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World Cup: Croatia fined over products display

The FIFA Disciplinary Committee on Friday in Moscow wielded its axe again by punishing the Croatian Football Association with a fine of 70,000 Swiss Francs and a warning about a player.
Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup

FIFA sanctions hosts Russia, 3 others, warns Egypt over Mo Salah

The Disciplinary Committee of world football governing body FIFA has warned and imposed fines of different sums on the Football Associations of four countries at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Granit Xhaka

World Cup: Kosovo raises money to pay FIFA fines of Swiss players

Kosovo was collecting money Tuesday to pay FIFA fines of Switzerland players Granit Xhaka, Xherdan Shaqiri and Stephan Lichtsteiner for celebrating goals with a pro-Kosovo double eagle gesture in their World Cup win over Serbia.
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FIFA descends on Argentina, Croatia, fines Swiss players for goal celebration

The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has sanctioned the Argentinian Football Association with a fine of 105,000 Swiss Francs and a warning.
Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup

World Cup: FIFA sanctions Danish FA after fans attack Australians

The FIFA Disciplinary Committee wielded its big stick again on Sunday in Moscow, sanctioning the Danish Football Association with a fine of 20,000 Swiss Francs and a warning.

FIFA fines Mexico, Serbia over fans’ misbehaviour

The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has imposed a 10,000 Swiss Francs fine on both the Mexican Football Federation and the Serbian Football Federation for the misconduct of their fans.
Hugo Ayala celebrates with fans after Mexico's win over Germany.

FIFA fines Mexico over homophobic chants at World Cup

Mexico have been fined 10,000 Swiss francs (£7,600) after their supporters were found guilty of making "discriminatory and insulting chants" during the first half of their 1-0 win over Germany on Sunday.

Diego Maradona responds to reports of racist incident during Argentina game

Diego Maradona has given his version of an exchange with an Asian fan at a World Cup game in Moscow that witnesses perceived as racist.

Russia to ‘punish’ fans over racist Paul Pogba, Ousmane Dembele chants

Seven fans suspected of racially abusing France players Paul Pogba and Ousmane Dembele during a friendly in Saint Petersburg “should be punished”, Russia’s World Cup chief Alexey Sorokin said on Thursday.

FIFA reduces ban on former Thai football chief

A five-year ban issued to ex-Thai football chief Worawi Makudi for “forgery and falsification” was cut by 18 months on appeal Wednesday, FIFA said.

NGO seeks probe of Addax Petroleum for bribery, corruption

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA) resource centre has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate the bribery and corruption allegation against Addax Petroleum.

Disgraced ex-FIFA chief Sepp Blatter says ‘new facts’ encourage him to fight ban

Sepp Blatter indicated Thursday that he plans to take on FIFA, the global football body he used to run but which has now banned him.

CSNAC urges EFCC to act on alleged $20m NPA bribery scam

The Civil Society Network Against Corruption has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, to take immediate action against a Swiss firm, Dredging International Services, which is on the verge of receiving a fresh contract from the Nigerian Ports Authority despite being indicted by the EFCC.

EFCC probes 20 ex-NPA officials over alleged $20m bribe

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has launched investigation on how $20million was wired into the accounts of shell companies and fronts of some former officials of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA).

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