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European clubs should just accept a winter World Cup

The world of football does not revolve around European clubs and its time they realise that.

The sound of cricket success in Papua New Guinea

PNG missed out on the World Cup by the smallest of margins but village cricket has sparked a boom in the sport.

Toni Kroos: Assessing His Real Madrid Contribution so Far This Season

Toni Kroos arrived at Real Madrid last summer on the back of winning the World Cup with Germany and has quickly established himself as a important player for the reigning European champions. The capital club paid between €25 millionShow More Summary

Misbah hits out at criticism from home

5 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Pakistan's captain Misbah-ul-Haq has questioned the criticism of his side emanating from home, though he did acknowledge his team had been "pretty average" thus far in the World Cup

Australia batting 'extremely poor', concedes Clarke

5 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Michael Clarke has conceded that Australia have focused too much on power hitting and not enough on negotiating the swinging ball during their preparation for this World Cup

Cricket World Cup 2015: New Zealand defeats Australia

7 hours agoSports : The Early Lead

In a battle of the co-hosts of the 2015 Cricket World Cup — and also, along with India, the two most impressive teams thus far — New Zealand defeated Australia by one wicket before more than 40,000 fans in Auckland, New Zealand on Friday night. The match featured some incredible bowling, the cricket equivalent of […]

Zimbabwe can help reverse 10-team decision - Chigumbura

8 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Elton Chigumbura hopes Zimbabwe's qualification to the next round would not only help them, but other associate nations in forcing a rethink of the ICC decision to reduce the size of the next World Cup

NZ edge out Australia in astonishing World Cup match

Starc takes six wickets in the chase as New Zealand almost fail to reach the 152-run target.

Vietname aims to earn 3 spots in the World Cup

Vietnam hopes to secure 3 slots at Chess World CupBy Hoang Quynh, Thanh Nien NewsHO CHI MINH CITY - Thursday, February 26, 2015 20:00The National Chess Team aims to have three players qualified for the Chess World Cup 2015 as Vietnam is set to host the regional qualifying round from March 7-16. Show More Summary

FIFA gave FOX the 2026 World Cup to avoid getting sued, according to report

FIFA seemingly made a hasty announcement that Fox would have the television rights to the 2026 World Cup. The organization's secretary general told the New York Times, outright, that it was trying to not get sued. FIFA's announcement earlier this month that Fox and Telemundo had won the television rights for the 2026 World Cup caught many off guard. Show More Summary

Fenninger and Maze take Olympic form into the Worlds

The epic clashes of Tina Maze (SLV) and Anna Fenninger (AUT) on the women’s Alpine ski circuit have enthralled skiing fans the world over for several years now, lighting up the Olympic Winter Games, World Championships and World Cup, At Sochi 2014, the pair won three of he five Alpine events between them. Show More Summary

Mexico Women's National Team Unveil New Kit for 2015 Women's World Cup

Mexico's women's national team are gearing up for the upcoming Women's World Cup in style. The Mexicans are set to unveil their new look that they'll wear in this summer's World Cup in Canada, and it's quite good. Better, at least, than...Show More Summary

Study finds pervasive racism in Russian soccer ahead of 2018 World Cup

19 hours agoSports : The Early Lead

Qatar isn’t the only future World Cup host with major issues, it seems. A new study by a group of Moscow-based researchers has found pervasive racist and far-right behavior among fans of Russian soccer. The study, released three years before the country will host the World Cup, “shows a really quite gruesome picture of a […]

Soccer Outsider’s take on D.C. United’s defeat in Costa Rica

I had to write about this match because I love the CONCACAF Champions League. I love it so much that I hate to see it relegated to Fox Sports 2, in between Caper Toss and the Uno World Cup. I love it because it is MLS’s best chance to gauge itself against other leagues. And […]

FIFA gave Fox the 2026 World Cup to avoid a lawsuit

21 hours agoSports : Awful Announcing

Plenty of people inside the sports media world were more than a little irritated when FIFA gave the American television rights to the 2026 World Cup (and all events up through 2026) to Fox Sports without opening up the bidding to ESPN, NBC, or other potential bidders. Show More Summary

India Vs. United Arab Emirates Cricket Streaming Live Online: Watch The 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup Match

The 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup is well underway and India is looking like a favorite yet again. They are 2-0 in pool play so far and looking very strong, and that doesn’t look good for United Arab Emirates (UAE) who are 0-2 and ready for a battle. Show More Summary

Paul George Is Practicing Again

22 hours agoSports : Deadspin

Pacers star forward Paul George participated in a full practice with his team for the first time si nce gruesomely snapping his leg in a FIBA World Cup scrimmage this past summer. There's still no official timetable for when he might be ready to play in a game, but it is possible that he'll be back on the floor before the end of this season. Read more...

Andrea Pirlo's Injury Could Be a Net Benefit for Juventus

Andrea Pirlo is as legendary a player as they come in Italian soccer. He is a two-time Champions League winner, five-time Italian champion, a hero of the 2006 World Cup victory, has the fourth most caps in the history of the national...Show More Summary

Think the 2026 World Cup will be in the United States? Not so fast.

Earlier this month, FIFA did a strange thing: It announced that it was awarding the U.S. television rights to the 2026 World Cup to Fox even though it had not opened up the bidding to other networks, a process that almost certainly would have driven up the cost to televise the event. The decision wasn’t […]

AB de Villiers, South Africa have record day in Cricket World Cup blowout of West Indies

AB de Villiers, aka “the most destructive batsman in cricket,” hit the fastest-ever 150 in one-day international cricket as South Africa scored a 257-run win over West Indies at the World Cup in Sydney. De Villiers needed only 64 deliveries to reach 150, beating the previous record — set by Australia’s Shane Watson in 2011 […]

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