<![CDATA[FIFA.com - About FIFA - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 11 Sep 2015 15:00:00 GMTThu, 15 Oct 2015 23:03:32 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[FIFA’s Medical Committee to continue work on improving team relationships with medical staff ]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=9/news=fifa-s-medical-committee-to-continue-work-on-improving-team-relationsh-2676981.htmlFri, 11 Sep 2015 15:00:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[‘FIFA 11 for Health’ launched in Puerto Rico ]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=8/news=fifa-11-for-health-launched-in-puerto-rico-2671712.htmlWed, 19 Aug 2015 09:45:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Dvorak: The team doctor's decision must be respected]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=8/news=dvorak-the-team-doctor-s-decision-must-be-respected-2670852.htmlFollowing recent discussions around the role of medical staff and their relation with the coach, FIFA’s Chief Medical Officer Prof. Jiří Dvořák responds to questions from FIFA.com and clarifies FIFA’s position on this important matter.

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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 13:24:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA, CSA and Canadian government launch national injury prevention programme ]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=7/news=fifa-csa-and-canadian-government-launch-national-injury-prevention-pro-2668433.htmlTue, 28 Jul 2015 13:30:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA welcomes US court’s decision on concussion lawsuit]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=7/news=fifa-welcomes-us-court-s-decision-on-concussion-lawsuit-2665852.htmlMehr et al. v.FIFA et al., a lawsuit relating to concussion during football games.]]>Fri, 17 Jul 2015 21:01:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA educates young All White hopefuls]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=6/news=fifa-aims-to-educate-young-all-white-hopefuls-2649476.htmlTue, 16 Jun 2015 11:13:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Third Medical Conference focuses on prevention ]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=5/news=third-medical-conference-focuses-on-prevention-2608795.htmlThu, 28 May 2015 11:46:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA brings its global health initiative to Europe]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=5/news=fifa-brings-its-global-health-initiative-to-europe-2606979.htmlWed, 20 May 2015 16:03:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[International medical experts gather in Zurich ahead of the FIFA Congress ]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=5/news=international-medical-experts-gather-in-zurich-ahead-of-the-fifa-congr-2606916.htmlWed, 20 May 2015 08:17:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA 11 for Health launches in the Caribbean]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=4/news=fifa-11-for-health-launches-in-the-caribbean-2593942.html Seven countries participated in a two-day pilot FIFA 11 for Health workshop for the Caribbean, which concluded today in Puerto Rico.]]>Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:11:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=Release<![CDATA[Zidane: Football should be fun]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=4/news=zidane-football-should-be-fun-2592886.htmlFrance legend Zinedine Zidane spoke exclusively with FIFA.com before kick-off at the 12th annual Match Against Poverty to discuss the importance of the event and life as a coach at Real Madrid.  

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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 20:52:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=Football for HopeKind=Interview
<![CDATA[Carolina Medical Center distinguished by FIFA]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=4/news=carolina-medical-center-distinguished-by-fifa-2591380.htmlFri, 17 Apr 2015 14:10:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Polish clinic granted FIFA accolade]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=4/news=polish-clinic-granted-fifa-accolade-2590878.htmlThu, 16 Apr 2015 14:20:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA President Blatter welcomes members of the German Bundestag]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=4/news=fifa-president-blatter-welcomes-members-of-the-german-bundestag-2590576.htmlFIFA President Blatter today welcomed a delegation from the Sports Committee of the German Bundestag (parliament), led by its deputy chair Reinhard Grindel, to the Home of FIFA.

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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 17:11:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Home of FifaKind=News
<![CDATA[CPR 11 app now available in Portuguese]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=3/news=cpr-11-app-now-available-in-portuguese-2579445.htmlFri, 27 Mar 2015 11:47:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[AMSSM and FIFA hold second summit on ECG interpretation in athletes ]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=2/news=amssm-and-fifa-hold-second-summit-on-ecg-interpretation-in-athletes-2532191.htmlWed, 25 Feb 2015 12:13:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Hat-trick of centres inaugurated ]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=2/news=hat-trick-of-centres-inaugurated-2520147.htmlTue, 03 Feb 2015 12:37:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Football Medicine Strategies for Player Care]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=1/news=football-medicine-strategies-for-player-care-2504410.htmlFri, 09 Jan 2015 16:46:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[New app hoping to help prevent Sudden Cardiac Death]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=12/news=new-app-hoping-to-help-prevent-sudden-cardiac-death-2487197.htmlA new campaign to help identify and treat sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) on the football field hopes that its new app will be the first step to saving lives should emergencies strike.

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Tue, 02 Dec 2014 14:40:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News
<![CDATA[Top players, FIFA, CAF and health experts unite in the fight against Ebola]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=11/news=top-players-fifa-caf-and-health-experts-unite-in-the-fight-against-ebo-2475755.htmlTop international football players are joining forces with FIFA, CAF and health experts to raise global awareness and promote simple preventative measures in the fight against Ebola.

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 13:31:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=Release
<![CDATA[Statement on the Ebola epidemic]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=10/news=statement-on-the-ebola-epidemic-2462740.htmlTue, 28 Oct 2014 12:11:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Austrian institutions recognised by FIFA]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=9/news=auszeichnung-fur-tiroler-einrichtungen-2444122-2444140.htmlThu, 25 Sep 2014 13:18:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA’s Medical Committee proposes new protocol for the management of concussion ]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=9/news=fifa-s-medical-committee-proposes-new-protocol-for-the-management-of-c-2443024.htmlTue, 23 Sep 2014 09:36:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA and the United Nations hand in hand to fight Ebola ]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=9/news=fifa-and-the-united-nations-hand-in-hand-to-fight-ebola-2438846.htmlThu, 11 Sep 2014 17:44:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA launches mental health research project]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=8/news=fifa-launches-mental-health-research-project-2428712.htmlFri, 29 Aug 2014 13:58:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA collaborative project investigates the issue of concussion in football]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=8/news=fifa-kooperationsprojekt-zum-thema-gehirnerschutterung-im-fussball-24199-2420132.htmlAs part of a collaborative project with FIFA, researchers are currently seeking to determine exactly when a player should return to football after suffering a mild head injury in the course of play.

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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:17:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News
<![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 ™<![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 ™<![CDATA[Hospital for Special Surgery Designated FIFA Medical Center of Excellence]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=5/news=hospital-for-special-surgery-designated-fifa-medical-center-of-excelle-2341420.htmlTue, 20 May 2014 14:45:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA 11 For Health reaching out to 4,000 children in Brazil]]>/worldcup/archive/brazil2014/news/y=2014/m=4/news=fifa-11-pela-saude-ja-alcanca-4-mil-criancas-no-brasil-2323003-2323104.htmlWed, 23 Apr 2014 18:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[FIFA and Saarland University team up]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=3/news=fifa-and-saarland-university-team-2294124.htmlMon, 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 ™<![CDATA[FIFA Medical Emergency Bag to provide essential care]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=3/news=fifa-medical-emergency-bag-provide-essential-care-2292168.htmlMon, 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 ™
<![CDATA[Professor Dr. Jiri Dvorak and Dr. Mario Bizzini to attend IOC conference]]>/development/news/y=2014/m=1/news=jiri-dvorak-and-mario-bizzini-attend-ioc-conference-2267483.htmlChairman 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]]>/development/news/y=2013/m=12/news=football-medicine-strategies-for-joint-ligament-injuries-2244338.htmlIsokinetic 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]]>/development/news/y=2013/m=12/news=dvorak-are-building-better-future-2239680.htmlChairman 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]]>/development/news/y=2013/m=11/news=fifa-and-wada-reach-anti-doping-solution-for-2014-fifa-world-cup-brazil-2223009.htmlTue, 12 Nov 2013 18:09:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=Release<![CDATA[St. George's Park becomes Centre of Excellence]]>/development/news/y=2013/m=11/news=george-park-becomes-centre-excellence-2218387.htmlWed, 06 Nov 2013 08:36:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Zimbabwean player suspended for prohibited substance ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2013/m=10/news=zimbabwean-player-suspended-for-prohibited-substance-2195726.htmlMon, 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]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2013/m=10/news=executive-welcomes-progress-for-palestine-football-launches-consultation-2190697.htmlFri, 04 Oct 2013 15:56:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=Release<![CDATA[St. George's Park hosts 11+ day]]>/development/news/y=2013/m=10/news=george-park-hosts-day-2187591.htmlTue, 01 Oct 2013 10:35:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Tahitian player suspended for prohibited substance]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2013/m=9/news=tahitian-player-suspended-for-prohibited-substance-2182123.html 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]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2013/m=9/news=jamaican-player-and-official-suspended-following-anti-doping-tests-2181644.htmlThe 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 ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2013/m=9/news=suspension-bulgarian-international-footballer-revoked-2181517.htmlThu, 26 Sep 2013 13:41:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Warning: Fat burners, mental enhancers contaminated]]>/development/news/y=2013/m=9/news=warning-fat-burners-mental-enhancers-contaminated-2176600.htmlThe 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]]>/development/news/y=2013/m=9/news=for-health-takes-centre-stage-colombia-2173263.htmlSun, 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 ™<![CDATA[FIFA equipment helps save player's life]]>/development/news/y=2013/m=9/news=fifa-equipment-helps-save-player-life-2172478.htmlA 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 ™<![CDATA[No sign of systematic doping in Turkish football]]>/development/news/y=2013/m=8/news=sign-systematic-doping-turkish-football-2148691.htmlMon, 05 Aug 2013 14:00:19 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News