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American World Cup Hero Carli Lloyd Scores a Wonderful Goal for Houston Dash

Carli Lloyd became a household name in the United States for her hat-trick in the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Final. The momentum from the American captain's heroics isn't slowing down. Now wearing the kit of the Houston Dash in theShow More Summary

Putin: FIFA Chief Deserves a Nobel Prize

Scandal-plagued FIFA chief Sepp Blatter is not only innocent, he's worthy of a Nobel Prize, according to Vladimir Putin. The Russian leader—who joined Blatter for the 2018 World Cup qualifying draw in St. Petersburg on Saturday—says Blatter and other heads of major sporting federations "deserve special recognition," Reuters...

Leningrad Region to Build Training Base for 2018 World Cup

A training base for the 2018 FIFA World Cup will be built in Roshchino, Leningrad Region, as reported by the regional government’s press service.

Vladimir Putin says Sepp Blatter ‘deserves the Nobel Prize’

For some reason, FIFA president Sepp Blatter could not find a way to make it over from Switzerland to Canada for the Women’s World Cup, even though he had handed the trophy to the winners of every previous tournament since attaining his position in 1998. But nothing was going to keep him from sharing a […]

PUTIN: Sepp Blatter deserves the Nobel Prize

At the 2018 World Cup preliminary draw in St. Petersburg, outgoing FIFA president Sepp Blatter received a strong endorsement from Russian president Vladimir Putin. Speaking on a Swiss TV station, Putin said he not only believes the soon-to-be...Show More Summary

John Oliver Lays into FIFA as Sepp Blatter Meets Vladimir Putin

Never afraid to stick the boot into FIFA, John Oliver has laid into the under-fire organisation once again. Talking on his show Last Week Tonight With John Oliver, the presenter focused on the 2018 World Cup qualifying draw, where FIFA...Show More Summary

Comedian John Oliver mocks FIFA and Sepp Blatter in fantastic new rant (Video)

FIFA president Sepp Blatter was in Russia this week ahead of their 2018 World Cup, describing the country who will almost definitely not be a fantastic host as a “fantastic host”. British comedian John Oliver loves to take aim at FIFA...Show More Summary

Russia is gearing up for the 2018 World Cup launch

The starting gun for the 2018 World Cup in Russia will be fired on Saturday as 141 national sides await their fate in the qualifying draw in Saint Petersburg. Draws will be conducted for the qualifying process in five of FIFA's six confederations, excluding Asia where qualifying has already began. Show More Summary

Good News, The Preliminary Draw For 2018 World Cup Is Over Now It's Time To Follow The Money described the event as “dramatic and star-studded” and further noted that “a global audience of approximately 94.8 million tuned in as the spectacular show, hosted by Dmitry Shepelev and supermodel Natalia Vodianova, blended football with some of the best in Russian music and culture.” The less self-serving were more likely to label the show as simply weird.

2018 World Cup: USA in Group C draw Soca Warriors and two others to be decided

Sepp Blatter and Vlad Putin press flesh. FIFA held is preliminary draw yesterday at St Petersburg for the 2018 World Cup and the USA received some good news. They are in Group C with Trinidad and Tobago. Both sides will be joined by the winners of the Aruba vs St Vincent and the Grenadines, Antigua […]

Global Soccer: Intriguing Europe matchups spice up draw for 2018 World Cup

At the World Cup draw event in St. Petersburg, Sepp Blatter pledged FIFA's ongoing support for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

FIFA'S Blatter Butters Up Putin To Push 2018 World Cup

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FIFA and Sepp Blatter put their corruption crisis aside and got back to World Cup business at the 2018 tournament qualifying draw hosted by Vladimir Putin at a Russian state residence on Saturday. The two presidents joined on stage for...Show More Summary

England and Germany Laughing as World Cup Picture Gets Marginally Clearer

If this really was Sepp Blatter’s final World Cup draw as president of FIFA—and, despite his insistence that he will indeed resign next February, it must still be a case of believing it when we actually see it—then he handed out a few...Show More Summary

World Cup 2018: FIFA reveals qualifying groups

Former winners Italy and Spain placed in the same group with only the group winners earning direct qualification.

Reaction: The best tweets and memes about 2018 World Cup Qualifying

The mere mention of FIFA is enough to provoke an explosion of memes and jokes on Twitter, so the 2018 World Cup Qualifying draw was always going to be interesting. The biggest talking points were the fact that England and Scotland were drawn in the same group, as were Wales and the Republic of Ireland. Show More Summary

2018 FIFA World Cup Preliminary Draw: UEFA Winners and Losers

The 2018 FIFA World Cup preliminary draw is complete; the fate of every team on every continent vying for a spot at the world's biggest prestigious sporting event has been decided. Here, B/R takes a forensic look at the European section of the draw, picking winners and losers based on how the dominoes fell. Show More Summary

Sepp Blatter + Vladimir Putin + ballet + Russian pop = 2018 World Cup preliminary draw

If you weren’t watching Fox Sports 1 on Saturday afternoon then you missed one of the most bizarre television sports broadcasts of the year. Maybe of ever. Well, at least since the last televised FIFA ceremony. World soccer’s governing body held its draw for the qualifying rounds of the 2018 World Cup in St. Petersburg, Russia, and […]

United States Gets Favorable Draw in World Cup Qualifying

With Seth Blatter and Vladimir V. Putin on hand, FIFA held an elaborate ceremony in St. Petersburg as a milestone for the 2018 tournament in Moscow.

World Cup 2018 Preliminary Draw Results: Qualifying Groups, Fixtures and More

FIFA has set the stage for the 2018 World Cup in Russia with Saturday's release of the preliminary draw. There were a total of 208 countries that signed up to participate in the worldwide event, including all national teams, though it...Show More Summary

What 2018 FIFA World Cup Draw Means for USA Hopes

FIFA held the preliminary draw for the 2018 World Cup on Saturday in Saint Petersburg, Russia, providing fans with a symbolic starting point for the long qualification process. Russia have already qualified as hosts, but all of the remaining 208 FIFA member associations participated in the draw, including the United States. Show More Summary

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