<![CDATA[FIFA.com - Media - Media Releases]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 14 Apr 2014 22:35:00 GMTMon, 14 Apr 2014 22:36:17 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Last ticketing sales phase to open on 15 April at 12h00 CET]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=last-ticketing-sales-phase-to-open-on-15-april-at-12h00-cet-2319228.htmlA total of 199,519 tickets for the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ will be up for grabs in the last sales phase, which will open on Tuesday 15 April 2014 at 12h00 CET / 07h00 Brasilia time, via FIFA.com

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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 22:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Official Song released; Official Album tracklist revealed]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=official-song-released-official-album-tracklist-revealed-2316268.html“One Love, One Rhythm: The Official 2014 FIFA World Cup Album.”]]>Tue, 08 Apr 2014 15:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[FIFA invests USD 1 million in FIFA World Cup™ TV internships in Brazil]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=fifa-invests-usd-million-fifa-world-cuptm-internships-brazil-2315557.htmlFIFA is investing USD 1 million in a TV production internship programme for Brazilian students during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ as part of its legacy plans for the competition.

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Mon, 07 Apr 2014 13:03:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=TVKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[FIFA endorse Irish FA's Girls' and Women's Football Plan]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/news/newsid=2314573/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att= Following a two-year consultation process the Irish FA have launched its Girls’ & Women’s Football Plan and FIFA Senior Women's Football Development Manager Mayi Cruz Blanco spoke of its importance to the women's game. 

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Mon, 07 Apr 2014 09:55:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=Release
<![CDATA[FIFA opens tender for UK media rights to 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups™ ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2314305/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 04 Apr 2014 11:01:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=TVKind=Release<![CDATA[Sony and FIFA announce further 4K coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=sony-and-fifa-announce-further-coverage-the-2014-fifa-world-cuptm-2313778.htmlThu, 03 Apr 2014 09:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Spanish FA, FC Barcelona sanctioned for international transfers of minors]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2313003/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has sanctioned the Spanish football association and FC Barcelona for breaches relating to the international transfer and registration of players under the age of 18.

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Wed, 02 Apr 2014 11:00:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release
<![CDATA[2.57 million tickets already allocated to fans]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=4/news=million-tickets-already-allocated-fans-2312651.htmlTue, 01 Apr 2014 16:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Ex-Co backs FIFA’s work to help improve working conditions in Qatar]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/bodies/news/newsid=2301310/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 21 Mar 2014 15:22:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA and BWI discuss Qatar labour rights and working conditions]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/qatar2022/media/newsid=2298994/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 18 Mar 2014 16:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar (TM)<![CDATA[FIFA extends FFA sanctions against two British players]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2298523/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 17 Mar 2014 14:11:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Tickets for 60 matches on sale from 12 March at 12.00 CET]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=3/news=2014-fifa-world-cuptm-tickets-for-matches-sale-from-wednesday-march-12h0-2295532.htmlTue, 11 Mar 2014 18:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Bidding process opened for eight FIFA competitions]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2293621/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:16:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=Release<![CDATA[Antigua and Barbuda FA sanctioned for breaching FIFA Goal Regulations]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2292940/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Goal Regulations.]]>Thu, 06 Mar 2014 09:04:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Argentinian and Uruguayan clubs sanctioned for bridge transfers]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2292724/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 05 Mar 2014 17:35:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA meets FIFPro on Qatar labour rights]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/qatar2022/media/newsid=2293005/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA President Blatter and FIFA Executive Committee member Dr Theo Zwanziger welcomed FIFPro representatives and player Zahir Belounis to the Home of FIFA in Zurich to discuss matters related to labour rights in Qatar.

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Wed, 05 Mar 2014 17:09:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=ReleaseTournament=2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar (TM)
<![CDATA[FIFA extends sanction against Moldovan official for match manipulation]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2292525/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 04 Mar 2014 15:00:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[IFAB vote on key changes to ‘The Players’ Equipment’]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/ifab/media/news/newsid=2290307/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att= IFAB formally permit head covers for men and women after two-year trial period, while display of any slogans, statements, advertising prohibited on undergarments during 128th Annual General Meeting in Zurich.

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Sat, 01 Mar 2014 12:45:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=IFABKind=Release
<![CDATA[2.3 million tickets for the 2014 FIFA World Cup already allocated to fans]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=2/news=million-tickets-for-the-2014-fifa-world-cuptm-already-allocated-fans-2281407.htmlFri, 21 Feb 2014 15:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Zambian FA and Zambian clubs sanctioned for breaching transfer regulations]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2280500/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 19 Feb 2014 13:02:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Curitiba reconfirmed as 2014 FIFA World Cup venue]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=2/news=curitiba-reconfirmed-2014-fifa-world-cup-venue-2280223.htmlTue, 18 Feb 2014 18:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[128th IFAB AGM agenda confirmed]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/ifab/media/news/newsid=2274432/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 03 Feb 2014 15:38:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=IFABKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA Task Force Israel-Palestine confirms progress]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2274406/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=An evaluation session of the FIFA Task Force Israel-Palestine has taken place in Zurich under the chairmanship of FIFA President Blatter.

 

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Mon, 03 Feb 2014 13:08:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release
<![CDATA[FIFA requests update on working conditions in Qatar]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/qatar2022/media/newsid=2267511/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy in Qatar shall provide FIFA by 12 February 2014 with a detailed report on the improvement of working conditions in Qatar. 

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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 17:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=DestinationKind=ReleaseTournament=2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar (TM)
<![CDATA[Transfer trends revealed in FIFA TMS annual report ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2266864/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 29 Jan 2014 09:04:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Worldwide sanctions imposed in connection with match manipulation ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2266447/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 28 Jan 2014 15:47:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA Task Force for Women’s Football hold first meeting]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/news/newsid=2261648/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The FIFA Task Force for Women’s Football, chaired by Moya Dodd, co-opted member of the FIFA Executive Committee and AFC Executive Committee member, held its first meeting today at the Home of FIFA in Zurich.

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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 18:49:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=Release
<![CDATA[Referee trios and support duos appointed for 2014 FIFA World Cup™ ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=referee-trios-and-eight-support-duos-representing-different-countries-ap-2261111.htmlWed, 15 Jan 2014 07:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[FIFA’s direct financial support reaches USD 1 billion mark ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/news/newsid=2261088/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 14 Jan 2014 15:58:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=FAPKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA and Visa extend relationship until 2022]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/media/news/newsid=2260958/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 14 Jan 2014 11:05:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=MediaKind=Release<![CDATA[Cristiano Ronaldo, Angerer, Heynckes and Neid triumph at FIFA Ballon d’Or 2013 ]]>http://www.fifa.com/ballondor/news/newsid=2260390/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 13 Jan 2014 19:03:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2013<![CDATA[Foundation meeting marks new era for IFAB ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/ifab/media/news/newsid=2260354/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 13 Jan 2014 17:40:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=IFABKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA Emergency Committee confirms friendly matches involving clubs and representative teams of Kosovo ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2260043/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 13 Jan 2014 15:32:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA extends sanction against El Salvador player]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2258276/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA have extended the sanction imposed on a player relating to match-manipulation investigations conducted by the El Salvador Football Association to have worldwide effect.

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Wed, 08 Jan 2014 18:52:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release
<![CDATA[Croatian player sanctioned for discriminatory behaviour]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 16 Dec 2013 16:44:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA secures broadcast power supply for 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil with Aggreko]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=fifa-secures-broadcast-power-supply-for-2014-fifa-world-cup-brazil-with--2246228.htmlFIFA is pleased to confirm the appointment of Aggreko as a Branded Licensee for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, with the company providing temporary broadcast power solutions.

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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 09:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[#WorldCup Final Draw generates record FIFA digital traffic ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=worldcup-final-draw-generates-record-fifa-digital-traffic-2244262.htmlThu, 12 Dec 2013 16:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[FIFA and the Nobel Peace Center launch Handshake for Peace at the FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013 ]]>http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/organisation/media/newsid=2242360/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 10 Dec 2013 11:59:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=MissionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013<![CDATA[Almost 1.2 million FIFA World Cup tickets requested in the first 24 hours of sales]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=almost-million-fifa-world-cup-tickets-requested-the-first-hours-sales-2241959.htmlA total of 1,179,363 tickets were requested within 24 hours of the opening of the second sales phase for the 2014 FIFA World Cup on FIFA.com.

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Mon, 09 Dec 2013 17:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Nominees for the FIFA Ballon d’Or 2013 awards revealed]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 09 Dec 2013 13:18:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=Release<![CDATA[World Cup second ticket sales phase open]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=second-ticket-sales-phase-for-the-2014-fifa-world-cup-starts-sunday-dece-2240734.html on 30 January 2014.]]>Fri, 06 Dec 2013 22:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Fifteen midfielders shortlisted for FIFA FIFPro World XI 2013]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFPro, the worldwide players’ union, and FIFA today announced the 15 midfielders shortlisted for the FIFA FIFPro World XI 2013 as part of the final 55-player shortlist to be revealed on 9 December 2013.

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Fri, 06 Dec 2013 12:04:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=FIF/Pro World XIKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2013
<![CDATA[FIFA President Blatter hails 'extraordinary' Mandela]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/president/news/newsid=2239874/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 05 Dec 2013 22:36:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA launches 2014 FIFA World Cup Legacy Trust]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=fifa-launches-2014-fifa-world-cup-legacy-trust-2239771.htmlThe FIFA Executive Committee held its final meeting of the year in Costa do Sauipe, Bahia (Brazil). They announced the 2014 FIFA World Cup Legacy Trust and hosts for a number of future FIFA tournaments.

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Thu, 05 Dec 2013 17:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Contribution pool for FIFA World Cup participants up by 37 per cent]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=contribution-pool-for-fifa-world-cup-participants-per-cent-2239443.htmlThu, 05 Dec 2013 16:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Twenty defenders shortlisted for FIFA FIFPro World XI 2013]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=

FIFPro, the worldwide players’ union, and FIFA today announced the 20 defenders shortlisted for the FIFA FIFPro World XI 2013 as part of the final 55-player shortlist to be revealed on 9 December 2013.

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Wed, 04 Dec 2013 12:03:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=FIF/Pro World XIKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2013
<![CDATA[Draw procedures approved]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=draw-procedures-approved-2238498.htmlTue, 03 Dec 2013 16:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Five goalkeepers shortlisted for FIFA FIFPro World XI 2013 ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 02 Dec 2013 13:45:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=FIF/Pro World XIKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2013<![CDATA[FIFA launches official football app]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=fifa-launches-official-football-app-2237549.htmlFIFA.com, the most-visited football website in the world, today announced the launch of the official FIFA app. The launch of the application coincides with the Final Draw for the Brazil 2014, which fans can follow live with the app on 6 December.]]>Mon, 02 Dec 2013 08:00:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=GenericKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[FIFA rejects Ukraine appeal; sanctions for discrimination upheld ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2230151/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The FIFA Appeal Committee has decided to reject the appeal lodged by the Football Federation of Ukraine (FFU), with Ukraine's next home match in 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifying to be played without spectators.

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Wed, 27 Nov 2013 13:59:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release
<![CDATA[FIFA to step up the fight against match manipulation ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2229123/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 25 Nov 2013 15:14:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release