World soccer's governing body has a new leader: Gianni Infantino is taking over from scandal-plagued Sepp Blatter. The new president mow faces an up-hill battle to overcome the doubts of sponsors and critics that FIFA is serious about reform.
Italian police have seized and searched a luxury Sardinian villa in connection with an ongoing Swiss investigation into corruption surrounding the awarding of broadcast rights for the 2026 and 2030 World Cups.
The head of football's European governing body has called for an overhaul of the transfer system following a record-breaking summer. However, Aleksander Ceferin said UEFA needed the help of European politicians to do so.
Former world player of the year Luis Figo will be an adviser and ambassador, the latest former player appointed by UEFA's president, Aleksander Ceferin. Figo's shown himself to be a political animal since retiring.
Liberia is heading to the polls on October 10 with twenty candidates on the ballot paper. The list includes a fashion model, a football icon, a warlord and a host of businessmen and career politicians.
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