoral-committee-receives-seven-candidatures-for-fifa-presid-2722476.htmlWed, 28 Oct 2015 09:07:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News<![CDATA[Chair of the FIFA Task Force for Women’s Football submits proposals to the 2016 FIFA Reform Committee ]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=10/news=chair-of-the-fifa-task-force-for-women-s-football-submits-proposals-to-2722358.html"FIFA, football and women: why reform must specify inclusion and investment", which was submitted to Dr. François Carrard, the chairman of the 2016 FIFA Reform Commitee, in October 2015]]>Tue, 27 Oct 2015 18:31:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News<![CDATA[Advisory panels meet ahead of The IFAB Annual Business Meeting]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=10/news=advisory-panels-meet-ahead-of-the-ifab-annual-business-meeting-2711889.htmlThe Football Advisory Panel and the Technical Advisory Panel, met in London this week for their bi-annual meetings. The potential use of video replays in football and proposals on how the Laws of the Game can be made more “user-friendly” were among the topics discussed

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Thu, 15 Oct 2015 16:18:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=IFAB Kind=News
<![CDATA[Acting President Issa Hayatou arrives in Zurich]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=10/news=acting-president-issa-hayatou-arrives-in-zurich-2712051.htmlAfter having assumed the office of FIFA President on an interim basis on 8 October, Issa Hayatou arrived at the Home of FIFA in Zurich on Thursday.

 

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Thu, 15 Oct 2015 16:05:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News
<![CDATA[Agenda for the extraordinary FIFA Executive Committee meeting on 20 October available now]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=10/news=agenda-for-the-extraordinary-fifa-executive-committee-meeting-on-20-oc-2712009.htmlThu, 15 Oct 2015 12:56:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Bodies Kind=News<![CDATA[2016 FIFA Reform Committee to hold second meeting in Berne]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=10/news=2016-fifa-reform-committee-to-hold-second-meeting-in-berne-2711353.htmlTue, 13 Oct 2015 11:43:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News<![CDATA[Extraordinary meeting of the FIFA Executive Committee to be held on 20 October]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=10/news=extraordinary-meeting-of-the-fifa-executive-committee-to-be-held-on-20-2710577.htmlFIFA can today confirm that its Executive Committee will convene in Zurich on Tuesday 20 October 2015 for an extraordinary meeting.

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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 17:44:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA and IFAB to develop global standard for electronic performance and tracking systems ]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=10/news=fifa-and-ifab-to-develop-global-standard-for-electronic-performance-an-2709918.htmlFri, 09 Oct 2015 10:49:00 GMT Area=FIFA Quality Prog. Section=Football Turf Kind=News<![CDATA[FIFA subsidiary Early Warning System holds combatting match manipulation seminar in Japan]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=10/news=fifa-subsidiary-early-warning-system-holds-combatting-match-manipulati-2709962.htmlFri, 09 Oct 2015 09:31:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News<![CDATA[Statement by Issa Hayatou, Acting FIFA President ]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=10/news=statement-by-issa-hayatou-acting-fifa-president-2709921.htmlThu, 08 Oct 2015 13:52:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News<![CDATA[Official statement regarding FIFA’s Independent Ethics Committee decisions ]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=10/news=official-statement-regarding-fifa-s-independent-ethics-committee-decis-2709923.htmlThu, 08 Oct 2015 13:07:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News<![CDATA[FIFA Monitoring Committee Israel-Palestine holds meeting in Tel Aviv]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=10/news=fifa-monitoring-committee-israel-palestine-holds-meeting-in-tel-aviv-2708863.htmlFri, 02 Oct 2015 16:40:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News<![CDATA[FIFA Statement on OAG Investigation ]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=9/news=fifa-statement-on-oag-investigation-2698181.htmlFri, 25 Sep 2015 15:51:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News<![CDATA[1,000 days to Russia 2018 celebrated in style]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=9/news=1-000-days-to-russia-2018-celebrated-in-style-2695756.htmlWed, 23 Sep 2015 14:14:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Marketing Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Agenda for the FIFA Executive Committee meeting on 24/25 September]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=9/news=agenda-for-the-fifa-executive-committee-meeting-on-24-25-september-ava-2692382.htmlFIFA.com. ]]>Tue, 22 Sep 2015 10:30:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Committees Kind=News<![CDATA[Statement on the Swiss TV report of 11 September 2015]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=9/news=statement-on-the-swiss-tv-report-of-11-september-2015-2677243.htmlFIFA does not comment on allegations made in the press.  Furthermore, as Mr. Warner is under indictment in the United States, we are not at liberty to discuss matters concerning him.

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Sat, 12 Sep 2015 18:29:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News
<![CDATA[Audit and Compliance Committee Chairman’s reform proposals]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=9/news=audit-and-compliance-committee-chairman-s-reform-proposals-2676848.htmlThu, 10 Sep 2015 14:09:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News<![CDATA[FIFA Monitoring Committee Israel-Palestine holds first meeting in Zurich ]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=8/news=fifa-monitoring-committee-israel-palestine-holds-first-meeting-in-zuri-2673272.htmlWed, 26 Aug 2015 13:56:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News<![CDATA[Chairman Carrard confirms first meeting of the 2016 FIFA Reform Committee ]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=8/news=chairman-carrard-confirms-first-meeting-of-the-2016-fifa-reform-commit-2672053.htmlThu, 20 Aug 2015 17:38:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News<![CDATA[FIFA subsidiary EWS and Perform Group announce partnership]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=8/news=fifa-subsidiary-ews-and-perform-group-announce-partnership-2671548.htmlWed, 19 Aug 2015 09:00:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=FIFA Security Kind=News<![CDATA[Zimbabwe sanctioned for Olympic qualifying no-show]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=7/news=zimbabwe-sanctioned-for-olympic-qualifying-no-show-2668536.htmlThe qualifying match for the Women’s Olympic Football Tournament Rio 2016 that was scheduled for 19 July 2015 between Côte d’Ivoire and Zimbabwe has been declared a 3-0 forfeit victory for Côte d’Ivoire.

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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:30:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News
<![CDATA[Task Force “Reforms” to be chaired by independent person from outside football]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=7/news=task-force-reforms-to-be-chaired-by-independent-person-from-outside-fo-2668178.htmlBased on the decision of the FIFA Executive Committee on 20 July to expedite the reform process, the confederations’ presidents and Sonia Bien-Aimé as representative of CONCACAF met with FIFA President Blatter in St. Petersburg to discuss the FIFA Task Force “Reforms” and its composition.

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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 18:17:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News
<![CDATA[Inspirational branding takes the stage]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/newsid=2666747/index.htmlMon, 27 Jul 2015 15:30:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Preliminary Draw Kind=News Tournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Watch post-FIFA Executive Committee meeting press conference on FIFA.com]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=7/news=monday-s-press-conference-live-on-fifa-com-2665825.htmlFIFA.com.]]>Fri, 17 Jul 2015 15:26:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Bodies Kind=News<![CDATA[FIFA statement on proposals by Ethics Committee regarding Code of Ethics ]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=7/news=fifa-statement-on-proposals-by-ethics-committee-regarding-code-of-ethi-2665557.htmlThu, 16 Jul 2015 15:57:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News<![CDATA[“It makes you feel so amazing”: Insights into the Youth Programme and Volunteers]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=it-makes-you-feel-so-amazing-insights-into-the-youth-programme-and-vol-2651162.htmlFri, 19 Jun 2015 21:08:00 GMT Area=Tournament Section=Competition Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[FIFA subsidiary EWS holds workshop on combatting match fixing in Delhi]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=6/news=fifa-subsidiary-ews-holds-workshop-on-combatting-match-fixing-in-delhi-2649606.htmlTue, 16 Jun 2015 16:14:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News<![CDATA[2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ wins International Licensing Award ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=2014-fifa-world-cup-braziltm-wins-international-licensing-award-2647763.htmlSat, 13 Jun 2015 21:45:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Marketing Kind=News Tournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Tokyo Sexwale to lead FIFA Monitoring Committee for Israel and Palestine]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=6/news=tokyo-sexwale-to-lead-fifa-monitoring-committee-for-israel-and-palesti-2647011.htmlFIFA has appointed former South African government minister Tokyo Sexwale to lead a monitoring committee to oversee issues affecting the development of football in Palestine. 

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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 16:33:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News