World Cup 2014

Blatter to appeal eight-year ban

Sepp Blatter has confirmed he will appeal the decision of FIFA's ethics committee to ban him from football-related activities for eight years.

Blatter and Platini handed lengthy bans

FIFA's Independent Ethics Committee has slapped president Sepp Blatter and Uefa boss Michel Platini with eight-year suspensions after they were found guilty of ethics code breaches.

Wenger calls for more stringent drug tests

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says he is unhappy with the current level of drugs tests in football has called for more stringent measures against doping.

Bafana boss to unleash attack

Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba revealed that his team will come out guns blazing in their crucial 2018 FIFA World Cup first-leg qualifier against Angola on Friday.

Bafana starting XI confirmed

Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba has named his starting XI ahead of Tuesday's second-leg clash with Angola in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers.

Mashaba hails Bafana defence

South Africa coach Shakes Mashaba identified his team's strong defence as a crucial factor in their 3-1 win over Angola on Friday.

Mashaba 'thrives' on criticism

Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba insists he thrives on criticism after silencing some of his doubters with victory in their second-round World Cup qualifier against Angola on Friday.

Makola wants double success

Orlando Pirates midfielder Mpho Makola has targeted double glory in African competition with club and country.

Angola v South Africa

South Africa will begin their road to the 2018 World Cup finals when they travel to Angola for the first leg of their second-round qualifier on Friday.

Suspended Jali leaves Bafana

Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba confirmed that midfielder Andile Jali has been released from the national team training camp.

South Africa v Angola

Bafana Bafana will be targeting more of the same when they welcome Angola to Moses Mabhida Stadium on Tuesday for the second leg of their World Cup qualifier.

FIFA presidential candidates announced

The five candidates for FIFA's presidential elections have been confirmed, as world football's governing body seeks a replacement for Sepp Blatter at the elections on 26 February.

Report: Blatter in hospital for stress

Outgoing FIFA president Sepp Blatter has been admitted to hospital for treatment after suffering "a nervous shock", according to reports.

Sexwale backed for FIFA hotseat

The South African Football Association's National Executive Committee has given it's full backing to Tokyo Sexwale as their candidate for the FIFA presidency.

Germany denies World Cup bribe claims

The German Football Association (DFB) has rejected allegations of a 'slush fund' to secure votes to host the 2016 World Cup.

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