- FIFA punishes 5 SAmerican clubs for illegal deals Updated: Mar-05-14 2:26 pm
- FIFA: World Cup opener stadium not ready until May Updated: Mar-01-14 12:51 pm
- FIFA panel tightens rule on player shirt slogans Updated: Mar-01-14 10:50 am
- Brazilian city scrambling to guarantee fanfest Updated: Feb-27-14 11:30 am
- FIFA: 2.3 million World Cup tickets allocated Updated: Feb-21-14 3:17 pm
- FIFA says a lot of work left before World Cup Updated: Feb-21-14 12:42 pm
- FIFA to keep pushing for fanfests in Brazil Updated: Feb-21-14 8:35 am
- Porto Alegre solves dispute over stadium add-ons Updated: Feb-20-14 3:45 pm
- FIFA: We won't hide from protests during World Cup Updated: Feb-20-14 2:07 pm
- Uneasy FIFA won't pay Brazil's World Cup bill Updated: Feb-19-14 10:48 am
- FIFA keeps Brazil city in World Cup despite delays Updated: Feb-18-14 5:10 pm
- Valcke expects 'quiet' World Cup despite protests Updated: Feb-17-14 8:38 pm
- FIFA promises surprise doping tests before WCup Updated: Feb-15-14 1:37 pm
- Valcke: Solution sought for Curitiba stadium delay Updated: Feb-14-14 3:17 pm
- 2022 World Cup leaders outline rights for workers Updated: Feb-11-14 4:04 pm
- English gay footballer slams FIFA on Russia, Qatar Updated: Feb-10-14 5:53 am
- Blatter: I would be FIFA candidate if members ask Updated: Feb-07-14 8:30 am
- Brazilian federation warned by FIFA over lawsuits Updated: Feb-06-14 8:38 pm
- Sepp Blatter wants IOC age limit scrappped Updated: Feb-06-14 9:04 am
ZURICH - FIFA has sanctioned five clubs from Argentina and Uruguay for illegal international player transfers.
ZURICH - The Sao Paulo stadium which hosts the opening match of the World Cup will not be finished until less than four weeks before Brazil plays Croatia on June 12.
ZURICH - Players at the World Cup face FIFA disciplinary action for revealing any slogan or image on their undershirts.
SAO PAULO - The World Cup host city of Recife is scrambling to find private partners to organize the FIFA-required fanfest during the tournament.
FLORIANOPOLIS, Brazil - FIFA said Friday it has allocated 2.3 million tickets for the World Cup, with Brazilians and Americans receiving most of them.
FLORIANOPOLIS, Brazil - World Cup organizers must keep working at full speed to guarantee Brazil will be ready to host football's showcase event in June, FIFA said Friday.
FLORIANOPOLIS, Brazil - FIFA will continue to push local officials to organize fanfests during the World Cup and could pursue legal action against the host cities that back down from their commitment.
FLORIANOPOLIS, Brazil - Officials in the southern Brazilian city of Porto Alegre have solved how to pay for the temporary structures that have to be installed outside Beira-Rio stadium during the World Cup, FIFA said on Thursday.
FLORIANOPOLIS, Brazil - FIFA says it is concerned about security challenges during the World Cup in Brazil but isn't afraid of being targeted by public demonstrations expected in June.
FLORIANOPOLIS, Brazil - FIFA says it will not pay some of Brazil's World Cup bills even though it admits the local organizers' failure to fulfill their commitments may jeopardize the tournament's success.
FLORIANOPOLIS, Brazil - A southern Brazilian city will host matches during this year's World Cup despite serious problems with a stadium renovation that put it on the brink of becoming the first venue ever to be kicked out because of delays, FIFA said Tuesday.
BRASILIA, Brazil - FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke expressed confidence Monday that Brazil's continuing violent demonstrations won't impact the World Cup, but added he counts on police to keep protesters seeking to disrupt the tournament at bay.
SAO PAULO - FIFA is expected to conduct surprise doping tests of all World Cup players at least once beginning in March, setting up biological passports to determine possible irregularities in blood and urine samples.
SAO PAULO - FIFA and Brazilian organizers are doing everything possible to keep the southern city of Curitiba in the World Cup despite a significant delay in stadium construction, FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke said Friday.
Qatar sought to allay widespread concerns about conditions for migrant workers on World Cup building projects by detailing on Tuesday how their rights must be protected by contractors.
LONDON - A leading figure within the English Football Association says she won't go to the World Cups in Qatar and Russia because of their anti-gay laws.
SOCHI, Russia - Sepp Blatter says he would seek re-election as FIFA president if the member federations ask him.
SAO PAULO - The Brazilian football federation said Thursday it has been warned by FIFA over the series of lawsuits filed in civil courts against a ruling of the sports tribunal which changed the relegation spots in the Brazilian league last year.
SOCHI, Russia - FIFA President Sepp Blatter says imposing age limits on sports administrators is an "act of discrimination."