General secretary  Jerome Valcke says Fifa are getting closer to deciding the date of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Photograph: Alessandro Della Bella/EPA

The Premier League is to maintain its opposition to moving the 2022 Qatar World Cup to the winter despite Fifa edging further towards its preferred op(...)

Russian president Vladimir Putin (left) and Fifa president Joseph Blatter (right) at a supervisory board of the local organising committee (LOC) meeting on the preparations for the 2018 Fifa World Cup at the Luzhniki Arena in Moscow. Photograph: Mikhail Klementev / EPA

Russia and Ukraine will be put into different groups at the 2018 World Cup finals if the Ukrainians qualify and relations between the two countries do(...)

A man believed to be Uruguayan soccer player Luis Suarez (second from right) watches as bags are unloaded   outside his home in the small coastal town of Solymar, near Montevideo on Friday. Photograph:   Carlos Pazos/Reuters

Fifa chief Jerome Valcke has claimed Liverpool are not being punished by the four-month worldwide ban imposed on Luis Suarez for biting and told the s(...)

Sepp Blatter has been president of Fifa since 1998.

The Fifa president, Sepp Blatter, has refused to speculate on whether Qatar could be stripped of the World Cup over a new round of bribery allegati(...)

Jack Warner: describes the furore over Daily Telegraph revelations as “foolishness”.

Former Fifa vice-president Jack Warner might have a point when, as he did yesterday, he describes the furore regarding the emergence of documen(...)

A view inside the Arena da Baixada  stadium in Curitiba, which has yet to be completed. Photograph: Rodolfo Buhrer/Reuters

With 100 days to go before the World Cup starts, Brazil is in the home straight of the countdown and huffing and puffing to complete stadiums, (...)

 Fifa secretary general Jerome Valcke has ordered Qatar 2022 World Cup chiefs to deliver a detailed update on improvements to the “unacceptable” work conditions in the Middle Eastern country.  Photograph: Adam Davy/PA

Fifa has ordered Qatar 2022 World Cup chiefs to deliver a detailed update on improvements to the “unacceptable” work conditions in the Middle Eastern (...)

Fifa president Sepp Blatter, seen here confirming Qatar as the  hosts of 2022 World Cup in Zurich  2010.  Photograph: Getty Images

The extent of the risks faced by migrant construction workers building the infrastructure for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar has been laid bare by offic(...)

 Pele greets Fifa deputy general secretary Jerome Champagne during the 2006 World Cup draw in December 2003  in Frankfurt/Main. Photograph: Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images

Sepp Blatter’s former right-hand man Jerome Champagne officially launched his bid to stand for the Fifa presidency on Monday, firing the first shot(...)

Migrant labourers work on a construction site  in Doha in Qatar.

Last June and a chirpy press release brought “news” of a fresh Fifa initiative: Fifa had agreed with the champagne producers, Taittinger, that its bra(...)