Mmmm, chocolate. Mmmmm, peanut butter. Hey, you got peanut butter in my chocolate! No, you got chocolate in my peanut butter! What? Delicious! You'll recall this classic Reese's Peanut Butter Cups narrative. It's classic because it's about a powerful idea. Show More Summary
Two female bobsledders will make history this weekend when they race with men at a World Cup event in Calgary, Canada.
China's solution to being bad at a sport: make everyone play it. China are terrible at soccer. Their men's team has only qualified for the World Cup once, in 2002, and they didn't even scored a goal. They are ranked 88th in the world,...Show More Summary
By James M. Dorsey The adoption of a human rights declaration by the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) that was designed to shield wealthy Gulf monarchies including 2022 World Cup host Qatar from criticism by human rights and trade union...Show More Summary
FIFA Ethics committee member Michael Garcia has resigned from his position with the football world governing organisation, as a protest to the handling of his investigation findings into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding process. Graham...Show More Summary
FIFA's head ethics investigator resigned Wednesday, claiming the international soccer organization tried to cover up embarrassing details about egregious corruption involved in the bidding processes for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. U.S. Show More Summary
Michael Garcia, the FIFA ethics head who led a two-year investigation in the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, resigned on Tuesday. The resignation comes after Garcia protested FIFA's handling of the 430-page report that contained the findings and conclusions of his investigation. Show More Summary
American lawyer who investigated the 2018/2022 World Cup corruption claims said the summary misrepresented findings.
The author of the FIFA report that looked into corruption allegations connected to the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids resigned from the international soccer governing body’s ethics committee on Wednesday in protest, the Associated Press reports. The news comes just a day after ex-FIFA adviser Michael Hershman reportedly “pleaded” with Garcia not resign despite […]
US lawyer Michael Garcia has resigned from his position with FIFA, 24 hours after the governing body dismissed his complaint regarding the handling of his investigation into World Cup corruption. Garcia’s findings – which he detailed in a 430-page investigation – were … Continue reading ?
The lawyer has resigned in protest over the handling of the findings from his investigation into the World Cup bidding process. Michael Garcia, the lawyer charged with leading investigations into the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, has resigned over the handling of his findings. Show More Summary
The life of most migrant workers in Qatar is bleak—so bleak, it's a human rights violation. The latest report from Doha reveals a new twist in the sad story. When they're not toiling away at building stadiums for the 2022 World Cup, many workers are being paid impossibly small wages to be fake sports fans. It doesn't sound fun, either. Read more...
Microsoft Cortana had one of its best weeks of the year in Week 15, correctly picking 13 of 16 NFL games. It's now 149-75 (66.5%) on the season. Cortana is a Windows Phone virtual assistant that uses a Bing Predicts algorithm to pick every NFL game. Show More Summary
Ryan Bailey is excited for another weekend of football. Some big games take place in England and Italy, and the FIFA Club World Cup pits European champions Real Madrid against the Pope's favorite team, San Lorenzo—all this weekend among a packed slate of club fixtures. Read more World Football news on BleacherReport.com
This season, Iker Casillas has faced one of the most testing periods of an illustrious career. Savage criticism from inside and outside the Bernabeu placed the World Cup winner’s future in doubt—but Carlo Ancelotti should be in no doubt that his No. Show More Summary
Chris Wondolowski looks back on the World Cup.
Argentine titans San Lorenzo will clash against New Zealand counterparts Auckland City on Wednesday as the two teams duel for the right to face Real Madrid in the final of this year's FIFA Club World Cup. Carlo Ancelotti's men beat Mexican...Show More Summary
Neymar is being sued in Brazil by a local lawyer and Santos fan for the manner in with the star joined FC Barcelona in 2011. Neymar’s transfer to the Camp Nou was agreed just before Santos played FC Barcelona in the Club World Cup final in Japan, and now lifelong Santos supporter Luciano Pereira Caparroz […]
Cristiano Ronaldo was in action last night in the FIFA Club World Cup as Real Madrid handed Cruz Azul a 4-0 beating. The Real Madrid superstar surprisingly didn’t get in on the goals but did come oh so close. Cristiano Ronaldo almost scored the best goal of his career when he ran onto a cross […]