According to numerous news reports Swiss law enforcement officials arrested several leading FIFA representatives at a hotel in Zurich on corruption charges. Photograph: EPA.

The world governing body of football, Fifa, was plunged into an unprecedented crisis on the eve of its congress in Zurich after Swiss authorities arre(...)

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(...)

Bin Hammam was banned from football for life in 2011 for offering bribes to Caribbean Football Union officials via former Concacaf president Jack Warner. Photograoh: Karim Jaafar/AFP/Getty

The parliamentary assembly of the Council of Europe has called on Fifa to re-run the vote for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, claiming in a new report th(...)

 Whistleblower in Michael Garcia’s investigation into the award of the 2022 World Cup,  Phaedra Almajid has claimed Fifa’s bungling has put her life in danger. Photograph: EPA/Mohamed Messara

The Fifa World Cup was one of the sporting highlights of 2014. Off the field, however, it has been an annus horribilis for football’s world governing (...)

Michael  Garcia resigned as Fifa ethics investigator  in protest at the way his report into the 2018/2022 World Cup bidding process was handled by Hans-Joachim Eckert, the ethics judge of soccer’s governing body. Photograph: Michael Buholzer/Reuters

Fifa’s executive committee began a two-day meeting amid tight security in the Morocco on Thursday with members expected to vote on whether to release (...)

Michael Garcia has resigned from his role as Fifa’s independent ethics investigator

The Fifa ethics investigator who spent 18 months and £6m compiling a report into the controversial 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding race has quit his p(...)

Michael Garcia could now choose to leak his entire report or take the case to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/FIFA/FIFA via Getty Image

Once more through the looking glass. In a flurry of press releases, Fifa yesterday again attempted to bolt the stable door on its botched investigatio(...)

The Fifa whistleblower who said her confidentiality had been breached and her safety compromised by its investigation into the bidding process for th(...)

Fifa president Sepp Blatter has insisted the ethics investigation into the bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups will not be reopened, despite the world governing body lodging a criminal complaint with the Swiss attorney general over “suspected unlawful activity” of unnamed individuals connected with the bidding contests.  Photograph: Adam Davy/PA Wire

Fifa ethics investigator Michael Garcia has lost his appeal against the findings which cleared Qatar and Russia to host the 2022 and 2018 World Cups. (...)

Theo Zwanziger call on the  Fifa Executive Committee to vote on the publication of the Garcia Report.  Photograph:  Friedemann Vogel / Getty Images

Fifa’s executive committee will be asked to formally vote next week on whether the Garcia report into World Cup bidding should be published.German Fi(...)

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