FIFA

Real Madrid will not participate in Club World Cup, says Ancelotti

Real Madrid will decline FIFA's invitation to participate in the Club World Cup as the governing body have undervalued the compensation the 15-times Champions League winners should receive, manager Carlo Ancelotti said.

Amnesty urges FIFA to assess human rights risks before awarding World Cups

In October, soccer's world governing body awarded the 2030 World Cup to Morocco, Spain and Portugal while Saudi Arabia is the lone bidder for the 2034 edition, with Amnesty saying there are "serious human rights" risks that must be addressed.

FIFA, UEFA 'abused dominant position' on Super League: Spain court

The ruling echoed an earlier one by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) which ordered the two governing bodies "to halt anti-competitive behaviour".

Should Murshedy get away with sweeping dirt under the rug?

In stark contrast to many developed nations where people in power often relinquish their positions in face of charges of corruption or incompetence even before allegations are proved in a show of true accountability -- there is a disturbing tendency to brush aside all sorts of allegations, even after proven, under the rug by the people in power in countries like Bangladesh, which ranks among the lowest in various corruption indexes.

FIFA wants 'crossed hands' gesture to help beat racism in football

FIFA said Friday it wants players to use a "crossed hands" gesture to signal to referees incidents of racist abuse, as it seeks to crack down on discrimination in the game.

AFC back Palestine bid to suspend Israel, abolishes term limits

The Asian Football Confederation gave its backing to Palestine's proposal to suspend Israel from FIFA due to the ongoing war in Gaza at its congress in Bangkok on Thursday, as the regional body also abolished term limits for its senior office bearers.

Sunil Chhetri announces retirement from international football

India's football icon Sunil Chhetri announced on Thursday that he will retire from international football after the FIFA World Cup qualification match against Kuwait on June 6.

FIFA may face legal action over packed schedule

FIFPRO and WLA expressed their concern over the expanded competitions

FIFA president urges fight against racism in football

After numerous instances of abuse hurled at Real Madrid and Brazil forward Vinicius Junior, among others, Infantino told a meeting of South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) there were "problems" in the sport.

June 10, 2024
June 10, 2024

Real Madrid will not participate in Club World Cup, says Ancelotti

Real Madrid will decline FIFA's invitation to participate in the Club World Cup as the governing body have undervalued the compensation the 15-times Champions League winners should receive, manager Carlo Ancelotti said.

June 6, 2024
June 6, 2024

Amnesty urges FIFA to assess human rights risks before awarding World Cups

In October, soccer's world governing body awarded the 2030 World Cup to Morocco, Spain and Portugal while Saudi Arabia is the lone bidder for the 2034 edition, with Amnesty saying there are "serious human rights" risks that must be addressed.

May 27, 2024
May 27, 2024

FIFA, UEFA 'abused dominant position' on Super League: Spain court

The ruling echoed an earlier one by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) which ordered the two governing bodies "to halt anti-competitive behaviour".

May 25, 2024
May 25, 2024

Should Murshedy get away with sweeping dirt under the rug?

In stark contrast to many developed nations where people in power often relinquish their positions in face of charges of corruption or incompetence even before allegations are proved in a show of true accountability -- there is a disturbing tendency to brush aside all sorts of allegations, even after proven, under the rug by the people in power in countries like Bangladesh, which ranks among the lowest in various corruption indexes.

May 17, 2024
May 17, 2024

FIFA wants 'crossed hands' gesture to help beat racism in football

FIFA said Friday it wants players to use a "crossed hands" gesture to signal to referees incidents of racist abuse, as it seeks to crack down on discrimination in the game.

May 16, 2024
May 16, 2024

AFC back Palestine bid to suspend Israel, abolishes term limits

The Asian Football Confederation gave its backing to Palestine's proposal to suspend Israel from FIFA due to the ongoing war in Gaza at its congress in Bangkok on Thursday, as the regional body also abolished term limits for its senior office bearers.

May 16, 2024
May 16, 2024

Sunil Chhetri announces retirement from international football

India's football icon Sunil Chhetri announced on Thursday that he will retire from international football after the FIFA World Cup qualification match against Kuwait on June 6.

May 10, 2024
May 10, 2024

FIFA may face legal action over packed schedule

FIFPRO and WLA expressed their concern over the expanded competitions

April 12, 2024
April 12, 2024

FIFA president urges fight against racism in football

After numerous instances of abuse hurled at Real Madrid and Brazil forward Vinicius Junior, among others, Infantino told a meeting of South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) there were "problems" in the sport.

April 11, 2024
April 11, 2024

Premier League to introduce semi-automated offside technology

"The technology will provide quicker and consistent placement of the virtual offside line, based on optical player tracking, and will produce high-quality broadcast graphics to ensure an enhanced in-stadium and broadcast experience for supporters," a Premier League statement said.

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