Human Rights Watch (HRW) has claimed that FIFA are "sponsoring games in illegal Israeli settlements" after the governing body's Monitoring Committee decided not to take any action on the ongoing situation between Israel and Palestine during a meeting earlier today.
The ongoing dispute between Israel and Palestine is set to drag on for a further five months at least after FIFA President Gianni Infantino confirmed a decision would not be made until October during today's Congress.
FIFA has removed the item concerning the dispute between Israel and Palestine from the Congress agenda after they claimed it would be “premature" for the membership to "take any decision" regarding the ongoing row.
Palestine Football Association (PFA) President Jibril Rajoub has criticised Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu following reports he phoned Gianni Infantino in a bid to pressure FIFA to remove an item from this week's Congress.
FIFA has come under further pressure to ensure a solution is reached in the ongoing dispute between Israel and Palestine during its annual Congress here this week.
FIFA Monitoring Committee head Tokyo Sexwale delivered a long-awaited draft report concerning the ongoing situation between Israel and Palestine during a meeting described as "stormy" in Zurich yesterday.
A leading official from the Palestine Olympic Committee (POC) visited Sapporo to look at proceedings during the Asian Winter Games and work on getting the country involved in future snow sport events.
FIFA Monitoring Committee head Tokyo Sexwale has led a delegation on a visit to Israel and Palestine in an attempt to identify solutions to the problems in the two countries which are hindering their footballing development.
Olympic Committee of Israel (OCI) chief executive Gili Lustig has met with Wilfried Lemke, the United Nations secretary general’s special adviser on sport for development and peace (UNOSPDP), to promote sport as a catalyst for peace-building and reconciliation.
Next month's FIFA World Cup qualifier between Palestine and Saudi Arabia will take place on Palestinian soil after all, football's world governing body has decided, having initially ruled it must be played on neutral territory.
Palestinian Football Association slam FIFA decision to play World Cup qualifier on neutral territory
It is "impossible" for the Palestinian Football Association (PFA) to accept a FIFA ruling for them to play a 2018 World Cup qualifying match against Saudi Arabia on neutral territory, the governing body has claimed today.
Palestine caused a shock on the opening day of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Asia Men's Championship as they came from behind to upset the fancied Philippines 75-73 in Group B.
Palestine clinch first-ever medal at WTF promoted event with silver at World Cadet Taekwondo Championships
Palestine won their first-ever medal at a World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) promoted international competition as Mohammad Yasini took silver in the men’s under 41 kilograms division on the third day of the World Cadet Championships at the T1 Arena in Muju County, South Korea.