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FIFA Replays Its Mistakes in Qatar as Human Cost of the 2022 World Cup Climbs Higher

With six years to go until the opening whistle of the 2022 World Cup, preparations are moving at a feverish pace here in Qatar and will soon reach peak construction. With a dozen stadiums to be constructed or revamped, Qatar’s World Cup, with an estimated $200 billion in infrastructure, will be the most expensive ever. Show More Summary

UEFA Recognizes Kosovo, Paving Way for FIFA Membership

If Kosovo is made a member of FIFA next week, it can enter qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, which refuses to recognize it.

Ruling Moves Gibraltar Closer to FIFA Membership

A decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport could allow Gibraltar’s soccer team to try to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.

Liverpool Transfer News: Major Mario Gotze Boost Amid Mats Hummels Rumours

Liverpool have been handed a massive boost in their mission to land German FIFA World Cup winner Mario Gotze after Borussia Dortmund told Bayern Munich they’re unwilling to negotiate on the transfer of Mats Hummels. Hummels stunned Dortmund...Show More Summary

FIFA to Respond to Russian Request for Cheaper World Cup 2018 Tickets

FIFA and Russia are due to discuss the introduction of the fourth price category of World Cup 2018 tickets for Russian citizens, according to Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko.

Who Would Pay the Price If Barcelona Went Trophyless?

At times this season—mostly its entirety—Barcelona looked impervious. Questions about trophies didn't start with "if," but "how many." Winners of the UEFA Super Cup and FIFA Club World Cup, some would suggest the Catalan giants haveShow More Summary

Tuesday kickaround: Carli Lloyd, NWSL, Champions League, Gedion Zelalem, HU Bison

Carli Lloyd, the U.S. World Cup hero and FIFA women’s player of the year, will miss three to six weeks with a knee injury, according to her National Women’s Soccer League team. Lloyd was injured early in the Houston Dash’s 3-1 away defeat against the Orlando Pride on Saturday. An MRI exam Monday revealed a […]

FIFA to set up worker welfare body for Qatar 2022

FIFA chief visits host country for the 2022 World Cup which is under the spotlight for its human rights record.

Picking an Elite Barcelona 5-a-Side Team from Current Squad

Barcelona are, officially, the best team in the world, at least until another side lifts the UEFA Champions League and then the FIFA Club World Cup. That means they would probably have one of the best five-a-side teams in the world too. Show More Summary

Infantino wants Qatar 2022 monitoring

Fifa president Gianni Infantino says a new independent committee will monitor working conditions at Qatar's World Cup venues.

World Cup 2018 could be first with video technology, says Infantino

2 weeks agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

FIFA president Gianni Infantino said on Tuesday that testing is to begin on video technology that could be ready to use at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Speaking during a visit to Moscow to check on preparations for the 2018 soccer showpiece, Infantino also said the hard graft “starts […]

Putin to Discuss Preparations for 2018 World Cup With FIFA President

Vladimir Putin will with FIFA President Gianni Infantino in Moscow to discuss preparations for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

FIFA Head Impressed With Russia’s Preparation for World Cup

FIFA President Gianni Infantino was impressed with Russia’s preparations for the 2018 World Cup, stating that everything is going according to the plan.

Video referees 'for 2018 World Cup'

Fifa boss Gianni Infantino hopes the 2018 World Cup in Russia will be the first tournament to feature video referees.

World Cup 2018 Could Have Positive Impact on Russian, Global Economy

The 2018 World Cup in Russia could have a positive effect on both the country's and the world's economy, despite the ongoing challenging economic situation, the head of the world football governing body FIFA, Gianni Infantino, said Tuesday.

Who Is Kelechi Nwakali and What Will He Bring to Arsenal?

Of course there are always exceptions, but the biennial FIFA U-17 World Cup has sometimes been a pretty good indicator of who will be the stars of tomorrow. The USA’s Landon Donovan was named the tournament’s best player when it wasShow More Summary

FIFA President 'Impressed' by 2018 World Cup Opening Venue in Moscow

The president of the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) is impressed with the transformation of Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium, which will serve as the opening and closing venue at the 2018 World Cup, the FIFA Media department said Tuesday.

FIFA Head to Visit Russia, Qatar to Monitor World Cup Preparations in April

FIFA Newly Elected President Gianni Infantino will visit Russia and Qatar, the host countries of the 2018 and 2022 World Cup respectively, on April 19-22, as it was announced by FIFA authorities on Friday.

FIFA told to get tough with World Cup rights abusers

2 weeks agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

FIFA must show that it respects human rights and brandish the threat of withdrawing a World Cup to prove it means business, an independent review of football’s world body said Thursday. The report by former UN special representative on human rights and business John Ruggie is likely to intensify pressure […]

Where to Go Now in Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town has been on an upswing ever since the 2010 FIFA World Cup. And with so many places to eat, shop, and play, it's clear this city at the edge of Africa isn’t done booming yet.

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