Fifa president Sepp Blatter can speak for hours while saying everything and nothing, frequently contradicting himself within a single answer.

Beset by problems and sullied by corruption allegations, Sepp Blatter will stand next week before his dysfunctional “Fifa family”, ahead of the World (...)

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(...)

Former Fifa President Joao Havelangehas resigned as honorary president. Photo: Michael Regan/Getty Images

Joao Havelange, the Brazilian who ruled Fifa for more than two decades, has resigned as honorary president of the world governing body after be(...)

Rio de Janeiro's Joao Havelange stadium, scheduled to host athletics at the 2016 Olympic games, has been closed to undergo roof repairs, the city's mayor said. The stadium, completed less than six years ago, is currently the city's main soccer venue while the Maracana is rebuilt for  the World Cup.

The stadium which will host the athletics at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro has been closed for an indefinite period due to safety concern(...)