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Eh: Quail Hollow Gets 2021 Presidents Cup

Because they don't have enough events (Wells Fargo Championship, 2017 PGA Championship)

What would a 48-team World Cup look like?

Luis Figo, candidate for the FIFA presidency, has suggested expanding the World Cup to a whopping 48 teams. We take a look at what that might mean. So, now we know what Luis Figo has been thinking about between takes on the set of these hair colour adverts. Show More Summary

If elected FIFA President, Luis Figo wants a 48-nation World Cup [Video]

Luis Figo has launched his manifesto for the FIFA Presidency, the election for which will be held in May. The 2000 Ballon D’Or winner has been given the green light to fight it out with current supremo Sepp Blatter, having received the backing of 5 UEFA members: Luxembourg, Danemark, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Poland. Among Figo’s […]

Unpacking Luis Figo's FIFA presidency platform, including the 48-team World Cup

We can all agree Sepp Blatter stinks, but is anyone challenging him any better? Luis Figo is at least spitting some ideas. Sepp Blatter has been virtually unopposed during his reign as FIFA president, which started in 1998. Since then,...Show More Summary

Luis Figo proposes expanding the World Cup to as many as 48 teams

last weekSports / Football : EPL Talk

Former Ballon d’Or winner Luis Figo released his manifesto at a Wembley press conference today as he prepares to challenge Prince Ali Bin Hussein, Michael van Pragg and incumbent Sepp Blatter for the presidency of FIFA. During his press conference, the … Continue reading ?

Luis Figo FIFA President Bid Will Have Mixed Appeal on World Cup Expansion Plans

The first major plans of Luis Figo, running for FIFA president, were unveiled on Thursday as the former World Player of the Year argued his case to take over as leader of the world of football. Figo 's plans were wide-ranging and spectacular...Show More Summary

Luis Figo takes aim at FIFA President Sepp Blatter by proposing 48-team World Cup

Luis Figo is a long shot to win the FIFA presidency in May because of simple math: Incumbent Seth Blatter needs 105 votes from FIFA’s 209 national soccer associations to keep his job, and it’s assumed he has the 53 votes from Africa safely in his pocket. He’ll find the other 52 as easily as […]

Luis Figo Reveals Platform, World Cup Proposals During FIFA Presidency

Real Madrid legend Luis Figo has detailed a plethora of footballing proposals which could be installed if he wins this year's FIFA presidential vote. The Portuguese candidate is among the prospects who are attempting to overthrow Sepp Blatter's reign. Show More Summary

Presidents Cup in South Korea May Lack Native Sons

last weekSports / Golf : On Par

Incheon will host the competition, which is taking place in Asia for the first time, but based on this week’s rankings, no South Koreans would earn an automatic spot.

Moscow State Institute of International Relations hosted FIDE President’s Cup

Moscow State Institute of International Relations hosted FIDE President’s CupThe 1st FIDE President’s Cup for diplomatic corps was held on 13th February at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO).The event gathered...Show More Summary

Reports: Davis Love III will be 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup captain

Davis Love III will get a chance to avenge the "Meltdown at Medinah." According to a report by Golfworld's Tim Rosaforte and a tweet from former PGA of America president Ted Bishop, Love will be named 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup captain on Tuesday, Feb. Show More Summary

Inspection trip of the FIDE delegation to Baku, AZE

On February 12-13 the FIDE delegation had an inspection trip to Baku on preparation and holding of the World Cup and World Chess Olympiad in Azerbaijan. FIDE was represented by FIDE Deputy President Mr. Georgios Makropoulos and Vice President Mr. Show More Summary

China to Set up 6,000 Soccer Schools in Bid to End Embarrassment on the Pitch

Decades in soccer doldrums have left China dreaming of a world-beating national side -- or even one just capable of making it to the World Cup finals. Now, with Chinese President Xi Jinping adding his heft to the effort, Beijing has a new plan to realize this goal: start them young and get them playing.

'You're Going to Hell If You Don't Know Jesus,' NASCAR's Darrell Waltrip Says at Nat'l Prayer Breakfast Before Obama, Dalai Lama

Darrell Waltrip, a three-time NASCAR Cup Series champion, shared how he became a follower of Jesus, telling the audience at the National Prayer Breakfast, which included President Obama and the Dalai Lama, "If you don't know Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior... you are going to hell... good guys go to hell."

Obama Praises Robbie Rogers for 'Blazing Trail' as Out Gay Player at L.A. Galaxy White House Visit: VIDEO

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

President Obama hosted the 2014 Stanley Cup champion L.A. Kings and the 2014 Major League Soccer champion L.A. Galaxy at the White House today. After praising the teams and their accomplishments, Obama took a moment to offer a shout-out to...

LA Kings Visit President Obama at White House: Photos, Comments and More

For the second time in three years, President Barack Obama was made an honorary Los Angeles Kings fan for a day. The President was visited by the defending Stanley Cup champions on Monday, who presented him with the typical pile of gifts as Mr. Show More Summary

Kings making return visit to White House for Stanley Cup kudos

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

For Kings right wing Justin Williams, visiting the White House to meet the president and accept congratulations for winning the Stanley Cup is becoming a habit.

Carnival's Super Bowl Ad Taps JFK's 1962 Ode To The Ocean

You could really do much worse than a President Kennedy speech as your voiceover. In September 1962, President Kennedy gave a speech at the Newport Yacht Club ahead of that year's America's Cup race out of Newport, RI. It's an emotional ode to the ocean, about what ties our hearts, souls and minds to the water. Show More Summary

Luis Figo Has Zero Chance of Beating out Sepp Blatter for the FIFA Presidency

Sepp Blatter battles naysayers around the globe to keep his seat as FIFA president. After Qatar won the bid to host the 2022 World Cup, will Blatter hold power much longer? Watch Bleacher Report's Duncan Castles and Ryan Bailey discuss Luis Figo's chances of beating Blatter for the FIFA presidency. Read more World Football news on BleacherReport.com

FIDE President visits Hungary

WORLD CHESS FEDERATION’S PRESIDENT VISITS HUNGARY2015-01-29 | chessFIDEHungary is a suitable country for hosting a chess world cup or even the Chess Olympiad, President of the World Chess Federation (FIDE) Kirsan Ilyumzhinov said in Budapest. Show More Summary

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