FIFA’s extensive reform package will take the next step tomorrow when it officially becomes part of the world football governing body’s Statutes.
Exclusive: FIFA Reform Committee chair Carrard blasts link between Infantino and Panama Papers as "ridiculous"
Suggestions that new FIFA President Gianni Infantino was involved in any wrongdoing over a UEFA broadcasting contract uncovered in the leak of the Panama Papers are “ridiculous”, Reform Committee chairman François Carrard told insidethegames here today.
FIFA's Member Associations have followed the advice of the Executive Committee by approving the extensive set of reforms with an overwhelming majority here today.
Former International Olympic Committee (IOC) director general François Carrard has been hired by the International Swimming Federation (FINA) to undertake a review into all aspects of their corporate governance, it was announced following a Bureau meeting here today.
Reform recommendations passed unanimously by the FIFA Executive Committee prove world football’s governing body is “unable to deliver a sustainable governance model which is fit for the 21st century”, the European Club Association (ECA) has claimed, while also blasting them for not consulting clubs and key stakeholders when proposing an expansion of the World Cup.
FIFA’s Executive Committee has unanimously approved a set of proposals put forward by the Reform Committee, including restricting the President to a maximum 12-year term.
The third meeting of FIFA’s Reform Committee is due to begin in Zurich tomorrow where a final set of proposals will be discussed before they are presented to the governing body’s Executive Committee next month.
ICSS director of integrity Chris Eaton reading the riot act to FIFA, the IOC and all establishment figures in sport
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Michael Hershman, founder of Transparency International and a former FIFA Independent Governance Committee (IGC) member, has heavily criticised the work of football's world governing body's Reform Commission, which he believes is a "waste of time and money".
FIFA Reform Committee chair François Carrard has claimed solving problems within football's world governing body will be harder than addressing similar issues within the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in the late 1990s due to the need to pacify 209 contrasting National Associations.
Problems within football's world governing body FIFA will be a major part of discussions at the Securing Sport 2015 Conference starting here tomorrow, with speakers including Presidential candidate Tokyo Sexwale, Reform Committee chair François Carrard and US Soccer President Sunil Gulati.
Support for Platini falling after UEFA refuse to offer their full backing as Sheikh Salman emerges as favoured candidate
UEFA are set to seek an alternative candidate to support to succeed Sepp Blatter as President of FIFA with Bahrain's Sheikh Salman Bin Ibrahim Al-Khalifa emerging as the most likely candidate if Michel Platini is barred from running.
The Committee established in the wake of the corruption claims which rocked football's governing body FIFA has made "important steps" towards delivering reforms, according to its chairman.
FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke could launch an audacious bid to become the next President of world football’s governing body following reports he has sounded out the possibility among FIFA officials and at least one Confederation.
More than 100 reports of "suspicious financial activity" now received as part of 2018 and 2022 World Cup bid process probe
Swiss authorities have now uncovered more than 100 reports of suspicious financial activity relating to the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups to Russia and Qatar respectively.