<![CDATA[FIFA.com - About FIFA - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 02 Dec 2014 10:12:00 GMTWed, 03 Dec 2014 15:11:07 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Normalisation committee appointed for the Football Association of Maldives]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/footballgovernance/news/newsid=2486998/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 02 Dec 2014 10:12:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[South Africa’s World Cup legacy lives on ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2474284/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 13 Nov 2014 12:02:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=Release<![CDATA[Consultation process on the international match calendar 2018-2024 continues]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2470410/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 03 Nov 2014 14:27:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA welcomes positive steps taken by Nigeria Football Federation]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/administration/news/newsid=2437633/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 09 Sep 2014 14:30:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=News<![CDATA[Construction approval granted for FIFA World Football Museum]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2343250/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 23 May 2014 11:15:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=Release<![CDATA[High interest in hosting FIFA competitions]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2336227/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 09 May 2014 14:57:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=Release<![CDATA[Positive financial result for 2013 ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/administration/news/newsid=2301222/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 21 Mar 2014 14:06:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA Executive Committee approves Regulations on Working with Intermediaries]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/administration/news/newsid=2301236/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Following an extensive and continuous consultation process, the FIFA Executive Committee has today approved the new Regulations on Working with Intermediaries at its meeting in Zurich.

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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 14:04:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=News
<![CDATA[Bidding process opened for eight FIFA competitions]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2293621/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:16:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA wins Creative Sports Award in Dubai ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/administration/news/newsid=2257471/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 06 Jan 2014 14:39:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=News<![CDATA[The FIFA Weekly kicks off ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/administration/news/newsid=2205186/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 25 Oct 2013 13:54:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=News<![CDATA[Symbolic act from FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter launches FIFA museum project]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2063900/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 25 Apr 2013 10:23:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA confirms Drogba request, details transfer regulations]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/administration/news/newsid=1943781/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 23 Nov 2012 09:06:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=News<![CDATA[Scala: Reform process was the right choice for FIFA]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/footballgovernance/news/newsid=1784784/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about his role as Chairman of the FIFA Audit and Compliance Committee, its differences from the former Audit Committee, his targets for the future and his personal connection with football.]]>Mon, 15 Oct 2012 08:37:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[Garcia: This is a milestone]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/footballgovernance/news/newsid=1670491/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com speaks to Michael J. Garcia, the chairman of the investigatory chamber of the Ethics Committee, about his new role and the challenges ahead.]]>Fri, 27 Jul 2012 16:27:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[Eckert: A vital step for FIFA]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/footballgovernance/news/newsid=1670538/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com speaks to German judge Hans-Joachim Eckert, who was recently appointed to chair the adjudicatory chamber of the new Ethics Committee, about the challenges that lie ahead.

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Fri, 27 Jul 2012 13:40:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News
<![CDATA[Transfer treadmill slowing down]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/footballgovernance/news/newsid=1666516/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 23 Jul 2012 09:15:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA expresses concern over CAS decision in Bin Hammam case]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=1665970/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 19 Jul 2012 10:59:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=Release<![CDATA[No justification for corruption]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/administration/news/newsid=1664009/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tages-Anzeiger newspaper headlined its front page yesterday with “Sepp Blatter justifies corruption at FIFA”, the governing body of world football has hit out at the accusations. By Walter de Gregorio.]]>Sat, 14 Jul 2012 15:04:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=News<![CDATA[e-Activity Report scoops coveted prize]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/bodies/congress/news/newsid=1629541/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 11 May 2012 17:04:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Congress 2012<![CDATA[FIFA plans football museum]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=1617043/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 18 Apr 2012 17:09:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=Release<![CDATA[Mutschke: Match-fixing must be combated]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/administration/news/newsid=1593037/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about his previous work developing crime-fighting strategies for the police and INTERPOL, his forthcoming role as FIFA Director of Security and the division's quest to combat match-fixing.]]>Fri, 02 Mar 2012 12:02:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=News<![CDATA[Top German police and security executive Ralf Mutschke appointed as FIFA Director of Security ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=1592945/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 02 Mar 2012 11:57:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA statement following Le Matin Dimanche article]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/administration/news/newsid=1527699/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Le Matin Dimanche of 16 October 2011.]]>Sun, 16 Oct 2011 15:14:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA further strengthens its Communications Division ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=1525314/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 11 Oct 2011 15:35:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=Release<![CDATA[Walter De Gregorio appointed as new Director of Communications & Public Affairs]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=1510569/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 14 Sep 2011 18:29:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=Release<![CDATA[Statement on international matches]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/administration/news/newsid=1454155/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Contrary to what has been published in a newspaper today, FIFA is not looking to increase the number of international match dates by five or at anything related to a 17-game international season.

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Fri, 17 Jun 2011 16:49:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=News
<![CDATA[No evidence on allegations made against FIFA Executive Committee members at the House of Commons]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/administration/news/newsid=1444125/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 30 May 2011 19:50:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA's Secretary General statement]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/administration/news/newsid=1444037/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 30 May 2011 16:53:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA asks The FA and The Sunday Times to provide reports and evidence on 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cup™ claims ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=1432943/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 11 May 2011 14:30:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=Release<![CDATA[Election of the President]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/administration/news/newsid=1411604/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 04 Apr 2011 09:13:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=News<![CDATA[Disciplinary proceedings against officials in relation to international matches ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/administration/news/newsid=1395698/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 10 Mar 2011 08:21:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA to contribute to master programme ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/administration/news/newsid=1368594/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=]]>Fri, 21 Jan 2011 14:17:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA statement on Germany 2006 ticketing process]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/news/newsid=1368605/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 21 Jan 2011 11:41:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=NewsTournament=2006 FIFA World Cup Germany ™<![CDATA[FIFA statement on Swiss Federal Court ruling]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 19 Jan 2011 13:28:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA Statement ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/administration/news/newsid=1343561/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 30 Nov 2010 09:52:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=News<![CDATA[Suspension of the Nigeria Football Federation provisionally lifted]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=1314807/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The FIFA Emergency Committee decided today, 8 October 2010, to provisionally lift the suspension of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).

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Fri, 08 Oct 2010 15:51:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=Release
<![CDATA[Suspension of the Nigeria Football Federation]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=1312576/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The FIFA Emergency Committee decided today, 4 October 2010, to suspend the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) with immediate effect on account of government interference.

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Mon, 04 Oct 2010 15:47:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=Release
<![CDATA[Stars unite to promote Fair Play]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Respect and fair play remain at the heart of the beautiful game, so in a week of FIFA Fair Play days, FIFA.com went around the world to ask players, coaches and directors what it means to them and why it is so important.

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Tue, 07 Sep 2010 10:00:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA makes donation to stadium disaster victims]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/administration/news/newsid=1281718/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA has donated USD 150,000 to the victims of the stampede at the Côte d’Ivoire-Malawi match in March 2009.

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Thu, 05 Aug 2010 15:49:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=News
<![CDATA[IFAB press briefing: streaming]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/administration/news/newsid=1213067/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The press conference following today's Special Meeting of the International Football Association Board will soon be available to watch on FIFA.com.

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Tue, 18 May 2010 09:06:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=News
<![CDATA[Suspension of the Salvadoran Football Association]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=1209619/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The FIFA Emergency Committee decided yesterday, 11 May 2010, to suspend the Salvadoran Football Association (FESFUT) on account of government interference.

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Wed, 12 May 2010 11:09:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release
<![CDATA[Post-IFAB press conference]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/administration/news/newsid=1177711/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The press conference following the meeting between IFAB and FIFA took place in Zurich today, and will be available to watch on FIFA.com soon.

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Fri, 05 Mar 2010 16:22:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=News
<![CDATA[Valcke: More category 4 tickets for residents]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/worldcup/southafrica2010/news/newsid=1173095/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke held a press conference in Sun City, during which he outlined issues discussed at the workshop for South Africa 2010's qualified teams.

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Tue, 23 Feb 2010 17:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Chelsea and Lens settlement endorsed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=1166518/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The CAS have endorsed by means of an “Award by Consent” the settlement of a dispute announced by Chelsea and Racing Club de Lens.

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Fri, 05 Feb 2010 09:31:00 GMTArea=AF - FederationSection=AdministrationKind=Release
<![CDATA[Statement on Thierry Henry]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA's Disciplinary Committee has issued a statement regarding Thierry Henry following a meeting on Monday 18 January 2010.

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Mon, 18 Jan 2010 16:05:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA and Director of Communications and Public Affairs part company]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/administration/news/newsid=1145359/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=As a result of contrasting perspectives on communications strategy, FIFA and its Director of Communications and Public Affairs, Hans Klaus, have decided to part company. 

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Tue, 08 Dec 2009 10:47:00 GMTArea=AF - FederationSection=AdministrationKind=News
<![CDATA[Disciplinary hearing regarding Argentina coach to take place on Sunday]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/news/newsid=1131546/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The disciplinary hearing related to the head coach of Argentina, Diego Armando Maradona will be held at the Home of FIFA in Zurich on Sunday 15 November.

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Tue, 10 Nov 2009 16:11:00 GMTArea=AF - FederationSection=AdministrationKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Anzur Ismailov found guilty of anti-doping rule violation]]>/tournaments/archive/worldcup/southafrica2010/news/y=2009/m=10/news=anzur-ismailov-found-guilty-anti-doping-rule-violation-1111854.htmlFri, 02 Oct 2009 14:55:00 GMTArea=AF - FederationSection=AdministrationKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Re-live the Ex-Co from Rio]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/administration/news/newsid=1109189/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 29 Sep 2009 08:54:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=News<![CDATA[Kakuta: DRC decision reached]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/administration/news/newsid=1097777/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 03 Sep 2009 13:31:00 GMTArea=AF - FederationSection=AdministrationKind=News