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  1. No signings in 2015: Barcelona’s transfer ban upheld, FIFA rejects appeal

    Aug 20, 2014, 8:28 AM EDT

    Manchester City v Barcelona - UEFA Champions League Round of 16

    Barcelona banned by FIFA from signing any new players from September 2014 to January 2016.

  2. US national team drop in latest FIFA rankings, Costa Rica, Mexico climb

    Aug 14, 2014, 8:15 AM EDT

    USA v Germany: Group G - 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

    USMNT drop as Ticos become highest-ranked CONCACAF nation.

  3. Come at the king: Sepp Blatter challenges FIFA presidential rivals

    Aug 9, 2014, 1:05 PM EDT

    Sepp Blatter

    The closest Sepp Blatter has ever come to talking hip-hop style trash happened Saturday in Switzerland.

  4. Sepp Blatter comments that MLS has decided to adopt FIFA calendar; League VP denies

    Aug 5, 2014, 12:50 PM EDT

    Canada FIFA Women U20 Soccer

    Speaking in Canada ahead of the U-20 Women’s World Cup, FIFA’s president dropped some ‘knowledge’ regarding Major League Soccer’s plans for its calendar.

  5. Ex-Palestine player killed, drawing calls for FIFA sanctions of Israel

    Aug 3, 2014, 9:46 AM EDT


    Ahed Zaqout, 49, appeared in a friendly against France in 1994 before becoming a coach and broadcaster.

  6. FIFA’s senior vice-president Julio Grondona dies, Argentina mourns

    Jul 30, 2014, 1:42 PM EDT


    One of the most influential men in world soccer passed away on Wednesday at the age of 82.

  7. FIFA says World Cup will stay in Russia, “can achieve positive change”

    Jul 25, 2014, 9:05 AM EDT


    It can be the soccer tournament that changes Russia forever (so implies FIFA)

  8. Qatar/Russia World Cup bidding investigation delayed until September

    Jul 21, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT

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    The findings were due in late July, but will have to wait. Will Qatar and Russia hold onto their World Cup hosting duties?

  9. WATCH: Real-life edition of the FIFA video game series is well-done

    Jul 20, 2014, 9:27 PM EDT

    Screen Shot 2014-07-20 at 9.54.54 PM

    Down to some of the smallest details, this ‘FIFA’ video is very decent.

  10. FIFA lifts Nigeria suspension after leaders restored to power

    Jul 18, 2014, 1:50 PM EDT

    Brazil Soccer WCup France Nigeria

    The lifting comes after the deadline to ensure Nigeria’s participation in next month’s U20 Women’s World Cup.

  11. US drop two spots in latest FIFA world rankings

    Jul 17, 2014, 7:49 AM EDT

    USA Training & Press Conference - 2014 FIFA World Cup

    Despite promising World Cup, the U.S. slide in the latest FIFA rankings.

  12. World Cup awards: Rodriguez, Neuer, Pogba, Colombia all honored

    Jul 13, 2014, 6:53 PM EDT


    FIFA hands out Golden Ball, Golden Glove, Young Player of the tournament, Fair Play award… all the details, here.

  13. Brazil to have 25,000 officers, soldiers on duty for World Cup final

    Jul 12, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT

    Brazil Soccer WCup Protests

    Nineteen were arrested in recent anti-World Cup protests, and Brazil is stacking up security for Sunday’s big event.

  14. Wow: Nigeria Football Federation suspended by FIFA

    Jul 9, 2014, 1:47 PM EDT

    Brazil Soccer WCup Nigeria Argentina

    The repercussions for Nigeria’s national government stepping into NFF activities are coming hard and fast.

  15. You know that cute, fuzzy World Cup mascot? FIFA’s got him dirty, too.

    Jul 7, 2014, 3:34 PM EDT

    Brazil Saving the Armadillo

    What impetus would anyone have to believe anything is going to change in the way FIFA operates for the tournaments in Russia, Qatar or 2030 World Cup: Moon.

  16. Four companies punished, 11 Brazilians arrested in World Cup scalping scandal

    Jul 7, 2014, 2:05 PM EDT


    It’s certainly not a surprise, as scalping problems exist around the Super Bowl and other major sporting events as well.

  17. Son of FIFA VP denies World Cup ticket scandal claim

    Jul 4, 2014, 2:20 PM EDT

    FIFA President Sepp Blatter addresses the media in Zurich

    Son of FIFA’s senior VP denies latest allegation of ticket scandal in Brazil.

  18. Police: FIFA member the source of illegal ticket sales

    Jul 3, 2014, 1:34 PM EDT


    Oh dear, FIFA are in trouble again after another scandal.

  19. Luis Suarez offered asylum by KF Hajvalia of Kosovo Superleague

    Jul 2, 2014, 5:10 PM EDT

    SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - JUNE 19: Luis Suarez of Uruguay celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between Uruguay and England at Arena de Sao Paulo on June 19, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

    Hajvalia, who finished 6th in last year’s Superleague, plays its home matches at the 1,000 capacity Hajvalia Stadium.

  20. Raising bar on villainy, Suarez says, “He thrust his shoulder into me”

    Jun 25, 2014, 8:34 AM EDT

    Italy v Uruguay: Group D - 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

    Admire what Luis Suarez does for your club or country, but know he won’t learn. More on the Uruguayan’s latest wicked behavior and ignorance.

  21. FIFA officially charges Luis Suarez for biting Giorgio Chiellini

    Jun 25, 2014, 7:55 AM EDT

    Brazil Soccer WCup Italy Uruguay

    From the AP: If the panel finds Suarez guilty of assaulting an opponent, FIFA rules call for a ban of at least two matches up to a maximum of 24 months.

  22. Drawing lots? Iran, Nigeria, US and more could have fate decided by chance

    Jun 23, 2014, 11:30 AM EDT

    UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League - Quarter Finals Draw

    So in this situation, not without precedent, there would literally be a physical selection of lots by the opposing teams. Bananas. Or ping-pong balls. Or tiny slips of paper.

  23. Klinsmann, van Gaal suggest preferential treatment for Germany, Brazil

    Jun 23, 2014, 7:45 AM EDT

    Brazil Soccer WCup US Portugal

    Fair or not, Germany and Brazil have some marked advantages for their match-ups against the United States and Holland.

  24. US/Portugal game could see heat index tease 100; More Manaus criticism

    Jun 19, 2014, 9:12 AM EDT


    It’s going to be hot in Manaus for a huge tilt between Portugal and US. Water breaks, anyone?

  25. Croatia upset at referee’s inability to communicate during match with Brazil

    Jun 14, 2014, 12:10 PM EDT


    Vedran Corluka accused Yuichi Nishimura of being unable to speak English. However, it seems the Japanese referee can, in fact, do so.

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