FIFA (Federation Internationale de Football Association): News

26 Aug 2023


FIFA suspends Spanish FA boss Luis Rubiales: Details here

Football governing body FIFA has provisionally suspended Spanish Football Federation president Luis Rubiales.

25 Aug 2023


Controversial Luis Rubiales resigns as Spanish FA president: Complete details

Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) president Luis Rubiales has resigned from his post.

20 Jul 2023

New Zealand

3 dead in Auckland shooting ahead of Women's WC kick-off

At least two individuals and an armed attacker were killed and five others were injured in a shooting incident on Thursday in Auckland, New Zealand.

29 Jun 2023

Indian Football Team

FIFA Rankings, India climb to 100th spot: Details here

The Indian men's football team has broken into the top 100 of FIFA Rankings.

08 Jan 2023

Arsene Wenger

Wenger to help with Indian football's grassroots programme: Details here

Former Arsenal manager and FIFA's current chief of global football development, Arsene Wenger will play a role in Indian football's grassroots programme and talent development.

23 Nov 2022

Zakir Naik

Zakir Naik not invited to FIFA World Cup inauguration: Qatar

Qatar has reportedly informed India that no official invitation was sent to Islamist and Indian fugitive Zakir Naik to attend Sunday's 2022 FIFA World Cup opening ceremony in Doha.

21 Nov 2022

FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup: Why are European teams abandoning 'OneLove' armband?

Seven European nations, England, Wales, Belgium, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Germany, and Denmark have decided to abandon the "OneLove" armbands.

21 Nov 2022

FIFA World Cup

JioCinema buffering? How to fix problem and enjoy FIFA live-streaming

The 2022 FIFA World Cup opening ceremony began in full glory on November 20. While it was quite an experience for the on-site audience, it turned out otherwise for JioCinema users who couldn't watch the live stream due to buffering issues.

18 Nov 2022

FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup: Beer sales banned at stadiums in Qatar

There will be no alcohol served at the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar confirmed FIFA on Friday.

02 Oct 2022


Indonesia: 174 die in stampede after football fans invade pitch

At least 174 persons died and 180 were injured in a stampede at a football match in Indonesia's East Java province late on Saturday, AFP reported quoting East Java Police Chief Nico Afinta.

02 Sep 2022


AIFF presidential poll: Kalyan Chaubey beats Bhaichung Bhutia

Former India footballer Kalyan Chaubey beat Bhaichung Bhutia to become the president of All India Football Federation (AIFF). Chaubey claimed a win margin of 33-1 to earn a massive win.

FIFA lifts ban on AIFF: How did the saga end?

On Friday, FIFA lifted the suspension imposed on the All India Football Federation (AIFF).

22 Aug 2022


Supreme Court scraps CoA; AIFF suspension could be lifted soon

In a major development, the Supreme Court has revoked the three-member Committee of Administrators (CoA) that was appointed to monitor the daily affairs of the now-suspended All India Football Federation (AIFF).

16 Aug 2022


FIFA suspends All India Football Federation: All we know

In what comes as a shocking piece of news, FIFA has suspended the All India Football Federation (AIFF) with immediate effect due to "undue influence from third parties".

02 Apr 2022

FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup 2022: Key details of mascot and schedule

FIFA has announced La'eeb as the official mascot for the FIFA World Cup 2022 which will be held from November 21 to December 18 in Doha.

11 Jun 2021

EA Sports

Hackers steal EA's FIFA, Battlefield source code, matchmaking server code

In a disturbing development, some hackers reportedly gained access to servers belonging to popular game developer Electronic Arts (EA). On underground hacking forums, the infiltrators claimed to have retrieved source code for the FIFA 21 game and EA's Frostbite engine that powers games including Battlefield.

21 May 2021


India will host FIFA U-17 Women's WC in October 2022

The U-17 Women's World Cup will be held in India from October 11 to 30 next year, FIFA Council said on Thursday.

12 Feb 2021


FIFA Club World Cup: Bayern beat Tigres to become champions

Bayern Munich's quest for trophies continued as they beat Tigres 1-0 to win the FIFA Club World Cup final.

09 Feb 2021


Bayern Munich progress to the FIFA Club World Cup final

Champions League holders Bayern Munich progressed to the FIFA Club World Cup final after beating Al Ahly in Qatar.

11 Dec 2020


Belgium crowned FIFA's Team of the Year for third consecutive-year

Belgium have been named as FIFA's Team of the Year for the third consecutive time.

26 Nov 2020

FIFA World Cup

Diego Maradona dies aged 60: His career records and stats

One of the greatest football players of all time, Diego Maradona breathed his last on Wednesday. He was 60.

25 Nov 2020

Lionel Messi

Best FIFA Football Awards 2020: Lewandowski leads 11-man shortlist

Bayern Munich talisman Robert Lewandowski, who won the treble with the club in a brilliant 2019-20 campaign, heads the shortlist for the Best FIFA Men's Player award.

25 Nov 2020

AC Milan

Zlatan Ibrahimovic slams EA Sports: Details here

Veteran AC Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has lashed out at EA Sports, claiming they are using his name and face in the FIFA video game series without his permission.

18 Nov 2020

FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers (CONMEBOL): List of records broken

Matchday four of the South American FIFA World Cup Qualifiers saw heavyweights Brazil overcome Uruguay 2-0 to maintain their 100% start to the campaign.

15 Jul 2020


FIFA announces schedule for 2022 World Cup

FIFA, on Wednesday, released the full schedule for the 2022 World Cup which will be played in Qatar during November-December.

09 Jun 2020


FA wants to postpone summer transfer window to August-October

The Football Association (FA) is discussing proposals to move the summer transfer window to the month of August until October.

09 Jun 2020


Non-payment of salaries see 5 East Bengal players send notices

I-League club East Bengal have seen five players send notices to former sponsors Quess for non-payment of salaries.

16 May 2020


Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony has been postponed: Details here

FIFA's The Best awards ceremony, scheduled to be held in Milan on September 21, has been postponed amid the coronavirus pandemic, world football's governing body confirmed.

12 May 2020


FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup: New dates have been confirmed

The FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup which was supposed to be held India in November 2020, will now take place between February 17 to March 7 in 2021.

09 May 2020


Teams could use five substitutes when football season resumes

Football teams will be allowed to use five substitutes when the 2019-20 season resumes after a FIFA proposal to help with fixture congestion was approved.

07 Apr 2020


World Cup: Former FIFA officials accused of taking bribes

According to US prosecutors, former FIFA executives took bribes in return for voting for Russia and Qatar to host the World Cup.

04 Apr 2020


Coronavirus outbreak: FIFA recommends postponing international matches scheduled for June

The COVID-19 working group has recommended the postponement of all international matches scheduled for June in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

26 Mar 2020


Coronavirus outbreak: FIFA considers changing summer transfer window dates

The coronavirus pandemic has crippled the world with more than 21,000 deaths being reported so far.

India's FIFA World Cup qualifiers postponed: Details here

The Indian men football team's next FIFA World Cup Qualifier against Qatar has been postponed.

17 Jan 2020

Real Madrid

Has Varane found out the secret to keep Messi quiet?

It is no secret that Barcelona's Lionel Messi is one of the most prolific goal-scorers in world football, and keeping him quiet is a monumental task.

22 Dec 2019

Liverpool FC

Here is the list of Liverpool's achievements in 2019

Liverpool have continued their sublime run of form in 2019 and it makes them a force to be reckoned with.

10 Dec 2019

Russia News

FIFA seek clarity from WADA over Russia's ban: Details here

The sporting world received a shocker when the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) banned Russia from participating in global competitive events for four years.

07 Dec 2019

Real Madrid

#NewsBytesRanking: The greatest French footballers of all-time

France are the reigning world champions, having won the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

06 Dec 2019

Chelsea FC

Chelsea free to sign players as transfer ban is halved

English giants Chelsea can breathe a sigh of relief as their ongoing two-window transfer ban has been halved by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

22 Nov 2019

Cristiano Ronaldo

Ranking the greatest Brazilian footballers of all-time

A number of footballing nations have produced a countless number of extra-ordinary footballers.

14 Nov 2019


Arsene Wenger grabs new role with FIFA: Details here

Former long-time Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, on Wednesday, grabbed a new role with the football's governing body, Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA).

18 Oct 2019


Five footballers with the most number of international goals

Any footballer begins his career at club level and it is their performance, along-with goal-scoring skills, especially for strikers, which puts them in consideration to play at the international level.