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Overtime

...be effective but not intrusive or extraneous, and not creating discomfort for sportsmen or for fans," said Putin, met with FIFA president Sepp Blatter on Tuesday.Security concerns for the World Cup will likely center on possible terrorist attacks by insurgents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-10-28/overtime
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-19/fifa-russia-relation
Cheers, jeers await FIFA president Sepp Blatter at World Cup

GENEVA - The two sides of being FIFA President Sepp Blatter are on display just...should ask for, and get, consent from 209 FIFA member federation bosses to seek another...Cup held in Brazil last June.The fact FIFA pays no tax to Brazil's public finances...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-05-27/cheers-jeers-await-f
FIFA VP Issa Hayatou denies allegations of corruption in Qatar's World Cup bid

FIFA vice president and African football head Issa...against its longtime president and one of FIFA's senior officials "fanciful" and "ridiculous...Qatari official Mohamed bin Hammam, once a FIFA vice president himself, had targeted Hayatou...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-06-02/fifa-vp-issa-hayatou
FIFA has no plans to move 2018 World Cup from Russia

GENEVA - FIFA rejected calls to move the 2018 World Cup...travel for more individuals and businesses.FIFA said in a statement it "deplores any form...most effective ways to solve problems," FIFA said, adding that global attention on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-07-25/fifa-has-no-plans-move-2018-world
FIFA won't act on play on Neymar

FIFA will not take action against the Colombia...and ended the Brazil star's World Cup.FIFA said its disciplinary panel "cannot consider...Rio de Janeiro, the hotel used by senior FIFA officials during the World Cup.Whelan was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-07-07/fifa-wont-act-play-neymar
Uruguay's Luis Suarez banned for four months by FIFA

...best players in the world, was banned by FIFA from all football for four months on Thursday...handed out to a player at the World Cup. FIFA also fined Suarez $112,000.Suarez...football pitch and in particular not at a FIFA World Cup, when the eyes of millions of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-06-26/uruguays-luis-suarez
FIFA broadcast chief says video technology already in place to help judge offside calls

RIO DE JANEIRO - FIFA's fast-changing views on video review...technology is already there to do it whenever FIFA wants to change the rules."If the policy...Tellier told reporters on the sidelines of a FIFA briefing on World Cup broadcasting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-06-15/fifa-broadcast-chief
FIFA suspends Nigeria from international play

RIO DE JANEIRO - FIFA has suspended Nigeria from international...from international matches and meetings.FIFA has set a July 15 deadline to resolve the...settling the dispute of player payments.FIFA rules protect its 209 member federations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-09/fifa-suspends-nigeri
Splits in FIFA anti-racism strategy at World Cup revealed

Splits in FIFA's plan to fight discrimination at the...at a briefing involving the chairmen of FIFA's task force against racism, Jeffrey...Claudio Sulser. It came at a World Cup which FIFA President Sepp Blatter has pledged would not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-03/splits-fifa-anti-rac