Back when the United States was getting ready to play Belgium in the 2014 World Cup, Belgian Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo issued a challenge to President Obama. The Red Devils, of course, won the match and even though Obama never responded...Show More Summary
BOOM! The Sunday Times have dropped another bombshell on FIFA and its president Sepp Blatter this weekend. The Sunday Times, who have been leading the charge against the World Cups in Russia and Qatar through the disclosure of evidence pointing to corruption in the bidding process, have now singled out Sepp Blatter for a fresh […]
FIFA president Sepp Blatter has reached out to the IOC with a promise that a potential 2022 World Cup in the months of January or December won't interfere with the Winter Olympics, according to The Associated Press (via ESPN.com). IOC spokesman Mark Adams confirmed Blatter told the organisation FIFA would make sure the two events wouldn't clash. Show More Summary
Rio de Janeiro's 2016 Olympic preparations are in full swing with organizers having rediscovered their dynamism after years of delays and the soccer World Cup boosting their confidence, IOC President Thomas Bach said on Tuesday.
Buoyed by a successful World Cup in Brazil and UEFA president Michel Platini opting not to stand in next year’s election, Sepp Blatter believes he has the backing to win a fifth term as FIFA president.
If only we could get Nelson Mandela’s response to fresh quotes from FIFA president Sepp Blatter on Monday. Blatter sat down for a 40-minute interview with Jeff Powell, the veteran Daily Mail sports writer, on Monday, which was broadcast as a keynote opening to the Soccerex Global Convention in Manchester. During in interview Blatter was asked to […]
The soccer world howled when Qatar beat out the United States to host the 2022 World Cup in December 2010. Nearly four years later, FIFA President Sepp Blatter has a new message for U.S. soccer fans: Be patient. Speaking in a video interview broadcast at the Soccerex Convention in Manchester, England, Blatter all but said […]
At today's Bloomberg Sports Business Summit in Chelsea, MLS Commissioner Don Garber and US Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati spoke about the state of soccer in the US following the 2014 World Cup. We had the opportunity to speak...Show More Summary
Argentina: Argentina enacted a measure of revenge for losing the World Cup title match in July and thumped Germany 4-2 in an international friendly held in Dusseldorf. Brazil: A pair of polls released yesterday showed that President Dilma Rousseff gained support but is still expected to lose in a likely runoff to challenger Marina Silva. Show More Summary
As if the European Union could be any less popular with Britain's working and middle classes, the European elite now wants to boycott the 2018 World Cup following Russian President Vladimir Putin's overzealous response to EU expansionism on his country's border, The Times has reported. Show More Summary
If Tony Stewart wins Sunday at Atlanta or Sept. 6 at Richmond, he's going to make the Chase for the Sprint Cup. That was confirmed by NASCAR President Mike Helton, who said Friday that Stewart would be granted a waiver to remain Chase-eligible...Show More Summary
Provided he can qualify, NASCAR has given Tony Stewart the OK to participate in the Chase for the Sprint Cup. Tony Stewart will be allowed to participate if he qualifies for the Chase for the Sprint Cup, NASCAR president Mike Helton said Friday. "This has been a very unique set of circumstances to Tony and to our sport," Helton said. Show More Summary
Tony Stewart can still qualify for NASCAR's Chase for the Cup title playoff despite missing three races after a fatal incident involving a fellow driver, NASCAR President Mike Helton said Friday.
President Vladimir Putin said on Friday he hoped Russia would not lose the right to host the 2018 soccer World Cup following Western calls to stop the country staging the tournament. Asked whether there was any risk that Russia could lose its right to hold the tournament due to the complicated political situation, Putin said: "I hope not. Show More Summary
MONACO (AP) — UEFA President Michel Platini says Europe deserves an extra team at the next World Cup and he will ask FIFA for it.
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has visited Spartak Moscow's new stadium, a 2018 World Cup venue, ahead of its official opening.
Russian president Vladimir Putin on Wednesday attended the inauguration of Spartak Moscow's 2018 World Cup stadium. "This arena is worthy of Russia's most beloved team," Putin said on arrival at the brand new 42,000-seat Otkrytie arena which will also host FIFA Confederations Cup matches in 2017. Show More Summary
Liberty National will host the 2017 Presidents Cup as part of a 25-year partnership with the PGA Tour.
The PGA Tour is set to announce a 25-year agreement with Liberty National Golf Course on Tuesday that will make it the fourth course in the United States to host the Presidents Cup.