Luis Suarez has told Fifa that he "lost his balance" and "fell on top of his opponent". Uruguay is appealing his lengthy ban.
The would-be Fifa president, is accused of using the Asian Football Confederation bank accounts to conduct his private affairs. Graham Dunbar reports.
The AFC has accused its disgraced president Mohammed bin Hammam of bribery after an internal audit showed fresh allegations of financial wrongdoings.
Uefa has charged the German football association after anti-discrimination monitors reported seeing a neo-Nazi banner at a Euro 2012 match.
Spain and Italy confirmed their heavyweight reputations at Euro 2012, advancing to the quarterfinals after winning their final group matches.
Sepp Blatter expects the Fifa Congress of World Football Nations to be a lot calmer than the last one, which became mired in corruption allegations.
Two former Fifa committee members have lost their appeals against two-year bans for corrupt behaviour during bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.
Already judged as one of football's all-time greats at just 24, Lionel Messi has extended his reign as the world's best player for a third year.
Manchester United won't be gracing the glamorous Champions League again this season after being upstaged and ousted by FC Basel.
Fifa's release of a document naming football officials who took millions of dollars in kickbacks from World Cup broadcast deals has been postponed.
A leading consultant has cut ties with Fifa out of frustration with the body, dealing a blow to president Sepp Blatter's anti-corruption mission.