A superb strike from Brazilian forward Everton in extra-time sent Gremio through to the final of the FIFA Club World Cup as they beat Pachuca 1-0 in the United Arab Emirates.
Peru captain Paolo Guerrero has been ruled out of next year's FIFA World Cup in Russia after he was given a one-year ban for failing a drugs test.
Hosts Al Jazira defeated Asian champions Urawa Red Diamonds 1-0 in Abu Dhabi to set up a FIFA Club World Cup semi-final clash with favourites Real Madrid.
Defending champions Japan will meet Australia in the group stage of the Women's Asian Cup, following the draw in Jordan today.
Kuwait will replace Qatar as hosts of the upcoming Gulf Cup of Nations following the decision from FIFA to lift the country's suspension, it has been announced.
Football Federation Australia (FFA) has avoided being taken over by a Normalisation Committee after FIFA agreed to a proposal to instead establish a "Congress review working group".
London's Wembley Stadium will stage an additional four matches at the 2020 UEFA European Championship after Brussels was stripped of its hosting rights due to concerns over a proposed new venue.
FIFA World Cup winner Lilian Thuram said at the Peace and Sport Forum here that attitudes towards racism in Europe have not changed since he arrived at Italian club Parma in 1996.
Brazilian striker Romarinho scored the only goal as Al-Jazira knocked out Oceania champions Auckland City to begin the FIFA Club World Cup.
Kuwait's suspension from FIFA has been lifted following an unannounced visit by its President Gianni Infantino.
Football clubs which supply squad members for next year’s FIFA World Cup in Russia can look forward to massively increased payments of around $8,530 (£6,360/€7,180) per player per day, in recognition of their “contribution to the successful staging” of the tournament.
Sunil Gulati has confirmed he will not stand for re-election as President of US Soccer during the governing body's Annual General Meeting in February.
Real Madrid will aim to become the first team to defend the FIFA Club World Cup title when the competition begins in Al Ain, in the United Arab Emirates.
Ticket sales for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia go back on sale today, following the group stage draw earlier this month.
A financial subsidy of $500,000 (£371,000/€420,000) has been granted by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to each of the continent's five teams who have qualified for next year's FIFA World Cup.