- Brazil loses without Neymar; Argentina falls with no Messi Updated: Oct-08-15 10:25 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil showed Thursday it can't win against the best without Barcelona star Neymar, losing 2-0 at Chile as qualifying in South America opened for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
- Blatter suspended as FIFA president; Platini also banned Updated: Oct-08-15 7:57 pm
ZURICH - Sepp Blatter is out of a job at FIFA. Michel Platini might never even get there.
- The Latest: Hayatou says Platini can be credible candidate Updated: Oct-08-15 2:13 pm
ZURICH - The Latest from the FIFA investigation (all time local):
- No Messi, Neymar, Suarez and Rodriguez as qualifying opens Updated: Oct-07-15 3:48 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Lionel Messi, Neymar, Luis Suarez and James Rodriguez will all be missing when 2018 World Cup qualifying gets underway in South America on Thursday.
- Swiss agree to extradite Costa Rican to US in FIFA case Updated: Sep-29-15 10:21 am
BERN, Switzerland - Switzerland's justice ministry on Tuesday granted an American request to extradite former Costa Rican soccer federation president Eduardo Li in the FIFA bribery case.
- Swiss prosecutor asks FIFA to hand over Valcke's emails Updated: Sep-23-15 1:39 pm
ZURICH - FIFA has been urged by Switzerland's attorney general to hand over emails used by Jerome Valcke, its secretary general who was suspended last week.
- Ferguson reveals pursuit of Guardiola as United successor Updated: Sep-21-15 9:48 pm
LONDON - Alex Ferguson lined up Pep Guardiola as his potential successor at Manchester United but the Spanish coach didn't call him before taking the Bayern Munich job.
- South Africa: Opposition asks police to investigate WCup bid Updated: Sep-21-15 8:56 am
CAPE TOWN, South Africa - The chief organizer of South Africa's 2010 World Cup was one of two senior soccer officials named Monday in a criminal complaint alleging corruption in the FIFA vote to decide the tournament host.
- Blatter rallies FIFA staff after cutting ties with Valcke Updated: Sep-18-15 12:09 pm
GENEVA - Sepp Blatter tried to rally the troops at FIFA headquarters after the suspension of his top deputy, insisting soccer's embattled world governing body would withstand the latest wave of corruption allegations.
- Putin marks 1,000 days to World Cup without Valcke Updated: Sep-18-15 5:46 am
MOSCOW - Russia is marking 1,000 days to go until the 2018 World Cup, but FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke is absent after being suspended from his duties.
- Numbers stack up in American, Swiss FIFA corruption cases Updated: Sep-14-15 4:14 pm
ZURICH - Four months after stunning arrests and raids rocked FIFA, there could yet be four years until the final criminal trial is heard.
- Ex FIFA adviser: Blatter faces scrutiny for TV rights deal Updated: Sep-14-15 6:55 am
ZURICH - FIFA President Sepp Blatter should face a criminal investigation for selling under-valued World Cup television rights to Jack Warner, the governing body's former anti-corruption adviser said Monday.