- Report: Expanding TV rights scandal targets Italian clubs Updated: Oct-13-15 7:50 am
MILAN - The presidents of Serie A clubs Lazio and Genoa plus Serie B's Bari are reportedly under investigation as part of an expanding inquiry into alleged collusion over Italian TV rights.
- AP Source: Lack of written contract led to FIFA suspensions Updated: Oct-12-15 5:33 pm
ZURICH - The toppling of soccer's most powerful and recognizable leaders may have been sealed when FIFA President Sepp Blatter agreed to pay Michel Platini, the head of European soccer, 2 million Swiss francs (about $2 million) in 2011.
- CAF: Hayatou kidney issue won't affect FIFA presidential job Updated: Oct-10-15 2:03 pm
The Confederation of African Football says Issa Hayatou's kidney illness will not prevent him from carrying out his full duties as acting FIFA president.
- Platini retains UEFA title, with no interim leader in place Updated: Oct-09-15 2:54 pm
LONDON - Still defiant, UEFA is standing by its man.
- With Platini suspended, FIFA election field more uncertain Updated: Oct-08-15 7:43 pm
LONDON - From sure bet to suspended, Michel Platini's career in soccer politics could be over.
- The Latest: Hayatou says Platini can be credible candidate Updated: Oct-08-15 2:13 pm
ZURICH - The Latest from the FIFA investigation (all time local):
- Column: Sepp Blatter, hoisted by his own petard at FIFA Updated: Oct-08-15 1:34 pm
PARIS - The delicious irony of it: Sepp Blatter tossed out of football, at least temporarily, by a FIFA policing body that he himself helped create when the world was still his oyster.
- In Hayatou, FIFA gets another controversial strongman Updated: Oct-08-15 9:36 am
With Sepp Blatter suspended, the top job at FIFA falls automatically to Issa Hayatou, the son of a sultan from northern Cameroon who has ruled African soccer for 27 years.
- FIFA presidential contender Chung calls Blatter 'hypocrite' Updated: Oct-07-15 7:48 am
LONDON - FIFA presidential contender Chung Mong-joon called Sepp Blatter a "hypocrite and a liar" on Wednesday and said he is planning to sue the outgoing president for at least $100 million.
- Chung says he is facing lengthy FIFA suspension Updated: Oct-06-15 3:00 am
SEOUL, South Korea - FIFA presidential contender Chung Mong-joon said Tuesday he is facing a 19-year suspension by the ethics committee of the world football body for alleged ethics breaches surrounding South Korea's failed bid for the 2022 World Cup, and also for openly criticizing the committee.
- Platini's legal woes makes FIFA election more unpredictable Updated: Oct-02-15 11:36 am
ZURICH - More than two months into Michel Platini's FIFA presidential campaign, football fans are still waiting to hear just how he plans to rebuild the governing body's reputation. He might never get the opportunity.
- In FIFA crisis, politicians must turn up the heat for change Updated: Oct-02-15 7:54 am
PARIS - Here's a cheery thought for those despairing of the unrelenting disaster that is FIFA. In Chinese, the word "crisis" is formed from two characters: "danger" and "opportunity." As grim as things look at the top of football, there may still be a chance to salvage a brighter future from the scorched earth of Sepp Blatter's reign.
- Swiss AG would raid Platini's office to find 'real truth' Updated: Sep-29-15 3:58 pm
ZURICH - Michel Platini is being treated as "between a witness and an accused person" and the Swiss authorities would raid the UEFA president's office if necessary to discover the "real truth," the attorney general said Tuesday.
- Michel Platini says his reputation might be harmed by probe Updated: Sep-28-15 11:53 am
NYON, Switzerland - UEFA President Michel Platini says the investigation into a payment he received from FIFA "may harm my image and my reputation" but he insists the income was fully declared to Swiss authorities.
- Allies to antagonists: Blatter and Platini await FIFA fates Updated: Sep-27-15 1:30 pm
ZURICH - Before protege turned protagonist, Michel Platini was inseparable from Sepp Blatter, as if they had a telepathic partnership on a football field.
- A quick Q&A on issues ahead for FIFA, Blatter and Platini Updated: Sep-25-15 6:21 pm
ZURICH - FIFA sank deeper into a crisis on Friday that threatened to take down the two most powerful men in world football.
- Trinidad delays extradition hearing on Jack Warner FIFA case Updated: Sep-25-15 3:56 pm
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad - Authorities in Trinidad postponed a hearing on Friday to determine whether the U.S. will have to restart extradition proceedings against former FIFA Vice President Jack Warner in an international soccer corruption case.
- Key dates in career of FIFA President Sepp Blatter Updated: Sep-25-15 12:24 pm
A look at some of the key dates in the career of FIFA President Sepp Blatter:
- FIFA makes decisions before Blatter is interrogated Updated: Sep-25-15 11:44 am
ZURICH - Despite hastily canceling a news conference scheduled with President Sepp Blatter after the surprise arrival of Swiss federal police at its headquarters, FIFA did make some decisions during its two-day executive committee meeting that ended Friday.
- Swiss statement on criminal investigation into Sepp Blatter Updated: Sep-25-15 10:46 am
BERNE, Switzerland - Statement provided by the Swiss Attorney General on the opening of criminal proceedings against FIFA President Sepp Blatter:
- FIFA cancels scheduled Blatter news conference Updated: Sep-25-15 9:34 am
ZURICH - FIFA canceled a news conference scheduled with President Sepp Blatter without explanation on Friday, fueling the sense of turmoil surrounding football's embattled governing body.
- Zico: I want to show I'm serious about being FIFA president Updated: Sep-24-15 1:21 pm
ZURICH - Former Brazil great Zico traveled to the home of FIFA with one goal in mind: Show everyone that he is serious about his bid to lead soccer's world governing body.
- Japanese still expect FIFA's meeting to take place in Japan Updated: Sep-23-15 1:13 pm
ZURICH - The president of the Japanese football association still expects FIFA's next executive committee meeting to take place in Japan, despite a decision by soccer's ruling body to reconsider its original plan during this week's session in Zurich.
- In FIFA election, Africa's Hayatou won't endorse candidate Updated: Sep-22-15 4:02 pm
ZURICH - FIFA's African vice president Issa Hayatou said Tuesday he is not publicly backing a candidate in the election to succeed Sepp Blatter.
- South Africa: Opposition asks police to investigate WCup bid Updated: Sep-21-15 8:56 am
CAPE TOWN, South Africa - The chief organizer of South Africa's 2010 World Cup was one of two senior soccer officials named Monday in a criminal complaint alleging corruption in the FIFA vote to decide the tournament host.