<![CDATA[FIFA.com - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedThu, 21 Nov 2013 02:19:00 GMTWed, 09 Apr 2014 20:04:43 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Magic and milestones on Oceania journey]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews Oceania's two-year FIFA World Cup™ odyssey which produced numerous historic moments and no little emotion.]]>Thu, 21 Nov 2013 02:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Final DrawKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[Tahitian player provisionally suspended for prohibited substance]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= The chairman of the FIFA Disciplinary Committee has provisionally suspended a Tahitian international footballer for an initial period of 30 days and opened disciplinary proceedings, following an adverse analytical finding in relation to a doping control conducted after the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 match.

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Wed, 31 Jul 2013 15:43:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Anti-dopingKind=Release
<![CDATA[Etaeta: Tahiti need more professionals]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 05 Jul 2013 10:53:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=Goal ProgrammeKind=News<![CDATA[Brazil 2013 in quotes]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com brings you the best quotes from the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup, including Tahiti coach Eddy Etaeta's thoughts on competing at the world stage and NBA star Kobe Bryant's opinion of football's passionate atmosphere.]]>Mon, 01 Jul 2013 19:03:29 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Neymar dazzles as Brazil conquer]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reflects on a tournament awash with wonder goals and thrilling games – one in which Neymar dazzled throughout and the Brazil side he headlined stunned Spain with a masterful performance in the Final.]]>Mon, 01 Jul 2013 08:58:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[The group stage action in pictures]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The group stage at the FIFA Confederation Cup Brazil 2013 had everything a football fan could possibly want. FIFA.com presents a selection of the best images.

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Tue, 25 Jun 2013 16:49:19 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Positive reactions at halfway stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Following the conclusion of the FIFA Confederations Cup 2013 group phase, several of the tournament’s organisers held a press conference in Rio de Janeiro to reflect on the competition so far.

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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 22:06:16 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Group B: Spain in a class of their own]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=We look back at Group B, with Spain dominating and Uruguay also securing their place in the knockout stages. Tahiti won the hearts of a nation while Nigeria's young squad head home with lessons learned.

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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 15:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Tahitians reflect on magical experience]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Jun 2013 09:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[A vibrant festival of football]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com presents a selection of images featuring fans enjoying Brazil 2013.]]>Mon, 24 Jun 2013 03:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Spain win again as semis decided]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=La Furia Roja set a new record for the most competitive matches unbeaten while Uruguay put eight past Tahiti to set up a pair of mouthwatering semi-final clashes at Brazil 2013.]]>Sun, 23 Jun 2013 23:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Uruguay upend Tahiti, advance to semi-finals]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 23 Jun 2013 21:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Group B goes down to the wire]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the action.]]>Sun, 23 Jun 2013 11:13:28 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Tahiti lay on treat for favela kids]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Even the biggest game in their history against Spain did not deter the Tahiti team from meeting kids from a favela in Rio de Janeiro. The FIFA.com cameras were there to capture the moment.

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Sat, 22 Jun 2013 17:18:31 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Tahiti feeling at home in Brazil]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=While A Seleção may enjoy the advantage of playing the FIFA Confederations Cup on home soil, Tahiti have experienced similar comforts in their first two matches, much to the delight of the tiny Polynesian island.

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Sat, 22 Jun 2013 15:22:03 GMTArea=TournamentSection=DestinationKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Celeste test as Tahiti bid farewell]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Uruguay provide the opposition in the final act of Tahiti’s Brazilian adventure. Having battled hard against Spain and Nigeria, the Oceania champions will be doing their utmost to prevent the South Americans from running riot at the Arena Pernambuco on Sunday.

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Sat, 22 Jun 2013 14:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Statement on the FIFA Confederations Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 21 Jun 2013 16:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Man of the Match: Every vote counts]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a look at the different ways that you can vote for the Budweiser Man of the Match during this year's FIFA Confederations Cup.]]>Fri, 21 Jun 2013 13:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Forlan: It's all coming home with me tonight ]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about his superb winner against Nigeria, his determination to take home the match ball from his 100th international, and how he feels playing in a different role for Uruguay.]]>Fri, 21 Jun 2013 11:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Spain's perfect ten, a centurion celebrates]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=La Celeste edged Nigeria, while Spain put ten past Tahiti.]]>Fri, 21 Jun 2013 02:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Spain hit ten in record-smashing win]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 20 Jun 2013 21:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Iniesta: It's beautiful that Brazilians like us]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=La Roja play.]]>Thu, 20 Jun 2013 10:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[World Champions take on debutants]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com highlights a potentially pivotal contest featuring Nigeria against a desperate Uruguay, plus a historic meeting between Spain and debutants Tahiti.]]>Thu, 20 Jun 2013 07:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Thrills aplenty as Brazil, Italy advance]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Neymar wowed a vibrant crowd in Fortaleza as Brazil beat Mexico 2-0, while Italy recovered a two-goal deficit to edge Japan in an unforgettable seven-goal thriller at Recife's Arena Pernambuco.

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Thu, 20 Jun 2013 01:47:58 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Oduamadi: I love to dance]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about the struggle he's had to establish himself at AC Milan, his three-goal performance in Nigeria's defeat of Tahiti and his trademark celebrations.]]>Wed, 19 Jun 2013 19:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Tahiti with it all to do against Spain]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 19 Jun 2013 18:38:03 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Tahiti’s amateurs aim to forget daily grind]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= With an auditor, construction worker, teacher, student and several unemployed individuals among their rank,  FIFA.com turns the spotlight on the Tahiti team, and their professional lives outside the game.

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Wed, 19 Jun 2013 13:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[New Confeds Ticket Collection location now open]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 18 Jun 2013 21:55:25 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Tahitians savour goal-scoring glory]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about his historic goal for Tahiti – the nation’s first in a senior FIFA competition – and the poignant goal celebration which followed.]]>Tue, 18 Jun 2013 03:45:46 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Tehau makes dreams come true]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 17 Jun 2013 23:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Nigeria ease to victory as Tahiti win friends]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 17 Jun 2013 21:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match SummaryTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[A reunion and a record in Belo Horizonte]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com highlights a key individual duel and recalls South Africa's duel with New Zealand four years ago to the day.]]>Mon, 17 Jun 2013 12:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Tahiti coach urges amateurs to be brave]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Tahiti coach Eddy Etaeta is preparing his team for their opening match of the FIFA Confederations Cup against Nigeria, and he says his team's heart and spirit are their biggest weapons.

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Sun, 16 Jun 2013 20:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Ludivion: It’s a great honour]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=With a tough set of fixtures ahead, Tahiti enter the fray at the FIFA Confederations Cup with defender Teheivarii Ludivion looking forward to reacquainting himself with Nigeria after first playing the African side four years ago.

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Sun, 16 Jun 2013 13:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Gifted scorers who made their mark]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com casts an eye over the previous editions of the FIFA Confederations Cup and remembers some of the exquisitely gifted strikers who have lit up the competition since 1992.

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Fri, 14 Jun 2013 22:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[The underdogs and the Eagles]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 14 Jun 2013 14:01:51 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Match PreviewTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[The story of the Confeds]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Eager to know more about how the FIFA Confederations Cup came into being? Our quick historical guide takes you from the King Fahd Cup in 1992 right through to the present day.

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Fri, 14 Jun 2013 13:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Valcke: Fans must collect their tickets]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att= Valcke has urged fans who have bought tickets for the FIFA Confederations Cup to collect them before the day of the game.]]>Thu, 13 Jun 2013 19:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[FIFA Confederations Cup in numbers]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=

The FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 will be the ninth edition of the tournament. Here, FIFA.com picks out nine key stats as Saturday’s opening match draws ever closer.

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Thu, 13 Jun 2013 13:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013
<![CDATA[Confed captains ready to inspire]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a closer look at the captains of the eight teams at this year's FIFA Confederations Cup and highlights what exactly makes them the leaders of their respective teams.]]>Wed, 12 Jun 2013 13:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Who will win the FIFA Confederations Cup?]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com wants to know which of the eight teams you foresee lifting the trophy.]]>Tue, 11 Jun 2013 17:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=Have Your SayTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[A festival of nicknames]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a look at the story behind some of the intriguing nicknames and monikers used by the eight nations at the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013.]]>Tue, 11 Jun 2013 13:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Tahiti's hopefuls touch down]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 07 Jun 2013 11:42:30 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Brazil 2013 squads revealed]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com can exclusively reveal the official 23-man squads for the eight participants of the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 which takes place between 15 and 30 June in six iconic venues across the country.]]>Fri, 07 Jun 2013 11:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Tahiti beaten by Chile U-20s]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 05 Jun 2013 10:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Local hero Chong Hue eyes world stage]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a look at Steevy Chong Hue’s fascinating odyssey to next month’s FIFA Confederations Cup and the unique role he played in lifting little Tahiti to unimaginable heights.]]>Thu, 30 May 2013 19:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Del Bosque names squad, explains decisions]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 27 May 2013 14:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Vahirua: A fantastic opportunity]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 25 Apr 2013 14:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013<![CDATA[Drama and emotion on Oceania’s World Cup path]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com takes a look back at what has been a typically fascinating odyssey for Oceania’s Brazil 2014 aspirants, with Tahiti and American Samoa enjoying breakthrough success, while New Zealand eventually secured top spot.]]>Thu, 28 Mar 2013 07:51:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[All on the line in the Pacific]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com previews the conclusion to Brazil 2014 qualifying in Oceania headlined by Friday's potentially pivotal meeting between New Zealand and New Caledonia.]]>Thu, 21 Mar 2013 00:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2014 Prel. Comp. Oceanian Zone<![CDATA[Proud Tahiti No1 aims to enjoy Brazil challenge]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 14 Mar 2013 08:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013