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.
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.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has sent a letter to the United Nations (UN) asking them to include world football's governing body FIFA in the database it is compiling of enterprises doing business in Israeli settlements in Palestine.
FIFA has opted to disband its anti-racism taskforce after declaring their work had been "completed", sparking widespread criticism from a number of officials and organisations.
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.
Gianni Infantino of Switzerland has been elected as the ninth President of FIFA after he claimed the simple majority required in the second round of voting at the world governing body's Extraordinary Congress here today.
Frenchman Jérôme Champagne has become the latest candidate for the FIFA Presidency to have an attempt to postpone tomorrow's election dismissed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
FIFA Presidential candidate Gianni Infantino has received the backing of disaffected territories Crimea and Gibraltar in his bid for the top job at world football’s governing body.
FIFA Presidential candidate Gianni Infantino remains confident of securing the top job at world football’s governing body after claiming “more than half” of the African Member Associations will vote for him in this week’s election following a short visit to Robben Island near Cape Town.
Champagne attacks Infantino over "dangerous" financial campaign pledges in bid to become FIFA President
FIFA Presidential candidate Jérôme Champagne has launched an attack on rival Gianni Infantino ahead of next week’s election, claiming the Swiss’ financial pledges are “dangerous” for the future of the game.
Human rights groups claim none of candidates for FIFA President committed to preventing corruption and ending abuse of workers
Campaign group Amnesty International has criticised the five candidates for the FIFA Presidency for failing to commit to a series of pledges aimed at preventing corruption and human rights abuses related to World Cup tournaments.
The Asian Football Confederation today reiterated its support for its leader, Shaikh Salman Bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa, in his bid for the FIFA Presidency following a meeting in Kuala Lumpur.