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All rights reservedrss listThu, 14 Jun 2018 12:08:00 GMTTue, 20 Nov 2018 11:56:53 GMTFIFA.com<![CDATA[FIFA.com - Media - Media Releases]]>//img.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gifhttp://www.fifa.com/index.html13928rssFifa1542718013566<![CDATA[Tender process launched in Spain for media rights to Qatar 2022, France 2019 and other FIFA events in 2019-2022]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2018/m=11/news=tender-process-launched-in-spain-for-media-rights-to-qatar-2022-france-2019-and-.html<p>These media rights will cover TV, internet, mobile and radio transmissions.</p> Tue, 13 Nov 2018 11:00:00 GMT1542718013455<![CDATA[Normalisation committees appointed in Dominican Republic and Madagascar]]>http://www.fifa.com/governance/news/y=2018/m=11/news=normalisation-committees-appointed-in-dominican-republic-and-madagascar.html<p>The Bureau of the Council decided today to appoint normalisation committees for the Dominican Republic Football Association (FEDOFUTBOL) and the Madagascan Football Association (FMF) in accordance with art. 14 par. 1 (a) and art. 8 par. 2 of the FIFA Statutes.</p> Mon, 12 Nov 2018 14:36:00 GMT1542718013442<![CDATA[Proman, experts in recruitment and workforce management, sign up as National Supporter of FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=proman-experts-in-recruitment-and-workforce-management-sign-up-as-national-suppo.htmlMon, 12 Nov 2018 09:45:00 GMT1542718013155<![CDATA[150,000 FIFA Women's World Cup tickets sold since sales opened]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=11/news=150-000-fifa-women-s-world-cup-tickets-sold-since-sales-opened.htmlThu, 08 Nov 2018 15:14:00 GMT1542718012908<![CDATA[Tender processes launched in Italy, France and Scandinavia for media rights to the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019™ and other FIFA events in 2019-2022]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2018/m=11/news=tender-processes-launched-in-italy-france-and-scandinavia-for-media-rights-to-th.html<p>Simultaneously, ITTs have been launched in France (including French Overseas Territories) and Scandinavia for all editions of the FIFA U-17 and U-20 World Cups, the FIFA U-17 and U-20 Women’s World Cups, the FIFA Futsal World Cup and the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup taking place between 2019 and 2022.</p> Tue, 06 Nov 2018 11:14:00 GMT1542718012765<![CDATA[FIFA Statement]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2018/m=11/news=fifa-statement.htmlFri, 02 Nov 2018 20:55:00 GMT1542718012288<![CDATA[Caribbean Member Associations gather in Barbados for FIFA Connect Workshop]]>http://www.fifa.com/development/news/y=2018/m=10/news=caribbean-member-associations-gather-in-barbados-for-fifa-connect-workshop.html<p>Football administrators from over 22 Caribbean member associations have gathered in Barbados this week to take part in a four-day educational workshop on the FIFA Connect Programme – the global players and stakeholders registration online system.</p> Mon, 29 Oct 2018 10:56:00 GMT1542718012215<![CDATA[Antel sign up as National Supporter of FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Uruguay 2018]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=10/news=antel-sign-up-as-national-supporter-of-fifa-u-17-womens-world-cup-uruguay.html<p>FIFA and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Uruguay 2018, due to be held from 13 November to 1 December 2018, are delighted to announce the signing of Antel as a National Supporter.</p> Fri, 26 Oct 2018 13:34:00 GMT1542718012200<![CDATA[FIFA Council makes key decisions for the future of football development ]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2018/m=10/news=fifa-council-makes-key-decisions-for-the-future-of-football-development.htmlFri, 26 Oct 2018 11:02:00 GMT1542718010691<![CDATA[Ticket packages for the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ on sale]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=10/news=ticket-packages-for-the-fifa-women-s-world-cup-france-2019tm-on-sale-tomorrow.htmlThu, 18 Oct 2018 13:32:00 GMT1542718010857<![CDATA[FIFA holds Compliance Summit with member associations and confederations]]>http://www.fifa.com/governance/news/y=2018/m=10/news=fifa-holds-compliance-summit-with-member-associations-and-confederations.html<p>As part of its ongoing efforts to strengthen good governance and promote ethical conduct across the international football community, FIFA held its second Compliance Summit at the Home of FIFA in Zurich on 17 and 18 October.</p> Fri, 19 Oct 2018 10:21:00 GMT1542718010783<![CDATA[FIFA and the Sierra Leone Government discuss the situation of the Sierra Leone FA]]>http://www.fifa.com/governance/news/y=2018/m=10/news=fifa-and-the-sierra-leone-government-discuss-the-situation-of-the-sierra-leone-f.html<p>FIFA and the Sierra Leone Government discuss the situation of the Sierra Leone FA</p> Thu, 18 Oct 2018 17:35:00 GMT1542718010442<![CDATA[Crédit Agricole announced as National Supporter of FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=10/news=credit-agricole-announced-as-national-supporter-of-fifa-women-s-world-cup-france.htmlTue, 16 Oct 2018 14:22:00 GMT1542718009306<![CDATA[FIFA launches first-ever global strategy for women's football]]>http://www.fifa.com/womens-football/news/y=2018/m=10/news=fifa-launches-first-ever-global-strategy-for-women-s-football.htmlTue, 09 Oct 2018 12:47:00 GMT1542718009278<![CDATA[Tender process launched in Finland for media rights to the 2022 FIFA World Cup and other FIFA events in 2019-2022]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2018/m=10/news=tender-process-launched-in-finland-for-media-rights-to-the-2022-fifa-world-cup-a.html<p>FIFA has opened an invitation to tender (“ITT”) in Finland for the media rights to the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar™ as well as all editions of the FIFA U-17 and U-20 World Cups, the FIFA U-17 and U-20 Women’s World Cups, the FIFA Futsal World Cup and the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup taking place between 2019 and 2002.</p> Tue, 09 Oct 2018 08:20:00 GMT1542718008866<![CDATA[FIFA suspends the Sierra Leone Football Association]]>http://www.fifa.com/governance/news/y=2018/m=10/news=fifa-suspends-the-sierra-leone-football-association.html<p>FIFA suspends the Sierra Leone Football Association</p> Fri, 05 Oct 2018 15:25:00 GMT1542718008856<![CDATA[Council of Europe and FIFA sign Memorandum of Understanding]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2018/m=10/news=council-of-europe-and-fifa-sign-memorandum-of-understanding.html<p>Council of Europe Secretary General Thørbjorn Jagland and FIFA President Gianni Infantino have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the Palais de l’Europe in Strasbourg to strengthen the co-operation between the two institutions and further develop synergies and partnerships in areas of shared interest.</p> Fri, 05 Oct 2018 10:00:00 GMT1542718008334<![CDATA[Organising Committee takes important decisions on FIFA Women’s World Cup]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=10/news=organising-committee-takes-important-decisions-on-fifa-women-s-world-cup.html<p>The Organising Committee (OC) for FIFA Competitions, chaired by Aleksander Ceferin, met at the Home of FIFA in Zurich today, with the upcoming FIFA Women’s World Cup™ at the core of the discussions.</p> Mon, 01 Oct 2018 15:34:00 GMT1542718008260<![CDATA[“Same game, same emotion”, a slogan to unite the generations]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=9/news=same-game-same-emotion-a-slogan-to-unite-the-generations.html<p>“<em>Same game, same emotion</em><strong>”</strong> has been announced as the official slogan of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Uruguay 2018.</p> Fri, 28 Sep 2018 20:03:00 GMT1542718008031<![CDATA[Fatma Samoura honoured by African Renaissance and Diaspora Network]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2018/m=9/news=fifa-secretary-general-fatma-samoura-honoured-by-african-renaissance-and-diaspor.htmlThu, 27 Sep 2018 06:43:00 GMT1542718007899<![CDATA[Football stakeholders endorse landmark reforms of the transfer system]]>http://www.fifa.com/governance/news/y=2018/m=9/news=football-stakeholders-endorse-landmark-reforms-of-the-transfer-system.htmlTue, 25 Sep 2018 14:22:00 GMT1542718007034<![CDATA[FIFA publishes first-ever report on women’s transfers]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2018/m=9/news=fifa-publishes-first-ever-report-on-women-s-transfers.html<p>For the first time ever, official information on international transfers of female professional players is presented in a new report entitled Women’s Transfers in ITMS.</p> Mon, 17 Sep 2018 10:26:00 GMT1542718006639<![CDATA[FIFA’s Big 5 Transfer Window Analysis: Summer spending by clubs of the Big 5 surpasses USD 4 billion, driving global spending to new record highs]]>http://www.fifa.com/governance/news/y=2018/m=9/news=fifa-s-big-5-transfer-window-analysis-summer-spending-by-clubs-of-the-big-5-surp.html<p>The summer 2018 edition of FIFA’s <a href="https://www.fifatms.com/data-reports/reports/">Big 5 Transfer Window Analysis</a> is now available. The report is a summary of activity in the International Transfer Matching System (ITMS) by clubs from England, France, Germany, Italy and Spain (“the Big 5”) during this year’s summer registration period.</p> Wed, 12 Sep 2018 09:12:00 GMT1542718005946<![CDATA[Extension of the FECAFOOT normalisation committee’s mandate ]]>http://www.fifa.com/governance/news/y=2018/m=9/news=extension-of-the-fecafoot-normalisation-committee-s-mandate.htmlTue, 04 Sep 2018 13:17:00 GMT1542718005423<![CDATA[Appointment of a normalisation committee in Ghana ]]>http://www.fifa.com/governance/news/y=2018/m=8/news=appointment-of-a-normalisation-committee-in-ghana.htmlWed, 29 Aug 2018 13:05:00 GMT1542718005391<![CDATA[FIFA President meets US President Trump]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2018/m=8/news=fifa-president-meets-us-president-trump.html<p>FIFA President Gianni Infantino was invited to the White House and met on Tuesday with the President of the United States Donald Trump.</p> Tue, 28 Aug 2018 20:53:00 GMT1542718005014<![CDATA[FIFA Disciplinary Committee sanctions Palestinian FA President ]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2018/m=8/news=fifa-disciplinary-committee-sanctions-palestinian-fa-president.htmlFri, 24 Aug 2018 10:39:00 GMT1542718004583<![CDATA[Update concerning the situation of the Nigeria Football Federation]]>http://www.fifa.com/governance/news/y=2018/m=8/news=update-concerning-the-situation-of-the-nigeria-football-federation.htmlMon, 20 Aug 2018 14:20:00 GMT1542718004231<![CDATA[FIFA Disciplinary Committee sanctions a series of clubs]]>http://www.fifa.com/governance/news/y=2018/m=8/news=fifa-disciplinary-committee-sanctions-a-series-of-clubs.html<p>The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has taken a series of decisions in application of the new framework for debtor clubs that infringe art. 64 of the FIFA Disciplinary Code. </p> Fri, 17 Aug 2018 07:50:00 GMT1542718004064<![CDATA[Outcome of meeting between Government of Ghana and FIFA to discuss next steps for football administration in Ghana]]>http://www.fifa.com/governance/news/y=2018/m=8/news=outcome-of-meeting-between-government-of-ghana-and-fifa-to-discuss-next-steps-fo.htmlThu, 16 Aug 2018 15:27:00 GMT1542718003740<![CDATA[Nigeria and Ghana given final deadline or face suspension]]>http://www.fifa.com/governance/news/y=2018/m=8/news=nigeria-and-ghana-given-final-deadline-or-face-suspension.htmlTue, 14 Aug 2018 10:01:00 GMT1542718002626<![CDATA[FIFA Appeal Committee rejects the appeal lodged by Ramón Maradiaga]]>http://www.fifa.com/governance/news/y=2018/m=8/news=fifa-appeal-committee-rejects-the-appeal-lodged-by-ramon-maradiaga.htmlThu, 09 Aug 2018 12:23:00 GMT1542718000846<![CDATA[SNCF on board as National Supporter of FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup 2018 and FIFA Women's World Cup 2019™ in France ]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=8/news=sncf-on-board-as-national-supporter-of-fifa-u-20-women-s-world-cup-2018-and-fifa.htmlThu, 02 Aug 2018 06:41:00 GMT1542718000716<![CDATA[FIFA Appeal Committee partially confirms ban on Gordon Derrick ]]>http://www.fifa.com/governance/news/y=2018/m=7/news=fifa-appeal-committee-partially-confirms-ban-on-gordon-derrick.html<p>The FIFA Appeal Committee has taken the following decision on the appeal lodged by Gordon Derrick, the former General Secretary of the Antigua &amp; Barbuda Football Association and President of the Caribbean Football Union.</p> Tue, 31 Jul 2018 10:37:00 GMT1542718000057<![CDATA[The Best FIFA Football Awards reveals 2018 nominees]]>http://www.fifa.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards/news/y=2018/m=7/news=the-best-fifa-football-awards-reveals-2018-nominees.html<p>FIFA has today revealed the shortlisted candidates for four of the individual trophies, which will be presented at The Best FIFA Football Awards™ ceremony in London on 24 September 2018.</p> Tue, 24 Jul 2018 08:23:00 GMT1542717999809<![CDATA[Six clubs face bans from registering players as FIFA Disciplinary Committee implements new procedure to ensure compliance with financial duties]]>http://www.fifa.com/governance/news/y=2018/m=7/news=six-clubs-face-bans-from-registering-players-as-fifa-disciplinary-committee-impl.htmlThu, 19 Jul 2018 13:35:00 GMT1542717998268<![CDATA[Natalia Vodianova and Philipp Lahm to accompany the Official FIFA World Cup™ Original Trophy and Travel Case designed by Louis Vuitton at the FIFA World Cup™ Final]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/natalia-vodianova-and-philipp-lahm-to-accompany-the-official-fifa-world-cuptm-or<p>FIFA Legend and 2014 FIFA World Cup™ winner <a href="https://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/lahm-we-will-pass-our-pride-to-winners-2985215">Philipp Lahm </a>will be accompanied by Russian supermodel, activist, and philanthropist Natalia Vodianova when coming onto the pitch of the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow before kick-off of the World Cup Final with the FIFA World Cup™ Original Trophy in the newly designed Louis Vuitton travel case.</p> Thu, 12 Jul 2018 18:08:00 GMT1542717997809<![CDATA[FIFA statement on beoutQ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/fifa-statement-on-beoutqWed, 11 Jul 2018 15:37:00 GMT1542717997163<![CDATA[#FIFAStadiumDJ competition results in most engaged Tweet about the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ to date]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/fifastadiumdj-competition-results-in-most-engaged-tweet-about-the-2018-fifa-worl<p>FIFA has netted its most retweeted tweet ever thanks to the #FIFAStadiumDJ competition, a global fan engagement campaign powered by Vivo. </p> Tue, 10 Jul 2018 16:12:00 GMT1542717995079<![CDATA[17 referees, 37 assistant referees and 10 Video Assistant Referees appointed for next phase of 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/17-referees-37-assistant-referees-and-10-video-assistant-referees-appointed<p>The FIFA Referees Committee has selected 17 referees, 37 assistant referees and 10 Video Assistant Referees for the final phase of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. </p> Wed, 04 Jul 2018 22:28:00 GMT1542717982393<![CDATA[Latest decisions of the FIFA Disciplinary Committee in relation to third-party rules]]>http://www.fifa.com/governance/news/y=2018/m=6/news=latest-decisions-of-the-fifa-disciplinary-committee-in-relation-to-third-party-r.htmlTue, 26 Jun 2018 10:12:00 GMT1542717982366<![CDATA[adidas Football Reveals Official Match Ball for the Knockout Stage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/adidas-football-reveals-official-match-ball-for-the-knockout-stage-of-the-2018-fMon, 25 Jun 2018 20:46:00 GMT1542717977636<![CDATA[FIFA and Snap team up for 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/fifa-and-snap-team-up-for-2018-fifa-world-cup-russiatmThu, 21 Jun 2018 16:18:00 GMT1542717968538<![CDATA[Canada, Mexico and USA selected as hosts of the 2026 FIFA World Cup™]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2018/m=6/news=canada-mexico-and-usa-selected-as-hosts-of-the-2026-fifa-world-cuptm.htmlWed, 13 Jun 2018 06:59:00 GMT1542717968346<![CDATA[Egypt - Experience & Invest becomes Official Regional Supporter of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ to promote the country as a tourism and investment destination]]>http://www.fifa.com/tournament/releases/newsid=2955346.htmlTue, 12 Jun 2018 15:19:00 GMT1542717965912<![CDATA[Robbie Williams, Aida Garifullina and Ronaldo to brighten up 2018 FIFA World Cup opening ceremony]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/robbie-williams-aida-garifullina-and-ronaldo-to-brighten-up-2018-fifa-world-cup-<p>Robbie Williams, Aida Garifullina and Ronaldo to brighten up 2018 FIFA World Cup opening ceremony</p> Mon, 04 Jun 2018 10:42:00 GMT1542717967859<![CDATA[2026 FIFA World Cup™: FIFA Council designates bids for final voting by the FIFA Congress]]>http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2018/m=6/news=2026-fifa-world-cuptm-fifa-council-designates-bids-for-final-voting-by-the-fifa-.html<p>As it gears up for the opening match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™, Moscow hosted meeting number 7 of the FIFA Council this Sunday, 10 June. FIFA’s strategic body decided on a number of important competition matters, chief of which was another key step in the bidding process for the 2026 FIFA World Cup™.</p> Sun, 10 Jun 2018 13:46:00 GMT1542717967620<![CDATA[2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ International Broadcast Centre opened in Moscow]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/2018-fifa-world-cup-russiatm-international-broadcast-centre-opened-in-moscowSat, 09 Jun 2018 16:47:00 GMT1542717967192<![CDATA[Capi revealed as the Official Mascot of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Uruguay 2018]]>http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/news/y=2018/m=6/news=capi-revealed-as-the-official-mascot-of-the-fifa-u-17-women-s-world-cup-uruguay-.html<p>The Official Mascot for the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Uruguay 2018 was revealed on 7 June as a young capybara named Capi.</p> Thu, 07 Jun 2018 16:32:00 GMT