FIFA has banned Lee Harmon, a member of its ruling Council, for three months after he was found guilty of reselling tickets at last year's World Cup in Russia.
Russian President Vladimir Putin called on world football's governing body to help ensure last year's World Cup has an effective legacy for the country during a meeting with FIFA head Gianni Infantino.
Panini, the leading manufacturer of sticker albums, have announced it will almost double revenue on the back of last year's FIFA World Cup in Russia to about €1 billion (£863 million/$1.1 billion).
FIFA Technical Study Group discovers France had less possession and ran less than rivals but still ended up World Cup champions
FIFA’s Technical Study Group (TSG) has published its 2018 World Cup report, including comprehensive statistics on the tournament and each individual match, team profiles and exclusive video footage to support the analysis.
A successful free visa scheme introduced by Russia for this year's FIFA World Cup could be extended to next year's Winter Universiade in Krasnoyarsk, it was revealed today.
So the FIFA World Cup, which ended yesterday with France lifting the trophy for the second time with a 4-2 victory over Croatia at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, was officially the greatest in the tournament's 88-year history.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin on the success of the FIFA World Cup and claimed it was time to bring "Russian sport fully back into the international sports community" following the Sochi 2014 doping scandal.
Belgium finished their participation at the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup by comfortably winning the third place play-off 2-0 against England in Saint Petersburg.
FIFA have claimed analysis of all doping tests conducted before and during the Russia 2018 World Cup have produced negative results to date.
Mike Rowbottom: Lausanne, Paris, London, and the Stade at the bottom of our garden thrilling to the 2018 World Cup
Last week I travelled to Lausanne to cover the International Association of Athletics Federations Diamond League meeting there, and as I walked down in blazing sunshine from the station to the athletes' hotel by the side of Lake Leman, I passed cafes full of intent television viewers. Switzerland were playing Sweden in their World Cup match of 16.
A strange phenomenon infiltrated my country last month, as we looked forward to Russia 2018: for probably the first time I can remember, the England football team approached a major tournament without seemingly the entire male population from Lindisfarne to Mevagissey thinking they could win it.
Croatia have found themselves at the centre of a diplomatic row with Russia, forcing them to send home an assistant coach who posted a pro-Ukraine video which has angered the host country.
Olympic Movement should learn value of promiscuity after Putin lesson during Russian "Decade of Sport"
It began with a speech on 4 July in 2007 in Guatemala and it will end with handshakes, disappointment, joy and presentation of a small gold trophy in Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium on 15 July 2018.
There have been plenty of surprises during this FIFA World Cup so far - but Vladimir Putin and Russia using the tournament to earn political capital is not one of them.