<![CDATA[FIFA.com - Media - Media Releases]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedMon, 24 Aug 2015 09:01:00 GMTMon, 24 Aug 2015 09:51:10 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Japan Reveals Official Emblem for FIFA Club World Cup]]>/clubworldcup/news/y=2015/m=8/news=japan-reveals-official-emblem-for-fifa-club-world-cup-2672132.htmlMon, 24 Aug 2015 09:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015<![CDATA[FIFA statement following meeting with Commercial Affiliates ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=8/news=fifa-statement-following-meeting-with-commercial-affiliates-2672063.htmlOn 20 August 2015, FIFA met with its Commercial Affiliates AB InBev, adidas, Coca-Cola, McDonald’s and VISA at the Home of FIFA to discuss current matters.

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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 19:42:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=MarketingKind=Release
<![CDATA[Task Force calls for greater inclusion and participation of women]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=8/news=task-force-calls-for-greater-inclusion-and-participation-of-women-2671762.htmlThe calls to action made at the sixth FIFA Women’s Football Symposium, held during the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™, were central to the discussions of the FIFA Task Force for Women’s Football which met in Zurich today.

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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 17:50:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=Release
<![CDATA[François Carrard to lead FIFA reform process]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=8/news=francois-carrard-to-lead-fifa-reform-process-2670347.html 

Coordinator of the IOC 2000 Reform Commission to chair the 2016 FIFA Reform Committee.]]>
Tue, 11 Aug 2015 14:38:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=CommitteesKind=Release
<![CDATA[FIFA, CSA and Canadian government launch national injury prevention programme ]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=7/news=fifa-csa-and-canadian-government-launch-national-injury-prevention-pro-2668433.htmlTue, 28 Jul 2015 13:30:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA welcomes Brussels court’s decision to reject suspension of TPO ban ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=7/news=fifa-welcomes-brussels-court-s-decision-to-reject-suspension-of-tpo-ba-2668122.htmlMon, 27 Jul 2015 13:05:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Match schedules for FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 and 2018 FIFA World Cup unveiled]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=match-schedules-for-fifa-confederations-cup-2017-and-2018-fifa-world-c-2667193.htmlOn the eve of the Preliminary Draw in St. Petersburg, the Organising Committee for the FIFA World Cup today unveiled the match schedules for the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 and the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.

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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 10:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)
<![CDATA[Wide-ranging sustainability strategy in place for the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=wide-ranging-sustainability-strategy-in-place-for-the-2018-fifa-world--2666924.htmlThu, 23 Jul 2015 09:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[FIFA TMS’ Intermediary Regulations Tool live at Ghana and Portuguese FAs ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=7/news=fifa-tms-intermediary-regulations-tool-live-at-ghana-and-portuguese-fa-2666692.htmlWed, 22 Jul 2015 09:42:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA Ad-hoc Electoral Committee holds first meeting ahead of Extraordinary FIFA Congress]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=7/news=fifa-ad-hoc-electoral-committee-holds-first-meeting-ahead-of-extraordi-2666599.htmlFollowing its establishment by the FIFA Executive Committee on 20 July 2015, the FIFA Ad-hoc Electoral Committee met for the first time today, 21 July 2015, at the Home of FIFA in Zurich.

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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 16:34:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release
<![CDATA[FIFA Executive Committee sets presidential election for 26 February 2016 and fully supports roadmap for reform]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=7/news=fifa-executive-committee-sets-presidential-election-for-26-february-20-2666448.htmlMon, 20 Jul 2015 14:23:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA welcomes US court’s decision on concussion lawsuit]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=7/news=fifa-welcomes-us-court-s-decision-on-concussion-lawsuit-2665852.htmlMehr et al. v.FIFA et al., a lawsuit relating to concussion during football games.]]>Fri, 17 Jul 2015 21:01:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=Release<![CDATA[Ethics Committee calls for greater transparency]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=7/news=fifa-ethics-committee-calls-for-greater-opportunities-for-transparency-2665330.htmlThu, 16 Jul 2015 14:11:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Independent Ethics Committee bans Chuck Blazer from football related activities for life ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=7/news=independent-ethics-committee-bans-chuck-blazer-from-football-related-a-2662031.htmlThu, 09 Jul 2015 09:06:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[World Cup Final smashes TV records in US, Japan ]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=world-cup-final-smashes-tv-records-in-us-japan-2661775.htmlTue, 07 Jul 2015 17:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Key figures from the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™ ]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=key-figures-from-the-fifa-women-s-world-cup-canada-2015tm-2661648.htmlFIFA.com has a summary of the statistical highlights.]]>Tue, 07 Jul 2015 09:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Mayne-Nicholls banned for seven years]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=7/news=mayne-nicholls-banned-for-seven-years-2661575.htmlMon, 06 Jul 2015 16:42:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Yemen sanctioned for fielding ineligible player ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=7/news=yemen-sanctioned-for-fielding-ineligible-player-2661455.htmlMon, 06 Jul 2015 09:45:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Ghana FA adopts FIFA TMS Intermediary Regulations Tool]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=7/news=ghana-fa-adopts-fifa-tms-intermediary-regulations-tool-2661436.htmlMon, 06 Jul 2015 09:32:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Barbados sanctioned for fielding ineligible player]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=6/news=barbados-sanctioned-for-fielding-ineligible-player-2654185.htmlMon, 29 Jun 2015 15:36:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Successful FIFA U-20 World Cup set for fitting finale ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 18 Jun 2015 03:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[Russia 2018 LOC Board meets 45 days ahead of Preliminary Draw ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=6/news=russia-2018-loc-board-meets-45-days-ahead-of-preliminary-draw-2643877.htmlWed, 10 Jun 2015 09:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Current allocation of FIFA World Cup™ confederation slots maintained ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=current-allocation-of-fifa-world-cuptm-confederation-slots-maintained-2610611.htmlSat, 30 May 2015 11:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[FIFA President Blatter re-elected to a fifth term: “I take the responsibility to bring back FIFA where it should be”]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=5/news=fifa-president-blatter-re-elected-for-a-fifth-term-i-take-the-responsi-2610236.htmlFri, 29 May 2015 20:56:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Congress 2015<![CDATA[FIFA launches “No Barriers” women’s football TV spot]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=5/news=fifa-launches-no-barriers-women-s-football-tv-spot-2608716.htmlTue, 26 May 2015 10:33:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=Release<![CDATA[Executive Committee meets ahead of 65th FIFA Congress]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=5/news=executive-committee-meets-ahead-of-65th-fifa-congress-2608442.htmlChaired by FIFA President Blatter, the FIFA Executive Committee held its second meeting of the year today at the Home of FIFA in Zurich, ahead of the upcoming 65th FIFA Congress (28-29 May 2015).

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Mon, 25 May 2015 19:15:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=Release
<![CDATA[Reynald Temarii, General Director of the Tahiti Football Association, banned for eight years]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=5/news=reynald-temarii-general-director-of-the-tahiti-football-association-ba-2604566.htmlWed, 13 May 2015 12:58:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Discrimination monitoring to be introduced at 2018 FIFA World Cup™ qualifiers]]>/sustainability/news/y=2015/m=5/news=discrimination-monitoring-to-be-introduced-at-2018-fifa-world-cuptm-qu-2604235.htmlTue, 12 May 2015 11:02:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=Anti-RacismKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA World Football Museum opens showroom]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=5/news=fifa-world-football-museum-opens-showroom-2602979.htmlFri, 08 May 2015 08:31:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=AdministrationKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA 11 for Health launches in the Caribbean]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=4/news=fifa-11-for-health-launches-in-the-caribbean-2593942.html Seven countries participated in a two-day pilot FIFA 11 for Health workshop for the Caribbean, which concluded today in Puerto Rico.]]>Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:11:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=MedicalKind=Release<![CDATA[Canada set for biggest ever TV production in women’s football ]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=canada-set-for-biggest-ever-tv-production-in-women-s-football-2591629.htmlFri, 17 Apr 2015 12:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Adjudicatory chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee closes proceedings against Greg Dyke]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=4/news=adjudicatory-chamber-of-the-fifa-ethics-committee-closes-proceedings-a-2582810.htmlTue, 07 Apr 2015 13:30:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[FIFA extends 27 sanctions in relation to match manipulation to have worldwide effect]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=3/news=fifa-extends-27-sanctions-in-relation-to-match-manipulation-to-have-wo-2580889.htmlFIFA confirmed today the worldwide extension of sanctions imposed on 27 players concerning match manipulation-related proceedings conducted in Estonia, Latvia, Sweden and the Czech Republic.

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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:26:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release
<![CDATA[Hawk-Eye confirmed as goal-line technology provider for Canada 2015]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=hawk-eye-confirmed-as-goal-line-technology-provider-for-canada-2015-2580727.htmlTue, 31 Mar 2015 14:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[22 referees, 7 support referees and 44 assistant referees appointed for FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015™]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=22-referees-7-support-referees-and-44-assistant-referees-appointed-for-2580523.htmlMon, 30 Mar 2015 16:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[FIFA Disciplinary Committee bans Paraguayan players’ agent]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=3/news=fifa-disciplinary-committee-bans-paraguayan-players-agent-2578639.htmlWed, 25 Mar 2015 13:02:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[New FIFA Football TV show with Pitch International]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=3/news=new-fifa-football-tv-show-with-pitch-international-2578194.htmlFIFA Football, will be launched in the first week of May, bringing all the magic, passion and culture of the beautiful game to audiences around the world.]]>Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:13:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=TVKind=Release<![CDATA[2022 FIFA World Cup to be played in November/December]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=2022-fifa-world-cup-to-be-played-in-november-december-2568172.htmlFri, 20 Mar 2015 14:27:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=ReleaseTournament=2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar ™<![CDATA[FIFA and the European Club Association extend collaboration agreement ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=3/news=fifa-and-the-european-club-association-extend-collaboration-agreement-2568060.htmlFri, 20 Mar 2015 11:31:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[President of the All Nepal Football Association refrains from taking part in any kind of football-related activity for an additional 90 days ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=3/news=president-of-the-all-nepal-football-association-refrains-from-taking-p-2567985.htmlFri, 20 Mar 2015 09:24:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[France to host the FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2019]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=france-to-host-the-fifa-women-s-world-cup-in-2019-2567761.htmlThu, 19 Mar 2015 17:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Volunteers will help to make the Russia 2018 Preliminary Draw an unforgettable experience]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=volunteers-will-help-to-make-the-russia-2018-preliminary-draw-an-unfor-2565917.htmlFIFA.com.]]>Wed, 18 Mar 2015 11:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[Olympic Football Tournaments to be played in six cities and seven stadiums]]>/mensolympic/news/y=2015/m=3/news=olympic-football-tournaments-to-be-played-in-six-cities-and-seven-stad-2565827.htmlMon, 16 Mar 2015 13:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=Olympic Football Tournaments Rio 2016 - Men<![CDATA[Preliminary investigation completed in connection with remuneration arrangements of Wolfgang Niersbach ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=3/news=preliminary-investigation-completed-in-connection-with-remuneration-ar-2558275.htmlFri, 13 Mar 2015 09:09:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Zimbabwe expelled from the preliminary competition of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=zimbabwe-expelled-from-the-preliminary-competition-of-the-2018-fifa-wo-2557911.htmlThu, 12 Mar 2015 10:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia (TM)<![CDATA[FIFA extends lifetime ban against British player for match manipulation]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=3/news=fifa-extends-lifetime-ban-against-british-player-for-match-manipulatio-2541025.htmlA lifetime ban imposed by The Football Association (The FA) against British player Michael Boateng (from England) in relation to match manipulation has been extended by FIFA to have worldwide effect.

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Mon, 02 Mar 2015 16:00:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release
<![CDATA[High-profile speakers confirmed for FIFA Women’s Football and Leadership Conference ]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=3/news=high-profile-speakers-confirmed-for-fifa-women-s-football-and-leadersh-2541007.htmlMon, 02 Mar 2015 14:59:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=Release<![CDATA[The IFAB takes steps to change ‘triple punishment’]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=2/news=the-ifab-takes-steps-to-change-triple-punishment-2534830.htmlThe 129th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the International Football Association Board (The IFAB) saw moves made to change the 'triple punishment' rule of sending off, penalty and suspension.

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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 14:06:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=IFABKind=Release
<![CDATA[100 days to go until the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=keep-pending-100-days-to-go-until-the-fifa-women-s-world-cup-canada-20-2529301.htmlWed, 25 Feb 2015 13:55:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[First Qatar 2022 Local Organising Committee meeting held in Doha ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=first-qatar-2022-local-organising-committee-meeting-held-in-doha-2532186.htmlWed, 25 Feb 2015 12:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=ReleaseTournament=2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar ™<![CDATA[Adjudicatory chamber concludes no breach of FIFA Code of Ethics by Dr Michel D’Hooghe]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=2/news=adjudicatory-chamber-concludes-no-breach-of-fifa-code-of-ethics-by-dr--2529423.htmlThe adjudicatory chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee can today confirm its decision in the proceedings involving FIFA official Dr Michel D’Hooghe.

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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:15:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release