U.S. officials have embraced sanctions and visa restrictions to punish Russia over the crisis in Ukraine. Now, two U.S. senators want to hurt Russian President Vladimir Putin where it could really sting: on the soccer pitch.
PGA of America President Ted Bishop floated an idea brainstormed at PGA
We'll be using the global press coverage to protest FIFA and President Dilma. The post The World Cup will benefit Brazilians in one way and one way only appeared first on Matador Network.
While you're savoring your cup o' joe, imagine the president of the United States hunched over his own coffee, considering the murder of another American citizen...
Populous’ World Cup Arena in Natal has been completed ahead of schedule and 3 percent below the budget. Brazil’s president Dilma Rouseff has officially inaugurated the Arena das Dunas and congratulated the design team for their successful completion of
If there was ever a golf tournament made for one guy, it's the Waste Management Open and Bubba Watson. Bubba is a man known to cruise golf courses in hovercrafts, get crowds to cheer while he hits at Presidents Cups and just have some...Show More Summary
Brazil: FIFA officials warned that the Brazilian city of Curitiba could be excluded from hosting World Cup matches in June while International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach noted that work must be sped up ahead of the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro. Show More Summary
The President of the United States and Prime Minister Spain held a bilateral meeting at the White House on Monday, and during Barack Obama’s presser with Mariano Rajoy in the Oval Office the American Commander in Chief asked his guest for help on the football field. After greasing up Rojay talking up the countries good relations, [...]
Out of favour at Manchester United this season, Nani has been offered the chance to move on loan to Sporting Lisbon. A report from Francisco Acedo of Sky Sports claims that the Portuguese club's president, Bruno de Carvalho, would welcome...Show More Summary
Goal: $9500.00 | Raised: $651.00 Started: January 8, 2014 We were fortunate to qualify for the President's Cup, considered the Final Four of collegiate chess, for the second consecutive year. We are the only non-scholarship team attending,...Show More Summary
Dilma Rousseff responds to FIFA President Blatter, insisting her country will be ready for this summer's tournament.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter has blasted Brazil for its slow progress in preparing for this summer’s World Cup, reports the Associated Press. Brazil will host the 2014 FIFA World Cup in June, but has constructed only six out of 12 stadiums...Show More Summary
GENEVA (AP) — FIFA President Sepp Blatter criticized Brazil's slow preparations for the World Cup, calling the country further behind than any other hosting the international event during his tenure.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter has slammed Brazil World Cup 2014 organizers by saying that no host country has been so far behind before in their preparations to host the major soccer tournament even though Brazil is the only host nation...Show More Summary
FIFA president Sepp Blatter has slammed Brazil's faltering preparations for this year's World Cup and has suggested he is expecting to see national protests throughout the tournament. Football's controversial figure criticised the South...Show More Summary
IN 2014, Brazil will host the World Cup and hold an election. Our correspondents discuss the challenge President Dilma Rousseff faces
Like a President addressing a nation, Pele appeared on German TV last night in a brand new advert for Volkswagen. Brazil’s three-time world champion Pele (73) was presented as his nation’s football minister for the 2014 World Cup, and he expressed a desire to speak with the German people directly. In the commercial for VW, Pele said: I [...]
FIFA president Sepp Blatter is hardly known for his passionate and inspirational speeches. Perhaps it should come to no surprise then that Abdelilah El Akram, acting chairman of the Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the Fifa Club World Cup, fell asleep during Blatter’s speech. El Akram was sitting directly next to Blatter and the cameras caught [...]
Brazil’s president has referred to the scenes as “shocking;” FIFA has promised “comprehensive security” in an effort to prevent similar incidents at its upcoming World Cup. After a Sunday match between Atletico Paranaense and Vasco da...Show More Summary
Nelson Mandela, the great former South African president and anti-apartheid leader who died at age 95, was a sports fan. He loved boxing. His support of the Springboks national rugby team in the 1995 Rugby World Cup was immortalizedShow More Summary