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

FA calls for delay to Fifa vote as 'point of principle'

Bernstein sticks to guns but acknowledges Blatter re-election is virtually guaranteed

Fifa pressed to postpone election

The Football Association and Scottish FA have called on Fifa to postpone its presidential election as two more key sponsors raised their concerns over corruption allegations.

Jack Warner reported to Fifa for violating ban

Jack Warner has been reported to FIFA for allegedly violating his ban, it can be revealed.

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James Lawton: A mountain of charges but nothing can touch Fifa chief

The great revenue stream will flow on – along, you have to presume, with the sweetheart deals and the kickbacks

James Lawton: Blatter is football's Mr Big and now the gangbusters must bring his empire down

When Acton declared that power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely, he might havebeen anticipating the creation of Fifa

Dominic Lawson: Isn't bribery the name of the game?

It makes no sense to call on the British Government to 'do something' about any financial shenanigans within Fifa

Fifa member 'wanted FA Cup to be named after him'

An adviser to Nicolas Leoz, a member of Fifa's Executive Committee, suggested that the FA Cup be named after the Paraguayan during email discussions with a consultant to England's 2018 bid.

No crises at Fifa, says Blatter

Defiant Fifa president Sepp Blatter tonight insisted that football was not in crisis and said there was "no issue" over the award of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar.

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Mohamed Bin Hammam has announced his intention to appeal against his suspension from Fifa.

FA report puts paid to claims by Triesman

The continuing recriminations from England's disastrous bid to earn the right to host the 2018 World Cup took another twist yesterday when the Football Association's report into corruption claims by Lord Triesman against Fifa executive committee members was revealed to have found no evidence to support its former chairman, according to Jérôme Valcke, the world governing body's general secretary.

Robin Scott-Elliot: Fifa is in the crisis – not that they realise it

It takes more than scandal to disturb the serenity of football's governing body

David Davies: There is overwhelming pressure from within and without for reform of Fifa

The pressure to postpone the election can only grow. There is a real opportunity here for the FA

Fifa bribery investigation claims scalps and clears way for Blatter win

The corruption scandal that has engulfed Fifa, world football's governing body, claimed its first victims yesterday. Mohamed Bin Hamman, the former presidential candidate, and Jack Warner, one of Fifa's long-term powerbrokers, were both suspended from any involvement with football following allegations of bribery.

Leading article: The old regime lives to fight another day

It's been a bizarre couple of days. One evening the world is watching an exemplary Champions League final at Wembley, after which there is universal agreement that the better team won – probably, indeed, the most gifted and accomplished team to have competed for very many years. The very next day, you have an ethics hearing at the governing body of world football, Fifa, which finds that two senior officials have a case to answer over bribery allegations and announces a full-scale inquiry.

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