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FIFA President Infantino Says Over 99% of Referees' Decisions Now Correct Thanks to VAR

FIFA President Infantino Says Over 99% of Referees' Decisions Now Correct Thanks to VAR

The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system has helped to make over 99 percent of all refereeing decisions correct, FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on Friday. 14 Jul 2018
FIFA President Infantino Says 48 Teams at 2026 World Cup 'Reasonable' Number

FIFA President Infantino Says 48 Teams at 2026 World Cup 'Reasonable' Number

FIFA President Gianni Infantino says that it would be reasonable to have 48 teams playing at the 2026 FIFA World Cup because they still represent less than a quarter of all FIFA members. 13 Jul 2018
FIFA President Infantino Invites Rescued Thai Boys to Best Football Awards in London

FIFA President Infantino Invites Rescued Thai Boys to Best Football Awards in London

MOSCOW, July 13 (Sputnik) - FIFA President Gianni Infantino invited on Friday the 12 Thai boys, who were rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand, to attend the Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony, which will be held in London on September 24. 13 Jul 2018
FIFA President Says Brazil's Neymar 'Great' Player, Avoids Talking Alleged Simulations

FIFA President Says Brazil's Neymar 'Great' Player, Avoids Talking Alleged Simulations

FIFA President Gianni Infantino avoided speaking about Brazil striker Neymar's alleged simulations during World Cup games saying that the 26-year-old was a "great" player, who will show more of his skills in the future. 13 Jul 2018
FIFA President Infantino Hails Russia's World Cup as 'Best Ever,' Thanks All Participants

FIFA President Infantino Hails Russia's World Cup as 'Best Ever,' Thanks All Participants

FIFA President Gianni Infantino says Russia hosted the "best World Cup ever" and thanked everyone who had helped stage this summer's global football tournament. 13 Jul 2018
Medvedev, Golodets and Mutko expected to attend Russia v Croatia

Medvedev, Golodets and Mutko expected to attend Russia v Croatia

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko are expected to attend the World Cup quarter-final match between Russia and Croatia, FIFA said in a press release on Saturday. 8 Jul 2018
Infantino thanks Kazan for hosting World Cup matches

Infantino thanks Kazan for hosting World Cup matches

FIFA President Gianni Infantino praised Kazan on Saturday after the city held its final match of the 2018 World Cup with Brazil falling to a 2-1 defeat against Belgium on Friday. 8 Jul 2018
FIFA invite 12 Thai children trapped in flooded cave to attend World Cup Final

FIFA invite 12 Thai children trapped in flooded cave to attend World Cup Final

FIFA has invited the 12 Thai boys and their football coach, who have been trapped in a flooded cave for nearly two weeks, to attend the FIFA World Cup final, which will take place in Moscow on July 15, the Thai Football Association said on its official Facebook page on Friday. 6 Jul 2018
Blatter and Infantino praise World Cup organization

Blatter and Infantino praise World Cup organization

CEO of the Russia 2018 Local Organizing Committee Alexey Sorokin said Wednesday that both former FIFA President Sepp Blatter and the federation's current head Gianni Infantino had praised Russia's organization of the tournament. 21 Jun 2018
Portugal v Morocco played in front of sell-out crowd

Portugal v Morocco played in front of sell-out crowd

The World Cup Group B match between Portugal and Morocco, which took place at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium, was played in front of a sell-out crowd of 78,011 supporters, FIFA said via the tournament's official Twitter feed on Wednesday. 20 Jun 2018
FIFA 'perfectly satisfied' with World Cup VAR

FIFA 'perfectly satisfied' with World Cup VAR

FIFA is "perfectly satisfied" with the referees' work and the use of Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system at the FIFA World Cup. 20 Jun 2018
FIFA Increases Investments in Football

FIFA Increases Investments in Football

FIFA's development program has helped world football's governing body increase its investments in football fourfold and reach around AUD $1.9 billion, FIFA President Gianni Infantino said Wednesday. 13 Jun 2018
No FIFA Members Suspended or Excluded at 68th FIFA Congress in Moscow - FIFA President

No FIFA Members Suspended or Excluded at 68th FIFA Congress in Moscow - FIFA President

FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on Wednesday that the 68th FIFA Congress was the first congress, since he took charge of world football's governing body in 2016, that did not suspend or exclude members. 13 Jun 2018
New FIFA World Rankings will be fairer

New FIFA World Rankings will be fairer

The new FIFA World Ranking formula will be more objective and fair than the current one, CEO of the Local Organising Committee Alexey Sorokin said on Sunday. 11 Jun 2018
FIFA Council in Moscow decides new ranking formula

FIFA Council in Moscow decides new ranking formula

FIFA Council held a meeting in Moscow on Sunday ahead of the upcoming FIFA World Cup and decided on a number of important competition matters. 11 Jun 2018
International Broadcast Centre Opens in Moscow Ahead of the World Cup

International Broadcast Centre Opens in Moscow Ahead of the World Cup

The International Broadcast Center (IBC) opened in Moscow on Saturday ahead of the upcoming World Cup. 9 Jun 2018