<![CDATA[FIFA.com - About FIFA - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 17 Jun 2014 12:53:00 GMTSun, 22 Jun 2014 22:32:32 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[All pre-FIFA World Cup doping controls test negative]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=all-pre-fifa-world-cup-doping-controls-test-negative-2374232.htmlTue, 17 Jun 2014 12:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[Dvorak, Saugy outline anti-doping strategies]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=6/news=dvorak-saugy-outline-anti-doping-strategies-2354961.htmlThu, 05 Jun 2014 19:15:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[Hospital for Special Surgery Designated FIFA Medical Center of Excellence]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/medical/news/newsid=2341420/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 20 May 2014 14:45:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA 11 For Health reaching out to 4,000 children in Brazil]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[FIFA and Saarland University team up]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/medical/news/newsid=2294124/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 31 Mar 2014 12:56:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Johnson & Johnson announces FIFA World Cup programme ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=johnson-johnson-announces-world-cup-programme-2296407.htmlTour do Carinho, a series of initiatives which will touch millions of Brazilians before the end of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in order to inspire and celebrate care.]]>Thu, 13 Mar 2014 11:44:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[FIFA Medical Emergency Bag to provide essential care]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/medical/news/newsid=2292168/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 03 Mar 2014 12:54:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA, LOC and Brazilian government discuss positive legacy of Brazil 2014 for health]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=2/news=fifa-loc-and-brazilian-government-discuss-positive-legacy-brazil-2014-fo-2279130.htmlRepresentatives from FIFA, the Local Organising Committee of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil and the Brazilian government met in Sao Paulo to discuss health and medical care matters at the World Cup. 

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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 17:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)
<![CDATA[Professor Dr. Jiri Dvorak and Dr. Mario Bizzini to attend IOC conference]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/medical/news/newsid=2267483/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Chairman of FIFA Medical and Research Centre (F-MARC) and FIFA’s Chief Medical Officer Professor Dr. Jiri Dvorak and Dr. Mario Bizzini, also of F-MARC, will attend the IOC World Conference on Prevention of Injury and Illness in sport in Monaco.

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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 16:00:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News
<![CDATA[Football Medicine Strategies for Joint & Ligament Injuries]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/medical/news/newsid=2244338/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Isokinetic Medical Group, in partnership with FIFA, is proud to announce that the 23rd International Conference on Sports Rehabilitation and Traumatology will be held in Milan from 22-24 of March 2014.


 

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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 17:10:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News
<![CDATA[Dvorak: We are building a better future]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Chairman of FIFA Medical and Research Centre (F-MARC) and FIFA’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Jiri Dvorak has spoken in New Caledonia about the work FIFA is doing in the Oceania region, touching on the '11 For Health' scheme.]]>Fri, 06 Dec 2013 10:04:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA and WADA reach anti-doping solution for 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/medical/media/news/newsid=2223009/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 12 Nov 2013 18:09:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=Release<![CDATA[St. George's Park becomes Centre of Excellence]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/medical/news/newsid=2218387/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 06 Nov 2013 08:36:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Zimbabwean player suspended for prohibited substance ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 14 Oct 2013 16:14:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Executive Committee welcomes progress for Palestine football & launches consultation process on Qatar 2022 dates]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/bodies/news/newsid=2190697/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 04 Oct 2013 15:56:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=Release<![CDATA[St. George's Park hosts 11+ day]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/medical/news/newsid=2187591/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 01 Oct 2013 10:35:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Tahitian player suspended for prohibited substance]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has today decided to suspend the Tahitian international footballer Vincent Simon for a period of 6 months after testing positive for tuaminoheptane. 

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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 17:33:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release
<![CDATA[Jamaican player and official suspended following anti-doping tests]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The FIFA Disciplinary Committee decided Thursday to suspend Jamaican international footballer Jermaine Hue as well as the doctor of the Jamaican team, Dr Carlton Fraser for an anti-doping rule violation.

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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 19:30:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release
<![CDATA[Suspension of Bulgarian international footballer revoked ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2181517/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 26 Sep 2013 13:41:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Warning: Fat burners, mental enhancers contaminated]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/medical/news/newsid=2176600/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The FIFA Medical Department has warned all football players of the contamination of fat burning and mental enhancing nutritional supplements with the banned substance oxilofrine.

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Thu, 19 Sep 2013 08:57:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News
<![CDATA['11 for Health' takes centre-stage in Colombia]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/medical/news/newsid=2173263/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 15 Sep 2013 23:26:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[“11 for Health” a success in Curitiba]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=programa-pela-saude-faz-sucesso-curitiba-2172633.htmlThu, 12 Sep 2013 10:42:48 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[FIFA equipment helps save player's life]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/medical/news/newsid=2172478/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=A FIFA Medical Emergency Bag (FMEB) has been credited in helping to save the life of Afghanistan's Farzad Ghulam, who suffered a minor cardiac arrest in a SAFF Championship semi-final in Nepal.

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Wed, 11 Sep 2013 17:04:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA 11 for Health launched in Brazil ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=8/news=fifa-for-health-launched-brazil-2150413.html FIFA, in collaboration with the Ministry of Sports, Education and Health and the Brazilian Football Federation has started implementing its landmark public health initiative “FIFA 11 for Health” in Brazil.]]>Fri, 09 Aug 2013 16:59:05 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TM)<![CDATA[No sign of systematic doping in Turkish football]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/medical/news/newsid=2148691/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 05 Aug 2013 14:00:19 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[UNIFESP unveiled as FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 03 Jul 2013 10:45:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA launches biological profiling at FIFA Confederations Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/news/newsid=2113831/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 21 Jun 2013 14:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[HOME inaugurated as a FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/medical/news/newsid=2109900/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Brasilia-based medical centre HOME (Hospital for Orthopedics and Specialised Medicine) was officially inaugurated as a FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence on Friday 14 June.

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Sat, 15 Jun 2013 17:43:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News
<![CDATA[Red Cross President and Blatter discuss areas of cooperation ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/medical/news/newsid=2104092/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 07 Jun 2013 16:19:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Grassroots and 11 for Health: All smiles in Mauritius]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/bodies/congress/news/newsid=2089661/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Nearly 500 children took part in FIFA Grassroots events and an '11 for Health' workshop in the Mauritian capital of Port Louis as the 63rd FIFA Congress took place Thursday and Friday.

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Fri, 31 May 2013 19:30:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GrassrootKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Congress 2013
<![CDATA[Sudden cardiac arrest emergency bags to be sent worldwide ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/bodies/congress/news/newsid=2088881/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 31 May 2013 10:28:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Congress 2013<![CDATA[New faces sign up to 11 for Health]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA 11 for Health programme, as the campaign to educate youngsters about major health concerns takes its messages worldwide.]]>Thu, 23 May 2013 10:21:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Xavi: Trusting your medical services is vital ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com the significance of having a medical centre of such calibre available to those at the club.]]>Wed, 22 May 2013 10:28:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Barcelona's medical services get FIFA approval]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 16 May 2013 23:11:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Feddermann: Fewer serious head injuries]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/medical/news/newsid=2065867/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=dfb.de on the subject.]]>Mon, 29 Apr 2013 10:14:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA 11+ presented at key London conference ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/medical/news/newsid=2064584/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 26 Apr 2013 16:10:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Clairefontaine gains FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence status]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/medical/news/newsid=2060002/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 17 Apr 2013 16:35:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Turkish medical centre gains FIFA approval]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/medical/news/newsid=2049911/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 26 Mar 2013 09:30:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[D’Hooghe, Dvorak discuss medical progress]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/medical/news/newsid=2032423/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 15 Mar 2013 21:21:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[D’Hooghe: We’ve had a medical influence on football’s rules]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/medical/news/newsid=2030271/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=A quarter-century in any job is a laudable achievement and, while not in the public spotlight as much as some, Dr Michael D'Hooghe reached the milestone as Chairman of the FIFA Medical Committee and FIFA.com caught up with him.

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Fri, 15 Mar 2013 13:30:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News
<![CDATA[Sanda: People are keen on smoke-free events]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/medical/news/newsid=2024960/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com to discuss the significance of making this year’s FIFA Confederations Cup and the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil smoke-free competitions]]>Thu, 07 Mar 2013 15:04:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Global showpieces to be smoke-free events]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/medical/news/newsid=2025637/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com highlights the key dates in FIFA's work towards tobacco-free events.]]>Thu, 07 Mar 2013 15:01:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[First FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence Down Under]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/medical/news/newsid=2022439/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 01 Mar 2013 08:13:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Blatter & Fahey discuss fight against doping]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/medical/news/newsid=2012043/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 14 Feb 2013 19:16:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[11 for Health makes further strides in Mexico]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/medical/news/newsid=1999616/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA’s Football for Health initiative, which aims to improve knowledge of health issues among children, is continuing to make progress in Mexico thanks to the '11 for Health' programme.

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Fri, 01 Feb 2013 10:16:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News
<![CDATA[Next stage for '11 for Health' in Namibia]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/medical/news/newsid=1912226/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 22 Nov 2012 07:53:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Muamba, Blatter enjoy beneficial discussion]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 20 Nov 2012 16:51:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Muamba: I don't regret cardiac arrest]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fabrice Muamba visited the Home of FIFA and took time out from his trip to speak with FIFA.com, covering his recovery from his cardiac arrest, his return to the scene of it and the positive outcomes of his accident.

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Tue, 20 Nov 2012 16:46:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Home of FifaKind=News
<![CDATA[11+ takes centre stage in Bangkok ]]>http://www.fifa.com/futsalworldcup/news/newsid=1833677/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 04 Nov 2012 08:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Thailand 2012<![CDATA[Sport experts meet at FIFA to discuss concussion]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/medical/news/newsid=1816858/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 02 Nov 2012 11:52:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Football key in Myanmar’s transition]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/medical/news/newsid=1797172/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 26 Oct 2012 07:58:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News