Defiant FIFA president Sepp Blatter has told one of Europe's top political organizations not to interfere in the world football body's affairs after it called for a probe into his 2011 re-election.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter has confirmed that world football's governing body will donate $250,000 to the families of those people killed in last week's football riots in Egypt.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter talks to CNN's Pedro Pinto about racism in football.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter claimed on Wednesday he has apologized enough for remarks he made last week regarding on-field racism in football, with the Swiss saying he now considers the matter "closed."
Football superstar David Beckham has condemned controversial comments made by Sepp Blatter, who is refusing to stand down as FIFA president despite widespread criticism.
The chief executive of the Professional Footballers Association discusses calls for Sepp Blatter to step down from FIFA.
Former England football defender Sol Campbell says Blatter's race comments are 'unacceptable' and make him "sick."
I think Sepp Blatter's comments on racism have thrown football back 40 years. He doesn't realize the ramifications of him saying those kind of things.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter told CNN Wednesday that on-field racism was not a problem in football, remarks which caused a stir on the social-networking site Twitter.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter has denied reports that he plans to hand over power to UEFA chief Michel Platini before the end of his final four-year tenure as the head of world football's governing body.
CNN's Alex Thomas asks newly elected FIFA president Sepp Blatter about his plans for reform.
Sepp Blatter has told CNN that his main aim in his fourth and final term as FIFA president is to restore the battered credibility of world football's governing body.
"Connect the World" looks at five highlights from FIFA President Sepp Blatter's news conference.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter could turn to former U.S. secretary of state Henry Kissinger to help clean up soccer's world governing body.
The e-mails and Twitter questions kept pouring in this week: Why was the U.S. Soccer Federation staying radio silent on the shenanigans at FIFA? Why didn't U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati take the moral high ground and publicly back England's call to postpone Wednesday's FIFA presidential election amid corruption investigations at world soccer's highest levels? And was the U.S. actually voting for incumbent FIFA president Sepp Blatter?
Sepp Blatter has been re-elected as president of soccer's world governing body and immediately vowed to put "FIFA's ship back on the right course in clear, transparent waters."
CNN's Digital Sport Producer, Ben Wyatt, shows the views of the social media users who openly criticized Sepp Blatter.
Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, head of Bayern Munich and the European Club Association, has demanded "drastic change" at FIFA after the re-election of Sepp Blatter as president.
Sponsors of international soccer including Visa, Coca-Cola and Adidas have warned that an ethics scandal at the highest levels of the sport is hurting the sport and needs to be fixed.
A defiant Sepp Blatter shrugged off allegations of corruption within FIFA Monday and said he would press ahead with his bid to be re-elected as president of football's world governing body for the fourth time.
CNN's Patrick Snell discusses FIFA's bribery scandal.
FIFA's ethics committee Sunday suspended two men, one of whom had been the sole challenger to the association's president until earlier in the day.
Michel Platini has positioned himself for a future tilt at the FIFA presidency by claiming that world soccer's ruling body needs to be run by sporting specialists rather than administrators such as the incumbent Sepp Blatter.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter faces an investigation by world football's governing body after being included in a probe into bribery.
FIFA presidential candidate Mohamed Bin Hammam wants the current head of world football Sepp Blatter to be included in the organization's investigation into bribery.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter has refused to rule out the possibility of rerunning the vote for the 2022 World Cup if bribery allegations surrounding the original ballot are proven.
On Feb. 17, Sports Illustrated senior writer Grant Wahl announced his candidacy for FIFA president, releasing his platform for change and his campaign video as the People's Choice to replace Sepp Blatter. Wahl had 43 days to be formally nominated by one of the world's 208 national federations before the final deadline: Friday at 6 p.m. ET. With the deadline about to hit, Wahl is ending his campaign. This is his inside story of what happened over the past six weeks.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter has sent a best wishes message to Prince William and Kate Middleton ahead of the Royal Wedding Friday.
Asian football chief Mohammed Bin Hammam will be Sepp Blatter's only opponent in the forthcoming FIFA presidential elections, the sport's governing body confirmed on Monday.
Chilean football legend Elias Figueroa will not be challenging Sepp Blatter for the presidency of world football's governing body FIFA this year.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter said he would step aside as the head of football's global governing body in 2015, if he wins the June 1 presidential ballot.
Mohammed Bin Hammam has promised to reform FIFA's corruption-tainted top echelons if he is successful in ending the 13-year reign of its president Sepp Blatter in the June 1 elections.
FIFA have confirmed they made $3.655 billion from the World Cup in South Africa, after the organization announced buoyant financial figures between 2007 and 2010.
Seppsis \sep´sis\ n The presence of toxins in FIFA, world soccer's governing body, under current president Sepp Blatter.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter talks to Pedro Pinto about 2010 Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter talks about the 2018/22 World Cup hosts Russia and Qatar.
There are signs of a rift within the elite of world football over the timing of the 2022 World Cup after Sepp Blatter, the head of world football's governing body FIFA, said that it would be unfair for the finals in Qatar to be played in the heat of the region's summer season.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter believes Spain's La Liga is the best football league in the world, and claims that England's top division can learn from it.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter expects the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to be held in the winter to avoid the searing heat in the region in the summer.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter has called for a reduction in the size of domestic competitions in order to improve the standard of international football.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter has apologized for his remarks about gay fans attending the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter says gay soccer fans should 'refrain from sexual activities' if they go to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Gay basketball star John Amaechi has criticized the head of soccer's ruling body for his comments about homosexuals planning to attend the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
In the days since FIFA's baffling decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar there has been a lot of talk about adjusting the timetable because of the oppressive heat.
Angry about the World Cup host vote? Can't understand how Russia and Qatar -- despite generally substandard technical reports filed by FIFA itself -- are getting to host the biggest sporting event in the universe in 2018 and 2022, respectively?
FIFA president Sepp Blatter believes England's bid to host the 2018 World Cup has not been harmed by allegations of corruption that resulted in the suspension of two executive committee members on Thursday.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter praised South Korea's bid to host the 2022 World Cup on Monday and said that the sport had the power to unite the divided northern and southern halves of the country.
Football's ruling body is investigating reports that North Korea's national team and head coach were humiliated by government officials following a disastrous showing at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter has done a U-turn over the use of goal-line technology and apologized to the English and Mexican football associations for controversial refereeing decisions in their last 16 defeats.
Forget the troublesome flight of the Jabulani ball or the impact of playing at altitude, this World Cup looks likely to be dominated by one issue: FIFA's refusal to use video technology during matches.
Sepp Blatter, the president of world football's governing body FIFA, has exclusively told CNN that he would be in favor of introducing goal line technology into the game if the system used was "accurate and non-complicated."
FIFA President Sepp Blatter has criticized English Premier League football clubs for running up mountains of debt and overpaying their players.
FIFA boss Sepp Blatter tells CNN's Pedro Pinto that English football clubs need to stop overpaying their players.
Why is goal line technology not used by football? Is Africa's hosting of the 2010 World Cup a step in the right direction? Are the world's best players being asked to compete in too many global competitions? These are just some of the issues that may be puzzling you about the beautiful game.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter has given a strong indication that the 2018 World Cup will be staged in Europe after he revealed a consensus of opinion among the governing body's members favors the move.
Thierry Henry could face FIFA disciplinary action over his handball which helped France to qualify for the finals of the 2010 World Cup at the expense of Ireland.
World governing body FIFA president Sepp Blatter has claimed the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) asked to be included in the World Cup finals as an extra team following the Republic of Ireland's controversial play-off exit to France.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter has criticized the leading clubs in Europe for not allowing eligible players to feature for their country at the current Under-20 World Cup in Egypt.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter believes the backing of British politicians in his quest to force professional clubs worldwide to name at least six home-grown players in their line-up is a major boost.
Cristiano Ronaldo should be allowed to leave European champions Manchester United for Real Madrid if he wants, says FIFA president Sepp Blatter.
The Premier League's plan for an extra round of overseas matches was given a unanimous thumbs down by FIFA's executive committee on Friday.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter has condemned the Premier League's plans to play matches overseas and even hinted it could harm England's bid for the 2018 World Cup.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter has criticized the English FA for appointing another foreign coach to run the national team -- on the day Italian Fabio Capello officially took charge.
FIFA chief Sepp Blatter has welcomed a joint bid by Belgium and the Netherlands to host the 2018 World Cup finals, according to the Dutch Football Federation president.
If FIFA's President Sepp Blatter gets his way, a quota limiting the number of foreign players on European clubs will be imposed
FIFA president Sepp Blatter wants to reintroduce limits on foreigners playing in national leagues, a move which amounts to a direct challenge to European Union authorities and would likely prove unpopular with leading clubs.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter was recently elected to a third term as international soccer's top executive when he ran unopposed. The 71-year-old Swiss sat down to chat with World Soccer's Keir Radnedge about the future of the game, the race to host the World Cup, racism in the sport and much more.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter will be unchallenged when he stands for re-election on May 31, world football's governing body said on Monday.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter said on Wednesday that the 2018 World Cup finals could be held in North America or Asia, rather than Europe.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter has proposed ending the traditional summer break in European club football and moving the season to a February to November schedule.
American film director Spike Lee has praised FIFA president Sepp Blatter for the federation's moves to eliminate racism from the game.
As president of FIFA, Sepp Blatter holds the most powerful job in world football, in charge of more member nations than comprise the United Nations.
Sepp Blatter, president of the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), answers questions from you.
Players are likely to be suspended from playing in future World Cups after receiving three yellow cards in a round and not two as happens now, FIFA president Sepp Blatter said on Tuesday.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter believes top national leagues should be cut to 16 teams to give players more rest.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter has rejected concerns over stadium safety at this year's World Cup finals in Germany and vowed that everything will be ready for kick-off on June 9.
FIFA could consider scrapping the playing of national anthems before international matches, said president Sepp Blatter in Zurich.
German legend Franz Beckenbauer said on Thursday that he supports foreign player restrictions suggested by Joseph Blatter, head of the ruling body FIFA.
European football chief Lennart Johansson has drawn fierce criticism for his remarks about women's football.
Microchip technology is to be used in football for the first time to decide whether the ball has crossed the line, FIFA president Sepp Blatter announced on Saturday.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter spelt out his determination to stamp out racism in the game when he said on Sunday that he would even have backed England players if they had walked off in the face of a torrent of racist abuse in a friendly against Spain.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter has proposed scrapping draws in soccer matches, saying in an interview in Germany that "every game should have a winner".
A maximum of six substitutes will be allowed in international friendly matches from next season, soccer's rule-making International Board said on Saturday.
(CNN) FIFA president Sepp Blatter vowed to tackle drug use in the sport and said it was time to restore "respect and discipline" to football as the sport's world governing body marks its centenary.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter told CNN he was "surprised" by the growing number of players testing for banned substances, but said world football's governing body would soon approve new guidelines on drug use.
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