Iran to Soccer Fans: Dress in Mourning for World Cup Qualifier Against Korea
When an a World Cup qualifier match lined up with a Shia holiday, Iranian officials agreed to a work-around.
FIFA Dismantled Its Anti-Racism Task Force And Says Its Work Is Done
Despite calls for it to remain intact, FIFA has dismantled its anti-racism task force.
What Russia’s Ministry of Doping Tells Us About Putin
Vitaly Mutko may be responsible for one of the worst scandals in Olympic history. Here’s why he still has his job — for now.
FIFA: Blatter and Other Top Officials ‘Awarded’ Themselves $80 Million
FIFA officials awarded themselves tens of millions of dollars after U.S. indictments last May.
Burundi: Sepp Blatter Tried to ‘Bribe’ Our President to Step Down
The disgraced former football chief claims he was asked to intervene in Burundi's political crisis -- and did.
FIFA Probe Nabs its Biggest Fish: Former Honduran President
Rafael Callejas admits to taking bribes as FIFA probe continues.
Leaks, Possums, and Asbestos: 6 State Residences That Aren’t as Fancy as You’d Think
A partial list of presidential palaces that are more disaster area than Xanadu.
Can FIFA’s New President Root Out Its Institutional Rot?
Gianni Infantino won FIFA's presidency by promising reforms. It remains to be seen if he can deliver.
Sepp Blatter: My Downfall Is America’s Fault
Sepp Blatter blamed America for his eight-year ban from soccer.
FIFA Officials Suspected of Taking ‘Millions’ in Bribes Arrested
The Justice Department's investigation into FIFA graft creeps closer to the United States.
Post-Soviet Doping and International Sports’ Corruption Problem
In the latest case of corruption in international sports, a report by the World Anti-Doping Agency accuses Russia of systematically doping its athletes.
FIFA Chief: U.S., Not Qatar, Was Supposed to Get 2022 World Cup
FIFA's suspended boss, Sepp Blatter, says the United States was supposed to get the 2022 World Cup.
Meet the Candidates for FIFA’s Troubled Presidency
FIFA closed the window for its presidential candidate submissions Monday. Here's who's running.
Police Blatter: FIFA Boss Questioned By Swiss Authorities as U.S. Closes In
Swiss authorities pick up FIFA chief Sepp Blatter, once untouchable, for questioning.
Comedian Showers Sepp Blatter in Cash for North Korea’s 2026 World Cup Bid
An artful interpretation of how bribe-taking happens at world soccer's governing body.
FIFA’s $32 Million Biopic Performed About as Well as Its Anti-Corruption Rules
FIFA spent upwards of $30 million to make a biopic. It made $918 in the United States.
GCC: Middle East Journalists Need to Counter U.S. Anti-Qatar Propaganda
The Gulf Cooperation Council wants journalists in its region to push back against Western reports about the Qatari World Cup.
FIFA Says It Will Delay Vote for 2026 World Cup Amid Corruption Scandal
FIFA's secretary general also defended himself against allegations of corruption.