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Blatter sought Nobel Peace Prize for FIFA

Published: June 19, 2017

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Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter has claimed he wanted football’s governing body to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.


FIFA, Russia in focus

Published: June 15, 2017

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Anti-discrimination mechanisms are welcome, but words will not be enough. With the Confederations Cup about to start, the governing body must ensure that any infractions are dealt with satisfactorily


Ex-banker pleads guilty to US charge in FIFA probe

Published: June 15, 2017

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A former banker has pleaded guilty to a U.S. charge in the sprawling investigation linked to FIFA (fee’-FUH), the governing body for global soccer. Jorge Arzuaga, an Argentine, worked at Credit Suisse Group AG and Julius Baer Group Ltd.


How much has FIFA changed under Infantino?

Published: June 15, 2017

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Gianni Infantino was supposed to stamp out the corruption FIFA had fallen into under Sepp Blatter. Instead, things may be worse than ever.


EA and FIFA plan their most ambitious eSports competition yet

Published: June 13, 2017

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FIFA’s Interactive World Cup has been been growing in stature over the years, and its next eSports competition promises to be the most ambitious yet: the organization and EA have unveiled plans for the “largest ever” FIFA competition (using FIFA 18, naturally) this fall. The Interactive World Cup is still the star of the show and will revolve around players signed to clubs, but it’s only one part of a larger picture. You won’t hear much more about the competition until the summer, but EA is promising that “top-tier” eSports outfits will provide more opportunities to play in the big leagues.


FIFA president: Qatar is facing ‘diplomatic crisis,’ but World Cup is not under threat

Published: June 12, 2017

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With Qatar facing what FIFA president Gianni Infantino described as a “diplomatic crisis,” the future of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar would seemingly be in doubt. But Infantino discussed the situation this weekend, reconfirming FIFA’s stance to have the bid winners host the 2022 tournament. Here’s everything you need to know from Infantino’s comments: Egypt, UAE, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia cut ties with Qatar last week under accusations of “supporting regional terror groups.” It was the latest potential black eye on the host country of the 2022 World Cup


World Cup 2022 Not Threatened by Qatar’s Diplomatic Struggles, FIFA Chief Says

Published: June 12, 2017

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FIFA president Gianni Infantino does not believe that the diplomatic crisis which has embroiled 2022 World Cup host nation Qatar will threaten its staging of the tournament, he said on Sunday.


‘FIFA 18′ isn’t out yet and I’m already in love

Published: June 12, 2017

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There was a brief period of time last year when I was playing Pro Evolution Soccer more than FIFA.


‘FIFA On Nintendo Switch’ Features Revealed

Published: June 12, 2017

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We learned early in the week that the Nintendo Switch would be getting a different version of FIFA than the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. On Saturday, Gamespot posted most of the pertinent details


Fifa 18 on Nintendo Switch ditches The Journey, will be ‘deepest portable Fifa game ever’

Published: June 11, 2017

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EA has detailed the features of Fifa 18 for Nintendo Switch, which is set for release alongside the Xbox One, PS4 and PC editions on September 29. Dubbed the “deepest portable [Fifa] game ever,” the game contains many of the features found in the standard version, but notably lacks popular single-player story mode, The Journey. Fifa Ultimate Team (FUT), Career Mode and Season will all be included in Fifa 18 for Nintendo Switch, as well as online live campaigns that play off real events in world football


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