Fifa

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NGO group says Fifa should pay £356m reparations to Qatar migrant workers
A group of NGOs has said Fifa should pay reparations of at least £356m to migrant workers whose human rights have been compromised by the Qatar World Cup

Paul MacInnes

19, May, 2022 @9:36 AM

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US women’s and men’s teams agree historic deal to share World Cup prize money
The US men’s and women’s soccer teams will share prize money from their respective World Cups equally in a historic agreement announced on Wednesday.

Tom Lutz in New York

18, May, 2022 @1:05 PM

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Pushing Buttons: What the EA-Fifa split means for fans
In this week’s newsletter: Predictably, this breakup of a thirty-year deal isn’t about fans at all - it’s just about money

Keza MacDonald

17, May, 2022 @11:45 AM

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Fifa believes it can make great sims without EA – but it should heed the fate of Championship Manager
The story of Eidos’s cult football management sim shows the limits of brand recognition – and suggests Fifa would have been better off sticking with Electronic Arts

Keith Stuart

12, May, 2022 @12:44 PM

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Fifa investigating accusations of sexual abuse against refereeing instructor
Fifa has confirmed its ethics committee is investigating allegations of sexual abuse and harassment made against one of its refereeing instructors and the Colombian Football Federation’s head of referees

Ed Aarons and Romain Molina

09, May, 2022 @2:45 PM

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Fifa opens proceedings against four coaches in Gabon sexual abuse inquiry
Fifa’s independent ethics committee has opened formal proceedings against Patrick Assoumou Eyi, Serge Mombo and two other coaches as part of its investigation into allegations of sexual abuse in Gabon

Ed Aarons and Romain Molina

03, May, 2022 @1:07 PM

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Largest US union federation presses Fifa on labor rights around 2026 World Cup
AFL-CIO leads a coalition demanding Fifa address concerns on human and labor rights at tournament in US, Canada and Mexico

Michael Sainato

08, Apr, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Lise Klaveness, the Norwegian who rocked Fifa: ‘It’s our job to push further’
The Norwegian Football Federation president does not shy away from an honest assessment of what football’s powers that be need to do to improve the global game

Paul MacInnes

01, Apr, 2022 @4:27 PM

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In it to win it: Southgate dreams big as England await World Cup draw | David Hytner
England’s manager believes they can win the ‘ultimate prize’ in Qatar, as the countdown continues to a World Cup like no other

David Hytner in Doha

31, Mar, 2022 @9:30 PM

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Qatar World Cup chief bites back after criticism from Norwegian FA
Dispute over the legacy of staging the men’s World Cup in Qatar broke out on the floor of the Fifa Congress on Thursday

Paul MacInnes

31, Mar, 2022 @2:41 PM

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Andy Robertson voices concerns over Scotland’s hectic summer schedule
Scotland’s World Cup play-off semi-final with Ukraine has been rearranged for June, but they are already scheduled to play four Nations League matches that month

Ewan Murray

28, Mar, 2022 @9:30 PM

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Fifa latest governing body to review links with Concussion in Sport Group
Fifa has said it is reviewing its relationship with the global sports concussion organisation it helps fund amid allegations of plagiarism against its former co-chair and influential neuroscientist Dr Paul McCrory

Andy Bull and Emma Kemp

14, Mar, 2022 @1:26 PM

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