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  1. FIFA, FIFPro and Interpol launch match-fixing campaign

    TOKYO -- FIFA, international players' union FIFPro and Interpol have launched a campaign to combat match-fixing. The aim of the campaign, launched at the FIFPro Congress in Tokyo, is to raise awareness of the dangers of match-fixing, to provide posit...

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2014
  2. Defense Secretary: Sports to continue at military academies throu...

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has decided that football games and other sports will go on at the military service academies this weekend, and continue through the end of the month, despite the government shutdown.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2013
  3. Brazil's World Cup spending to be investigated

    ESPN staff

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    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2013
  4. Brazil's World Cup spending to be investigated

    ESPN staff

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    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2013
  5. Historic FIFA appointment for Burundi's Nsekera

    Firdose Moonda

    FIFA left a two-million-dollar mark in Mauritius this week. Apart from granting the Indian Ocean island nation the right to host the organization's 63rd Congress, it also completed its fourth goal project in the country with the installation of a foo...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  6. FIFA congress to debate age, term limits

    Associated Press

    The annual FIFA congress of member nations next month will debate whether to impose age and term limits on candidates for positions at soccer's governing body.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2013
  7. FIFA mulls tough sanctions for racist abuse

    Associated Press

    FIFA is looking to approve tougher sanctions for racist abuse at its congress of 209 soccer nations.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2013
  8. Romario seeks probe into alleged Brazilian federation corruption

    Associated Press

    Former Brazil great Romario says he is gathering signatures among other members of the country's congress to investigate alleged corruption at the nation's soccer federation.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2012
  9. FIFA's Sepp Blatter calls for alternative to penalty shootouts

    FIFA president Sepp Blatter has asked German soccer great Franz Beckenbauer to find an alternative to penalty-kick shootouts.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2012
  10. FIFA's Sepp Blatter expects less chaotic Congress of nations

    Sepp Blatter said Tuesday he expects the FIFA Congress of world soccer nations to be a lot calmer than the last one.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2012
  11. FIFA prepares to pick anti-corruption officials

    Tackling corruption in soccer will again top FIFA's agenda when the 208 members meet this week for a congress that will also see the first woman appointed to the governing body's executive committee.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2012
  12. Brazil senate wants to talk to Sepp Blatter over 2014 World Cup b...

    Brazil's senate wants to discuss a contentious World Cup bill with FIFA President Sepp Blatter instead of Secretary General Jerome Valcke, who last month caused a spat with the government after crudely complaining about the country's slow preparations.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2012
  13. FIFA glad World Cup bill advanced in Brazil

    FIFA is pleased that Brazil's lower house of Congress passed a bill giving soccer's governing body the guarantees it wants to organize the 2014 World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2012
  14. Turkey match-fixing scandal -- Punish fixers, not clubs, prime mi...

    Turkey's prime minister says individuals rather than clubs should be punished for match-fixing.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2012
  15. FIFA to pay for national team players' insurance, Sepp Blatter sa...

    FIFA president Sepp Blatter promised on Thursday that soccer's world governing body will pay to insure players on international duty, in a move expected to satisfy Europe's top clubs.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2012
  16. FIFA, Brazil warm up again with Pele photo, lunch with Congress

    Kind words were all it took to get FIFA and Brazil back on the same page.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2012