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Blatter says will not stand again after 2015

Fifa president Sepp Blatter said on Tuesday he would stand down in 2015 if he is re-elected for a fourth term in June.

FIFA bans, fines two executive committee members

Two Fifa executive committee members were banned and fined following an investigation into allegations they had offered to sell their vote.

World Cup bidders await outcome of Fifa meeting

Bidding nations for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups will seek a measure of clarity when Fifa considers the troubled process at a meeting on Friday.

Uncertainty hangs over World Cup hosting

The contest to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, due to be decided by Fifa has been thrown into uncertainty by allegations of vote-selling.

Fifa dismisses North Korea ‘witch-hunt’ claims

Fifa has dismissed allegations that North Korea's coach and players were punished for losing all three of their games at this year's Soccer World Cup.

Lucky 13 for Dutch who stun Brazil 2-1

Wesley Sneijder headed a second-half winner as The Netherlands came from behind to beat ten-man Brazil 2-1 on Friday.

Maicon spares Brazil’s blushes

Maicon produced an astonishing goal out of the blue to set Brazil on their way to a 2-1 win over a stubborn North Korea on Tuesday.

Fifa tighten transfer rules with new system

The Central American soccer director looked surprised when he was told that, to sell a player abroad, the fee had to be paid into a bank account.

Henry escaped punishment for handball

France striker Thierry Henry will not be punished over the handball which led to the decisive goal in the World Cup qualifying playoff against Ireland

Brazil rout Uruguay, Bolivia back to reality

Brazil went top of the South American World Cup qualifying group with an astonishing 4-0 win in Uruguay on Saturday.

Argentina retain gold with Di Maria gem

Argentina retained the Olympic gold medal in soccer by beating Nigeria 1-0 in Saturday's final with a stunning goal from Angel Di Maria.

Ghana produce late flurry to finish third

Hosts Ghana scored three times in the last 20 minutes to beat Côte d'Ivoire 4-2 to finish third in the Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday. Boubacar Sanogo, making his first start of the tournament, scored twice in nine minutes to give Côte d'Ivoire a 2-1 half-time lead.

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