The president of FIFA will take a seat on the IOC for the first time in more than four years. Gianni Infantino, who succeeded fellow Swiss Sepp Blatter as the head of world soccer’s governing body in February 2016, won another term as FIFA president in June. Blatter was relieved of his IOC membership in 

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FIFA President Gianni Infantino, running unopposed, wins re-election by acclamation at the FIFA Congress in Paris. A statute introduced earlier this week by the FIFA Council meant there was no need for a vote to give the 49-year-old Swiss his first full four-year term. Infantino was elected in February 2016 to replace the disgraced Sepp 

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(WFI) Gianni Infantino speaks with reporters at Concacaf Congress (Getty Images)Infantino was asked by Around the Rings in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he attended the CONCACAF Congress, about the possibility of modifying the current regulations that allow three over-age players in the under-23 national teams competing in the men’s Olympic soccer tournament. “For Tokyo 2020, there 

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(ATR) FIFA president Gianni Infantino has promised a “fair and transparent” World Cup bidding race. FIFA President Gianni Infantino (Getty Images) World football’s governing body said it had received official bid dossiers from the two 2026 bidders – a joint application from the U.S., Canada and Mexico and one from Morocco. The five-member 2026 bid 

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