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(...)

Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff signs a soccer ball as she poses for a picture with FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke, third left.

At next week’s opening ceremony of the World Cup there will be two very different Brazils on show.President Dilma Rousseff, as leader of the host coun(...)

Fifa president Sepp Blatter: “Yes it was a mistake [but] you know,  one makes lots of mistakes. Photograph: PA

French and German government officials went through the motions yesterday of rejecting Sepp Blatter’s suggestion that it had been the interest of b(...)

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(...)