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Balotelli vows to walk off pitch following future racial abuse May 16, 11:02 am
Washington, May 16 (ANI): AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli has said that he has been subjected to much racial abuse and will walk off pitch if he faces anymore racial slurs during the game.
Pele to be a part of upcoming Cannes Film Festival May 9, 4:44 pm
New York, May 9 (ANI): Legendary footballer Pele will reportedly be seen at the Cannes Film Festival this month as the Imagine Entertainment plans to shoot a film on him, ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
FIFA clamps down on racism with 'relegation' proposal May 7, 2:02 pm
Johannesburg, May 7 (ANI): World football governing body FIFA has put strong clamps on racism by proposing strict rules under which teams face being thrown out of competitions or even relegated if their staff or fans are found guilty of racism or discrimination.
Washington, May 1 (ANI): Former president of the international football governing body FIFA, Joao Havelange, had resigned as the honorary president following a World Cup bribery case that has tarnished the organization for more than a decade.
'Screeching' vuvuzelas to make way for 'clattering' Brazilian caxirolas in 2014 World Cup Apr 25, 2:42 pm
London, Apr 25 (ANI): Brazil has launched a musical instrument known as caxirola to be the aural stimulant of choice at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, to be held in the country.
London, Apr 23 (ANI): According to international football governing body FIFA, the Twitter accounts of its head Sepp Blatter and the World Cup team have been hacked, with spoof messages posted claiming that Blatter was involved in corruption.
Washington, Apr.17 (ANI): Brazil officials are reportedly planning tougher security strategies ahead of 2014 Football World Cup and 2016 Rio Olympics following the Boston Marathon blasts.
UEFA wants 10-match ban on players, officials guilty of racism Apr 11, 12:04 pm
Washington, Apr 11 (ANI): European football's governing body UEFA, which has been accused of being too soft on racism in the past, has proposed that offending players or officials will be banned for 10 matches if they are found guilty of the offence.
FA finds no proof of racist attack against Ferdinand brothers during World Cup qualifier Apr 9, 11:35 am
London, Apr 9 (ANI): The English Football Association (FA) is reportedly set to tell FIFA that they have no evidence of racist chanting by English fans during the World Cup qualifier of England against San Marino.
Anti-racism group calls for retirement of FIFA president Blatter over soft stand on menace Apr 6, 10:38 am
Washington, Apr 6 (ANI): An anti-racism group is putting the pressure on FIFA president Sepp Blatter to step down from his post after his recent comments on racism led to accusations that he has gone soft on fighting the issue.
FIFA to pick German GLT firm for 2014 World Cup if passes trial in Confederations Cup Apr 3, 11:53 am
London, Apr 3 (ANI): Football governing body FIFA will choose German firm GoalControl to provide goal-line technology (GLT) system for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil if it proves successful during its trial at the 16-match Confederations Cup this summer.
England fans reported to FIFA by anti-racism body for sick taunts at Ferdinand brothers Mar 29, 4:24 pm
Johannesburg, Mar 29 (ANI): England fans have been reported to FIFA by anti-racism body FARE after they hurled sick taunts at Rio and Anton Ferdinand during last week's World Cup qualifier against San Marino.
London, Mar 21 (ANI): FIFA president Sep Blatter has admitted Qatar could lose the right to stage the World Cup in 2022 as temperatures in the Arab country rise above 50 degrees in summer.
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): FIFA has written to the Nigerian Football Federation to seek explanation over reports that lesbians have been banned from playing in the West Africa nation.
Manama, Mar 4 (ANI): FIFA has suggested for the first time that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar could be moved to winter if medical evidence showed that playing in the intense summer heat would be dangerous.
Johannesburg, Mar 2 (ANI): Football governing body FIFA is set to allow decisions of the goal-line technology (GLT) to be shown to fans on big screens in stadiums and television.
London, Mar 1 (ANI): Premier League clubs have been ordered to install Goal-line Technology (GLT) for the start of the next season.
Johannesburg, Feb 28 (ANI): Football governing body FIFA has banned 74 Italian and South Korean officials and players from world football on charges of match-fixing.
London, Feb 20 (ANI): FIFA has announced that the much-hyped goal-line technology (GLT) will be used at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, and added that the technology may be introduced in the Premier League as well next season.
Sydney, Feb 9 (ANI): FIFA has been accused of promoting a culture of nepotism, by an independent body which was set up to fix the mode of operations of the international football governing body.
Johannesburg, Feb 7 (ANI): Football governing body FIFA has created a website where whistleblowers can report any allegations of corruption and match-fixing going on internationally.
London, Feb 6(ANI): Brazilian striker Neymar has claimed England has no chance of winning the 2014 FIFA World Cup in because they are over-reliant on their only match-winner Wayne Rooney,
London, Feb 2(ANI): Former England international David Beckham is set to land a 20 million pound deal to become the face of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
FIFA president Blatter says point deduction or relegation 'ideal punishment' for racism Jan 25, 4:34 pm
London, Jan 25(ANI): FIFA president Sepp Blatter has admitted fining racist elements is not good enough to stop such elements from repeating their offences, adding tougher actions such as point deductions, relegation or spectators-ban can be the solution to this menace.
Washington, Jan 24(ANI): FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke has claimed match fixing is a disease that could kill football in future.
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