Sepp Blatter has been claiming that there were political interventions regarding the Qatar World Cup. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA Wire.

Fifa president Sepp Blatter has claimed there were “political interventions” from the French and German presidents ahead of the 2018 and 2022 World Cu(...)

 A file photo  showing the Fifa logo at the Fifa headquarters in Zurich. Photograph: EPA

The US has asked Switzerland to extradite seven Fifa officials who were arrested in May as part of an investigation into alleged corruption, the Swiss(...)

 Sepp Blatter speaks during an event for workers building the planned Fifa museum in Zurich. Photo:  Kurt Schorrer/Reuters

Sepp Blatter has been urged to stop “flirting with power” by the man who will oversee the next Fifa presidential election. Blatter announced on June 2(...)

 “Only those who know the past can understand the present and shape the future. Or in other words: the ball is round – but only those who come from outer space know the actual dimensions of our sport,” Sepp Blatter told a Swiss newspaper.  Photograph: Adam Davy/PA Wire.

In what is becoming a regular pattern, Fifa has been forced to insist hurriedly that Sepp Blatter will not stand again for the presidency and will “l(...)

Sepp Blatter has told Swiss newspaper Blick he hasn’t resigned as Fifa president. Photograph: Epa 2:49

Sepp Blatter has told a Swiss newspaper he has not quit as Fifa president, adding to speculation he may try to stay on as head of world soccer’s gover(...)

Argentina’s former player Diego Armando Maradona is set to run for the Fifa presidency according to South American media reports. Photo: Getty Images

Diego Maradona wants to stand for the Fifa presidency to succeed Sepp Blatter, according to reports in South America. Maradona, 54, has been a fierce (...)

Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber said investigators were examining “nine terabytes” of information seized from Fifa’s Zurich headquarters and Swiss banks. Photograph: Reuters 1:31

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

Fifa president Sepp Blatter promised in 2011 that his fourth term as president would be his last before performing a U-turn. Photograph: Ennio Leanza/EPA

Fifa has moved to head off speculation that Sepp Blatter could stay on as president by pointedly making it clear the adviser responsible for suggestin(...)

Sepp Blatter will not reconsider his resignation decision despite the comments of former advisor. Photo: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters

Fifa has moved to distance Sepp Blatter from speculation that he could stay on as president by pointedly making it clear that the adviser responsible (...)

Swiss attorney general Michael Lauber will make a statement on Wednesday regarding the scope of the investigations into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids. Photograph: Afp

Switzerland’s attorney general will make a statement on Wednesday about his investigation into the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. M(...)