<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 15 Oct 2014 11:00:00 GMTThu, 16 Oct 2014 11:06:49 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[President of the Mongolian Football Federation banned for five years]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/bodies/news/newsid=2457464/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 15 Oct 2014 11:00:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=Release<![CDATA[Asian Cup to be expanded to 24 teams]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/231/992/1/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:15:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Young Murun making Mongolian history]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Murun Altankhuyag, Mongolia's first professional footballer, spoke with FIFA.com about his history-making contract with Thai first division side Krabi FC, his desire to play like Ronaldinho, studying in the United States, and more.

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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 05:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News
<![CDATA[Micronesia to Mongolia: A coaching quest]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/224/949/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com.]]>Mon, 23 Dec 2013 12:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Asians soar as Colombia go outright sixth]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=2029807/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 14 Mar 2013 09:01:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Tough draw for Chinese champions]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/196/686/0/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 06 Dec 2012 11:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[A month of FIFA development: October 2012]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/news/newsid=1940380/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com brings you our monthly round-up of the most recent development projects and events during October.]]>Thu, 22 Nov 2012 08:21:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[What is international football’s biggest rivalry?]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/189/347/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wants to know what you feel is the biggest rivalry in the international game.]]>Tue, 13 Nov 2012 10:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=Have Your Say<![CDATA[A month of FIFA development: September 2012]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/news/newsid=1787736/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com shines a light on the main events and activities undertaken by FIFA to keep you abreast of development efforts around the world.]]>Thu, 18 Oct 2012 09:53:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[Mongolia paving the way to the future]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/news/newsid=1703545/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com discovered recently.]]>Wed, 19 Sep 2012 13:20:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[Development efforts to the fore in June]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=A large number of development initiatives were carried out in June as member associations from every confederation reaped the benefits of FIFA programmes.

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Wed, 11 Jul 2012 10:30:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News
<![CDATA[Futsal going from strength to strength]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/technicalsupport/futsal/news/newsid=1648941/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com sheds some light on the game’s growing popularity.]]>Wed, 13 Jun 2012 18:59:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=FutsalKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA awards further TV rights for 2015-2022]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=1533484/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 27 Oct 2011 09:16:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=TVKind=Release<![CDATA[FC Ulaanbaatar claim maiden title]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/151/371/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 21 Sep 2011 03:33:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Dutch dethrone Spain, Uruguay rise]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=1497612/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The Netherlands have ended Spain’s year-plus reign at the summit, while Uruguay overtook Brazil as South America’s highest-placed team and England climbed to fourth.

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Wed, 24 Aug 2011 08:59:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News
<![CDATA[Favourites progress as stars shine]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=7/news=favourites-progress-stars-shine-1467720.htmlThe first round of qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ in Brazil has been completed, seeing a barrel-load of goals scored around Asia, with the likes of big-guns Vietnam being joined by first-time qualifiers Philippines.

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Sun, 03 Jul 2011 22:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone
<![CDATA[Stern tests for Asian hopefuls]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=7/news=stern-tests-for-asian-hopefuls-1466177.htmlThe chance to mix with Asia's big guns is up for grabs this weekend, with 16 of the continent's minnows battling it out in the second legs of the preliminary qualifying round.

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Fri, 01 Jul 2011 10:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone
<![CDATA[Preliminary journey kicks off in Asia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=6/news=preliminary-journey-kicks-off-asia-1464834.htmlFIFA.com reviews all the action.]]>Thu, 30 Jun 2011 05:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Vietnam convince on preliminary road]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=6/news=vietnam-convince-preliminary-road-1464808.htmlWed, 29 Jun 2011 21:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Sixteen hopefuls embark on Brazil path]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=6/news=sixteen-hopefuls-embark-brazil-path-1463106.htmlAsia's lowest-ranked teams are set to begin continental qualifying for the 2014 tournament, with Sri Lanka-Philippines, Bangladesh-Pakistan and Malaysia-Chinese Taipei among the most appetising matches on the menu.

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Tue, 28 Jun 2011 10:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Brazil 2014 draw stirs Asian hopefuls ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=3/news=brazil-2014-draw-stirs-asian-hopefuls-1409548.htmlFIFA.com reviews the Asian qualifying draw for the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ which has thrown up a host of intriguing match-ups as some of the continents smaller footballing nations seek a share of the spotlight.]]>Thu, 31 Mar 2011 09:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Asia's Brazil 2014 draw made]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=3/news=asia-brazil-2014-draw-made-1408931.htmlThe AFC has conducted the draw for Asia’s first and second round qualifiers for Brazil 2014.

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Wed, 30 Mar 2011 11:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Asian Zone to play preliminary round for Brazil 2014]]>/worldcup/news/y=2011/m=3/news=asian-zone-play-preliminary-round-for-brazil-2014-1401533.htmlSat, 19 Mar 2011 14:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Philippines aim to build on recent success]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/137/896/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 08 Feb 2011 07:54:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Mongolia committed to football’s social role]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/homefifa/news/newsid=1371885/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mongolian President Tsakhia Elbegdorj visited FIFA for the first time on Wednesday and spoke to Joseph S. Blatter about the social role of football.

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Wed, 26 Jan 2011 13:43:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Home of FifaKind=News
<![CDATA[Beach soccer lays roots in Dubai]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=November 2009 will go down as a historic date for beach soccer in Dubai, with minds now focused on developing the discipline in the UAE.

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Thu, 10 Dec 2009 11:31:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Beach SoccerKind=News
<![CDATA[Heavy blows for Asian giants]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/worldcup/southafrica2010/news/newsid=722162/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 26 Mar 2008 19:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Big wins in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/clubworldcup/japan2008/news/newsid=716549/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Gamba Osaka came out on top of a seven-goal thriller on Wednesday while J-League champions Kashima Antlers strolled to another huge victory.

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Wed, 19 Mar 2008 13:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2008
<![CDATA[Asian route marked out]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=]]>Fri, 14 Dec 2007 11:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Asia's ups and downs]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 24 Nov 2007 11:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Favourites clear first hurdle]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 29 Oct 2007 10:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Aspirants out to preserve dream]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fifteen decisive first round, second leg matches will take place on Sunday as Asia takes a step towards determining its representatives in South Africa.

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Fri, 26 Oct 2007 08:30:20 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™
<![CDATA[Traditional powers set the tone]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/worldcup/southafrica2010/news/newsid=620877/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 22 Oct 2007 12:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa ™<![CDATA[Quartet make home advantage count]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/clubworldcup/japan2007/news/newsid=129076/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 24 May 2007 10:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2007<![CDATA[Japan's Urawa into Champions League quarters]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/clubworldcup/japan2007/news/newsid=129041/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 23 May 2007 13:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2007<![CDATA[Frontale make history as trio progress]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/clubworldcup/japan2007/news/newsid=128249/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 10 May 2007 14:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2007<![CDATA[AFC chief re-elected]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/128/111/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 08 May 2007 07:08:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Quartet edge closer to last eight]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/clubworldcup/japan2007/news/newsid=127417/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 26 Apr 2007 12:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2007<![CDATA[Asian Cup ticket sales start]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/127/301/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 24 Apr 2007 10:25:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Eastern duo lead the way]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/mensolympic/beijing2008/news/newsid=124090/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 19 Apr 2007 10:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Beijing 2008<![CDATA[Shandong & Al Wahda set the standard]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/clubworldcup/japan2007/news/newsid=123579/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 12 Apr 2007 11:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2007<![CDATA[Ecstasy for east Asians]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/mensolympic/beijing2008/news/newsid=122701/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 29 Mar 2007 12:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Beijing 2008<![CDATA[Giantkillers emerge as favourites fall]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/clubworldcup/japan2007/news/newsid=113860/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 22 Mar 2007 12:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2007<![CDATA[Big guns boosted in Asia]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/mensolympic/beijing2008/news/newsid=113356/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 15 Mar 2007 13:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Beijing 2008<![CDATA[AFC chief Bin Hammam re-elected to new four-year term]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/112/971/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 09 Mar 2007 05:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Asian celebration for Sydney]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/clubworldcup/japan2007/news/newsid=112921/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 08 Mar 2007 12:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2007<![CDATA[Aussies bolster Asian field]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/clubworldcup/japan2007/news/newsid=112768/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 06 Mar 2007 13:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2007<![CDATA[Zidane hails Asian football's progress]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/112/187/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 24 Feb 2007 12:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=News<![CDATA[Italy oust Brazil to take top spot]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=111685/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Azzurri.]]>Wed, 14 Feb 2007 10:35:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Asia planning major leagues' revamp]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/111/621/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 13 Feb 2007 01:10:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News