<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 19 May 2014 10:32:00 GMTMon, 19 May 2014 10:50:04 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=In our regular Sunday feature, ​FIFA.com​ previews the week's upcoming birthdays with a Portuguese midfield maestro, a Tahiti hero, a Belgian hotshot and a veteran French goalkeeper all celebrating.

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Sun, 11 May 2014 09:12:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![CDATA[Auckland set up Amicale decider]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 05 May 2014 04:34:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=Club FootballKind=NewsTournament=OFC Champions League 2013/2014<![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[Portugal go third, Greece and Scotland soar]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldranking/news/newsid=2316770/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 10 Apr 2014 08:58:00 GMTArea=World RankingSection=Men RankingKind=News<![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[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com ​takes a look ahead to the week's footballing birthdays, with a FIFA World Cup-winning goalkeeper, a combative French midfielder and a Swiss schemer all celebrating this week.

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Sun, 06 Apr 2014 11:25:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=News
<![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[2013 in Quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 30 Dec 2013 14:26:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Week in QuotesKind=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[Happy Birthday to you!]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 20 Oct 2013 09:47:00 GMTArea=News CentreSection=BirthdaysKind=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[New World delivers new highs on sand]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews a tournament which Tahiti staged admirably, in which underdogs thrived, individuals dazzled and Russia survived a few scares to emerge victorious.]]>Mon, 30 Sep 2013 08:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[And the winners are…]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 29 Sep 2013 10:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Brazil claim third to deny Tahiti further glory]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 29 Sep 2013 07:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Cusco: Tahiti 2013 has exceeded expectations]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com spoke with Joan Cusco, FIFA Tournament Director and Vice-President of Beach Soccer Worldwide; and Vairani Davio, President of the Local Organising Committee, ahead of the Tahiti 2013 final.]]>Sun, 29 Sep 2013 04:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Beach Soccer: A constantly developing sport]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com caught up with Henri Emile, Ramon Raya and Madjer, the trio assigned to the Technical Study Group for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup to hear the experts' thoughts on the development of the sport.

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Sat, 28 Sep 2013 12:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013
<![CDATA[Comebacks take Spain, Russia into final]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the day's action.]]>Sat, 28 Sep 2013 11:00:31 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Sand kings against aspirants as tough finale looms ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the 2013 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup final with current kings Russia seeking to retain their crown against fast-developing Spain, while the match for third place pits four-time winners Brazil against hosts Tahiti.]]>Sat, 28 Sep 2013 10:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Champs Russia edge brave Tahiti to final]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 28 Sep 2013 07:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[The team behind the teams]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 28 Sep 2013 05:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Tahitian player suspended for prohibited substance]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has today decided to suspend the Tahitian international footballer Vincent Simon for a period of 6 months after testing positive for tuaminoheptane. 

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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 17:33:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release
<![CDATA[All change for cheerleaders in Tahiti ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 27 Sep 2013 10:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Confident Tahiti reach for the sky]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com hears from the hosts' camp.]]>Fri, 27 Sep 2013 10:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[New times for Tahiti 2013 semi finals]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 27 Sep 2013 06:54:27 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Flamboyant Tahiti face pragmatic Russia for final berth]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the opening semi-final at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup as hosts Tahiti seek to create further history by continuing their fairytale run against world champs Russia.]]>Thu, 26 Sep 2013 15:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Tahiti steal headlines as last four confirmed]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 26 Sep 2013 09:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Tahiti stun Argentina to create history]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 26 Sep 2013 05:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Sand and water, ball and paddle]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 25 Sep 2013 06:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Semi-finals in sight]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wednesday's FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup quarter-final fixtures feature hosts Tahiti taking on Argentina, Russia encountering Iran, Spain squaring off against El Salvador and Brazil battling Japan. FIFA.com previews the action.

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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 16:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013
<![CDATA[Spain trump Tahiti, El Salvador through]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Spain defeated the hosts to win Group A, while El Salvador sneaked a narrow win over Solomon Islands to complete the quarter-final line-up at Tahiti 2013.

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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 11:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013
<![CDATA[Spain end Tahiti winning streak]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 24 Sep 2013 07:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Group stage closes with plenty to play for]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=There is plenty up for grabs on the final group matchday at Tahiti 2013, most notably the Solomon Islands meet El Salvador in an effective play-off for qualification.

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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 10:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013
<![CDATA[Vibrant Solomons aim for Oceania double]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 23 Sep 2013 06:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Tiki Toa add to Tahiti dream ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tiki Toa stars tell FIFA.com the storyline is not complete yet.]]>Mon, 23 Sep 2013 00:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Tahitian delirium as three go through]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 22 Sep 2013 11:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Tiki Toa create history with USA win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 22 Sep 2013 07:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Decisive matchday for quartet]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 22 Sep 2013 03:06:22 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Hosts win, Latin giants flex muscles]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com looks back on a day of action that brought success for hosts Tahiti at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup and victories for Argentina, Spain and Solomon Islands.]]>Fri, 20 Sep 2013 10:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Lively hosts hold off gallant UAE]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 20 Sep 2013 07:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Valcke: Beach Soccer continues to grow]]>http://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/newsid=2176561/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 19 Sep 2013 09:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Bennett rides high on new wave of local stars]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tiki Toa players rapidly becoming local stars for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup.]]>Thu, 19 Sep 2013 05:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Tahiti ready to shine as history beckons]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 18 Sep 2013 21:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Prison break for Tiki Toa]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 17 Sep 2013 12:19:25 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Tahiti 2013 in numbers ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com delves into the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup archives to help put the seventh edition of the tournament into context with some eye-catching statistics. ]]>Mon, 16 Sep 2013 14:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=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[A hip-shaking welcome to paradise!]]>http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=2174660/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won’t be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week’s shows Tahitians doing something they're masters at: entertaining with their dance moves!]]>Mon, 16 Sep 2013 12:43:01 GMTArea=News CentreSection=Super SnapKind=News<![CDATA[Who will be crowned beach kings?]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 15 Sep 2013 20:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Have Your SayTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013<![CDATA[Beach Soccer: a quick guide to the key rules]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com therefore highlights some of its key regulations.]]>Sun, 15 Sep 2013 15:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013