A report published by the French Football Federation (FFF) and the Organising Committee for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 found that hosting the event contributed €284 million (£256 million/$322 million) to the country's gross domestic product (GDP).
Extraordinary prosecutor appointed to examine allegations against Infantino and Swiss attorney general
An extraordinary prosecutor has been appointed to examine criminal complaints against Swiss attorney general Michael Lauber and FIFA President Gianni Infantino.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino says the organisation is still trying to get its money back despite a fraud trial over a CFH10 million (£8.3 million/$10.3 million/€9.5 million) payment in relation to the 2006 World Cup collapsing.
The respective Presidents of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and FIFA discussed the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on sport during a meeting in Lausanne today.
Blatter labels Infantino a "megalomaniac" and celebrates Swiss prosecutors dropping one case against him
Ex-FIFA President Sepp Blatter has accused the man who currently holds the position, Gianni Infantino, of being a "megalomaniac" as he confirmed Swiss prosecutors have formally dropped one of the cases against him.
Impeachment proceedings have been launched against Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber following his informal meetings with FIFA President Gianni Infantino.
Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber is set to be questioned by the country's Parliament over his informal meetings with FIFA President Gianni Infantino.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino allegedly interfered in an investigation by Switzerland's attorney general into his awarding of a television rights contract to an offshore company when he worked at UEFA, a Swiss newspaper has reported.
FIFA is set to release advance payments of $500,000 (£404,000/€462,000) to member associations to help ease financial concerns caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino has highlighted his three main priorities for football in support during the COVID-19 crisis in a video message addressed to the 211 member associations.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino has suggested considerable changes to the international football calendar may be required in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
FIFA to reschedule Club World Cup and establish working group to assess pandemic's impact on football
The FIFA Council have approved the suggestion to postpone the planned FIFA Club World Cup to accommodate the postponed Copa America and Euro 2020 tournaments, while a working group will be set up to assess the impact on calendars, contracts and transfers.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino and UEFA counterpart Aleksander Čeferin today called for calm regarding the coronavirus outbreak and its impact on football across the world.
Reviewing the international match calendar and reducing the disparity between different regions in the world are among the key aims in FIFA's new action plan.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino has called on the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to hold the Africa Cup of Nations every four years instead of two.