<![CDATA[FIFA.com - Organisation - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 22 May 2015 08:59:00 GMTTue, 26 May 2015 01:20:33 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[The 65th FIFA Congress, LIVE on FIFA.com]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=5/news=the-65th-fifa-congress-live-on-fifa-com-2607376.htmlFIFA.com ​will bring you live coverage of the 65th FIFA Congress, kicking off with the opening ceremony at 17.00 local time on Thursday 28 May, concluding with a post-Congress press conference the following day.

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Fri, 22 May 2015 08:59:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Congress 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
<![CDATA[President Blatter expresses sympathy for Nepal earthquake victims]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=4/news=president-blatter-expresses-sympathy-for-nepal-earthquake-victims-2594691.htmlMon, 27 Apr 2015 12:10:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News<![CDATA[CAF to implement FIFA’s Club Licensing System]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=4/news=caf-to-implement-fifa-s-club-licensing-system-2593871.htmlFri, 24 Apr 2015 09:48:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA statement on the resolution of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE)]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=4/news=fifa-submits-letter-to-parliamentary-assembly-of-the-council-of-europe-2593202.htmlFIFA has submitted a letter in response to the report on the reform of football governance prepared by Michael Connarty to the Chairperson of the Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE).

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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 19:27:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News
<![CDATA[Japan set to host continental champions in 2015 and 2016 ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=4/news=japan-set-to-host-continental-champions-in-2015-and-2016-2593526.htmlThu, 23 Apr 2015 09:08:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=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[Blatter expresses 'profound sadness' at Henyekane loss]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 08 Apr 2015 18:12:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=ObituariesKind=News<![CDATA[President Blatter expresses sympathy for victims of Garissa University attack]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=4/news=president-blatter-expresses-sympathy-for-victims-of-garissa-university-2583638.htmlWed, 08 Apr 2015 18:09:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA President Blatter meets PFA President]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=4/news=fifa-president-blatter-meets-pfa-president-2583127.htmlFIFA President Blatter met Palestine Football Association (PFA) President Jibril Rajoub to discuss football in Palestine and in the region.

 


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Tue, 07 Apr 2015 19:59:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News
<![CDATA[CAS confirms lifetime ban on Vernon Manilal Fernando]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=3/news=cas-confirms-lifetime-ban-on-vernon-manilal-fernando-2580561.htmlCAS has fully confirmed the sanction imposed by the FIFA Appeal Committee which saw Vernon Manilal Fernando sanctioned with a lifetime ban from taking part in any kind of football-related activity at national and international level.

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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:52:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA Director of Security to visit Sierra Leone]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=3/news=fifa-director-of-security-to-visit-sierra-leone-2579021.htmlThu, 26 Mar 2015 16:10:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=FIFA SecurityKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA-INTERPOL training workshop in Malaysia]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=3/news=fifa-interpol-training-workshop-in-malaysia-2577774.htmlMon, 23 Mar 2015 09:48:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA Financial Report 2014: Frequently Asked Questions]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=3/news=fifa-financial-report-2014-frequently-asked-questions-2568090.htmlFri, 20 Mar 2015 12:49:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=News<![CDATA[Brazil 2014, a success for the entire football community]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=3/news=brazil-2014-a-success-for-the-entire-football-community-2568019.htmlFri, 20 Mar 2015 12:48:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA President visits Emir of Qatar ahead of Executive Committee meeting]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=3/news=fifa-president-visits-emir-of-qatar-ahead-of-executive-committee-meeti-2565289.htmlFIFA President Blatter today (15 March 2015) paid a visit to His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, ahead of the Executive Committee meeting taking place next week in Zurich.

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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 12:15:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News
<![CDATA[Introduction of a Quality Programme for Electronic Performance and Tracking Systems]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=3/news=introduction-of-a-quality-programme-for-electronic-performance-and-tra-2564815.htmlFollowing positive discussions at the first meetings of the recently established advisory panels of the International Football Association Board decided at its Annual General Meeting on the introduction of a FIFA Quality Programme for Electronic Performance and Tracking Systems.

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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 14:55:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Pitch & EquipmentKind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA Executive Committee meeting agenda now available]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=3/news=fifa-executive-committee-meeting-agenda-now-available-2557476.htmlWed, 11 Mar 2015 13:01:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=News<![CDATA[Regional seminar for national security officers starts in Kuala Lumpur]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=3/news=regional-seminar-for-national-security-officers-starts-in-kuala-lumpur-2555862.htmlFri, 06 Mar 2015 22:00:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=FIFA SecurityKind=News<![CDATA[Nelson: Extensive discussions on video replays]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=2/news=nelson-extensive-discussions-on-video-replays-2534826.htmlSat, 28 Feb 2015 14:33:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=IFABKind=News<![CDATA[RELIVE: Post-IFAB AGM press conference]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=2/news=follow-the-post-ifab-agm-press-conference-2534616.htmlA press conference followed the 129th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of The IFAB, which took place at the Culloden Hotel in Craigavad, near Northern Ireland’s capital Belfast, on Saturday 28 February.

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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:21:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=IFABKind=News
<![CDATA[All you need to know about the IFAB]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=2/news=all-you-need-to-know-about-the-ifab-2534243.htmlWith the 129th Annual General Meeting of the International Football Association Board (IFAB) taking place in Northern Ireland this weekend, we explain who is on the IFAB, what they do, and what is on the agenda for the latest meeting.

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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:52:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=IFABKind=News
<![CDATA[Independent report shows ITMS saves clubs and associations up to USD 23m annually ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=2/news=independent-report-shows-itms-saves-clubs-and-associations-up-to-usd-2-2526009.htmlFri, 20 Feb 2015 09:02:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[Nigerian and Namibian FA presidents visit President Blatter in Zurich]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=2/news=nigerian-and-namibian-fa-presidents-visit-president-blatter-in-zurich-2525481.htmlWed, 18 Feb 2015 16:01:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Home of FifaKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA welcomes the Secretary General of the Council of Europe]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=2/news=fifa-welcomes-the-secretary-general-of-the-council-of-europe-2525052.htmlFIFA President Blatter today welcomed to the Home of FIFA a delegation from the Council of Europe led by Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary General.

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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 16:24:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Home of FifaKind=News
<![CDATA[Statement on behalf of the independent FIFA Ethics Committee]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=2/news=statement-on-behalf-of-the-independent-fifa-ethics-committee-2525044.htmlTue, 17 Feb 2015 16:06:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA subsidiary Early Warning System GmbH renews partnership with Japan Football Association]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=2/news=fifa-subsidiary-early-warning-system-gmbh-renews-partnership-with-japa-2523915.htmlMon, 16 Feb 2015 08:15:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA places media rights in US and Canada until 2026]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=2/news=fifa-places-media-rights-in-us-and-canada-until-2026-2523607.htmlThu, 12 Feb 2015 17:54:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=TVKind=News<![CDATA[Record high for winter transfer fees in 'Big 5' markets]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=2/news=record-high-for-winter-transfer-fees-in-big-5-markets-2522917.htmlWed, 11 Feb 2015 09:54:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[Zwanziger: I have complete confidence]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=2/news=zwanziger-ich-habe-vollstes-vertrauen-2522644-2522693.htmlIn light of recent media reports about the Independent Governance Committee (IGC) led by Professor Mark Pieth, former chairman of the Task Force for the Revision of FIFA Statutes Dr Theo Zwanziger gives his views in an interview with FIFA.com.

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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 15:30:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News
<![CDATA[Blatter saddened by Egyptian tragedy]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=2/news=blatter-saddened-by-egyptian-tragedy-2522354.htmlFIFA President Blatter has sent a letter of condolence to Mohamed Gamal, the President of the Egyptian Football Association (EFA), following the tragic events that occurred at the match between Zamalek and ENPPI.

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Mon, 09 Feb 2015 12:03:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA & CAF sign collaboration agreement]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=2/news=fifa-and-caf-sign-collaboration-agreement-2521572.htmlFIFA and the Confederation of African Football (CAF) today signed a cooperation agreement to reinforce their collaboration in the field of football development.

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Sat, 07 Feb 2015 12:09:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA sanctions West Ham United and Diafra Sakho]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=2/news=fifa-sanctions-west-ham-united-and-diafra-sakho-2520613.htmlWed, 04 Feb 2015 14:00:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[Ad-hoc Electoral Committee has received four candidatures for the presidential elections ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=2/news=ad-hoc-electoral-committee-has-received-four-candidatures-for-the-pres-2519363.htmlMon, 02 Feb 2015 08:58:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA implements worldwide football stakeholder registration programme]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=1/news=fifa-implements-worldwide-football-stakeholder-registration-programme-2511703.htmlTue, 27 Jan 2015 08:20:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=News<![CDATA[Scala: It will take time to announce the candidates]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=1/news=scala-it-will-take-time-to-announce-the-candidates-2510231.htmlFIFA.com asked Domenico Scala, who has also been appointed by the Ad-hoc Electoral Committee as its chairman, to elaborate on the electoral process in the lead-up to the FIFA Congress in May 2015.]]>Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:32:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA and CONCACAF introduce club licensing in the CONCACAF region]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=1/news=fifa-and-concacaf-introduce-club-licensing-in-the-concacaf-region-2507080.htmlThu, 15 Jan 2015 13:27:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[Blatter mourns Buzanszky passing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In a letter to the President of the Hungarian Football Federation (MLSZ) Sandor Csanyi, FIFA President Blatter has noted his sadness at the passing of Jeno Buzanszky, the last of the famed 'Magical Magyars' Hungary team of the 1950s.

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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 16:20:00 GMTArea=ClassicSection=ObituariesKind=News
<![CDATA[First insight into the FIFA World Football Museum ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=1/news=first-insight-into-the-fifa-world-football-museum-2506257.htmlTue, 13 Jan 2015 14:00:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=News