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
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.
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 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 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.
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
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 chief visits host country for the 2022 World Cup which is under the spotlight for its human rights record.
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
Fifa president Gianni Infantino says a new independent committee will monitor working conditions at Qatar's World Cup venues.
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 […]
Vladimir Putin will with FIFA President Gianni Infantino in Moscow to discuss preparations for the 2018 FIFA 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.
Fifa boss Gianni Infantino hopes the 2018 World Cup in Russia will be the first tournament to feature video referees.
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.
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
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 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 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 […]
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.