FIFA, in its recent pitch for the biennial World Cups, has claimed that the financial revenue would jump by USD 4.4 billion to USD 11.4 billion over a period of four years and also diminish the window for other sports to dominate.
Boxing, weightlifting and modern pentathlon have been left off the initial list of 28 on the 2028 programme for the 2028 Los Angeles Olympic Games, which will be put to IOC members for approval in February.
The 33-nation European Leagues group was briefed by FIFA officials, including Arsene Wenger, who shaped the proposal that includes biennial World Cups and fewer, but longer, breaks in domestic seasons.
Infantino made it clear that his organisation — a behemoth in the world of sports — is not solely guided by revenue.
The FIFA Council confirmed that the 72nd FIFA Congress will be held on 31st March 2022 in Doha, Qatar, in conjunction with the Final Draw for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.
The 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier between Brazil and Argentina in Sao Paulo was suspended after seven minutes due to alleged breaches of COVID-19 protocols.
English Premier League defied FIFA to decide that almost 60 players from 19 clubs would not be released next week to fly off to World Cup qualifiers in 26 countries on Britain's red list
Gianni Infantino vowed FIFA would protect football from competitions that are 'wrong' and denied encouraging the proposed European Super League
Arsene Wenger has proposed radical alterations to the international calendar, and Gianni Infantino insists FIFA must be open to any changes.
Infantino overlooked FIFA's own significant issues with Saudi Arabia in the meeting with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
Qatar, host of the next World Cup, has passed new laws that should improve workers' rights in the country, with FIFA applauding the move
FIFA deputy secretary general Alasdair Bell defended Gianni Infantino's conduct while claiming not to know the specifics of the meetings, denying his boss had acted recklessly
A Swiss special prosecutor opened a criminal case into FIFA president Gianni Infantino's conduct over his meetings with the country's attorney general
FIFA president Gianni Infantino has previously denied any wrongdoing in relation to the accusations
Michael Lauber and Gianni Infantino met twice in 2016, soon after the FIFA president was elected, and again in June 2017 while the attorney general controlled a sprawling investigation into corruption
President Gianni Infantino said FIFA has a "duty to be there and support the ones that are facing acute needs"
On Tuesday, FIFA will discuss how to arrange 2021 to cope with rescheduled tournaments, as well as potential global coronavirus support
This weekend's matches in the leading two divisions in Switzerland, where football's global governing body FIFA has its headquarters, were postponed on Friday after the government banned all events involving more than a thousand people
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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