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FIFA President Resigns Amid Corruption Scandal

Sepp Blatter beat out rival and won fifth term last Friday, but today announces he will step down; move follows indictments of officials.

Despite Winning, FIFA President Resigns Amid Corruption Scandal

Israel-PA FIFA Talks, Like Peace Talks, Go Nowhere

Arab delegations walk out of meeting attempting to resolve PA BDS attempt against Israeli soccer team.

Israel-PA FIFA Talks, Like Peace Talks, Go Nowhere

FIFA Scrambling to Avoid BDS Vote

FIFA officials say negotiations continue to prevent vote which could see Israel booted out of world soccer due to PA crying 'racism.'

FIFA Scrambling to Avoid BDS Vote

Agreement Reached for Israel-'Palestine' Match

FIFA President Sepp Blatter tells journalists Israeli PM agreed to facilitate friendly match at some point 'in future.'

FIFA Head: Netanyahu Agreed to Israel-'Palestine' Soccer Match

Bibi Blasts PA's 'Politicization of Football'

In meeting with FIFA head Sepp Blatter, PM attacks PA attempts to ban Israel; 'If you politicize it once, you politicize it for everyone.'

Netanyahu Blasts Palestinian 'Politicization of Football'player

Israel Slams 'Cynical' PA Bid to Oust it from FIFA

Israel Football Association chief notes PA push has 'nothing to do with sports' and could set dangerous precedents.

Israel Slams 'Cynical' PA Bid to Oust it from FIFA

FIFA President Asks Israel to Make Concession

FIFA president Sepp Blatter says he hopes to head off a vote to suspend Israel, but also urges Israel to make a concession.

FIFA President Asks Israel to Make Concession in Dispute with PA

Rajoub Vows to Push Ahead with Israel Ban

Palestinian Football Association head vows to push ahead with efforts to have Israel suspended from FIFA.

Rajoub Vows to Push Ahead with Israel Ban from FIFA

FIFA Pres. Rejects PA Bid to Ban 'Racist' Israel

Soccer federation president dismisses says ban would 'harm the whole organization,' ahead of meeting with PA minister Jibril Rajoub.

FIFA President Rejects PA Bid for Soccer Ban on 'Racist' Israel

FIFA Reiterates Qatar Will Host World Cup

Despite a report indicating corruption, FIFA’s president says it would take "an earthquake" for Qatar not to host the 2022 World Cup.

FIFA President Reiterates Qatar Will Host 2022 World Cup

Did FIFA Cancel Qatar's Hosting of 2022 Games?

German newspaper quotes FIFA president as saying that Qatar won't host 2022 World Cup, but FIFA denies the report.

Did FIFA Cancel Qatar's Hosting of 2022 Games?

'Palestine' Soccer Player Uses Position for Hamas

Sport Minister writes to FIFA, calls for condemnation of reports that player met Hamas terrorist abroad, got money and messages.

'Palestine' Soccer Player Manipulates Position to Aid Hamas