French investigators suspect that bribes were paid for Rio de Janeiro to be awarded the 2016 Olympic Games, Le Monde newspaper reported
Fans at next year's World Cup and this year's Confederations Cup in Russia will need special identity cards before they can watch matches.
Fifa boss Gianni Infantino promised to come good on a promise to hike Africa's World Cup finals berths to nine or ten during a visit to Mauritania.
The Frenchman was the right-hand man to now-banned president Sepp Blatter before both were embroiled in a corruption scandal which swept Fifa in 2015.
China's football chief hailed Fifa's decision to expand the World Cup, saying it could help realise the country's "dream".
The Fifa obsession with expensive watches led to another farcical episode at their Best Awards in Zurich
Fifa's ruling council unanimously approved an expansion of the World Cup to 48 teams in 2026, with a format of 16 groups of three nations.
Goodbye to the notion of World Cup qualification being a privilege; something for which nerves would be shredded.