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Gianni Infantino becomes new president of FIFA

General secretary Gianni Infantino has been elected as a new FIFA president. In the second round of voting that took place in Zurich he was supported by 115 out of 207 football associations. …

Russia moves up one position in FIFA rankings

Today on the official website of FIFA a new rating of national football teams was published, according to which Russia has risen from 24th to 23rd place, with 895 points. Belgium, Argentina, Spain, Germany and Chile occupy the first five places. …

Jerome Valcke dismissed as FIFA Secretary General

The FIFA Emergency Committee decided to dismiss Jerome Valcke from the position of FIFA Secretary General with immediate effect on January 9. The duties of the Secretary General will continue to be assumed by the …

Russia retains 24th place in FIFA's rankings

Russia has retained 24th position with 895 points on the ranking list of the International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA), published on January 7. Turkey is 21st (933 points), Iran is in 43rd position (672 points), …

Blatter: our suspension from football is nonsense

FIFA chief Joseph Blatter said that his work in football is finished. According to him, he has lost faith in FIFA on May 27 after the intervention by the US law enforcement. "Our suspension is nonsense. According to Swiss law, to …

Germany accused of bribery to host 2006 FIFA World Cup

Football, cars and beer are perhaps the three traditionally most widespread positive associations when it comes to Germany. But not this autumn. It seems that the end of 2015 turned out to be extremely unfortunate for both the German automotive …

Blatter suspended from his duties

FIFA President Joseph Blatter was suspended from his duties for 90 days, the adviser to the head of FIFA Klaus Shtelker reported. "President Blatter was suspended for 90 days - that's all …

FIFA experts to arrive in Sochi

Today a joint delegation of FIFA representatives and the Russia 2018 organizing committee will arrive in Sochi. The delegation, headed by the General Director of the Russia 2018 organizing committee, Alexei Sorokin, and …

Top European football in Tbilisi

The final game of the UEFA Super Cup is due to start in a few minutes. The two best club teams in Europe according to the last season – the owner of the main club trophy of the continent, Barcelona FC and the ...