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    1. Fast FT

      January 10, 2017

      Fifa to expand football World Cup to 48 teams

      Fifa has voted to expand the World Cup to 48 teams in a move it believes will secure $1bn more in revenues, as world...

    2. Fast FT

      September 14, 2016

      Uefa appoint Slovenian president to replace Platini

      Slovenia’s Aleksander Ceferin has been elected president of Uefa, European football’s governing body, succeeding the...

    1. Fast FT

      September 9, 2016

      Fifa starts formal proceedings against Sepp Blatter

      Football’s governing body Fifa has opened “formal proceedings” against three former executives, including former...

    2. June 13, 2016

      KPMG resigns as Fifa auditor

      KPMG Switzerland has resigned as auditor of Fifa after more than a decade, football’s world governing body said on...

    3. FT Data

      June 12, 2016

      Euro 2016 predictions: who will win in France based on the key stats?

      Follow John Burn-Murdoch The European Football Championships are upon us, and with them an eclectic mix of prediction...

    4. Fast FT

      June 3, 2016

      Blatter named in $80m Fifa secret bonus investigation

      Fifa’s disgraced ex-president Sepp Blatter is among a group of powerful football executives who paid themselves $80m in...

    5. Fast FT

      May 13, 2016

      Fifa appoints first ever female secretary general

      Fifa has appointed Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura (pictured above) as its new Secretary General, selecting an African woman...

    6. Fast FT

      March 16, 2016

      Fifa seeks millions as 'victimised institution'

      Fifa says it’s seeking to reclaim tens of millions of dollars siphoned off by “corrupt Fifa members and other football...

    7. Fast FT

      March 8, 2016

      FIFA match agent pleads guilty in corruption probe

      A Fifa match agent pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiring to bribe football officials when arranging matches and media...

    8. FT Photo Diary

      February 26, 2016

      Gianni Infantino elected FIFA president

      New elected FIFA president Gianni Infantino, right, of Switzerland reacts during the extraordinary FIFA congress in...

    9. FT Photo Diary

      February 26, 2016

      The Extraordinary FIFA Congress

      FIFA presidential candidate Gianni Infantino, of Switzerland, second left, laughs during the Extraordinary FIFA...

    10. Fast FT

      December 21, 2015

      Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini receive 8-year ban

      Football’s governing body has banned Sepp Blatter, the president of Fifa, and Michel Platini, president of Uefa, from...

    11. beyondbrics

      February 1, 2013

      Argentina's Globant: international innovation

      MIT, Stanford and Harvard may have written case studies about his company but Martín Migoya, CEO of Globant, an...

    12. beyondbrics

      October 1, 2012

      Putin: quit smoking and drinking, watch the World Cup

      Vladimir Putin has been holding forth about what Russia will gain by investing billions of dollars in preparations for...

    13. June 8, 2012

      Advisers allege Fifa ethics panel sexism

      Fifa will not allow women to sit on a key ethics committee to investigate allegations of wrongdoing within football’s...

    14. MBA blog

      April 4, 2012

      From the Super Bowl to a chilli cook-off

      Albert Einstein, when asked to explain his theory of relativity said; “Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute and it...

    15. March 30, 2012

      Fifa rapped over handling of graft claims

      Fifa’s handling of a raft of bribery and vote-rigging allegations was inadequate and the sanctions it imposed on...

    16. March 23, 2012

      Fifa urged to appoint investigator

      The man given the task of planning reforms for Fifa has called for the creation of an independent investigator to...

    17. beyondbrics

      March 20, 2012

      Game over for Brazil's Teixeira

      WANTED: Sweet-natured Latin American to replace Ricardo Teixeira on FIFA’s executive committee. Must have experience of...

    18. beyondbrics

      January 21, 2012

      The weekender

      This week on beyondbrics: The World Bank warns that a Lehman-style financial shock could cripple EMs; mixed reactions...

    19. beyondbrics

      January 19, 2012

      Brazil World Cup: trouble brewing

      For many football fans the world over, half the fun of match day is having a beer with your mates. In Brazil, that...

    20. December 11, 2011

      Construction groups race for Doha contracts

      British construction companies are scrambling to win lucrative contracts in Qatar as the gulf state gears up for the...

    21. November 30, 2011

      Fifa lacks corruption controls, says report

      Fifa has no systematic controls to deal with corruption and its financial reporting is inadequate, according to a...

    22. October 25, 2011

      AB InBev renews Fifa World Cup sponsorship

      Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world’s biggest brewer by sales, said on Tuesday that it had extended its sponsorship of the...

    23. beyondbrics

      October 18, 2011

      Brazil: football chief under fire again

      Brazilian soccer boss Ricardo Teixeira is under the microscope again amid reports that the country’s federal police...

    24. June 21, 2011

      Fifa abandons Warner bribery investigation

      Fifa has dropped its investigation into Jack Warner, one of two executive committee members suspended last month over...

    25. June 3, 2011

      I never thought I’d pine for the old guard

      The first sports administrator I encountered when I started in local journalism was secretary of the county Football...

    26. June 2, 2011

      ‘Improper loans’ is an ancient concern in sport

      From Prof David Potter. Sir, Roger Blitz’s report on the scandals rocking Fifa (“Sponsors alarmed at storm over Fifa...

    27. June 2, 2011

      Why have we heard so little from Swiss authorities?

      From Mr Yaron Meshoulam. Sir, Fifa’s website describes itself thus: “The Fédération Internationale de Football...

    28. June 2, 2011

      Soccer chiefs hit critics as Blatter re-elected

      The Fifa “family” mounted a concerted fightback over the bribery allegations bedevilling the football governing body,...

    29. The World

      June 1, 2011

      Why I admire Sepp Blatter

      I once had a near miss with Sepp Blatter. I found myself sitting next to him at a lunch and, searching for a topic of...

    30. June 1, 2011

      German calls for new look at Qatar bid

      Qatar’s 2022 World Cup victory came under renewed attention when Germany’s leading football official said Fifa should...

    31. FT Alphaville

      June 1, 2011

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Wednesday, - Are US taxes high, or low? - The stupidity of hope, Greece is still going to default. -...

    32. June 1, 2011

      Powerful allies could shake Blatter

      From Mr Paul Connew. Sir, The serious concerns being flagged up by major sponsors Coca-Cola and Adidas over the bribery...

    33. May 31, 2011

      The warlordism that undermines football

      Fifa struts about on the world stage as if it is the Vatican of sports – a nation state that does not have territory or...

    34. May 30, 2011

      Sponsors cry foul over Fifa infighting

      Some of football’s biggest sponsors are raising the alarm over infighting at Fifa even as Sepp Blatter, its president,...

    35. May 30, 2011

      Blatter plays down bribe claims crisis

      Fifa president Sepp Blatter leaves a press conference in Zurich Fifa president Sepp Blatter insisted there was “no...

    36. May 29, 2011

      Fifa opens way for Blatter re-election

      Sepp Blatter, the Fifa president, was given a clear path to re-electionon Sunday , despite telling a panel of the...

    37. May 29, 2011

      Bin Hammam suspended by Fifa

      Fifa general secretary Jerome Valcke (left) and ethics committee chairman Petrus Damaseb at a Zurich press conference...

    38. May 27, 2011

      Fifa to launch investigation of Blatter

      Fifa was plunged into disarray after football’s governing body said it was formally investigating Sepp Blatter, its...

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