<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSat, 25 Jul 2015 21:37:00 GMTThu, 30 Jul 2015 00:04:42 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[The Preliminary Draw results in full]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=the-preliminary-draw-results-in-full-2667929.html

FIFA.com rounds up the results from the Preliminary Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, which took place at the Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg on Saturday 25 July.]]>
Sat, 25 Jul 2015 21:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Routes to Russia 2018 revealed at Preliminary Draw ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=routes-to-russia-2018-revealed-at-preliminary-draw-2667588.htmlSat, 25 Jul 2015 19:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Can anyone topple the Kiwis?]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=can-anyone-topple-the-kiwis-2667591.htmlSat, 25 Jul 2015 18:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Preliminary DrawKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Kings and queens of the Pacific crowned]]>/mensolympic/news/y=2015/m=7/news=kings-and-queens-of-the-pacific-crowned-2666340.htmlMon, 20 Jul 2015 08:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Men<![CDATA[Fiji fairytale continues with Rio ticket]]>/mensolympic/news/y=2015/m=7/news=fiji-fairytale-continues-with-rio-ticket-2663381.htmlSun, 12 Jul 2015 12:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Men<![CDATA[A tournament that broke all records]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=a-tournament-that-broke-all-records-2661554.htmlFIFA.com reviews the tournament.]]>Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Win a unique FIFA Women’s World Cup Final prize]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=win-a-unique-fifa-women-s-world-cup-final-prize-2660197.htmlFIFA are offering you a unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: two tickets to the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 final, and the chance to present the ‘Live Your Goals’ award to the player of the match.

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Thu, 02 Jul 2015 03:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Beliveau: This is a positive era]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=keep-pending-beliveau-this-is-a-positive-era-2654240.htmlTue, 30 Jun 2015 02:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Inspire the players, before the biggest game of their lives]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=inspire-the-players-before-the-biggest-game-of-their-lives-2653637.htmlFIFA, together with our Partners, are giving you a unique chance to use YOUR voice to connect with the players at the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Final. 

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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 03:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[New Zealand sees stars emerge, Serbia sparkle ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=new-zealand-sees-stars-emerge-serbia-sparkle-2652283.htmlFIFA.com's review of New Zealand 2015 ; a tournament which had drama, disappointments, spectacular goals, super saves, record-breaking moments and ultimately ended in success for Serbia. ]]>Mon, 22 Jun 2015 09:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[New Zealand 2015 in numbers ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=new-zealand-2015-in-numbers-2651593.htmlSat, 20 Jun 2015 23:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[New Zealand 2015 hailed a resounding success ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=new-zealand-2015-hailed-a-resounding-success-2651557.htmlSat, 20 Jun 2015 11:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[U-20 road trip nears end for Kiwi diehards ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=u-20-road-trip-nears-end-for-kiwi-diehards-2651014.htmlFri, 19 Jun 2015 22:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Women’s World Cup scores early record TV viewing in key markets]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=women-s-world-cup-scores-early-record-tv-viewing-in-key-markets-2651201.htmlFri, 19 Jun 2015 20:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Farewell, but not goodbye]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=farewell-but-not-goodbye-2651027.htmlFri, 19 Jun 2015 17:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Webb: FIFA tournaments are always the highlight ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=webb-fifa-tournaments-always-the-highlight-2650670.htmlFIFA.com about his new role as a FIFA referee instructor, the importance of the FIFA U-20 World Cup and the recent introduction of goal-line technology and the vanishing spray.]]>Fri, 19 Jun 2015 05:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Successful FIFA U-20 World Cup set for fitting finale ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=successful-fifa-u-20-world-cup-set-for-fitting-finale-2650744.htmlThu, 18 Jun 2015 03:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Volunteers mark 2015 anti-discrimination day]]>/sustainability/news/y=2015/m=6/news=volunteers-mark-2015-anti-discrimination-day-2650275.htmlWed, 17 Jun 2015 12:13:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=Anti-RacismKind=News<![CDATA[Football helping Christchurch rise again]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=football-helping-christchurch-rise-again-2649730.htmlTue, 16 Jun 2015 23:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Fever Pitch freestyler inspiring Auckland's next generation ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=fever-pitch-freestyler-inspiring-auckland-s-next-generation-2649377.htmlFIFA.com hears from the football freestyler who has been amazing youngsters at the FIFA Fan Experience in Auckland's Queens Wharf during the FIFA U-20 World Cup.]]>Tue, 16 Jun 2015 22:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Football Ferns vow to return even stronger]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=football-ferns-vow-to-return-even-stronger-2649678.htmlFIFA.com heard from members of New Zealand after their exit from the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 and while their mood was understandably subdued and disappointed, the over-arching message was one of resilience and determination to come back even stronger.]]>Tue, 16 Jun 2015 19:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[FIFA educates young All White hopefuls]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=6/news=fifa-aims-to-educate-young-all-white-hopefuls-2649476.htmlTue, 16 Jun 2015 11:13:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Heavyweight quartet advance, Thais and Dutch must wait]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=heavyweight-quartet-advance-thais-and-dutch-must-wait-2649412.htmlTue, 16 Jun 2015 02:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Chinese, Kiwis draw as Football Ferns say farewell]]>/womensworldcup/matches/round=268020/match=300269487/match-report.html 

A very even battle between China PR and New Zealand ended 2-2 in Winnipeg, which was enough to send the Chinese through to the knockout stages of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™ but the single point earned forced the Football Ferns to pack their bags earlier than they would have liked.]]>
Tue, 16 Jun 2015 02:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Calculators and cards: The qualification and disciplinary lowdown]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=calculators-and-cards-the-qualification-and-disciplinary-lowdown-2646911.htmlFIFA.com runs through the criteria for qualification from the group stage, as well as the key disciplinary rules. What determines who reaches the Round of 16? What tiebreakers apply? Find out the answers here.]]>Fri, 12 Jun 2015 22:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Hosts held as Thailand, Côte d’Ivoire make history]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=hosts-held-as-thailand-cote-d-ivoire-make-history-2646797.html

FIFA.com recaps matchday five, which consisted of a few historic firsts, claps of thunder and bolts of lightning, a late China PR winner and drama for the hosts in Edmonton.

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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 05:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Kiwis delay Canada charge]]>/womensworldcup/matches/round=268020/match=300269462/match-report.htmlFri, 12 Jun 2015 04:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Big picture inspires departing Kiwis ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=big-picture-inspires-departing-kiwis-2646380.htmlThu, 11 Jun 2015 22:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Drama for hosts as Germany and Brazil battle through]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=drama-for-hosts-as-germany-and-brazil-battle-through-2646279.htmlThe Round of 16 at the FIFA U-20 World Cup 2015 is now complete after four thrilling encounters. Brazil, Germany, Portugal and Uzbekistan progressed to the next round – but the tournament is over for hosts New Zealand.]]>Thu, 11 Jun 2015 15:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Portugal break hosts' hearts]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=271600/match=300269530/match-report.htmlThu, 11 Jun 2015 10:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[FIFA Women’s World Cup openers attract bigger TV audiences than 2011]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=fifa-women-s-world-cup-openers-attract-bigger-tv-audiences-than-2011-2645835.htmlWed, 10 Jun 2015 19:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Centurion Hearn takes aim at Kiwi breakthrough]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=centurion-hearn-takes-aim-at-kiwi-breakthrough-2640843.htmlWed, 10 Jun 2015 14:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[U-20 World Cup final to be a sell-out]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=u-20-world-cup-final-set-to-be-a-sell-out-2639813.htmlTue, 09 Jun 2015 23:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[The group stage in Tweets]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=the-group-stage-in-tweets-2621820.htmlFIFA.com has selected a few Tweets that stood out during the group stages.]]>Mon, 08 Jun 2015 04:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Oceanian legacy key to coaching workshop ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=oceanian-legacy-key-to-coaching-workshop-2621311.htmlFIFA.com reports from a regional workshop in Auckland that saw coaches from each of the OFC member associations analyse and learn from the ongoing FIFA U-20 World Cup.]]>Mon, 08 Jun 2015 01:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Myanmar’s refugees create fantastic atmosphere]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=myanmar-s-refugees-create-fantastic-atmosphere-2621423.htmlWe look at the remarkable story of a 250-strong group of refugees from Myanmar who were given a unique opportunity to enjoy the atmosphere at the FIFA U-20 World Cup 2015.

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Sun, 07 Jun 2015 09:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015
<![CDATA[Sinclair on the spot for Canada clincher]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=sinclair-on-the-spot-for-canada-clincher-2621344.htmlFIFA.com looks back at a remarkable opening day of action in Canada, with a last gasp goal from Canadian icon Christine Sinclair capping a record-breaking opening match, and topping off a day of firsts for the tournament.]]>Sun, 07 Jun 2015 07:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Netherlands make a winning debut ]]>/womensworldcup/matches/round=268020/match=300269467/match-report.htmlNetherlands enjoyed a perfect FIFA Women’s World Cup debut with a 1-0 victory over New Zealand in Edmonton to set themselves up with a real opportunity to reach the last 16.

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Sat, 06 Jun 2015 04:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Commonwealth Stadium set for sensational Opening Ceremony]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=commonwealth-stadium-set-for-sensational-opening-ceremony-2620595.htmlEdmonton’s Commonwealth Stadium is set to host the Opening Ceremony for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 on Saturday just before the tournament begins when the hosts take on China PR in the Opening Match at 16.00 local time.

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Sat, 06 Jun 2015 01:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Nightmare for Argentina as hosts dream on]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=kiwis-dream-is-argentina-s-nightmare-2619491.htmlFIFA.com rounds up the action from a day that brought despair to record champions Argentina but joy for Austria, Ukraine and Ghana, and renewed hope for hosts New Zealand.]]>Fri, 05 Jun 2015 12:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Five star performance gives hosts hope]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=271602/match=300269528/match-report.htmlFri, 05 Jun 2015 09:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Kiwis seek out heavyweight advice]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=kiwis-seek-out-heavyweight-advice-2619050.htmlFIFA.com joined them to find out more.]]>Thu, 04 Jun 2015 23:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[High hopes and dreams of destiny]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=high-hopes-and-dreams-of-destiny-2618696.htmlThu, 04 Jun 2015 01:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Who will win the FIFA Women's World Cup?]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=who-will-win-the-fifa-women-s-world-cup-2617811.htmlWith 24 teams set to kick-off in Canada on Saturday 6 June, only one team will be left standing at the end of it all on Sunday 5 July. We want to know: who do you think will win the FIFA Women's World Cup?

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Wed, 03 Jun 2015 00:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Rubio Rubin, a No9 by nature ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=rubio-rubin-a-no9-by-nature-2617690.htmlFIFA.com about his experiences of working with Landon Donovan and love of snatching goals - even from team-mates.]]>Tue, 02 Jun 2015 14:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Argentina falter as US lead last-16 charge]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=argentina-falter-as-us-lead-last-16-charge-2617670.htmlTue, 02 Jun 2015 13:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Americans outclass hosts to advance]]>/u20worldcup/matches/round=271602/match=300269524/match-report.htmlTue, 02 Jun 2015 09:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Over 71,000 turn out on record-breaking opening weekend at New Zealand 2015]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=over-71-000-turn-out-on-record-breaking-opening-weekend-at-new-zealand-2617268.htmlTue, 02 Jun 2015 02:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Handshake for Peace strengthened at New Zealand 2015 ]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=handshake-for-peace-strengthened-at-new-zealand-2015-2616492.htmlMon, 01 Jun 2015 12:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Kiwi rematch gets Acosta looking back]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=kiwi-rematch-gets-acosta-looking-back-2611187.htmlMon, 01 Jun 2015 08:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015