<![CDATA[FIFA.com - Media - Media Releases]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedTue, 26 May 2015 10:33:00 GMTTue, 26 May 2015 17:43:28 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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 ]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/newsid=2591629/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 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
<![CDATA[Late-November/late-December proposed for the 2022 FIFA World Cup]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=late-november-late-december-proposed-for-the-2022-fifa-world-cup-2529262.htmlTue, 24 Feb 2015 09:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar ™<![CDATA[FIFA to host conference for International Women’s Day 2015]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=2/news=fifa-to-host-conference-for-international-women-s-day-2015-2523735.htmlAs part of its annual celebrations around International Women’s Day, FIFA will this year host a one-day conference on 6 March covering key topics related to women’s football and women in sport governance.

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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 11:12:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=Release
<![CDATA[FIFA Task Force for Women’s Football proposes a FIFA Women’s Club World Cup]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=2/news=fifa-task-force-for-women-s-football-proposes-a-fifa-women-s-club-worl-2522725.htmlThe establishment of a FIFA Women’s Club World Cup and the implementation of ten key development principles for women's football were on the agenda for the FIFA Task Force for Women’s Football, which met at the Home of FIFA in Zurich.

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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 17:27:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=Release
<![CDATA[Ad-hoc Electoral Committee admits all four candidates for the presidential election]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=2/news=ad-hoc-electoral-committee-admits-all-four-candidates-for-the-presiden-2522449.htmlMon, 09 Feb 2015 17:52:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=PresidentKind=Release<![CDATA[129th IFAB AGM agenda confirmed]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=2/news=129th-ifab-agm-agenda-confirmed-2519504.htmlMon, 02 Feb 2015 16:28:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=IFABKind=Release<![CDATA[International transfers break $4bn mark - FIFA TMS Annual Report ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=1/news=international-transfers-break-4bn-mark-fifa-tms-annual-report-2512285.htmlWed, 28 Jan 2015 09:27:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[New Zealand greats sign up as ambassadors]]>/u20worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=new-zealand-greats-sign-up-as-ambassadors-2511239.htmlSun, 25 Jan 2015 18:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015<![CDATA[FIFA World Cup™ organisers underline sustainability efforts and detail 2014 legacy plans]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=fifa-world-cuptm-organisers-underline-sustainability-efforts-and-detai-2509097.htmlTue, 20 Jan 2015 14:33:00 GMTArea=SocialSection=GeneralKind=ReleaseTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[FIFA World Cup™ benefits tops agenda at Club Football Committee meeting ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2015/m=1/news=fifa-world-cuptm-benefits-tops-agenda-at-club-football-committee-meeti-2506389.htmlTue, 13 Jan 2015 17:25:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=CommitteesKind=Release<![CDATA[Ronaldo, Kessler, Low and Kellermann triumph at FIFA Ballon d’Or 2014 ]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2015/m=1/news=ronaldo-kessler-low-and-kellermann-triumph-at-fifa-ballon-d-or-2014-2505871.htmlMon, 12 Jan 2015 19:16:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![CDATA[Ethics: Executive Committee unanimously supports recommendation to publish report on 2018/2022 FIFA World Cup™ bidding process]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2014/m=12/news=ethics-executive-committee-unanimously-supports-recommendation-to-publ-2494723.htmlChaired 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]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2014/m=12/news=summary-of-the-report-of-the-chairman-of-the-fifa-audit-and-compliance-2494684.htmlThe 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]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2014/m=12/news=fifa-appeal-committee-declares-appeal-lodged-by-garcia-inadmissible-2493174.htmlTue, 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 ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2014/m=12/news=chairman-of-the-disciplinary-committee-rules-no-grounds-for-complaints-2493155.htmlTue, 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]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2014/m=12/news=indonesian-clubs-sanctioned-for-publishing-tms-data-on-social-media-2489735.htmlThe 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]]>/sustainability/news/y=2014/m=12/news=fifa-to-strengthen-monitoring-and-prevention-of-discrimination-in-foot-2487329.htmlThe 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 ]]>/about-fifa/news/y=2014/m=11/news=former-general-secretary-of-the-all-india-football-federation-banned-f-2480174.htmlThu, 27 Nov 2014 14:22:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release