<![CDATA[FIFA.com - Organisation - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 27 Jul 2015 18:17:00 GMTTue, 28 Jul 2015 14:22:28 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Task Force “Reforms” to be chaired by independent person from outside football]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=7/news=task-force-reforms-to-be-chaired-by-independent-person-from-outside-fo-2668178.htmlBased on the decision of the FIFA Executive Committee on 20 July to expedite the reform process, the confederations’ presidents and Sonia Bien-Aimé as representative of CONCACAF met with FIFA President Blatter in St. Petersburg to discuss the FIFA Task Force “Reforms” and its composition.

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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 18:17:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News
<![CDATA[Inspirational branding takes the stage]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=inspirational-branding-takes-the-stage-2666747.htmlMon, 27 Jul 2015 15:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Watch post-FIFA Executive Committee meeting press conference on FIFA.com]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=7/news=monday-s-press-conference-live-on-fifa-com-2665825.htmlFIFA.com.]]>Fri, 17 Jul 2015 15:26:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA statement on proposals by Ethics Committee regarding Code of Ethics ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=7/news=fifa-statement-on-proposals-by-ethics-committee-regarding-code-of-ethi-2665557.htmlThu, 16 Jul 2015 15:57:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[“It makes you feel so amazing”: Insights into the Youth Programme and Volunteers]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=it-makes-you-feel-so-amazing-insights-into-the-youth-programme-and-vol-2651162.htmlFri, 19 Jun 2015 21:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[FIFA subsidiary EWS holds workshop on combatting match fixing in Delhi]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=6/news=fifa-subsidiary-ews-holds-workshop-on-combatting-match-fixing-in-delhi-2649606.htmlTue, 16 Jun 2015 16:14:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ wins International Licensing Award ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=2014-fifa-world-cup-braziltm-wins-international-licensing-award-2647763.htmlSat, 13 Jun 2015 21:45:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=MarketingKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Tokyo Sexwale to lead FIFA Monitoring Committee for Israel and Palestine]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=6/news=tokyo-sexwale-to-lead-fifa-monitoring-committee-for-israel-and-palesti-2647011.htmlFIFA has appointed former South African government minister Tokyo Sexwale to lead a monitoring committee to oversee issues affecting the development of football in Palestine. 

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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 16:33:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News
<![CDATA[ FIFA statement on INTERPOL ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=6/news=fifa-statement-on-interpol-2646910.htmlWe are disappointed to learn of the decision by INTERPOL to suspend cooperation in the fight against match fixing in football. 

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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 10:50:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News
<![CDATA[ FIFA statement on INTERPOL ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=6/news=fifa-statement-on-interpol-2646910.htmlWe are disappointed to learn of the decision by INTERPOL to suspend cooperation in the fight against match fixing in football. 

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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 10:50:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News
<![CDATA[Extraordinary FIFA Executive Committee Meeting set for 20 July 2015]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=6/news=extraordinary-fifa-executive-committee-meeting-set-for-20-july-2015-2646342.htmlThu, 11 Jun 2015 17:48:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=News<![CDATA[Walter De Gregorio to leave FIFA]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=6/news=walter-de-gregorio-to-leave-fifa-2646249.htmlThu, 11 Jun 2015 13:19:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=News<![CDATA[Clarification regarding 10 June 2015]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=6/news=clarification-regarding-10-june-2015-2646232.htmlThu, 11 Jun 2015 12:39:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA Statement on 2026 FIFA World Cup bidding]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=6/news=fifa-statement-on-2026-fifa-world-cup-bidding-2644603.htmlWed, 10 Jun 2015 11:26:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[President Blatter: Reform work has already started]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=6/news=president-blatter-reform-work-has-already-started-2618966.htmlThu, 04 Jun 2015 17:03:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[Indonesia disqualified from 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia and AFC Asian Cup 2019 qualifiers]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=indonesia-disqualified-from-2018-fifa-world-cup-russia-and-afc-asian-c-2617809.htmlWed, 03 Jun 2015 20:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[FIFA’s independent Ethics Committee notes the President’s decision to step down]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=6/news=fifa-s-independent-ethics-committee-notes-the-president-s-decision-to--2617753.htmlTue, 02 Jun 2015 18:46:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA President to lay down his mandate at extraordinary elective Congress]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=6/news=fifa-president-to-lay-down-his-mandate-at-extraordinary-elective-congr-2617742.htmlFIFA President Blatter today announced at a press conference in Zurich that he will lay down his mandate at an extraordinary elective Congress. Until that election, he continues to carry out his functions

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Tue, 02 Jun 2015 17:57:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News
<![CDATA[RELIVE the press conference at the Home of FIFA]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=6/news=live-follow-the-press-conference-at-the-home-of-fifa-2617701.htmlFIFA.com provided live video coverage of the press conference on Tuesday, 2 June, at the Home of FIFA in Zurich. Here you can watch it.]]>Tue, 02 Jun 2015 16:50:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA Statement on the South African Diaspora Legacy Programme ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=6/news=fifa-statement-on-the-south-african-diaspora-legacy-programme-2617422.htmlTue, 02 Jun 2015 08:53:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[Independent Ethics Committee bans Jean Guy Blaise Mayolas and Badji Mombo Wantete from football-related activities]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=6/news=independent-ethics-committee-bans-jean-guy-blaise-mayolas-and-badji-mo-2617141.html(pictured), today provisionally banned the Vice-President, Mr Jean Guy Blaise Mayolas, and the General Secretary, Mr Badji Mombo Wantete, of the Congolese Football Association (FECOFOOT) from carrying out any football-related activities at national and international level, in accordance with art. 83 par. 1 of the FIFA Code of Ethics.]]>Mon, 01 Jun 2015 18:10:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[Independent Ethics Committee bans Enrique Sanz from football-related activities]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=6/news=independent-ethics-committee-bans-enrique-sanz-from-football-related-a-2617135.htmlMon, 01 Jun 2015 17:47:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[Blatter: I’m president of all, also of those who didn’t vote for me]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=5/news=blatter-i-m-president-of-all-also-of-those-who-didn-t-vote-for-me-2610628.htmlSat, 30 May 2015 13:42:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Congress 2015<![CDATA[Annual FIFA Activity Report available online now ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=5/news=annual-fifa-activity-report-available-online-now-2609097.htmlFri, 29 May 2015 09:59:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Congress 2015<![CDATA[FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter re-elected ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=5/news=the-65th-fifa-congress-live-on-fifa-com-2607376.htmlFri, 29 May 2015 08:59:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Congress 2015<![CDATA[President Blatter opens the 65th FIFA Congress]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=5/news=president-blatter-opens-the-65th-fifa-congress-2609686.htmlFIFA.com.]]>Thu, 28 May 2015 19:16:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Congress 2015<![CDATA[Twelve women’s national teams to feature in EA Sports’ FIFA 16 ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=5/news=twelve-women-s-national-teams-to-feature-in-ea-sports-fifa-16-2609581.htmlFIFA 16 will feature 12 Women’s national football teams for the first time in the game’s history when it launches later this year.]]>Thu, 28 May 2015 13:31:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=MediaKind=News<![CDATA[Independent Ethics Committee bans Aaron Davidson from football-related activities]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=5/news=independent-ethics-committee-bans-official-aaron-davidson-from-footbal-2609614.htmlThu, 28 May 2015 12:19:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=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[Watch the opening of the FIFA Congress]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=5/news=live-streaming-of-the-opening-of-the-fifa-congress-2609211.htmlFIFA.com presents a video of the opening of the FIFA Congress from Theater 11 in Zurich.]]>Thu, 28 May 2015 09:55:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Congress 2015<![CDATA[Statement by FIFA President Blatter ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=5/news=statement-by-fifa-president-blatter-2609360.htmlWed, 27 May 2015 18:56:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News<![CDATA[Independent Ethics Committee bans 11 individuals from football-related activities]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=5/news=independent-ethics-committee-bans-11-individuals-from-football-related-2609267.htmlThe chairman of the adjudicatory chamber of the Ethics Committee, Hans-Joachim Eckert, has today banned provisionally 11 individuals from carrying out any football-related activities on a national and international level. ]]>Wed, 27 May 2015 18:40:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA and AFC sign new Memorandum of Understanding ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=5/news=fifa-and-afc-sign-new-memorandum-of-understanding-2609180.htmlWed, 27 May 2015 15:25:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=ConfederationsKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA and Chinese FA renew collaboration agreement ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=5/news=fifa-and-chinese-fa-renew-collaboration-agreement-2609177.htmlWed, 27 May 2015 14:38:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AssociationsKind=News<![CDATA[Statement: FIFA is fully cooperating as injured party in the actions by Swiss authorities ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=5/news=fifa-is-fully-cooperating-as-injured-party-in-the-actions-by-swiss-aut-2609130.htmlWed, 27 May 2015 11:37:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[Relive FIFA's press conference]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=5/news=relive-fifa-s-press-conference-2609064.htmlFIFA.com.]]>Wed, 27 May 2015 08:37:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=News<![CDATA[Agenda for the extraordinary FIFA Executive Committee meeting available now ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=5/news=agenda-for-the-extraordinary-fifa-executive-committee-meeting-availabl-2608537.htmlTue, 26 May 2015 09:25:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=News<![CDATA[Kia Motors kicks off New Zealand 2015 with vehicle handover ceremony]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=kia-motors-kicks-off-new-zealand-2015-with-vehicle-handover-ceremony-2608532.htmlKia Motors New Zealand has officially handed over 112 vehicles to support the transportation requirements of the FIFA U-20 World Cup 2015.

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Tue, 26 May 2015 09:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[FIFA celebrates 111th birthday]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=5/news=fifa-celebrates-111th-birthday-2607065.htmlThe Federation Internationale  de Football Association (FIFA) celebrates its 111th anniversary today, and we take a brief look back at the history of the organisation.]]>Thu, 21 May 2015 09:15:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Home of FifaKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA President Blatter concludes visit to Israeli and Palestinian authorities]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=5/news=fifa-president-blatter-concludes-visit-to-israeli-and-palestinian-auth-2607075.htmlWed, 20 May 2015 17:18:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA President Blatter confident after meeting with Netanyahu]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=5/news=fifa-president-blatter-confident-after-meeting-with-netanyahu-2606713.htmlTue, 19 May 2015 18:14:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA Executive Committee meeting agenda available now on FIFA.com ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=5/news=fifa-executive-committee-meeting-agenda-available-now-on-fifa-com-2606636.htmlFIFA.com.]]>Tue, 19 May 2015 14:36:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=News<![CDATA[Reduced Task Force agrees on proposal for International Match Calendar 2018-2024]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=5/news=reduced-task-force-agrees-on-proposal-for-international-match-calendar-2606575.htmlTue, 19 May 2015 12:20:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=News<![CDATA[Stadium security and safety gets continental look]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=5/news=stadium-security-and-safety-gets-continental-look-2605302.htmlThe FIFA/CAF Regional Seminar for National Security Officers ended on a high note with participants hailing the importance of an opportunity to discuss issues of security and safety at the various stadia.

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Fri, 15 May 2015 14:02:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=FIFA SecurityKind=News
<![CDATA[The FIFA Congress: Ten milestones]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=5/news=the-fifa-congress-ten-milestones-2604074.htmlth edition on 29 May.]]>Tue, 12 May 2015 09:31:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Congress 2015<![CDATA[Israel and Palestine Football Associations meet FIFA President in Zurich]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=5/news=israel-palestine-football-associations-meet-fifa-president-in-zurich-2603709.htmlSun, 10 May 2015 11:06:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Home of FifaKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA President meets Israel Football Association President in Zurich ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=5/news=fifa-president-meets-israel-football-association-president-in-zurich-2602628.htmlWed, 06 May 2015 14:40:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[Agenda for the 65th FIFA Congress now available on FIFA.com ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=5/news=agenda-for-the-65th-fifa-congress-now-available-on-fifa-com-2601890.htmlMon, 04 May 2015 13:01:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Congress 2015<![CDATA[FIFA President hails Carter's contribution]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=4/news=fifa-president-hails-carter-s-contribution-2595662.htmlThu, 30 Apr 2015 17:50:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA Apps: Football at your fingertips]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=4/news=fifa-apps-football-at-your-fingertips-2595201.htmlThu, 30 Apr 2015 12:15:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[IFAB advisory panels meet to assess potential changes to the Laws of the Game]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=4/news=ifab-advisory-panels-meet-to-assess-potential-changes-to-the-laws-of-t-2595313.htmlTwo advisory panels that were set up to advise The International Football Association Board on potential changes to the Laws of the Game met this week to discuss a variety of topics, including proposals to allow a fourth substitution and the potential use of video replays to support match officials.

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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 17:12:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=IFABKind=News