Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini will have formal hearings this month into allegations they breached Fifa’s ethics code. Photograph: Afp

Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini will have formal hearings later this month into allegations that they breached Fifa’s ethics code, it has been announc(...)

Suspended Fifa president Sepp Blatter has revealed he was ‘close to death’ when he collapsed earlier this month. Photograph: PA

Sepp Blatter has revealed he was “close to death” after collapsing earlier this month. The 79-year-old, currently suspended from his post as Fifa pres(...)

Fifa’s ethics committee has concluded investigations into suspended president Sepp Blatter and Uefa president Michel Platini and is understood to be seeking lengthy bans for the pair. Photograph: Jon Buckle/PA

Fifa’s independent ethics committee has “requested sanctions” in its final reports on suspended president Sepp Blatter and Uefa president Michel Plati(...)

Former Fifa vice-president Jack Warner has been banned from all football-related activitiy for life. Photograph: Reuters

Jack Warner, the former Fifa vice-president and executive committee member, has been banned for life from participating in any kind of football-relate(...)

Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber said investigators were examining “nine terabytes” of information seized from Fifa’s Zurich headquarters and Swiss banks. Photograph: Reuters

Swiss investigators are looking into 53 possible cases of money laundering and 104 incidents of suspicious activity in Swiss bank accounts as part of (...)

A photograph  of  May 29th, 2015 shows Fifa president Sepp Blatter gesturing during the association’s congress in Zurich, Switzerland. Blatter was re-elected to his Fifa position  that day despite international pressure to step down.  Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images

Here is a timeline of the scandal that has engulfed Fifa in recent years. December 2010 Russia is awarded the 2018 World Cup and Qata(...)

According to numerous news reports Swiss law enforcement officials arrested several leading FIFA representatives at a hotel in Zurich on corruption charges. Photograph: EPA.

The world governing body of football, Fifa, was plunged into an unprecedented crisis on the eve of its congress in Zurich after Swiss authorities arre(...)

Fifa’s head of security has called for an investigation into claims Mohamed bin Hammam made a vote-trading pact to aid Qatar’s World Cup bid. Photograph: Getty

Fifa’s head of security during the controversial race to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups has called for an investigation into claims Mohamed bin Ham(...)

Bin Hammam was banned from football for life in 2011 for offering bribes to Caribbean Football Union officials via former Concacaf president Jack Warner. Photograoh: Karim Jaafar/AFP/Getty

The parliamentary assembly of the Council of Europe has called on Fifa to re-run the vote for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, claiming in a new report th(...)

 Whistleblower in Michael Garcia’s investigation into the award of the 2022 World Cup,  Phaedra Almajid has claimed Fifa’s bungling has put her life in danger. Photograph: EPA/Mohamed Messara

The Fifa World Cup was one of the sporting highlights of 2014. Off the field, however, it has been an annus horribilis for football’s world governing (...)