Iran's supporters celerbate their opening goal during the 2018 World Cup qualifying football match between Iran and South Korea at the Azadi Stadium in Tehran on October 11, 2016. / AFP / ATTA KENARE        (Photo credit should read ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND - JUNE 17:  Teams and Officials Say No To Racism during the FIFA U-20 World Cup Semi Final match between Brazil and Senegal at Christchurch Stadium on June 17, 2015 in Christchurch, New Zealand.  (Photo by Jamie McDonald - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

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.

Abidjan, IVORY COAST: Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza heads the ball as he attends a students training sessions at the ASEC Mimosas Academy in Abidjan 226 February 2007. Nkurunziza arrived in the Ivocy Coast the previous day on a three-day official visit.     AFP PHOTO / KAMBOU SIA (Photo credit should read KAMBOU SIA/AFP/Getty Images)

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.


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.

Servicemen of Ukrainian volonteers battalion of Donbass unload ummunition from Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) in the village of Shirokine, Donetsk region on June 6, 2015. US President Barack Obama urged fellow leaders of the G7 to stand up to "Russian aggression in Ukraine" as he enjoyed a traditional Bavarian welcome ahead of their summit in Germany. AFP PHOTO/ ALEKSEY CHERNYSHEV        (Photo credit should read ALEKSEY CHERNYSHEV/AFP/Getty Images)

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Sepp Blatter: My Downfall Is America’s Fault

Sepp Blatter blamed America for his eight-year ban from soccer.

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FIFA Officials Suspected of Taking ‘Millions’ in Bribes Arrested

The Justice Department's investigation into FIFA graft creeps closer to the United States.

SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 23:  The Olympic flag and Russian flag are raised as the Russian National Anthem is sung during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony at Fisht Olympic Stadium on February 23, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.  (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

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.

FIFA president Sepp Blatter looks on as fake dollar notes fly around him, thrown by a British comedian during a press conference at the FIFA world-body headquarter's on July 20, 2015 in Zurich. The 79-year-old Swiss official looked shaken as the notes thrown by Simon Brodkin, stagename Lee Nelson, fluttered around him in a conference hall at the FIFA headquarters. Brodkin was taken away in a Swiss police car after the stunt. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI        (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

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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.


John Oliver Goes on Trinidadian TV to Beg Jack Warner to Spill FIFA’s Secrets

Watch John Oliver's Trinidadian TV spot begging Jack Warner to come clean.