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Russia’s deputy prime minister Vitaly Mutko, who is also heading up the World Cup organising committee, pictured with Fifa president  Gianni Infantino during last week’s draw in Moscow. Photograph:  Sergei Chirikov/EPA

Cornel Borbely, Fifa’s ethics committee chairman, was investigating the alleged role of Russia’s deputy prime minister for sport, tourism and youth po(...)

Fifa president Gianni Infantino (right) and Russian deputy prime minister Vitaly Mutko give a press conference prior to the  World Cup draw  in Moscow. Photograph: Alexander Nemenov/AFP/Getty Images

How awkward it has been for Fifa and its president, Gianni Infantino, ruthlessly plotting a course towards next year’s World Cup in Russia, that the I(...)

 Fireworks over Khalifa International Stadium during its  official opening ceremony in May. It’s the  the first completed 2022 Fifa World Cup venue, five years before the tournament begins. Photograph: Qatar/Getty

The prospects of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups being hosted by Russia and Qatar have been strengthened after Fifa dramatically published in full the i(...)

Hans-Joachim Eckert has been ousted as Fifa chief ethics judge. Photograph:

Fifa has given no explanation for ousting the two heads of its Ethics Committee, but the move has led some to point the finger at president Gianni Inf(...)

Fifa have confirmed Europe will receive three additional places at an expanded 48-team World Cup. Photograph: Michael Buholzer/Afp

Corruption cases at Fifa will be conducted by a new chief investigator and heard by a new judge thanks to sweeping changes announced by the ruling cou(...)

Fifa’s ethics committee has recommended a two-year ban from all football activities for former German FA president Wolfgang Niersbach. Photograph: Getty

Fifa’s ethics committee has recommended a two-year ban from all football activities for former German FA president Wolfgang Niersbach for an alleged b(...)

Eugenio Figueredo, a former senior Fifa vice-president recently accused of corruption. Photograph: Getty

Fifa could face another crisis after the Panama Papers revealed an apparent conflict of interest at the heart of the ethics committee supposed to clea(...)

Former  FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke. Photograph: Sebastiao Moreira/EPA

Jerome Valcke, the former right-hand man to the banned Fifa president Sepp Blatter, is facing a possible nine-year suspension from soccer after Fifa’(...)

Fifa president Sepp Blatter and the favourite to replace him, Michel Platini. Photograph: Getty Images

Fifa confirmed on Monday that they will investigate the alleged distribution from their headquarters of an anonymous heavily critical ‘dossier’ on Uef(...)

Fifa whistleblower Chuck Blazer, pictured with Sepp Blatter, has been banned from football for life by the organisation’s ethics committee. Photograph: Getty

Chuck Blazer, the former Fifa executive committee member who turned whistleblower for the FBI, has been banned from football for life. The ban was ann(...)

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