<![CDATA[FIFA.com - About FIFA - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 29 Apr 2016 08:10:00 GMTFri, 29 Apr 2016 08:10:36 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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=Extraordinary 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<![CDATA[President Infantino and delegation in Djibouti]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=3/news=president-infantino-and-delegation-in-djibouti-2772567.htmlThu, 24 Mar 2016 19:00:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=President Kind=News<![CDATA[Infantino visits Ethiopia]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=3/news=infantino-visits-ethiopia-and-djibouti-2772197.htmlFollowing his trip to South Sudan, FIFA President Gianni Infantino has spent the day in Addis-Ababa, where he met with a delegation of the Ethiopian FA led by President Juneidi Tilmo.

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Thu, 24 Mar 2016 13:32:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=President Kind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA President Infantino in South Sudan ]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=3/news=fifa-president-infantino-in-south-sudan-2771976.html His debut destination was South Sudan, FIFA's newest Member Association.]]>Wed, 23 Mar 2016 13:09:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=President Kind=News<![CDATA[Confederation members discuss united approach against match fixing at match integrity round-table meeting]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=3/news=confederation-members-discuss-united-approach-against-fixing-at-match--2771752.htmlA round-table meeting on Match Integrity took place on 14 and 15 March 2016 at the Home of FIFA and saw participants from the six confederations, FIFA Subsidiary Early Warning System and FIFA Security discuss collaborative initiatives and strategies against match manipulation.

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Tue, 22 Mar 2016 10:17:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=FIFA Security Kind=News
<![CDATA[Johnson: Stakeholder engagement is key ]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=3/news=johnson-stakeholder-engagement-is-key-2770799.htmlMon, 21 Mar 2016 09:24:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Generic Kind=News<![CDATA[RELIVE: The FIFA President's media briefing ]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=3/news=infantino-media-briefing-to-be-streamed-live-2771060.htmlFri, 18 Mar 2016 12:05:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Committees Kind=News<![CDATA[FIFA extends match-manipulation sanction against Croatian player]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=3/news=fifa-extends-match-manipulation-sanction-against-croatian-player-2770797.htmlThu, 17 Mar 2016 08:00:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Football Governance Kind=News<![CDATA[Papua New Guinea sanctioned after failing to play Olympic qualifier]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=3/news=papua-new-guinea-sanctioned-after-failing-to-play-olympic-qualifier-2769647.htmlFri, 11 Mar 2016 08:29:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Associations Kind=News<![CDATA[FIFA Executive Committee agenda announced]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=3/news=fifa-executive-committee-agenda-announced-2769547.htmlFIFA.com.]]>Thu, 10 Mar 2016 13:28:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Bodies Kind=News<![CDATA[Elleray: This should reduce controversy and confusion]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=3/news=elleray-this-should-reduce-controversy-and-confusion-2768735.htmlFIFA.com caught up with former English Premier League referee David Elleray to discuss the new edition of the Laws of the Game, presented at the 130th AGM of the IFAB in Cardiff.

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Tue, 08 Mar 2016 10:48:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=IFAB Kind=News
<![CDATA[Infantino: We have taken a historic decision]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=3/news=infantino-we-have-taken-a-historic-decision-2768731.htmlThe International Football Assocation Board convened in Cardff for its 130th Annual General Meeting, with topics from video assistant referees to the so-called 'triple punishment' of a red card, penalty and ban for denying a goalscoring on the agenda.

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Sat, 05 Mar 2016 17:32:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=IFAB Kind=News
<![CDATA[Relive the IFAB AGM press conference]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=3/news=fifa-com-set-to-live-stream-the-130th-ifab-agm-2768233.htmlFIFA.com and FIFA TV on YouTube streamed the live press conference that followed the 130th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of The International Football Association Board (IFAB) on Saturday 5 March.]]>Fri, 04 Mar 2016 10:41:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=IFAB Kind=News<![CDATA[Football top priority on FIFA President’s first day]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=2/news=football-top-priority-on-fifa-president-s-first-day-2767675.htmlMen's and women's football stars from all over the world travelled to Zurich to kick off new FIFA President Gianni Infantino's first day in office. 

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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 17:33:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Home of Fifa Kind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA World Football Museum celebrates opening]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=2/news=fifa-welt-fussball-museum-feierlich-eroffnet-2767445-2767459.htmlIn an intimate ceremony in front of some 100 guests, the FIFA World Football Museum was opened to the general public on Sunday 28 February at Zurich’s Enge Station.

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Sun, 28 Feb 2016 14:57:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Administration Kind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA World Football Museum welcomes first guests ]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=2/news=fifa-world-football-museum-to-welcome-first-guests-2767185.htmlSun, 28 Feb 2016 12:38:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Administration Kind=News<![CDATA[Acting President Hayatou attends confederation meetings, urges support for reforms]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=2/news=acting-president-hayatou-attends-confederation-meetings-urges-reforms--2766955.htmlThu, 25 Feb 2016 09:59:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Bodies Kind=News Tournament=Extraordinary FIFA Congress 2016<![CDATA[RELIVE: Extraordinary FIFA Congress 2016]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=2/news=extraordinary-fifa-congress-to-be-streamed-live-on-fifa-com-2766712.htmlFIFA.com and FIFA’s YouTube channel streamed the Extraordinary FIFA Congress live from the Hallenstadion in Zurich. The streaming covered the entire Congress.]]>Thu, 25 Feb 2016 07:51:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Bodies Kind=News Tournament=Extraordinary FIFA Congress 2016<![CDATA[A new home for the FIFA World Cup trophies]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=2/news=a-new-home-for-the-fifa-world-cup-trophies-2766797.htmlFIFA World Cup champions Cafu and Renate Lingor brought the FIFA World Cup Trophy and FIFA Women's World Cup Trophy to the FIFA World Football Museum in a special ceremony ahead of its official opening on Sunday 28 February.

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Wed, 24 Feb 2016 16:58:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Administration Kind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA recruiting female security officers]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=2/news=fifa-recruiting-female-security-officers-2764708.htmlSafety and security at football events across the world has always been the highest priority for FIFA. To ensure this, the FIFA Security Division is providing support and expert advice in security-related matters to host countries, local security agencies, Local Organising Committees and FIFA’s Member Associations.

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Tue, 16 Feb 2016 13:02:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=FIFA Security Kind=News
<![CDATA[Doe: There's been a transition in security for women]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=2/news=doe-there-s-been-a-transition-in-security-for-women-2764930.htmlWith FIFA looking to attract more female Security Officers from around the world, we talk to Deborah Doe - who has performed the role at a number of FIFA tournaments - about the changes in the industry and the role.

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Tue, 16 Feb 2016 12:59:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=FIFA Security Kind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA Executive Committee meeting agenda now available]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=2/news=fifa-executive-committee-meeting-agenda-now-available-2765408.htmlFIFA.com.]]>Mon, 15 Feb 2016 12:00:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Bodies Kind=News<![CDATA[Acting Secretary General visits Rwandan memorial site ]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=2/news=acting-secretary-general-visits-rwandan-memorial-site-2764614.htmlTue, 09 Feb 2016 13:27:00 GMT Area=Organisation Section=Generic Kind=News<![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)