Posts Tagged FIFA World Cup

Platini criticizes FIFA over luxury watch probe

GENEVA (AP) — UEFA President Michel Platini is going to keep his luxury watch, even though FIFA wants him to give it back.

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FIFA judge Eckert sets WCup probe verdicts target

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA ethics judge Joachim Eckert is unlikely to reach final decisions in the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding corruption probe until early next year.

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Ukraine calls on football bodies to suspend Russia

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Ukraine’s football federation called on FIFA and UEFA on Thursday to suspend 2018 World Cup host Russia from international football over the Crimea crisis.

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Germany still ahead of Argentina in FIFA rankings

ZURICH (AP) — World Cup winner Germany is still No. 1 in the FIFA rankings despite losing to second-place Argentina in a friendly rematch of their final this month.

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FIFA audit panel member stood down from duty

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has removed a member of its financial monitoring panel who has been implicated in corruption.

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