Michel Platini

Ceferin elected UEFA president as banned Platini bids farewell

Aleksander Ceferin of Slovenia was elected the new president of European football governing body UEFA on Wednesday to succeed the banned Michel Platini.

UEFA starts search for a new president as Platini era ends

UEFA must start looking for a new president in earnest now that Michel Platini remains banned and has said he will resign. However, suitable candidates appear to be sparse.

Kosovo admitted as 55th member of UEFA, Platini still welcome back

Kosovo has been admitted as the 55th member of UEFA at the 40th congress of the European football confederation in Budapest on Tuesday while banned president Michel Platini could yet be welcomed back.

UEFA executives to meet May 18 to discuss presidency

The UEFA executive committee will hold an extraordinary meeting on May 18 to discuss a presidential election if suspended Michel Platini loses his appeal against a six-year ban from football at the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS).

Platini appeals against ban at CAS hearing

UEFA president Michel Platini appealed on Friday at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against a six-year ban from football.

Blatter, Platini bans reduced; FIFA executives want reforms approved

Joseph Blatter and Michel Platini have had appeals against football bans rejected, and although the bans were shortened from eight to six years, they will miss Friday's crucial congress of the corruption-tainted ruling body FIFA.

FIFA chamber to appeal, wants tougher bans for Blatter, Platini

FIFA ethics investigatory chamber intends to appeal against the eight-year bans imposed on Joseph Blatter and Michel Platini and is calling for tougher sanctions.

Blatter, Platini get full reasons for bans from FIFA ethics body

Joseph Blatter and Michel Platini have been sent the full reasons for their eight-year bans from football, the ethics committee of the ruling body FIFA said on Saturday.

Report: Platini withdraws candidacy from FIFA presidential election

UEFA president Michel Platini has withdrawn his candidacy for the FIFA presidency, French sports daily L'Equipe reported Thursday.

Corruption, doping and terror cast a dark shadow over 2015 sport

Usain Bolt sprinted to yet another world title treble in 2015 while three major football organizations led by FIFA need a new president after the old ones were swept away by corruption affairs. A major doping affair around the ruling athletics body IAAF and Russia also overshadowed Bolt's achievement.