<![CDATA[FIFA.com - About FIFA - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 27 May 2016 11:23:00 GMTFri, 27 May 2016 11:23:41 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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<![CDATA[Plenty to look out for in FIFA Congress week in Mexico]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=5/news=plenty-to-look-for-in-fifa-congress-week-in-mexico-2790350.htmlFIFA.com ​previews all of the events ahead.]]>Sun, 08 May 2016 18:33:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Bodies Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Congress 2016<![CDATA[FIFA President Infantino inaugurates national football centre in Slovenia]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=5/news=fifa-president-infantino-inaugurates-national-football-center-in-slove-2790168.htmlFIFA President Gianni Infantino participated in the inauguration of the national football centre and headquarters of the Slovenian FA in Brdo, just outside Ljubljana.

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Fri, 06 May 2016 20:58:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=President Kind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA President Infantino thanks the Norwegian FA for gesture of solidarity]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=5/news=fifa-president-infantino-thanks-the-norwegian-fa-for-gesture-of-solida-2790146.htmlFollowing the recent call from the FIFA President for wealthier member associations to support less-privileged countries, the President of the Norwegian FA has already responded positively to the proposal. 

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Fri, 06 May 2016 15:40:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=President Kind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA Statement on CAS decision concerning Gibraltar]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=5/news=fifa-statement-on-cas-decision-concerning-gibraltar-2789313.html
 
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Mon, 02 May 2016 16:25:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News
<![CDATA[Normalisation committee appointed for the Guinean FA]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=4/news=normalisation-committee-appointed-for-the-guinean-fa-2783386.htmlFri, 29 Apr 2016 08:10:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News<![CDATA[FIFA President takes part in Thailand FA’s 100-year celebrations ]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=4/news=fifa-president-takes-part-in-thailand-fa-s-100-year-celebrations-2783375.htmlThu, 28 Apr 2016 14:31:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=President Kind=News<![CDATA[FIFA President meets Korean FA and FIFA Partner Hyundai]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=4/news=fifa-president-meets-korean-fa-and-fifa-partner-hyundai-2783194.htmlFIFA President Infantino held meetings with FIFA Partners Hyundai Motor Group and with the Korean Football Association in Seoul.

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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 13:29:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=President Kind=News
<![CDATA[Revised FIFA Statutes available on FIFA.com]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=4/news=revised-fifa-statutes-available-on-fifa-com-2782935.htmlTue, 26 Apr 2016 12:01:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Bodies Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Congress 2016<![CDATA[FIFA President in Korea Republic and Thailand]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=4/news=fifa-president-in-korea-republic-and-thailand-2782578.htmlMon, 25 Apr 2016 18:03:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=President Kind=News<![CDATA[Court of Appeal of Paris rejects appeal relating to alleged violations of European Union law by FIFA]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=4/news=court-of-appeal-of-paris-rejects-appeal-relating-to-alleged-violations-2782572.htmlMon, 25 Apr 2016 09:46:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News<![CDATA[Improvements in efficiency in player and club overdue payables ]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=4/news=improvements-in-efficiency-in-player-and-club-overdue-payables-2782228.htmlFri, 22 Apr 2016 15:25:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News<![CDATA[First workshop on video replay experiments to take place in the Netherlands]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=4/news=first-workshop-on-video-replay-experiments-to-take-place-in-the-nether-2782194.htmlFri, 22 Apr 2016 12:30:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=IFAB Kind=News<![CDATA[FIFA President announces oversight body for workers' welfare]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=4/news=fifa-president-announces-oversight-body-for-workers-welfare-2782174.htmlFri, 22 Apr 2016 08:26:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=President Kind=News<![CDATA[FIFA President meets with Qatari leadership: World Cup preparations & workers’ rights top of the agenda]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=4/news=friday-8am-cet-wait-for-green-light-h-fifa-president-meets-with-qatari-2782127.htmlFri, 22 Apr 2016 07:33:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=President Kind=News<![CDATA[FIFA President concludes first official visit to Russia meeting with President Putin]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=4/news=fifa-president-concludes-first-official-visit-to-russia-meeting-with-p-2781829.htmlConcluding his first official visit to the Host Nation of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, FIFA President Gianni Infantino met with the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, to discuss preparations for the World Cup and the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017.

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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 19:03:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=President Kind=News
<![CDATA[Infantino: I’m impressed by Russia 2018 preparations]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=4/news=infantino-i-m-impressed-by-russia-2018-preparations-2781719.htmlTo conclude the first day of his official visit to Russia, FIFA President Gianni Infantino held a joint media briefing together with Russian Football Union President and Local Organising Committee Chairman Vitaly Mutko.

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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 18:45:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=President Kind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA mourns Datuk Seri Paul]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=4/news=fifa-mourns-datuk-seri-paul-2781511.htmlSun, 17 Apr 2016 18:28:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Confederations Kind=News<![CDATA[ FIFA President Infantino to visit FIFA World Cup hosts Russia and Qatar]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=4/news=fifa-president-infantino-to-visit-fifa-world-cup-hosts-russia-and-qata-2781269.htmlFri, 15 Apr 2016 14:02:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=President Kind=News<![CDATA[Eligibility checks for CONCACAF candidates completed]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=4/news=eligibility-checks-for-concacaf-candidates-completed-2780842.htmlDomenico Scala, Chairman of the FIFA Audit and Compliance Committee, has issued a statement in relation to eligibility checks of CONCACAF candidates.

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Tue, 12 Apr 2016 23:34:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Administration Kind=News
<![CDATA[Agenda for the 66th FIFA Congress now available on FIFA.com]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=4/news=agenda-for-the-66th-fifa-congress-now-available-on-fifa-com-2780713.htmlFIFA.com.]]>Tue, 12 Apr 2016 16:38:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Bodies Kind=News Tournament=FIFA Congress 2016<![CDATA[Request for admission of the Football Federation of Kosovo]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=4/news=request-for-admission-of-the-football-federation-of-kosovo-2780780.htmlThe Football Federation of Kosovo (FFK) has confirmed its application for admission to FIFA on 15 March 2016. At the same time, the FFK acknowledged that it could only be admitted as a FIFA member if it is granted UEFA membership first.

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Tue, 12 Apr 2016 16:18:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Associations Kind=News
<![CDATA[IFAB meets competition organisers interested in video experiments ]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=4/news=ifab-meets-competition-organisers-interested-in-video-experiments-2780172.htmlFri, 08 Apr 2016 09:12:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=IFAB Kind=News<![CDATA[Statement from FIFA President Gianni Infantino]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=4/news=statement-from-fifa-president-gianni-infantino-2779887.html"I am dismayed and will not accept that my integrity is being doubted by certain areas of the media, especially given that UEFA has already disclosed in detail all facts regarding these contracts."

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Tue, 05 Apr 2016 20:59:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=President Kind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA Emergency Committee provides Greece a new deadline to resume Cup competition ]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=4/news=fifa-emergency-committee-provides-greece-a-new-deadline-to-resume-cup--2779811.htmlTue, 05 Apr 2016 16:05:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News<![CDATA[FIFA President concludes South America trip in Colombia]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=4/news=fifa-president-concludes-south-america-trip-in-colombia-2775949.htmlFri, 01 Apr 2016 02:06:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=President Kind=News<![CDATA[Evo Morales' team hosts 'Amigos de Gianni' in Cochabamba]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=3/news=evo-morales-team-hosts-amigos-de-gianni-in-cochabamba-2773533.htmlCochabamba was gripped by football fever as a squad captained by Bolivia’s President Evo Morales welcomed on Thursday the team of FIFA President Gianni Infantino and football greats for a friendly match.

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Thu, 31 Mar 2016 17:23:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=President Kind=News
<![CDATA[Emmanuel Eboué to serve ban ]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=3/news=emmanuel-eboue-to-serve-ban-2773541.htmlThu, 31 Mar 2016 09:43:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News<![CDATA[FIFA President joined by Cafu, Hierro, meets with Uruguay President Vazquez]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=3/news=cafu-and-hierro-join-fifa-and-auf-presidents-in-montevideo-2773114.htmlFIFA World Cup winner Cafu and former Spain and Real Madrid captain Fernando Hierro today joined FIFA and Uruguay's FA (AUF) Presidents Gianni Infantino and Wilmar Valdez in Montevideo.

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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 20:45:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=President Kind=News
<![CDATA[Reforms and football development focus of FIFA President’s visit to Paraguay]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=3/news=reforms-and-football-development-focus-of-fifa-president-s-visit-to-pa-2772895.htmlMon, 28 Mar 2016 17:48:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=President Kind=News<![CDATA[FIFA President mourns Iskanderiyah tragedy]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=3/news=fifa-president-mourns-iskanderiyah-tragedy-2772716.htmlSat, 26 Mar 2016 12:56:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=President Kind=News<![CDATA[Infantino completes Africa visit in Gabon]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=3/news=infantino-completes-africa-visit-in-gabon-2772510.htmlFri, 25 Mar 2016 16:52:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=President Kind=News