The rise and fall of Sepp Blatter

Football scandal Swiss press case against Beckenbauer, three others

Swiss federal prosecutors opened a formal criminal case against German football legend Franz Beckenbauer and three others on Thursday.

FIFA Blatter back in Swiss court

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter appeared before the Court of Arbitration of Sport (CAS) in Lausanne on Thursday to appeal against his six-year ...

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Governing FIFA in Switzerland

Attorney General’s office Swiss investigator quits despite being cleared of FIFA crimes

A senior member of the Swiss Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has been cleared of taking bribes whilst handling the criminal investigation of ...

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Football focus Making amateur footballers better

A start-up company in canton Vaud has developed a device to track amateur footballers' movements and performance on the pitch. (SRF/swissinfo.ch) ...

Football around the world

It's not called the world game for nothing.

Football: a game where two 11-member teams try to push a ball into the opposing team's goal, using any part of the body except their hands and arms. This simple recipe has helped make it the most popular sport in the world. (All pictures: Reuters/Keystone)