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How Putin Is Standing Up For Athletes Amid Russia's Doping Winter Olympics Ban

Added: 06.12.2017 18:08 | 0 views | 0 comments

FIFA, which has long been dogged by corruption allegations, issued a quiet statement following the IOC’s ruling simply stating it had “taken note” of the decision, adding it “has no impact” on the upcoming World Cup. So much for FIFA boss Gianni Infantino’s new beginning. - Rob Tornoe

FIFA will not tolerate racism at 2018 World Cup: Infantino

Added: 28.11.2017 18:06 | 5 views | 0 comments

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has said racism will not be tolerated at next year's World Cup in Russia, adding that referees will have the power to stop or even abandon matches if discriminatory incidents take place.


Infantino vows hardline approach on racism and doping at the World Cup

Added: 27.11.2017 17:27 | 8 views | 0 comments

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has promised to take a hardline approach against racism and doping at next year's World Cup in Russia. The likes of Yaya Toure and Hulk are among the high-profile names to have spoken about being subjected to racist abuse in Russia in recent years, and the topic of how to deal ...]


Infantino Wants VAR At 2018 World Cup, But FIFA Head Referee Warns Technology Could Kill Soccer

Added: 25.10.2017 12:56 | 9 views | 0 comments

The head of FIFA, Gianni Infantino pushes for Video Assistant Referees to be used in the 2018 World Cup in Russia. But many have expressed doubts about the technology, including FIFA's head referee, who says "The day we think technology will substitute human decisions, we kill football."

FIFA President Gianni Infantino Faces New Ethics Complaint

Added: 13.09.2017 18:14 | 13 views | 0 comments

A former FIFA governance official has accused Infantino, his deputy and other top officials of improperly intervening in their committee’s work to block scrutiny of powerful officials.

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Fifa chief tried to influence Mutko decision - MPs told

Added: 13.09.2017 12:31 | 9 views | 0 comments

Fifa chief Gianni Infantino tried to influence the decision to block Vitaly Mutko from keeping his seat on football's ruling council, MPs are told.


Putin, FIFA head send main soccer trophy on Russia tour before 2018 World Cup

Added: 09.09.2017 15:30 | 15 views | 0 comments

Russian President Vladimir Putin and FIFA President Gianni Infantino on Saturday launched the World Cup trophy on a tour across Russia ahead of the 2018 championship, with the head of world soccer's governing body lauding Russia's readiness for the event.


Infantino hails VAR as ´the future of football´

Added: 01.07.2017 16:16 | 14 views | 0 comments

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has given the clearest indication to date that video assistant referees (VAR) will be used at the World Cup next year. The technology has been trialled at the Confederations Cup in Russia over the past two weeks, with Chile facing Germany in Sunday's final. Although FIFA have pointed to six "game-changing" decisions ...]


Infantino says 'nothing in the way' of using VAR at World Cup

Added: 01.07.2017 13:03 | 8 views | 0 comments

FIFA President Gianni Infantino signaled that he is in favor of introducing video assistant referees (VAR) at next year's World Cup following its success at the Confederations Cup, although he conceded the system needs to be improved.


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