Americans settle for tie with Swiss after giving up late goal

...Yarborough made his international debut as a halftime substitute.Teenager Breel Embolo came on in the 55th for his Switzerland debut after the Cameroon-born forward got FIFA clearance last week to play for the country where he grew up.

FIFA recommends plan to move Qatar World Cup to winter

...tournament kicks off in the wealthy emirate, FIFA recommended a break with soccer tradition...of the usual June-July time slot.A FIFA task force meeting in Doha agreed that...Nov. 19-Dec. 23 period suggested by FIFA.Next month's final approval for the...

FIFA president worried about racism in Russia before 2018 World Cup

HOLYWOOD, Northern Ireland - FIFA President Sepp Blatter is concerned by...combatting racism faced criticism before FIFA introduced tougher sanctions in 2013...followed Tokyo Sexwale, an adviser to FIFA's anti-racism task force, telling...

Ronaldo earns third FIFA Player of the Year award

...ZURICH - Cristiano Ronaldo hopes his third FIFA Player of the Year award brought him closer...in my career," Ronaldo said after the FIFA ceremony. "I want to carry on with more...defender-midfielder Philipp Lahm.The FIFA men's award merged in 2010 with France...

FIFA files criminal complaint in bid case

GENEVA - The latest twist in FIFA's World Cup bid corruption case has landed...desk of Switzerland's attorney general.FIFA filed a "criminal complaint" against...The unexpected move comes five days after FIFA had welcomed a "degree of closure" on...

FIFA vows unity is back in government

...MARRAKECH, Morocco - Defiantly declaring that FIFA is no longer in crisis, Sepp Blatter said...countries as hosts.The decision by the FIFA executive committee to publish ethics investigator...as president, said the decisions by the FIFA executive committee will allow the governing...

FIFA prosecutor has difficult decision regarding summary

...Garcia faces a difficult decision after FIFA released a summary of his investigation...case that is being called a whitewash.FIFA critics say Garcia needs to take a stand...public rift with his co-chairman on the FIFA Ethics Com mittee, German judge Joachim...

FIFA will review corruption probe

GENEVA - FIFA will further review the 2018 and 2022 World...and Qatar back in question.The head of FIFA's auditing committee will examine the...decide whether to turn over any evidence to FIFA's executive committee. The decision to...

American lawyer Michael Garcia resigns as FIFA prosecutor in World Cup bid process

...World Cup bid process resigned from the FIFA ethics committee on Wednesday in protest...a "lack of leadership" at the top of FIFA in a resignation statement. He also said...Blatter by name, he also revealed that the FIFA executive committee ? led by the longtime...

FIFA-Russia relations hit snag

GENEVA - Relations between FIFA and its next World Cup host, Russia...President Vladimir Putin sat next to FIFA President Sepp Blatter at the World Cup...clubs and expensive new stadiums for FIFA's flagship tournament.Attempts by the...