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FIFA, Football’s Governing Body, Makes Financial Pitch To Win Support For Biennial World Cups

FIFA, Football’s Governing Body, Makes Financial Pitch To Win Support For Biennial World Cups

FIFA, in its recent pitch for the biennial World Cups, has claimed that the financial revenue would jump by USD 4.4 billion to USD 11.4 billion over a period of four years and also diminish the window for other sports to dominate.

21 December 2021
Boxing, Weightlifting Among Olympic Sports In Danger Of Losing 2028 Los Angeles Spots

Boxing, Weightlifting Among Olympic Sports In Danger Of Losing 2028 Los Angeles Spots

Boxing, weightlifting and modern pentathlon have been left off the initial list of 28 on the 2028 programme for the 2028 Los Angeles Olympic Games, which will...

10 December 2021

European Leagues Oppose FIFA's Biennial Football World Cup Plan

The 33-nation European Leagues group was briefed by FIFA officials, including Arsene Wenger, who shaped the proposal that includes biennial World Cups and...

Football Risks Losing Its Appeal, Warns FIFA Chief Gianni Infantino

Football Risks Losing Its Appeal, Warns FIFA Chief Gianni Infantino

Infantino made it clear that his organisation — a behemoth in the world of sports — is not solely guided by revenue.

21 October 2021

Gianni Infantino Explains Outcomes Of FIFA Council Meeting

The FIFA Council confirmed that the 72nd FIFA Congress will be held on 31st March 2022 in Doha, Qatar, in conjunction with the Final Draw for the FIFA World...

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19 October 2021
2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Gianni Infantino Wants Suspended Brazil-Argentina Tie To Happen

2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Gianni Infantino Wants Suspended Brazil-Argentina Tie To Happen

The 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier between Brazil and Argentina in Sao Paulo was suspended after seven minutes due to alleged breaches of COVID-19 protocols.


26 August 2021
FIFA Seeks British PM Boris Johnson's Help To Resolve Premier League-World Cup Qualifiers 'Quarantine' Crisis

FIFA Seeks British PM Boris Johnson's Help To Resolve Premier League-World Cup Qualifiers 'Quarantine' Crisis

English Premier League defied FIFA to decide that almost 60 players from 19 clubs would not be released next week to fly off to World Cup qualifiers in 26...


22 May 2021
FIFA President Gianni Infantino Denies Supporting European Super League

FIFA President Gianni Infantino Denies Supporting European Super League

Gianni Infantino vowed FIFA would protect football from competitions that are 'wrong' and denied encouraging the proposed European Super League


20 March 2021
FIFA President Gianni Infantino Open To Changing Calendar After Arsene Wenger World Cup Proposal

FIFA President Gianni Infantino Open To Changing Calendar After Arsene Wenger World Cup Proposal

Arsene Wenger has proposed radical alterations to the international calendar, and Gianni Infantino insists FIFA must be open to any changes.


08 January 2021
Amnesty Critical Of FIFA President Gianni Infantino Starring In Saudi PR Video

Amnesty Critical Of FIFA President Gianni Infantino Starring In Saudi PR Video

Infantino overlooked FIFA's own significant issues with Saudi Arabia in the meeting with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman


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01 September 2020
FIFA President Gianni Infantino Welcomes Law Changes That Improve Workers' Rights In Qatar

FIFA President Gianni Infantino Welcomes Law Changes That Improve Workers' Rights In Qatar

Qatar, host of the next World Cup, has passed new laws that should improve workers' rights in the country, with FIFA applauding the move


03 August 2020
Gianni Infantino Not Reckless For Taking No Notes At Attorney General Talks: FIFA

Gianni Infantino Not Reckless For Taking No Notes At Attorney General Talks: FIFA

FIFA deputy secretary general Alasdair Bell defended Gianni Infantino's conduct while claiming not to know the specifics of the meetings, denying his boss had...


02 August 2020
Gianni Infantino Should Remain FIFA President During Probe - Report

Gianni Infantino Should Remain FIFA President During Probe - Report

A Swiss special prosecutor opened a criminal case into FIFA president Gianni Infantino's conduct over his meetings with the country's attorney general


30 July 2020
Switzerland Launches Criminal Proceedings Against FIFA Boss Gianni Infantino

Switzerland Launches Criminal Proceedings Against FIFA Boss Gianni Infantino

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has previously denied any wrongdoing in relation to the accusations


03 July 2020
Special Prosecutor To Probe Attorney General-FIFA President Meetings

Special Prosecutor To Probe Attorney General-FIFA President Meetings

Michael Lauber and Gianni Infantino met twice in 2016, soon after the FIFA president was elected, and again in June 2017 while the attorney general controlled...


24 April 2020
Coronavirus: FIFA Starts Distributing $150 Million To Member Associations

Coronavirus: FIFA Starts Distributing $150 Million To Member Associations

President Gianni Infantino said FIFA has a "duty to be there and support the ones that are facing acute needs"


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17 March 2020
FIFA Backs Euro, Copa America Postponements As Gianni Infantino Proposes $10m WHO Donation

FIFA Backs Euro, Copa America Postponements As Gianni Infantino Proposes $10m WHO Donation

On Tuesday, FIFA will discuss how to arrange 2021 to cope with rescheduled tournaments, as well as potential global coronavirus support


29 February 2020
FIFA Warns Coronavirus Could Postpone International Matches

FIFA Warns Coronavirus Could Postpone International Matches

This weekend's matches in the leading two divisions in Switzerland, where football's global governing body FIFA has its headquarters, were postponed on Friday...


20 December 2019
FIFA Considering Biennial Women's World Cup, Says Gianni Infantino

FIFA Considering Biennial Women's World Cup, Says Gianni Infantino

After the success of the 2019 Women's World Cup, FIFA chief Gianni Infantino is not ruling out the tournament being staged every two years


24 September 2019
Gianni Infantino, FIFA President, Wants Racism Driven Out Of Football

Gianni Infantino, FIFA President, Wants Racism Driven Out Of Football

A slew of recent racist incidents prompted FIFA president Gianni Infantino to call for action at his federation's annual awards ceremony.


23 September 2019
Will Iran Allow Women To Watch Football Matches In Stadiums? Here's What FIFA Boss Gianni Infantino Was Told By The Regime

Will Iran Allow Women To Watch Football Matches In Stadiums? Here's What FIFA Boss Gianni Infantino Was Told By The Regime

FIFA had demanded Iran allow women free unlimited access to stadiums following the 'Blue girl' incident where Sahar Khodayari killed herself after being...


11 September 2019
Five Indian Cities Inspected For FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup

Five Indian Cities Inspected For FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup

In March 2019, FIFA President Gianni Infantino had announced that India would host the 2020 U-17 Women's World Cup


23 July 2019
‘Save Indian Football’ - Six I-League Clubs Appeal To FIFA President Gianni Infantino

‘Save Indian Football’ - Six I-League Clubs Appeal To FIFA President Gianni Infantino

I-League clubs have requested FIFA president Gianni Infantino to probe All India Football Federation’s functioning, amidst allegations that the national...


23 May 2019
Blow To FIFA President Gianni Infantino, Qatar 2022 World Cup To Remain 32-Team Affair

Blow To FIFA President Gianni Infantino, Qatar 2022 World Cup To Remain 32-Team Affair

The news comes after Europe's top football clubs said in March that they would boycott an expanded 24-team Club World Cup -- also backed by Gianni Infantino --...


06 July 2018
FIFA President Gianni Infantino Invites Thai Boys Trapped In Cave To World Cup Final

FIFA President Gianni Infantino Invites Thai Boys Trapped In Cave To World Cup Final

Infantino said he hoped the Wild Boars team, who were stranded by rising floodwaters two weeks ago, would be rescued in time to watch the final in Moscow on...


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