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 Fifa has rejected an appeal by Luis Suárez and the Uruguay Football Federation (AUF) against his four-month ban from all football activities for biting an opponent.  Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA Wire.

Fifa has rejected an appeal by Luis Suárez and the Uruguay Football Federation against his four-month ban from all football activities for biting an o(...)

 In a still image taken from TV footage,  Luis Suarez carries his son Benjamin as he waves to supporters from the balcony of his house in  Solymar on the outskirts of Montevideo. The Uruguay football federation has launched an appeal  against the striker’s nine-match ban for biting. Photograph:  Reuters/Television Nacional Uruguay

Luis Suarez’s defence against a charge of biting an opponent was that he lost his balance and hit his face on Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini’s shoul(...)

Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini claims he was bitten by Uruguay’s Luis Suarez yesterday. Photograph: EPA

Luis Suarez’s lawyer flew to Rio de Janeiro this morning to present his defence after the Uruguay striker appeared to bite a player during his team’(...)

Steve Goddard, the acting head of refereeing for the South African Football Association in 2010, said he had refused a bribe from Football 4U International, a front for a match-fixing syndicate, over the appointment of referees. Photograph: New York Times

A soccer referee named Ibrahim Chaibou walked into a bank in a small South African city carrying a bag filled with as much as $100,000 in $100 bills, (...)