<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 27 Aug 2014 12:56:00 GMTThu, 28 Aug 2014 01:42:37 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[China triumph at home]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls<![CDATA[An evening of consolations]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The Matches for Fifth Place at the Boys' and Girls' Youth Olympic Football Tournament Nanjing 2014 provided historic goals for Papua New Guinea and Namibia, while Honduras were able to redeem themselves following a disappointing group stage.

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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys
<![CDATA[Bach: These Games are very impressive]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), took time out from watching the fifth place play-offs at the Youth Olympic Football Tournament Nanjing 2014 for a short interview with FIFA.com.

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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys
<![CDATA[Fans' favourite Castellanos harbouring high hopes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=One of many established stars on show at the Youth Olympics in Nanjing, Venezuela's top scorer Deyna Castellanos was under the media spotlight even before a ball was kicked. 

 

 

 

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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls
<![CDATA[A question of honour]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 24 Aug 2014 08:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys<![CDATA[Brave Daviaga steals the show]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Eileen Daviaga has been nothing short of outstanding for Papua New Guinea at the Girls’ Youth Olympic Football Tournament, and the goalkeeper told FIFA.com about how she got her start as a shotstopper, playing through an injury, her senior team ambitions and much more.

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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 03:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls
<![CDATA[Jin Kun: China PR's lethal weapon]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 22 Aug 2014 03:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls<![CDATA[Namibia philosophical despite tough lessons]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 21 Aug 2014 03:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls<![CDATA[Mexico aim high under legend]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 21 Aug 2014 03:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls<![CDATA[Records tumble as favourites live up to billing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Slovakia and China PR both set new records as they secured the final two places in the semi-finals of the Girls’ Youth Olympic Football Tournament in Nanjing.

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls
<![CDATA[Hosts favourites to progress, others out to make history ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls<![CDATA[Surnovska salvages Slovakian pride]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Martina Surnovska may have left the pitch in tears, but the Slovakian No6 put in a show-stopping performance against Venezuela, scoring twice and coming close to a hat-trick.

 

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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls
<![CDATA[Spectacular opening ceremony in Nanjing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=

A spectacular and heart-warming opening ceremony marked the official start to the second Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing.

 

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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 16:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys
<![CDATA[New pretenders face baptism of fire ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 16 Aug 2014 02:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls<![CDATA[Kurakums look to future]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 14 Aug 2014 18:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls<![CDATA[Tournament kicks off with goalfest ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 14 Aug 2014 18:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls<![CDATA[Old Nanjing ready for youth extravaganza]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=As the 2nd Youth Olympic Games approaches, Nanjing has thrown open its ancient gates to welcome top young athletes, officials and visitors from around the world. 

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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 09:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls
<![CDATA[Ten facts about the Youth Olympic Football Tournaments]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com whets your appetite for the Youth Olympic Football Tournament with ten facts about the upcoming event in Nanjing.]]>Wed, 13 Aug 2014 03:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys<![CDATA[Favourites meet minnows in opener]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 12 Aug 2014 13:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls<![CDATA[Young Olympians kick off in Nanjing]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 12 Aug 2014 13:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Boys<![CDATA[Live Your Goals brings joy in July]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/liveyourgoals/news/newsid=2409579/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Although July was dominated by the 2014 World Cup, it was an extremely eventful month for women’s football, with a total of 18 Live Your Goals festivals held around the globe.

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<![CDATA[Sun Wen: Learning is more important than results ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls<![CDATA[History-makers Fiji clinch U-20 spot ]]>http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/newsid=2346847/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reports from the OFC U-20 Championship, which ended in triumph for hosts Fiji, who will represent their continent at next year's FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand.]]>Sat, 31 May 2014 12:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Oceania aspirants eye rare glimpse of world stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 22 May 2014 10:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Island nations edge closer to Auckland benchmark]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 19 May 2014 10:32:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=OFC Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Draw sets up enticing match-ups]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensyoutholympic/news/newsid=2338510/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 14 May 2014 06:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=Youth Olympic Football Tournaments Nanjing 2014 - Girls<![CDATA[Last four line up in Oceania]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 21 Apr 2014 04:36:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=OFC Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[Oceania contenders on the starting blocks]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the tournament.]]>Sun, 06 Apr 2014 20:11:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=OFC Champions League 2013/2014<![CDATA[New Zealand stamp ticket for Canada]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=2/news=new-zealand-stamp-ticket-for-canada-2281636.htmlSat, 22 Feb 2014 06:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014<![CDATA[Road to Oceanian glory laid out]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/227/590/8/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 07 Feb 2014 07:22:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Tahiti lead Oceania's breakthrough year]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back at a historic year for Oceanian football as Tahiti firstly competed at the FIFA Confederations Cup 2013 before welcoming the world by hosting the region’s first FIFA tournament.]]>Tue, 31 Dec 2013 09:23:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[Magic and milestones on Oceania journey]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=magic-and-milestones-oceania-journey-2227009.htmlFIFA.com reviews Oceania's two-year FIFA World Cup™ odyssey which produced numerous historic moments and no little emotion.]]>Thu, 21 Nov 2013 02:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[PNG building future stars today]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/news/newsid=2209875/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 31 Oct 2013 06:21:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Building for further Oceania sand-based success]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 30 Sep 2013 08:55:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Beach SoccerKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[FIFA and OFC define development priorities]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 16 Sep 2013 14:03:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=FootballKind=News<![CDATA[July's Live Your Goals activities]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/liveyourgoals/news/newsid=2146277/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back on the initiative’s latest activities in July.]]>Thu, 01 Aug 2013 13:49:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News<![CDATA[USA close on records, Sweden outjump France]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/women/newsid=2113721/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 21 Jun 2013 08:58:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Women RankingKind=News<![CDATA[Familiar kings Auckland do it the hard way]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 20 May 2013 06:38:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Development boost for the women’s game in Oceania]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/women/news/newsid=2079572/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 15 May 2013 06:33:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Kiwis remain perfect in Oceania]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2065660/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the six-nation Oceania championship in Vanuatu.]]>Mon, 29 Apr 2013 09:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Oceania sextet take aim at world stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 16 Apr 2013 10:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013<![CDATA[Perfect Kiwis dominate Oceania]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournaments/archive/u20worldcup/turkey2013/news/newsid=2050314/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the action from the Oceania qualifying tournament for Turkey 2013 with New Zealand prevailing despite some spirited competition, notably from host nation Fiji.]]>Fri, 29 Mar 2013 09:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013<![CDATA[New route opens up for Oceania aspirants]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the upcoming OFC Champions League season which boasts a new format as eight clubs, led by reigning champions Auckland City, bid for Oceanian club supremacy.]]>Fri, 29 Mar 2013 05:49:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[Drama and emotion on Oceania’s World Cup path]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=3/news=drama-and-emotion-oceania-world-cup-path-2050015.htmlFIFA.com takes a look back at what has been a typically fascinating odyssey for Oceania’s Brazil 2014 aspirants, with Tahiti and American Samoa enjoying breakthrough success, while New Zealand eventually secured top spot.]]>Thu, 28 Mar 2013 07:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Oceania hopefuls eye Turkish odyssey]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the upcoming OFC U-20 Championship as five contenders vie for the right to represent Oceania among the globe’s elite young players at the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Turkey.]]>Wed, 20 Mar 2013 05:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013<![CDATA[New look OFC Champions League draw unveiled]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/200/127/2/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 05 Feb 2013 05:56:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[New look for Oceania’s elite club competition]]>http://www.fifa.com/world-match-centre/news/newsid/197/324/7/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 17 Dec 2012 08:28:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=News<![CDATA[The FIFA Club World Cup in numbers ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back at some of the world club showpiece’s more interesting figures and stats.]]>Tue, 04 Dec 2012 01:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2012<![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[Tahiti lead Pacific charge]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews a highly successful OFC Nations Cup which saw unprecedented glory for Tahiti, breakthrough success by New Caledonia and a succession of tight matches played out in front of large crowds.]]>Tue, 12 Jun 2012 02:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013