FIFA accused of failing Afghan sexual abuse victims
While FIFA celebrates women's football at the World Cup in France, it tramples it underfoot in other regions. For its president Gianni Infantino, the sexual abuse of Afghan national players is only an annoying side note.
Qatar 2022: FIFA admits violation of workers' standards
FIFA has for the first time admitted a violation in workers' standards as Qatar prepares for the 2022 World Cup. The revelation comes following an investigative report by German broadcaster WDR.
Putin honors Fifa's President with state medal over World Cup
Russian president Vladimir Putin awards FIFA President Infantino with the Order of Friendship for his "enormous contribution in the organization of the 2018 FIFA World Cup." "I would simply like to thank you dear president and thank all the people of Russia and congratulate you as well for having hosted and organized the best World Cup ever last year ", says FIFA President Gianni Infantino during the ceremony.
Plastic cups from 2018 FIFA World Cup used to make soccer pitch in Russia
A soccer pitch has been unveiled in Sochi, made entirely from recycled beer cups from the 2018 FIFA World Cup as part of a drive to be 'socially responsible' with plastic.
President Trump meets with FIFA President Gianni Infantino
FIFA President Gianni Infantino presented President Trump with his very own red card during a meeting at the White House on Tuesday.
'Come to Russia and support your team' - FIFA ambassador tells English
FIFA World Cup ambassador and former Miss Russia Victoria Lopyreva called on England fans to come to Russia and support their team on Monday (July 9) despite difficult relations between Britain and Russia.
All net for Putin and Infantino at Red Square soccer pitch
Russian president Vladimir Putin and FIFA President Gianni Infantino each scored goals as they tried their soccer skills in Red Square on Thursday.
Drug cartels and the World Cup
Some South American drug traffickers are trying to take advantage of the FIFA World Cup to smuggle cocaine using soccer merchandises. Police at the Bogota airport intercepted a consignment of fake Colombian World Cup jerseys laced with cocaine heading for Spain.