<![CDATA[FIFA.com - Media - Media Releases]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 19 Dec 2014 15:07:00 GMTFri, 19 Dec 2014 15:32:12 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Ethics: Executive Committee unanimously supports recommendation to publish report on 2018/2022 FIFA World Cup™ bidding process]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2494723/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Chaired by FIFA President Blatter, the FIFA Executive Committee today completed its last meeting of the year in Marrakech, on the eve of the final of the 2014 FIFA Club World Cup, with several important decisions taken.

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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:07:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release
<![CDATA[Summary of the report of the chairman of the FIFA Audit and Compliance Committee]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2494684/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The chairman of FIFA's Audit and Compliance Committee has released a summary of his report into the legal advice taken with regards to publication of the reports of the chairman and deputy chairman of the investigatory chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee on the inquiry into the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cup™ Bidding Process.

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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:41:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release
<![CDATA[Final and Match for Third Place tickets sold out]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=the-fifa-club-world-cup-morocco-2014-presented-by-toyota-final-and-the-2494487.htmlThu, 18 Dec 2014 20:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[FIFA Appeal Committee declares appeal lodged by Garcia inadmissible]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2493174/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:39:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Chairman of the Disciplinary Committee rules no grounds for complaints by the participants in the investigation ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2493155/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:34:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Match #4 update for ticket holders]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=match-4-update-for-ticket-holders-2492504.htmlDue to the climate conditions that made the pitch of the Complexe Sportif Prince Moulay Abdellah Rabat unsuitable for hosting the semi-final between Cruz Azul and Real Madrid, the Local Organising Committee, in coordination with FIFA, has provided important information to ticket holders.

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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 18:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014
<![CDATA[Indonesian clubs sanctioned for publishing TMS data on social media]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has decided to sanction three Indonesian clubs for breaching their obligation to keep data contained within the FIFA Transfer Matching System (TMS) strictly confidential.

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Tue, 09 Dec 2014 15:24:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release
<![CDATA[Goal-line technology for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015™ ]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=goal-line-technology-for-the-fifa-women-s-world-cup-2015tm-2488150.htmlFri, 05 Dec 2014 19:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[FIFA to invest USD $1.5m World Cup public viewing revenue in Football for Hope]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=fifa-to-invest-usd-1-5m-world-cup-public-viewing-revenue-in-football-f-2488073.htmlFri, 05 Dec 2014 11:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[FIFA to strengthen monitoring and prevention of discrimination in football]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The FIFA Task Force Against Racism and Discrimination, chaired by FIFA Vice-President and CONCACAF President Jeffrey Webb, met at the Home of FIFA in Zurich today, 2 December 2014.

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Tue, 02 Dec 2014 18:54:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=Anti-RacismKind=Release
<![CDATA[Fifteen forwards shortlisted for FIFA FIFPro World XI]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=12/news=fifteen-forwards-shortlisted-for-fifa-fifpro-world-xi-2487019.htmlFIFPro, the worldwide players’ union, and FIFA today announced the 15 forwards shortlisted for the FIFA FIFPro World XI 2014.

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Mon, 01 Dec 2014 17:59:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=FIF/Pro World XIKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014
<![CDATA[Nominees for the FIFA Ballon d’Or 2014 awards revealed ]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=12/news=nominees-for-the-fifa-ballon-d-or-2014-awards-revealed-2486959.htmlFIFA.com, francefootball.fr and YouTube.]]>Mon, 01 Dec 2014 16:28:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![CDATA[Fifteen midfielders shortlisted for FIFA FIFPro World XI 2014]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=11/news=fifteen-midfielders-shortlisted-for-fifa-fifpro-world-xi-2014-2480397.htmlFri, 28 Nov 2014 10:21:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=FIF/Pro World XIKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![CDATA[Former General Secretary of the All India Football Federation banned for three years ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2480174/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:22:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Twenty defenders shortlisted for FIFA FIFPro World XI]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=11/news=twenty-defenders-shortlisted-for-fifa-fifpro-world-xi-2479276.htmlWed, 26 Nov 2014 10:10:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=FIF/Pro World XIKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![CDATA[IFAB convene in Belfast for Annual Business Meeting]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/ifab/media/news/newsid=2479037/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The International Football Association Board convened for its Annual Business Meeting at the Europa Hotel in Belfast on Tuesday, aided for the first time by two new advisory panels set up to help bring fresh ideas to the table with regard to the Laws of the Game.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:54:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=IFABKind=Release
<![CDATA[Five goalkeepers shortlisted for FIFA FIFPro World XI 2014]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=11/news=five-goalkeepers-shortlisted-for-fifa-fifpro-world-xi-2014-2478424.htmlManuel Neuer, Claudio Bravo, Thibaut Courtois, Iker Casillas and Gianluigi Buffon have been nominated for the FIFA FIFPro World XI 2014.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:06:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=FIF/Pro World XIKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014
<![CDATA[Awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cup hosting rights: FIFA lodges criminal complaint]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2476219/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 18 Nov 2014 15:36:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Top players, FIFA, CAF and health experts unite in the fight against Ebola]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Top international football players are joining forces with FIFA, CAF and health experts to raise global awareness and promote simple preventative measures in the fight against Ebola.

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 13:31:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=Release
<![CDATA[FIFA statement on matters relating to the independent Ethics Committee]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2474730/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=In addition to yesterday’s response by FIFA relating to the statement of the chairman of the adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee, FIFA has reiterated its position in interpreting any statements made by the Ethics Committee.

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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 18:46:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release
<![CDATA[South Africa’s World Cup legacy lives on ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2474284/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 13 Nov 2014 12:02:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA responds to independent Ethics Committee statement]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2474201/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 13 Nov 2014 09:11:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Germany receive FIFA World Cup Badge at Die Mannschaft film premiere]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Prior to today’s world premiere of the film Die Mannschaft (The Team) - a documentary charting Germany’s triumphant 2014 FIFA World Cup™ campaign - FIFA President Blatter awarded the German national team and its coaching staff the FIFA World Champions Badge in Berlin.

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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 19:17:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=Release
<![CDATA[Former New Caledonia Football Association president banned for three years]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2473266/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 10 Nov 2014 14:39:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA and the CBF sign MoU for Brazil 2014 Legacy Fund]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=11/news=fifa-and-the-cbf-sign-mou-for-brazil-2014-legacy-fund-2473211.htmlMon, 10 Nov 2014 13:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Domestic Transfer Matching System goes live in the Netherlands]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2470348/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The FIFA TMS Domestic Transfer Matching System (DTMS) has now gone live for the Dutch Football Association (KNVB), the first member association to adopt the platform, as announced earlier this year.

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Mon, 03 Nov 2014 15:37:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release
<![CDATA[Consultation process on the international match calendar 2018-2024 continues]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2470410/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 03 Nov 2014 14:27:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015 Live Your Goals Tour to kick off in November]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2014/m=11/news=fifa-women-s-world-cup-2015tm-live-your-goals-tour-to-kick-off-in-swit-2470332.htmlMon, 03 Nov 2014 08:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[FIFA, FIFPro and INTERPOL launch joint campaign to fight match manipulation ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2463135/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:00:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ Official Emblem revealed at International Space Station ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/organisation/media/newsid=2462679/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The first part of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ brand identity was revealed today with the launch of the tournament’s Official Emblem. 

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 22:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™
<![CDATA[Moscow hosts meeting of LOC Supervisory Board ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/organisation/media/newsid=2462889/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 28 Oct 2014 18:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=ReleaseTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Men’s shortlists for FIFA Ballon d’Or 2014 revealed]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=10/news=men-s-shortlists-for-fifa-ballon-d-or-2014-revealed-2462547.html

FIFA and France Football have today announced the names of the players and coaches on the shortlists for the FIFA Ballon d'Or and the FIFA World Coach of the Year for Men's Football. 

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 03:00:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014
<![CDATA[Women’s shortlists for FIFA Ballon d’Or 2014 revealed]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2014/m=10/news=women-s-shortlists-for-fifa-ballon-d-or-2014-revealed-2461275.htmlFri, 24 Oct 2014 10:21:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Player of the Year (Kind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![CDATA[Tickets go on sale for the FIFA Club World Cup]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=tickets-go-on-sale-for-the-fifa-club-world-cup-2459720.htmlTue, 21 Oct 2014 16:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[FIFA Club World Cup Welcome Tour to kick off in Buenos Aires]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=fifa-club-world-cup-welcome-tour-to-kick-off-in-buenos-aires-2458201.htmlFri, 17 Oct 2014 14:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014<![CDATA[FIFA Secretary General and AIFF launch strategic plan for Indian football]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/news/newsid=2457548/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA and the Indian Football Association (AIFF) have launched a strategic plan for 2014 – 2017 on 15 October 2014 in New Delhi, reaffirming the cooperation between the two bodies regarding the development of football on the sub-continent. 

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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 17:09:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=FootballKind=Release
<![CDATA[President of the Mongolian Football Federation banned for five years]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/bodies/news/newsid=2457464/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 15 Oct 2014 11:00:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA rejects appeal of Uruguayan club sanctioned for bridge transfers]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2455246/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 10 Oct 2014 14:06:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Executive Committee says stop to third-party ownership of players' economic rights]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/bodies/news/newsid=2444471/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Chaired by FIFA President Blatter, the FIFA Executive Committee today completed a two-day meeting, the third of the year, at the Home of FIFA in Zurich. 

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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 16:01:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=Release
<![CDATA[Worldwide sanctions imposed on players from Estonia, Slovakia]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2443661/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 25 Sep 2014 10:24:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Statement from the Investigatory Chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2441558/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:24:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[New guidelines for women’s football development programmes released as FIFA doubles funding]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/news/newsid=2439012/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:12:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA and the United Nations hand in hand to fight Ebola ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/footballdevelopment/medical/media/news/newsid=2438846/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:44:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=Release<![CDATA[Task force on international match calendar 2018-2024 holds first meeting ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/qatar2022/media/newsid=2437300/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 08 Sep 2014 14:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar ™<![CDATA[Statement from the investigatory chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2436455/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 05 Sep 2014 12:51:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Statement from the investigatory chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee on investigation related to alleged match manipulation]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The investigatory chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee has concluded a preliminary investigation in relation to alleged match manipulation involving officials of the Ghana Football Association and a players’ agent licensed by the same association.

 

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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:34:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release
<![CDATA[FIFA rejects appeals of FC Barcelona and Spanish FA in relation to transfers of minors]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The FIFA Appeal Committee has rejected the appeals lodged by Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Real Federación Española de Fútbol (RFEF) in the respective cases relating to the protection of minors.

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:17:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release
<![CDATA[FIFA statement on CAS decision relating to Luis Suarez]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=fifa-statement-on-cas-decision-relating-to-luis-suarez-2421360.htmlFIFA has taken note of the decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in the case involving the Uruguayan international Luis Suarez.

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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 17:25:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Worldwide sanctions imposed on players from Ghana, Malta]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2408565/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:20:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA supports Sierra Leone in fight against match manipulation]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2407625/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:07:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Suspension of the Nigeria Football Federation lifted]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2406572/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA has lifted the suspension that was imposed on the Nigeria Football Federation on 9 July 2014 on account of interference.

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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:28:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release