World football's governing body FIFA's president Gianni Infantino on Friday announced the creation of a committee to monitor labour conditions in the stadiums hosting the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Nearly two decades after winning the 1998 football World Cup, French former international Emmanuel Petit has expressed doubts about whether the hosts cleanly won the FIFA competition or the victory in the final was the result of match fixing
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Infrastructure firm Ashoka Buildcon today said it has neither financed any construction by the family of former Maharashtra Deputy CM Chhagan Bhujbal nor sponsored then MP Sameer Bhujbal's trip to FIFA World Cup in South Africa
Football striker Luis Suarez scored in his first international match in almost two years as Uruguay held Brazil to a 2-2 draw in their World Cup qualifier here
India coach Stephen Constantine described their 0-4 loss to Iran in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers as a 'very difficult' game for his side, which was left depleted due to injuries to key players
Indian football team will face its toughest test in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers when it takes on Asia's highest ranked side Iran, sans influential striker Sunil Chhetri, at their own backyard here today
India's national football team coach Stephen Constantine expressed his displeasure at the Iran Football Federation not extending the courtesy of letting the visiting team train at the main stadium ahead of the FIFA World Cup qualifier on Thursday
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South Africa's sports minister denied yesterday that bribes were paid to win the right to host the 2010 World Cup, as FIFA seeks to claw back money from officials facing graft charges in the United States
FIFA on Wednesday demanded tens of millions of dollars in damages from the "sordid" officials now facing charges in the United States over mass bribery scandals that have rocked world football
Manchester City's star striker Sergio Aguero said he will leave the English Premier League side for Argentine football club Independiente after the 2018 World Cup, even though his current contract does not expire until 2019
An independent inquiry said Friday it could not rule out Germany bought votes to secure the 2006 World Cup and linked Franz Beckenbauer to a “mysterious” deal with disgraced FIFA official Jack Warner
Brazil's football team head coach Dunga has announced a 23-member squad for the upcoming matches against Uruguay and Paraguay in the South America Qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup
Brazil defender Thiago Silva has admitted he suffered from a bout of depression after the host nation's humiliating 7-1 loss to Germany in the semi-finals of the 2014 World Cup
Kolkata giants Mohun Bagan kicked off their AFC Cup football campaign with a commanding 5-2 victory over Maziya Sports and Recreation Club of the Maldives here today.
Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter has claimed the 2022 World Cup vote was not fixed, saying: "You can’t buy a World Cup."
FIFA’s inspection team is satisfied with the planning aspect of India’s preparations for next year’s U-17 World Cup, but said that major renovation work needs to be done in most of the six stadia to be compliant with international standards.
The rights to host the final of the U-17 World Cup in 2017 may be awarded to Kolkata, a delegation of the world football's governing body FIFA said on Thursday
FIFA's ethics committee yesterday sanctioned German football legend Franz Beckenbauer with a warning and a light fine for failing to cooperate with a probe into the bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups