Iran ‘assures’ FIFA women can attend World Cup qualifier
23 September 2019 | 10:39 am
Attention has been focused on Iran since a woman killed herself after being detained for trying to enter a football match. FIFA has been pushing for Iran to lift a 40-year-old ban on women attending matches.
20 Nov 2019
FIFA President Gianni Infantino meets with Costa Rica's President Carlos Alvarado, during a trip to the Central American country to study the possibility of Costa Rica and Panama co-hosting the U20 Women's World Cup. During a press conference, Infantino also said that he "never again" wants to see the corruption scandals that shook the world of football in recent years.
28 Nov 2019
FIFA President Gianni Infantino arrives in Lubumbashi to attend the 80th-anniversary celebrations of the football club Tout Puissant Mazembe.
30 Dec 2019
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba, accompanied by his mother and twin brothers, organised a charity match in Tours to raise money to create access to drinking water and education in Guinea.
3 Feb 2020
After effectively taking control of African soccer, FIFA says its mission to speed up reforms on the continent is complete.
4 Mar 2020
The blast happened at a football match in Afghanistan's southeastern Khost province. Earlier, the Taliban had said they would end the partial ceasefire against Afghan security forces and would resume military operations.
Tinubu’s chief security officer Lati Raheem is dead, FIFA to give members $150m of virus relief fund
24 Apr 2020
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Tolulope Arotile’s alleged killer charged with culpable homicide, criminal conspiracy, FIFA extends ban on Haiti football chief over rape and more
20 Aug 2020
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2 Sep 2020
EX-FIFA president Sepp Blatter arrives at the Swiss public prosecutor's office to be heard in the investigation about a payment of 2 million Swiss francs he made to Michel Platini.
Independence Day, #EndSARS top search in October – Google, COVID-19: NFF confirms receipt of $1m FIFA grant and more
28 Oct 2020
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23 Nov 2020
The Madagascan official has been handed a five-year ban from all football-related activity for financial misconduct. His misappropriation of funds included a pilgrimage to Mecca.
22 Jan 2021
FIFA has gone on the offensive amid ongoing speculation about a European Super League, insisting that any breakaway by leading clubs "would not be recognised by either FIFA or the respective confederation" while players would risk being banned from the World Cup and other major tournaments if involved.
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The bid to remove Boluarte comes amid violent protests following the ousting of former president Pedro Castillo.
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Germany says Ukraine will receive promised Leopard 2 tanks by early April. Russia has meanwhile sent more missiles as it continues its brutal and illegal invasion. DW has the latest.
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Thousands turn out to opposition-organised protests in South Africa to express deepening frustration over the country's power crisis. Also, in a rare trial of a former president, ex-Mauritanian leader Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz appears in court on corruption charges.
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The movie "Joyland" failed to make the Oscar nominations for best international feature film. But the first Pakistani film to be selected for the Cannes Film Festival is still making headlines. It tells the story of a married man who falls in love with a transgender erotic dancer.