- Del Nero quits FIFA executive committee; Sarney takes over Updated: Nov-26-15 3:07 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO - The Brazilian Football Confederation said its president Marco Polo del Nero stepped down Thursday from FIFA's executive committee and will be replaced by Fernando Sarney.
- FIFA executive committee to make progress on reforms Updated: Nov-24-15 5:14 am
ZURICH - The FIFA executive committee will discuss ongoing reforms for the scandal-scarred soccer body at a meeting in Zurich next week.
- FIFA President Blatter says he was near death in hospital Updated: Nov-23-15 7:07 am
ZURICH - Without specifying his illness, Sepp Blatter said in excerpts from a television interview that he was near death when hospitalized for stress-related problems this month.
- Anti-corruption group study says FIFA members too secretive Updated: Nov-19-15 10:13 am
ZURICH - Too many FIFA member federations are secretive about what they do and how they spend money, according to an anti-corruption monitor's study.
- Interim FIFA president Issa Hayatou has kidney transplant Updated: Nov-13-15 12:19 pm
ZURICH - Interim FIFA president Issa Hayatou has had successful surgery for a kidney transplant, the governing body said Friday.
- Swiss agree to extradite FIFA suspect Figueredo to Uruguay Updated: Nov-11-15 10:06 am
BERN, Switzerland - Switzerland's justice ministry says it has approved the extradition of FIFA investigation suspect Eugenio Figueredo to his native Uruguay, though the move is unlikely to happen.
- Mutko faces FIFA ethics scrutiny for role in Russian scandal Updated: Nov-10-15 11:47 am
GENEVA - In a clash of sports mired in crisis, the FIFA ethics committee will study Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko's role in his country's damaging doping scandal.
- Lawyer: Blatter in hospital for checkup but is 'fine' Updated: Nov-06-15 1:51 pm
ZURICH - Sepp Blatter was in the hospital for a medical checkup Friday, his lawyer said, adding that the suspended FIFA president "expects to be home shortly."
- FIFA reform commission chair: Change more likely this time Updated: Nov-03-15 2:31 pm
NEW YORK - The chairman of the FIFA reform commission says he believes soccer's leaders are more likely to make real changes this time because of pressure caused by the governing body's legal troubles.