Michel Zen Ruffinen, a fierce critic of FIFA's outgoing President Sepp Blatter and its former Secretary General, says he has been asked to stand for the top job at football's governing body in the forthcoming election.
Worawi Makudi, President of the Football Association of Thailand (FAT) and a former member of the FIFA Executive Committee, has been suspended from all football activities at national and international level for 90 days with immediate effect.
Costas Takkas, one of seven officials arrested in Zurich earlier this year as part of an ongoing investigation into corruption at FIFA, has been extradited to the United States following approval from Switzerland's Federal Office of Justice (FOJ).
Blatter vows to show "fighting spirit" to contest FIFA suspension as more damning evidence is rumoured
Sepp Blatter has vowed to use fighting qualities to contest the corruption allegations growing against him following his suspension from all footballing activity for at least the next 90 days.
Mexico to defend Olympic title after earning Rio 2016 berth as Honduras beat the United States to qualify
Mexico earned the opportunity to defend their Olympic title after beating Canada 2-0 in the 2015 CONCACAF men’s Olympic Qualifying Championship semi-finals, which saw them secure a berth at Rio 2016.
Rebellion within world football has taken another step after the South American continental federation joined European body UEFA in supporting Michel Platini despite the Frenchman being handed a 90 day ban from all involvement in the sport by the FIFA Ethics Committee.
FIFA's Presidential Election, scheduled for next February, could be postponed, it has been suggested as pressure grows for an external figure to take over the running of football's beleaguered world governing body.
Football Federation Australia (FFA) have announced that the country's women’s team will proceed with a planned camp and tour of China, which will see them continue their preparations for the Rio 2016 Olympics.
An appeal has been filed by Sepp Blatter against his suspension from football by FIFA's Ethics Committee, with the Swiss' lawyers insisting he "will not be found guilty", while former vice-president Chung Mong joon is planning to appeal his six-year ban to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
Europe's football governing body UEFA have vowed to "stand fully behind" their President Michel Platini despite him being handed a 90 day suspension from "all football related activity".
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has warned how FIFA must act "swiftly to regain credibility" amid a claim that their problems are "structural" in nature, requiring more changes than simply the election of a new President.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter and UEFA counterpart Michel Platini have both been provisionally suspended for 90 days, football's governing body has confirmed today, while former vice-president Chung Mong-joon has also been banned for six years.
Macedonian midfielder Arijan Ademi failed a doping test following his club side Dinamo Zagreb's Champions League victory over English opponents Arsenal last month, it has been announced.
Mexico earned top spot in Group B of the 2015 CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualifying Championship after overcoming 10-man Honduras 2-1 at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City.
FIFA's Ethics Committee has recommended current President Sepp Blatter be suspended for 90 days, according to a long-term adviser of the Swiss Klaus Stöhlker.