Sport The moment Fifa president Sepp Blatter revealed Qatar as winners of the 2022 World Cup bid

The Qatar tournament looks likely to be moved to the winter

Britain may lose privileges after Fifa election attack

Britain's long-standing special status within the Fifa hierarchy could be scrapped and replaced by a candidate from Europe, The Independent on Sunday has learned.

Maradona attacks FIFA 'dinosaurs'

Football great Diego Maradona says corruption and match-fixing scandals that have hit FIFA will continue as long as the sport's governing body is run by "dinosaurs."

Warner ready to turn heat on Blatter

Suspended Fifa vice-president Jack Warner has promised to release an email he sent to the organisation's president, Sepp Blatter, after a meeting of the Caribbean Football Union with then Fifa presidential candidate Mohamed Bin Hammam which became the subject of the cash-for-votes scandal.

FA focuses on Europe as it takes first step to repairing bad relations

The Football Association will focus on Europe as it seeks to rebuild its relationships with other governing bodies in the aftermath of its stand against Fifa's presidential election in Zurich this week.

Graham Taylor 'told to make false FIFA claims'

Former England manager Graham Taylor revealed today that he was encouraged by FIFA officials to make false expenses claims.

James Lawton: FA's last stand doomed by time spent in trenches of compromise

There could be dire consequences for the FA if Blatter seeks revenge by wiping away the independent status of the four home nations

Four days in the wacky world of Blatter... but the joke's on the FA

Robin Scott-Elliot relives an incredible, almost farcial, visit to Zurich full of guffawing delegates, wild goose chases and behind-the-scenes plotting

The day the football world put the boot into England

As Blatter wins another term as Fifa president his backers attack the FA for daring to be critical

Carry on, Sepp: Blatter's victory is a fitting end to Fifa's week of farce

Robin Scott-Elliot sees football's governing body vote for four more years of the status quo

Mohamed Bin Hammam protests over Fifa suspension

Mohamed Bin Hammam today wrote to FIFA to protest about his treatment at the hands of the organisation.

Blatter: 'It's my duty to guide Fifa ship'

Sepp Blatter has compared Fifa to a ship in "troubled waters" and declared himself the "captain" who will guide it back on to the "right route".

Tim Rich: For Coca-Cola the real thing is the prestige of being involved

The 2006 World Cup was won by Coca-Cola. Of the 15 corporations that had paid tens of millions to be associated with the tournament, its name had been the most recognised. The key, said its jubilant head of sponsorship, Steve Cumming, was Coca-Cola's relationship with Wayne Rooney. "You do not get to the front pages of the tabloids easily," he said. "But we got there time and time again by combining two key elements; the World Cup trophy and Wayne Rooney."

Blatter faces backlash from sponsors over Fifa scandal

Governing body earned an estimated £1bn in sponsorship from 2006 to 2010 in deals with a range of multinational brands

Football 'family' set to elect Blatter president again

The politicking continued into the small hours of last night, with politicians queuing up to demand change, but Sepp Blatter remains set to be elected for a fourth term as president of world football's governing body, Fifa, this afternoon.

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