FIFA Elects a President - Photodesk

(ATR) Around the Rings European Editor Mark Bisson had a birds-eye perch for FIFA's Extraordinary Congress.

Football Associations React to Infantino's FIFA Election Victory

(ATR) Around the Rings canvassed opinions about Gianni Infantino’s win from some of FIFA’s 209 member associations.

Prince Ali Wants Kofi Annan to Steer FIFA Through Crisis

(ATR) Prince Ali plans oversight group to recover from FIFA "crisis"... Salman vows to revitalize FIFA... Blatter won't endorse successor...

FIFA Race - Infantino Bids to Erode Salman's Asian Support

(ATR) ATR understands Sheikh Salman's fierce rival Gianni Infantino is in Kuala Lumpur lobbying hard on the Asian football chief's turf. 

FIFA Race - Infantino Takes Dig at Salman over Human Rights Pledge

(ATR) Gianni Infantino suggests Sheikh Salman failed to protect Bahraini players caught up in the 2011 pro-democracy protests.

FIFA Candidates to Pitch CONCACAF Federations

(ATR) ATR learns that four of the five FIFA presidential contenders will present their cases to all CONCACAF federations.

Exclusive - FIFA's Domenico Scala Rejects Calls to Quit Election Role

(ATR) ATR is told that Domenico Scala has no plans to step aside from his role overseeing the FIFA electoral committee.

FIFA Race - Sexwale Hopes Diminish as Infantino Momentum Builds

(ATR) Tokyo Sexwale's low-key campaign could grind to a halt on Friday when Africa's football chiefs select their favored FIFA candidate.

Exclusive - Salman Expects "Remarkable Surprises" in FIFA Election Vote

(ATR) Sheikh Salman confident about African support for FIFA presidential bid, denies using Bahraini government finances.

FIFA Election - Infantino Launches African Charm Offensive

(ATR) Gianni Infantino revealed that he might appoint an African to be his secretary general if he wins the Feb. 26 election.

Sexwale Won't Withdraw FIFA Candidacy... For Now

(ATR) Tokyo Sexwale's campaign chief tells ATR he is not pulling out of the FIFA presidential race; Prince Ali dismisses "backroom deals".

No Deal Between Infantino and Salman for FIFA Presidency

Rumours of a deal in FIFA election race scotched after Salman's team slam the use of UEFA funding for Infantino's campaign

FIFA Presidency - Sexwale Campaign Close to Fizzling Out

(ATR) Tokyo Sexwale's lackluster FIFA presidential campaign may end next week when he meets South African FA leaders.

FIFA Candidate Brands European Parliament Memo "Blatant Falsehood"

(ATR) Around the Rings understands that Gianni Infantino is demanding an apology from the communications director of the European Parliament.

Central American FAs Back Infantino FIFA Presidential Bid

Gianni Infantino wins support of seven-member Central American Football Union... Two candidates drop out of FIFA forum

FIFA Forum at European Parliament To Be Broadcast Live

(ATR) ESPN will broadcast next week’s Brussels forum on the future of FIFA featuring three presidential candidates.

FIFA Presidency: Infantino Proposes Regional World Cup

(ATR) Gianni Infantino will consider staging regional World Cups if elected. Also plans shake-up of bidding in manifesto released today

FIFA Race: Shaikh Salman Forges Closer Ties with Africa

(ATR) Shaikh Salman seeks to bolster FIFA presidency bid with agreement between Asian and African confederations.

FIFA Investigators: Bans for Blatter, Platini Too Lenient

(ATR) An appeal by FIFA ethics investigators to eight-year bans for Blatter and Platini could net them lifetime bans.

FIFA Presidential Hopefuls Head to Zurich, Ghana

(ATR) The FIFA presidential candidates are lobbying for votes at the FIFA Ballon d'Or and Accra early this week.

Platini Quits FIFA Presidential Race

(ATR) Suspended UEFA chief Michel Platini drops out of FIFA presidential race as he fights to clear his name.

FIFA Presidential Candidate Eyes IOC Bidding Reforms

(ATR) Launching updated manifesto, Prince Ali says he wants to embrace IOC-model reforms of World Cup bidding process.

Shaikh Salman Wants to Split FIFA in Two

(ATR) Shaikh Salman launched his FIFA presidential manifesto by calling for FIFA to be split into two entities...

Prince Ali: "I Have the Best Ideas" for FIFA Presidency

(ATR) Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein says he is "confident" of becoming the new FIFA president.

FIFA Rejects Blatter, Platini Appeals Against Bans

(ATR) Michel Platini's presidential hopes dealt a blow after FIFA dismisses appeals against bans for UEFA chief and Sepp Blatter

FIFA Probes Sheikh Salman Human Rights Allegations

Allegations Salman targeted athletes in 2011 protests were part of integrity check for FIFA presidential candidate, ATR understands.

FIFA Candidate Sexwale Fails to Exploit Conference Platform

(ATR) Tokyo Sexwale feels he is getting "traction" in his FIFA presidential campaign.

FIFA Race: Sheikh Ahmad Rejects Human Rights Allegations Facing Salman

(ATR) Sheikh Ahmad, supposed kingmaker in FIFA election, backs under-fire Sheikh Salman or Gianni Infantino to win presidency.

FIFA Confirms Seven for Presidential Contest

(ATR) FIFA accept seven candidatures for the presidential election, with David Nakhid a surprising omission.

Sheikh Salman, Tokyo Sexwale Launch FIFA Presidential Bids

(ATR) Sheikh Salman files FIFA bid...UEFA's Infantino poised to join race ahead of Monday night deadline.