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FIFA moves 2022 World Cup to December, triples player compensation

Mar 20, 2015 - 10:23 PM

We are taking a huge step forward in promoting relations between FIFA and the clubs in a spirit of mutual and constructive cooperation

FIFA President Joseph Blatter speaks to journalists following the FIFA Executive Committee meeting in Zurich, Switzerland, 20 March 2015. Photo by Ennio Leanza/EPA

AFC boss rules out FIFA presidency bid

Dec 01, 2014 - 4:53 PM

No no no said AFC president Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa at the AFC awards when asked if he saw himself as a potential leader of football s world body

FIFA head Sepp Blatter (R) won't have to worry about Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa (L) usurping his position. Photo by Josh Albelda

AFC president arrives in PH ahead of 60th anniversary

Nov 25, 2014 - 1:19 PM

The AFC which was founded 60 years ago in Manila looks to go back to it roots to celebrate one of the most prestigious events in Asian football

Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa has arrived in Manila. Photo from AFC website

FIFA a 'mafia family' says ex-English football chief

Jun 12, 2014 - 6:18 AM

FIFA I m afraid behaves like a mafia family It has a decades long tradition of bribes bungs and corruption said the former chairman of England s Football Association

BLATTER BLOTTER. FIFA president Joseph Blatter attends the 64th FIFA Congress in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Wednesday, June 11. Blatter says he is ready to seek another term at the top of the ruling football body next year. Photo by Marco Mendez/EPA

Sympathy, aid for Haiyan survivors pour in from sports world

Nov 21, 2013 - 8:52 AM

From the world of basketball football boxing and golf messages of compassion pour in for the 10 million affected by the storm

SPORTS WORLD AID. International sports personalities and organizations vow to help victims of typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan). Pau Gasol photo from UNICEF.org. Doug Baldwin Jr photo from Seattle Seahawks' official Twitter account