FIFA has elected a new president. Gianni Infantino will replace Sepp Blatter, whose term in office was plagued by scandal. Proposed reforms include stricter integrity checks for football officials and more women on the new FIFA Council.
Former US goalkeeper Hope Solo has said ex-FIFA boss Sepp Blatter groped her backside during the 2013 Ballon d'Or ceremony. Sexual harassment wasn't just a problem in Hollywood but in women's football as well, she said.
The head of the organizing committee for next year's World Cup in Russia has hit back at allegations of state-sponsored doping in the country. Vitaly Mutko's comments came just days before a key IOC meeting.
A former FIFA vice president for South America and the Brazilian head of the 2014 World Cup have been found guilty of racketeering. The seven-week trial exposed corruption at the heart of soccer's ruling body.
A former judge and soccer official from Guatemala has been ordered to serve eight months in prison for accepting bribes. Hector Trujillo is the first to be sentenced in the US in the corruption scandal engulfing FIFA.
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