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
(WFI) CONMEBOL seeks a new marketing agency responsible for the next Copa America.
(WFI) Deadlocked before Christmas, U.S. jury reaches decision in charge against former Peruvian soccer federation boss.
(WFI) Imprisoned Spanish football boss Angel Maria Villar quits his posts as he battles corruption charges.
(WFI) Football’s governing body has turned over results of 22-month investigation to Swiss authorities.
Aug. 25 – Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter says he’s confident his six-year ban from football will be lifted.
Aug. 3 – FIFA appoints Fabrice Jouhaud to replace Walter De Gregorio, who resigned last year shortly after making a joke on television at Sepp Blatter’s expense. Mark Bisson reports.
July 25 – FIFA has banned its top German executive for one year over the 2006 World Cup bribery scandal.
June 22 – Fatma Samoura says the appointment of chief financial and compliance officials and improving FIFA’s corruption-tarnished governance structure are top priorities. Mark Bisson reports
(WFI) KPMG is out as FIFA’s auditing firm after more than a decade. Gerard Farek reports…