<![CDATA[FIFA.com - Organisation - Football Development]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 27 Sep 2016 13:45:00 GMTTue, 27 Sep 2016 13:51:53 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Worldwide extension of sanctions imposed in connection with anti-doping violations]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=9/news=worldwide-extension-of-sanctions-imposed-in-connection-with-anti-dopin-2837198.htmlTue, 27 Sep 2016 13:45:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Anti-dopingKind=News<![CDATA[When Korea Republic thrilled Beckham and made history]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=when-korea-republic-thrilled-beckham-and-made-history-2836177.html FIFA.com about their victory and the reaction it produced.]]>Sun, 25 Sep 2016 00:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016<![CDATA[Another Futsal World Cup legacy: training the coaches]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=another-futsal-world-cup-legacy-training-the-coaches-2836328.htmlFri, 23 Sep 2016 21:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[FIFA hosts Referee Seminar for FIFA World Cup and FIFA Women’s World Cup hopefuls]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=9/news=fifa-hosts-referee-seminar-for-fifa-world-cup-and-fifa-women-s-world-c-2835902.htmlFrom 19-23 September 72 referees & assistant referees from across Europe gathered at the Home of FIFA to attend a five-day referee seminar for prospective UEFA candidates for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia and FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019. 

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Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:25:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=RefereeingKind=News
<![CDATA[European field takes shape, USA bounce back]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=9/news=european-field-takes-shape-usa-bounce-back-2835477.htmlFIFA.com wraps up the latest women's international fixtures as UEFA Women's EURO qualifying enjoyed a dramatic finale, while world No1 USA made a welcome return to form.]]>Wed, 21 Sep 2016 07:38:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[A festival with one eye on the future]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=a-festival-with-one-eye-on-the-future-2835317.htmlThe FIFA Futsal World Cup is more than just an intensely exciting competition. It is also an important vehicle for promoting all the positive things the sport has to offer, as the Grassroots Futsal Festival "Skills for All" looked to show.

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Tue, 20 Sep 2016 16:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016
<![CDATA[Worldwide extension of sanctions imposed in connection with anti-doping violations]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=9/news=worldwide-extension-of-sanctions-imposed-in-connection-with-anti-dopin-2835137.htmlTue, 20 Sep 2016 10:46:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Anti-dopingKind=News<![CDATA[Leroux's unique path to glory]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=leroux-s-unique-path-to-glory-2833784.htmlFIFA.com takes a closer look at Sydney Leroux's unique journey from prolific goalscorer at FIFA's youth tournaments - for two different countries - to becoming an Olympic champion and FIFA Women's World Cup winner.    ]]>Sat, 17 Sep 2016 17:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[A story of Pride and inspiration]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=9/news=a-story-of-pride-and-inspiration-2834058.htmlFIFA.com hears from Orlando Pride forward Sarah Hagen whose childhood dreams are now reality, despite a heartbreaking experience as a teenager.]]>Fri, 16 Sep 2016 17:49:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Somali teens enjoy inaugural league through FIFA support]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=9/news=somali-teens-enjoy-inaugural-league-through-fifa-support-2833716.htmlThu, 15 Sep 2016 09:52:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=News<![CDATA[Tight at the top in USA as City, Potsdam excel]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=9/news=tight-at-the-top-in-usa-as-city-potsdam-excel-2832874.htmlTue, 13 Sep 2016 15:19:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Female Leaders continue journey]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=9/news=female-leaders-continue-journey-2831623.htmlSat, 10 Sep 2016 10:30:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Fresh starts, new horizons]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=9/news=fresh-starts-new-horizons-2830900.htmlFIFA.com reviews the latest in women's club football highlighted by new seasons in Germany, Netherlands and Spain.]]>Tue, 06 Sep 2016 05:30:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence Inaugurated in Vancouver]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=9/news=fifa-medical-centre-of-excellence-inaugurated-in-vancouver-2830370.htmlThe University of British Columbia’s Allan McGavin Sport Medicine Centre was inaugurated as a FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence on Thursday September 1, 2016, one of only two centres in Canada to attain the designation from the FIFA. 

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Fri, 02 Sep 2016 11:49:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News
<![CDATA[Live Your Goals making African impact]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=8/news=live-your-goals-making-african-impact-2830350.htmlWe take a look at the Live Your Goals festivals that took place around the world in August, inspired by the heroines at the Women's Olympic Football Tournament Rio 2016.

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Fri, 02 Sep 2016 08:49:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News
<![CDATA[Women’s Football round-up: August 2016]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=8/news=women-s-football-round-up-august-2016-2824230.htmlThu, 01 Sep 2016 01:30:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[McGill University, CBI-Concordia Physio Sport NDG becomes FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=8/news=mcgill-university-cbi-concordia-physio-sport-ndg-becomes-fifa-medical--2824363.htmlWed, 31 Aug 2016 10:48:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Rosengard win cup, Chicago eye play-offs]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=8/news=rosengard-win-cup-chicago-eye-play-offs-2824128.htmlFIFA.com rounds up the most recent events in women’s club football.]]>Tue, 30 Aug 2016 11:23:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[From desolation to redemption for England's Bassett]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=8/news=from-desolation-to-redemption-for-england-s-bassett-2823755.htmlSat, 27 Aug 2016 12:04:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Japan’s Mana from heaven ready to deliver]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=8/news=japan-s-mana-from-heaven-ready-to-deliver-2823271.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at Japan's Mana Iwabuchi who has made the leap from teenage starlet to blossom into one of the Nadeshiko's finest.]]>Tue, 23 Aug 2016 02:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016<![CDATA[New FIFA manual to give Beach Soccer coaches the edge]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=8/news=new-fifa-manual-to-give-beach-soccer-coaches-the-edge-2822898.htmlFri, 19 Aug 2016 14:32:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Beach SoccerKind=News<![CDATA[“FIFA 11+ Kids” launched in Brazil]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=8/news=fifa-11-kids-launched-in-brazil-2822422.htmlWed, 17 Aug 2016 07:16:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Sissi, a Brazilian trailblazer]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=8/news=sissi-a-brazilian-trailblazer-2821914.htmlWhile Marta may be the apple of eye for Brazilian fans today, back in 1999 that mantle belonged to Sissi. She looks back on the FIFA Women's World Cup USA 1999 as we look back on 25 years of the top honour in women's football.

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Sat, 13 Aug 2016 08:46:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Live Your Goals launched in Papua New Guinea ]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=8/news=live-your-goals-launched-in-papua-new-guinea-2820583.htmlTue, 09 Aug 2016 15:55:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News<![CDATA[Ocampo, the pioneer reflects]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=7/news=ocampo-the-pioneer-reflects-2819929.htmlSat, 06 Aug 2016 00:40:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Global appeal for FIFA’s Live Your Goals]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=7/news=global-appeal-for-fifa-s-live-your-goals-2813326.htmlFIFA.com highlights just some of the key activities for the Live Your Goals programme during July, including events in Uruguay, India, Republic of Ireland, Portugal and Guam.]]>Tue, 02 Aug 2016 00:34:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News<![CDATA[Women's round-up: July 2016]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=7/news=women-s-round-up-july-2016-2818975.htmlMon, 01 Aug 2016 12:49:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[The indomitable Nadine Angerer]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=7/news=the-indomitable-nadine-angerer-2813379.htmlIn our recurring series celebrating 25 years of FIFA Women’s World Cup moments, FIFA.com caught up with Nadine Angerer to discuss what it was like stopping Marta's penalty in the China PR 2007 Final to secure an unprecedented 540 minutes of perfect in goal for Germany and much more.

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Sat, 30 Jul 2016 08:02:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Mature Martinez hoping for third time lucky]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=7/news=mature-martinez-hoping-for-third-time-lucky-2813026.htmlA veteran of the 2014 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup and the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup, Paraguay goalkeeper Natasha Martinez is intent on striking it lucky at her third world finals: the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Jordan. 

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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 12:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![CDATA[Sweden’s wanderer relishing Marta reunion]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=7/news=sweden-s-wanderer-relishing-marta-reunion-2812761.htmlSweden forward Sofia Jakobsson talks with FIFA.com about her nation's ambitions at Rio 2016, Marta's influence on her career and the invaluable experience she had playing at the 2010 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup.

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 07:44:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Thailand seek to build upon World Cup breakthrough]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=7/news=thailand-seek-to-build-upon-world-cup-breakthrough-2812720.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at Thailand's development and future ambitions one year on from their history-making debut at the FIFA Women's World Cup.]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 06:35:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Thorsteinsdottir: Iceland the best we’ve ever been]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=7/news=thorsteinsdottir-iceland-the-best-we-ve-ever-been-2812572.htmlFIFA.com.]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 10:14:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Physical Analysis of Canada 2015 to inspire the future training of women’s football]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=7/news=physical-analysis-of-canada-2015-to-inspire-the-future-training-of-wom-2812006.htmlTue, 19 Jul 2016 13:16:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Contrasting fortunes for frontrunners as Rio looms]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=7/news=contrasting-fortunes-for-frontrunners-as-rio-looms-2812198.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at the latest from USA, England and Sweden where several big names stumbled, while there is also news from Finland and Russia.]]>Tue, 19 Jul 2016 05:10:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[USA’s ‘triple-edged sword’ sets China PR 1991 ablaze]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=7/news=usa-s-triple-edged-sword-sets-china-pr-1991-ablaze-2812104.htmlFIFA.com caught up with Carin Jennings-Gabarra in our recurring series of FIFA Women’s World Cup moments to commemorate 25 years of the tournament. In this interview, the former USA forward talks about the Americans’ ‘triple-edged sword’ frontline and her reflections on the competition's inaugural event.

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Sat, 16 Jul 2016 14:49:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Graduation ceremony for 16th edition of FIFA Master]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=7/news=graduation-ceremony-for-16th-edition-of-fifa-master-2811973.htmlFri, 15 Jul 2016 14:01:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=EducationKind=News<![CDATA[Top teams closing ranks ]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=7/news=top-teams-closing-ranks-2811730.htmlTue, 12 Jul 2016 09:32:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Johnson: Jordan will be ready to compete]]>/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=7/news=johnson-jordan-will-be-ready-to-compete-2811704.htmlAs the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Jordan 2016 draws ever closer, excitement has been growing at local level as the finishing touches are put to preparations for the largest event ever held in the Kingdom, located in the heart of the Middle East.

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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 16:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![CDATA[Solo makes history with a century of shutouts]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=7/news=solo-makes-history-with-a-century-of-shutouts-2811610.htmlUSA goalkeeper Hope Solo made history on Saturday by recording her 100th clean sheet in international football during the Stars and Stripes' 1-0 victory against South Africa, becoming the first ever shot-stopper to hit the century mark for shutouts.

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Sun, 10 Jul 2016 05:26:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Ji: World Cup lessons really motivated me]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=7/news=ji-world-cup-lessons-really-motivated-me-2811506.htmlKorea Republic star Ji Soyun speaks about making history by becoming Player of the Year in England and reflects on her formative experiences in the FIFA U-17 and U-20 Women's World Cups.

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Fri, 08 Jul 2016 23:43:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Slovakian hospital designated as a FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=7/news=slovakian-hospital-designated-as-a-fifa-medical-centre-of-excellence-2810755.htmlTue, 05 Jul 2016 13:33:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News<![CDATA[Leaders make move at the summit]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=7/news=leaders-make-move-at-the-summit-2811009.htmlFIFA.com reviews all the latest club action headlined by strong form for the leaders in both USA and Sweden, plus the latest from Norway and England.]]>Tue, 05 Jul 2016 07:01:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[Live Your Goals continues spreading the word]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=7/news=live-your-goals-continues-spreading-the-word-2810576.htmlWhile the eyes of the footballing world were focused on tournaments such as UEFA EURO 2016 in France and the Copa America Centenario in the USA, promoting young female talent globally remained as vital as ever in June.

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Mon, 04 Jul 2016 08:54:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Live your goalsKind=News
<![CDATA[Akide recalls Nigeria's amazing 1999 adventure]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=6/news=akide-remembers-nigeria-s-amazing-1999-adventure-2804713.htmlSeventeen years ago today, the Super Falcons were knocked out of the FIFA Women's World Cup in one of the event's greatest matches ever. FIFA.com looks back on their memorable campaign with the team's star player, Mercy Akide.

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Fri, 01 Jul 2016 11:27:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[FIFA’s medical department takes part in the 27th Annual Crans Montana Forum]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=7/news=fifa-s-medical-department-takes-part-in-the-27th-annual-crans-montana--2804789.htmlFIFA’s Chief Medical Officer Prof. Jiří Dvořák discussed the challenges he and FIFA have attempted to tackle in over two decades at the 27th Annual Crans Montana Forum, in Vienna, Austria.

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Fri, 01 Jul 2016 09:00:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=News
<![CDATA[Futsal coming into focus for struggling Scots ]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=6/news=futsal-coming-into-focus-for-struggling-scots-2804715.htmlFIFA.com hears from Scotland's first-ever futsal coach Mark Potter about the positive correlation between the discipline and developing world class talent and the battle to change opinions and the football culture in his homeland.

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Fri, 01 Jul 2016 08:12:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=FutsalKind=News
<![CDATA[Doege out to impress on the world stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com sat down with Germany U-17 goalkeeper Leonie Doege, who looks ahead to the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Jordan 2016, where she hopes to meet Jordanian international and close friend Sarah Abu Sabbah at the knockout stages.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 09:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
<![CDATA[Women’s round-up: June 2016]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=6/news=women-s-round-up-june-2016-2804378.html

Women’s EURO qualifiers and Rio tune-ups dominated a busy month of women’s football that also brought silverware to clubs in Spain and Denmark. FIFA.com looks back over the main events.]]>
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 08:16:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Portland flying high as Atletico make history]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=6/news=portland-flying-high-as-atletico-make-history-2804161.htmlWe cast our eye around some of the world's biggest women's leagues with a titanic tussle set up in Sweden, a historic trophy in Spain and dominance is beginning to take hold in England.

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Tue, 28 Jun 2016 13:13:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Dguig, architect of Morocco’s destiny]]>/futsalworldcup/news/y=2016/m=6/news=dguig-architect-of-morocco-s-destiny-2802925.htmlFIFA.com pick his brain on the Atlas Lions' future.]]>Tue, 21 Jun 2016 15:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016<![CDATA[Celebrations in Denmark, poignant scenes Stateside]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=6/news=celebrations-in-denmark-poignant-scenes-stateside-2802701.htmlFIFA.com reviews the latest in women’s club football headlined by some top-of-the-table meetings in USA and a league title in Denmark. There is also news from Norway and Scotland, as well as Sweden where a two-way charge for glory is shaping up.]]>Tue, 21 Jun 2016 03:47:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News