The Women’s World Cup “turf war” is officially over. A group of players who filed a lawsuit against FIFA and the Canadian Soccer Association alleging gender discrimination over the decision to use artificial turf instead of real grass was withdrawn on Wednesday, the players’ council confirms. This means the quadrennial tournament will go on this […]
A group of prominent international players has withdrawn a complaint over artificial turf fields at this year’s Women’s World Cup.
Back in December, when Real Madrid were preparing for the club's final La Liga game of the calendar year, manager Carlo Ancelotti told reporters that Marcelo was " definitely the best full-back in the world." The comment, made in response to Brazil coach Dunga's criticism of Marcelo, raised more than a few furry eyebrows. Show More Summary
Robbie Rogers calls out FIFA for its indifference towards the wellbeing of gay athletes and fans. read more
Welcome to 2015, the Year of Sport in Canada! This year the nation will be hosting three large sporting events beginning with the Canada Winter Games in Prince George (Feb 15-Mar 1), followed by the FIFA Women's World Cup in Vancouver,...Show More Summary
Rogers calls out FIFA for their indifference towards the wellbeing of gay athletes and fans. read more
On Monday, Tiger Woods showed up in Italy to surprise his girlfriend, Lindsay Vonn, as she competed in the women’s World Cup, but generated the most buzz for his missing front tooth. According to his agent, via email, the missing tooth was the result of an unfortunate encounter with a camera. Show More Summary
In February 2013 USA International Robbie Rogers came out as gay and announced his retirement from professional football. Capped 18 times by his country, the 27 year old Rogers made a return to football soonafter and is back playing with LA Galxy in the MLS. In the past 24 hours Rogers has spoken out against […]
Your browser does not support iframes. Tiger Woods showed up in Italy on Monday to surprise his girlfriend Lindsey Vonn on the occasion of her record-setting World Cup performance. And while Woods sported a skull facemask for a fairShow More Summary
Debating the economic benefits to cities and countries when that host major sporting events like the World Cup or the Olympics is nothing new. New facilities are built, billions of dollars are spent hosting the event and, some years,...Show More Summary
Controversial FIFA presidential hopeful David Ginola may not even make the ballot when the world soccer governing body holds its elections in May, but he’s making waves with his bold ideas regardless. During a live interview on BBC Radio 5 on Tuesday, the French former soccer player suggested holding the men’s and women’s World Cups […]
Tiger Woods may have been lying through his teeth tooth... because race organizers at a World Cup alpine skiing race in Italy say Tiger's story about being smacked in the face by a photog is BULL. After photos started circulating of...
After recreating iconic bands, streetwear brands and historic World Cup moments in LEGO, self-proclaimed LEGO junkie Adly Syairi Ramly is back and this time he’s turned his attention to some of our favorite streetwear icons. Immortalizing… The post Streetwear Icons Recreated in LEGO appeared first on Highsnobiety.
The U.S. men's national team now has 13 MLS -based players from its World Cup squad after Jozy Altidore signed with Toronto FC. Some fans are worried about the mass exodus of USMNT players from Europe, but it's a positive for both the league and the team. Mix Diskerud agreed to a deal with New York City FC three days before Altidore moved to Toronto. Show More Summary
Photos of a toothless Tiger Woods cheering on girlfriend Lindsey Vonn overshadowed the skiing champion setting a record in her sport in Italy on Monday. Vonn broke Annemarie Moser-Proell's 35-year-old mark of 62 World Cup wins with a...Show More Summary
As the United States men's national team heads into 2015, head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has his work cut out for him. Having already set the semifinals as the team's goal for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, the USMNT promptly went on toShow More Summary
Andrea Pirlo, World Cup winner and bearded master of passing, has failed to pick Cristiano Ronaldo in his Champions League dream team. 101 Great Goals tweeted the Juventus star's selection of greats: Pirlo 's selection includes an interesting mixture of former team-mates, competitors and current stars. Show More Summary
The Associated Press' Andrew Dampf says World Cup race organizers
Fans can watch the India vs. England cricket match live online and see whether the Indian team can turn its tides as the World Cup gets closer and closer. The team just finished a shaky Test series against Australia, losing two and drawing two matches, and then dropped its opening contest in the Carlton Mid Watch India Vs. Show More Summary
Tiger Woods is making headlines this morning for being photographed missing one of his front teeth! The 39-year-old pro golfer was in Italy this morning to watch girlfriend Lindsey Vonn nab her record 63rd World Cup title when photographers snapped the photo of his missing tooth. The object at fault for his missing tooth: a [...]