<![CDATA[FIFA.com - About FIFA - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 29 Nov 2017 09:16:00 GMTFri, 09 Feb 2018 16:12:33 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[WADA publishes 2018 prohibited list]]>/development/news/y=2017/m=11/news=wada-publishes-2018-prohibited-list-2920152.htmlThe World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published the 2018 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods, designating which substances and methods will are prohibited from 1 January 2018, as well as modifications to the current specifications.

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Wed, 29 Nov 2017 09:16:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Anti-dopingKind=News
<![CDATA[Player stats tablets to be tested live at Russia 2017 final]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=7/news=player-stats-tablet-to-be-tested-live-at-fifa-confederations-cup-2017--2899741.htmlSun, 02 Jul 2017 09:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Russian showpieces to be tobacco-free events]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=5/news=russian-showpieces-to-be-tobacco-free-events-2890503.htmlThis year’s FIFA Confederations Cup and next year’s FIFA World Cup™ will be tobacco-free.

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Wed, 31 May 2017 10:26:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017
<![CDATA[Chief Medical Officer Prof. Jiri Dvorak to leave FIFA]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=11/news=chief-medical-officer-prof-jiri-dvorak-to-leave-fifa-2847659.htmlWed, 02 Nov 2016 17:51:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA helps concussion issue move forward]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=11/news=fifa-helps-concussion-issue-move-forward-2847636.htmlWed, 02 Nov 2016 13:39:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[McGill University, CBI-Concordia Physio Sport NDG becomes FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=8/news=mcgill-university-cbi-concordia-physio-sport-ndg-becomes-fifa-medical--2824363.htmlWed, 31 Aug 2016 10:48:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA’s medical department takes part in the 27th Annual Crans Montana Forum]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=7/news=fifa-s-medical-department-takes-part-in-the-27th-annual-crans-montana--2804789.htmlFIFA’s Chief Medical Officer Prof. Jiří Dvořák discussed the challenges he and FIFA have attempted to tackle in over two decades at the 27th Annual Crans Montana Forum, in Vienna, Austria.

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Fri, 01 Jul 2016 09:00:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA 11 for Health programme announced for Papua New Guinea]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=5/news=fifa-11-for-health-programme-announced-for-papua-new-guinea-2792191.htmlThe “FIFA 11 for Health” programme, which improves children’s knowledge, attitudes and behaviour with regard to disease and lifestyle, will be rolled out in July in Port Moresby, the Host City of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 10:53:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=Release
<![CDATA[‘Return to play’ the focus of the 25th International Conference ]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=4/news=return-to-play-the-focus-of-the-25th-international-conference-2780755.htmlTue, 12 Apr 2016 14:40:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA joins other stakeholders in concussion conference]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=4/news=fifa-joins-other-stakeholders-in-concussion-conference-2780752.htmlTue, 12 Apr 2016 13:47:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Successful study in Denmark boosts global implementation of FIFA’s health initiative]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=4/news=successful-study-in-denmark-boosts-global-implementation-of-fifa-s-hea-2779478.htmlMon, 04 Apr 2016 12:05:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Eto'o's eye-opening trip]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=3/news=eto-o-s-eye-opening-trip-2769354.htmlThu, 10 Mar 2016 09:28:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Qatar hosts Challenges in Football Injuries conference]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=2/news=qatar-hosts-challenges-in-football-injuries-conference-2764896.htmlThe aim of the conference, hosted on 11 and 12 February, was to provide education in the field of football injuries, focusing on some of the specific challenges and controversial topics in the area.

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Fri, 12 Feb 2016 14:06:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News
<![CDATA[Football Medicine Strategies Conference 'Return to Play' to take place in April]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=1/news=football-medicine-strategies-conference-return-to-play-to-take-place-i-2756762.htmlAfter the success of the 2015 edition, Isokinetic Medical Group, in collaboration with FIFA F-MARC, decided to celebrate in London the 25th Anniversary of its conference that will be entitled "Return to play".

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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 15:33:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA’s global health initiative progresses in Asia]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=1/news=fifa-s-global-health-initiative-progresses-in-asia-2756711.htmlMon, 25 Jan 2016 09:45:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Dubai symposium looks at impact of heat and humidity in sport]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=12/news=symposium-sur-l-impact-de-la-chaleur-et-de-l-humidite-dans-le-sport-a--2-2747675.htmlStaged at Dubai’s Grand Hyatt Hotel and taking the impact of heat and humidity in sport as its theme, the second Sports Medicine Symposium got under way on 21 December. 

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Wed, 23 Dec 2015 11:33:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News
<![CDATA[Samuel Eto’o brings health promotion messages to West Africa]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=11/news=samuel-eto-o-brings-health-promotion-messages-to-west-africa-2730201.htmlA FIFA delegation led by FIFA Chief Medical Officer Prof. Jiri Dvorak and supported by Cameroonian superstar Samuel Eto’o has just completed a visit to Sierra Leone and Ghana to experience first-hand the progress of FIFA’s health campaigns.

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Wed, 04 Nov 2015 15:27:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News
<![CDATA[Samuel Eto’o to promote health in Africa with FIFA]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=10/news=samuel-eto-o-to-promote-health-in-africa-with-fifa-2723606.htmlCameroon superstar Samuel Eto’o will help FIFA promote its 11 for Health and 11 against Ebola programmes in Africa, with a visit to Sierra Leone and Ghana, with FIFA Chief Medical Officer Prof Jiri Dvorak also visiting Kenya.

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Sun, 01 Nov 2015 09:00:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News
<![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 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[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[Zidane: Football should be fun]]>/sustainability/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[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[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[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[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[FIFA 11 For Health reaching out to 4,000 children in Brazil]]>/worldcup/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[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[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” 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 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 ™