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Infantino says FIFA doesn't speculate on Russia state-doping allegations

Added: 01.12.2017 6:23 | 8 views | 0 comments

FIFA President Gianni Infantino on Friday dodged questions about the alleged existence of a state-sponsored doping program in Russia, the host country of next year's World Cup finals.


FIFA will not tolerate racism at 2018 World Cup: Infantino

Added: 28.11.2017 13:06 | 7 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 12:27 | 7 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 […]


FIFA President Gianni Infantino Faces New Ethics Complaint

Added: 13.09.2017 13:14 | 10 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 7:14 | 12 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 11:23 | 11 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 10:03 | 19 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 7:23 | 18 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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