<![CDATA[FIFA.com - Media - Media Releases]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedWed, 07 Dec 2016 18:16:00 GMTWed, 07 Dec 2016 18:36:56 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Video Assistant Referees to be tested at FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=12/news=video-assistant-referees-to-be-tested-at-fifa-club-world-cup-japan-201-2858889.htmlWed, 07 Dec 2016 18:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016<![CDATA[Nominees for The Best FIFA Football Awards revealed]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=12/news=nominees-for-the-best-fifa-football-awards-revealed-2857430.htmlFri, 02 Dec 2016 13:58:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=GeneralKind=ReleaseTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[55 names revealed for FIFA FIFPro World11 2016]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=12/news=55-names-revealed-for-fifa-fifpro-world11-2016-2857226.htmlFIFPro, the worldwide players’ union, and FIFA have today announced the final 55-player shortlist for the FIFA FIFPro World11 2016.

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Thu, 01 Dec 2016 10:57:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=FIF/Pro World XIKind=ReleaseTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016
<![CDATA[FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 tickets go on public sale]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=fifa-confederations-cup-russia-2017-tickets-to-go-on-public-sale-on-1--2856751.htmlWed, 30 Nov 2016 10:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[FIFA launches Forward Programme workshops with member associations and confederations]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=11/news=fifa-launches-forward-programme-workshops-with-member-associations-and-2854554.htmlThe implementation of FIFA Forward – FIFA’s overhauled development programme – at member association and confederation level will be at the core of a series of workshops organised by world’s football governing body that started this week in Asunción with the participation of all ten South American member associations along with CONMEBOL representatives.

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Thu, 24 Nov 2016 13:49:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=Release
<![CDATA[FIFA Monitoring Committee meets with Israeli and Palestinian authorities]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=11/news=fifa-monitoring-committee-meets-with-israeli-and-palestinian-authoriti-2854038.htmlTue, 22 Nov 2016 19:24:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=CommitteesKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA Puskás Award 2016: ten best goals of the year announced]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=11/news=fifa-puskas-award-2016-ten-best-goals-of-the-year-announced-2853682.htmlFIFA.com. ]]>Mon, 21 Nov 2016 14:10:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Puskas awardKind=ReleaseTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Match officials for the FIFA Club World Japan 2016 appointed]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=match-officials-for-the-fifa-club-world-japan-2016-appointed-2850571.htmlFIFA has announced the match officials who will be in charge at the forthcoming FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016.

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Tue, 15 Nov 2016 10:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[FIFA sets strict compliance standards for development projects]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=11/news=fifa-sets-strict-compliance-standards-for-development-projects-2849269.htmlFri, 11 Nov 2016 14:05:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=Release<![CDATA[Bolivia receive grounds of decisions and can appeal sanctions for ineligibility of player]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=bolivia-receive-grounds-of-decisions-and-can-appeal-sanctions-for-inel-2848942.htmlThu, 10 Nov 2016 16:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[Who will be The Best FIFA Men’s Player 2016?]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=11/news=keep-pending-who-will-be-the-best-fifa-men-s-player-2016-2847943.htmlFri, 04 Nov 2016 12:58:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Player of the Year -Kind=ReleaseTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Who will be The Best FIFA Women’s Player 2016? ]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=11/news=who-will-be-the-best-fifa-women-s-player-2016-2847758.htmlWho is The Best female player of 2016? Ten women have been shortlisted as candidates for The Best FIFA Women’s Player 2016 by experts from the Committee for Women’s Football and the FIFA Women’s World Cup™.

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Thu, 03 Nov 2016 13:00:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Player of the Year -Kind=ReleaseTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016
<![CDATA[Who will be The Best FIFA Men’s Coach 2016? ]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=11/news=who-will-be-the-best-fifa-men-s-coach-2016-2847443.htmlWed, 02 Nov 2016 12:57:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Coach of the Year - Kind=ReleaseTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[Bolivia sanctioned for fielding ineligible player]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=11/news=bolivia-sanctioned-for-fielding-ineligible-player-2847422.htmlThe Bolivian Football Association (FBF) has been sanctioned for fielding an ineligible player in the preliminary competition matches for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ played between Bolivia and Peru on 1 September 2016 and between Chile and Bolivia on 6 September 2016. 

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Tue, 01 Nov 2016 15:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Who will be The Best FIFA Women’s Coach 2016?]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=11/news=who-will-be-the-best-fifa-women-s-coach-2016-2847417.htmlTue, 01 Nov 2016 13:00:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=Coach of the Year - Kind=ReleaseTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016<![CDATA[The Best FIFA Football Awards to crown The Best of 2016]]>/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2016/m=10/news=the-best-fifa-football-awards-to-crown-the-best-of-2016-2847253.htmlWho is The Best? The world will find out in Zurich on 9 January. The Best FIFA Football Awards, the inaugural edition of the FIFA awards for football excellence, will be the definitive accolade to celebrate the greatest performers of 2016.

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Mon, 31 Oct 2016 13:29:00 GMTArea=The Best AwardsSection=GeneralKind=ReleaseTournament=The Best – FIFA Football Awards 2016
<![CDATA[Suspension of the Guatemala Football Association]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=10/news=suspension-of-the-guatemala-football-association-2847078.htmlThe Bureau of the FIFA Council has decided to suspend FEDEFUT with immediate effect. 

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Fri, 28 Oct 2016 17:28:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release
<![CDATA[FIFA extends match manipulation sanction against Estonian player]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=10/news=fifa-extends-match-manipulation-sanction-against-estonian-player-2846927.htmlThu, 27 Oct 2016 16:32:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Korea Republic 2017 posters released]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=korea-republic-2017-posters-released-2845954.htmlThu, 27 Oct 2016 02:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017<![CDATA[Spanish FA sanctioned for international transfers of minors]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=10/news=spanish-fa-sanctioned-for-international-transfers-of-minors-2845918.htmlTue, 25 Oct 2016 09:43:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Wolf chosen as 2018 FIFA World Cup Official Mascot and named Zabivaka™]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=wolf-chosen-2018-fifa-world-cup-official-mascot-and-named-zabivaka-2845435.htmlFri, 21 Oct 2016 22:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=MascotKind=ReleaseTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™<![CDATA[FIFA opens tender process in Russia for the media rights to the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ and the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=10/news=fifa-opens-tender-process-in-russia-for-the-media-rights-to-the-2018-f-2845368.htmlFri, 21 Oct 2016 15:57:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=TVKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA opens tender process for 2017-18 media rights in Sub-Saharan Africa]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=10/news=fifa-opens-tender-process-for-2017-18-events-media-rights-in-sub-sahar-2845347.htmlITT”) in Sub-Saharan Africa for the media rights to the 2017-2018 FIFA events including the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 and the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™.]]>Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:43:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=TVKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA opens tender process in Finland for the media rights to the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups™, the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 and the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019™ ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=fifa-opens-tender-process-in-finland-for-the-media-rights-to-the-2018--2845021.htmlFIFA has opened an invitation to tender (“ITT”) in Finland for the media rights to the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017, the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ and the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar™. 

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Wed, 19 Oct 2016 17:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
<![CDATA[Extension of sanctions imposed in connection with anti-doping violations]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=10/news=extension-of-sanctions-imposed-in-connection-with-anti-doping-violatio-2844568.htmlThe chairman of the FIFA Disciplinary Committee has decided to extend sanctions imposed on two players from Malta and Cuba for anti-doping rule violations to have worldwide effect.

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Tue, 18 Oct 2016 14:29:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Anti-dopingKind=Release
<![CDATA[Update on the FIFA Monitoring Committee Israel-Palestine]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=10/news=update-on-the-fifa-monitoring-committee-israel-palestine-2843715.htmlFri, 14 Oct 2016 14:17:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=CommitteesKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA Council discusses vision for the future of football]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=10/news=fifa-council-discusses-vision-for-the-future-of-football-2843681.htmlFri, 14 Oct 2016 13:16:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=FIFA CouncilKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA President Infantino unveils “FIFA 2.0: The Vision for the Future”]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=10/news=fifa-president-infantino-unveils-fifa-2-0-the-vision-for-the-future-2843428.htmlThu, 13 Oct 2016 17:30:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA President Infantino provides update on steps taken to improve governance and compliance as well as football development efforts ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=10/news=fifa-president-infantino-provides-update-on-steps-taken-to-improve-gov-2843422.htmlOn 13 October FIFA President Infantino provided update on steps taken to improve governance and compliance as well as football development efforts 

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Thu, 13 Oct 2016 17:23:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=Release
<![CDATA[FIFA opens tender process for UK media rights of FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=10/news=fifa-opens-tender-process-for-uk-media-rights-of-fifa-women-s-world-cu-2842328.htmlMon, 10 Oct 2016 16:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Several football associations sanctioned after discriminatory and unsporting conduct of fans]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=10/news=several-football-associations-sanctioned-after-discriminatory-and-unsp-2839755.htmlTue, 04 Oct 2016 13:08:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Official Emblem launched for FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/newsid=2837035/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017<![CDATA[Slum Soccer receives inaugural FIFA Diversity Award]]>/sustainability/news/y=2016/m=9/news=slum-soccer-receives-inaugural-fifa-diversity-award-2837016.htmlMon, 26 Sep 2016 18:02:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=Anti-RacismKind=Release<![CDATA[Marco van Basten appointed FIFA Chief Officer for Technical Development]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=9/news=marco-van-basten-appointed-fifa-chief-officer-for-technical-developmen-2836245.htmlFri, 23 Sep 2016 15:08:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=Release<![CDATA[Edward Hanover appointed FIFA Chief Compliance Officer]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=9/news=edward-hanover-appointed-fifa-chief-compliance-officer-2834105.htmlFri, 16 Sep 2016 16:11:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Home of FifaKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA appoints PwC as new auditors]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=9/news=fifa-appoints-pwc-as-new-auditors-2834104.htmlFri, 16 Sep 2016 15:09:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Home of FifaKind=Release<![CDATA[Official Draw for the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2016/m=9/news=official-draw-for-the-fifa-club-world-cup-japan-2016-2833741.htmlThe Official Draw of the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016 presented by Alibaba E-Auto will take place on Wednesday 21 September, 11.00 local time, at the Home of FIFA in Zurich. The draw will be streamed live on FIFA.com. 

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Thu, 15 Sep 2016 09:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016
<![CDATA[FIFA rejects appeals of Atlético de Madrid and Real Madrid in relation to transfers of minors]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=9/news=fifa-rejects-appeals-of-atletico-de-madrid-and-real-madrid-in-relation-2831432.htmlThu, 08 Sep 2016 16:56:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=Release<![CDATA[Compensation Sub-Committee agrees compensation of FIFA President and Secretary General]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=8/news=compensation-sub-committee-agrees-compensation-of-fifa-president-and-s-2824418.htmlWed, 31 Aug 2016 18:16:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Statement from FIFA President Gianni Infantino]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=8/news=statement-from-fifa-president-gianni-infantino-2819874.htmlFri, 05 Aug 2016 12:09:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA extends match-manipulation sanction against vice-president of Equatorial Guinea FA ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=7/news=fifa-extends-match-manipulation-sanction-against-vice-president-of-equ-2812980.htmlMon, 25 Jul 2016 16:24:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Composition of normalisation committee for the Argentine FA confirmed]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=7/news=composition-of-normalisation-committee-for-the-argentine-fa-confirmed-2812253.htmlMon, 18 Jul 2016 18:49:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Alfa-Bank unveiled as first-ever Regional Supporter for the FIFA World Cup™ ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=7/news=alfa-bank-unveiled-as-first-ever-regional-supporter-for-the-fifa-world-2812200.htmlMon, 18 Jul 2016 10:12:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=MarketingKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA kick-starts overhauled development programme]]>/development/news/y=2016/m=7/news=fifa-kick-starts-overhauled-development-programme-2811856.htmlWed, 13 Jul 2016 11:52:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=GenericKind=Release<![CDATA[International audit expert Tomaž Vesel appointed chairperson of FIFA’s Audit and Compliance Committee]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=7/news=international-audit-expert-tomaz-vesel-appointed-chairperson-of-fifa-s-2811278.htmlWed, 06 Jul 2016 13:20:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=CommitteesKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA Appeal Committee passes decisions on Jérôme Valcke and Chung Mong-joon ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=7/news=fifa-appeal-committee-passes-decisions-on-jerome-valcke-and-chung-mong-2811179.htmlTue, 05 Jul 2016 14:34:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=CommitteesKind=Release<![CDATA[Ticket prices for FIFA Confederations Cup and FIFA World Cup announced]]>/confederationscup/news/y=2016/m=7/news=ticket-prices-for-fifa-confederations-cup-and-fifa-world-cup-announced-2811035.htmlTue, 05 Jul 2016 12:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017<![CDATA[Normalisation committee appointed for the Argentine FA]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=6/news=normalisation-committee-appointed-for-the-argentine-fa-2803547.htmlThe Bureau of the FIFA Council has decided to appoint a normalisation committee for the Argentine Football Association (AFA) in accordance with art. 8 par. 2 of the FIFA Statutes. 

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:09:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release
<![CDATA[Official Emblem, Slogan and Look unveiled for FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2016/m=6/news=official-emblem-slogan-and-look-unveiled-for-fifa-u-20-world-cup-korea-2801590.htmlThu, 16 Jun 2016 06:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Official Mascot unveiled in key milestone ahead of Papua New Guinea 2016]]>/u20womensworldcup/news/y=2016/m=6/news=official-mascot-unveiled-in-key-milestone-ahead-of-papua-new-guinea-20-2800800.htmlThe Official Mascot of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup 2016 was launched and presented to the public today in front of thousands of football fans at the Sir John Guise Stadium in Port Moresby. 

 
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Sat, 11 Jun 2016 08:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016
<![CDATA[Bureau of the FIFA Council lifts suspension of Benin Football Association (FBF)]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2016/m=6/news=bureau-of-the-fifa-council-lifts-suspension-of-benin-football-associat-2800838.htmlFri, 10 Jun 2016 16:05:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release