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FIFA develops new & enhanced integrity resources for member associations & confederations!

FIFA has today launched a new and enhanced integrity toolkit that aims to protect the integrity of football and help member associations and confederations to strengthen and further enhance existing measures in place to protect national and regional-level football matches and competitions from match manipulation. Building on the successful integrity …

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Candidates for UEFA Executive Committee & FIFA Council announced!

Following the resignation of Germany’s Reinhard Grindel in 2019 from his positions as a UEFA Executive Committee member and FIFA Council member, elections for these two positions will be held at the 44th Ordinary UEFA Congress on March 3, 2020 in Amsterdam. By the set deadline of Friday, January 3 …

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FIFA president Infantino discusses ideas for global football in Doha!

On the eve of the last match of the FIFA calendar in 2019 — the final of the FIFA Club World Cup — FIFA president Gianni Infantino provided his views on the tournament, Qatar’s readiness for the 2022 FIFA World Cup and the future of world football competitions, starting with …

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FIFA Legends take part in Generation Amazing Youth Festival!

A selected group of FIFA Legends that together holds a coveted collection of trophies and football awards will be coming to Doha this week to take part in the Generation Amazing Youth Festival and follow the 2019 FIFA Club World Cup in Qatar presented by Alibaba Cloud. Argentinian coach Santiago …

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FIFA files claims against Joseph Blatter and Michel Platini!

FIFA has today filed claims in the relevant Swiss courts against former FIFA President Joseph Blatter and former FIFA Vice-President Michel Platini, seeking restitution of the CHF 2 million unduly paid to Mr Platini back in February 2011. This follows the unanimous resolution recently adopted by the FIFA Governance Committee …

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FIFA welcomes Brussels Court of Appeal ruling on FIFA’s TPO & TPI rules!

The Brussels Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal by Doyen Sports Investments and Belgian club FC Seraing seeking the illegality of FIFA’s Third Party Ownership (TPO) and Third Party Influence (TPI) rules. FIFA’s TPO and TPI rules are set out in article 18bis and 18ter of the Regulations on the …

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FIFA & European Parliament to team up to address social issues through football!

FIFA President Gianni Infantino and European Parliament (EP) President David Sassoli have agreed to organising a joint event next year with the objective to address critical social issues via football following a fruitful meeting held today in Brussels. “We started a path at FIFA some years ago to invest football …

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