The presidents of Argentina and Uruguay say they are still planning to go ahead with a bid to co-host the 2030 World Cup. Argentina President Mauricio Macri says the South … Click to Continue »
According to NASCAR Executive Vice President and Chief Racing Development Officer Steve O’Donnell on Sirius/XM NASCAR Radio on Monday, NASCAR’s considering changes when it comes to Sprint Cup Series drivers and/or teams competing in the Xfinity and/or Camping World Truck series. O’Donnell hinted that change(s) could be coming soon but didn’t specify exactly what the [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT During his weekly check-in with Sirius/XM NASCAR Radio on Monday, NASCAR Executive Vice President and Chief Racing Development Officer Steve O’Donnell hinted at rules changes relating to Sprint Cup Series drivers/teams competing in the Xfinity and Camping World Truck series. “It certainly is on our radar,” O’Donnell said. “We’ve heard the fans. [...]
Fifa president Gianni Infantino outlines his plan to expand the World Cup to as many as 48 teams after a council meeting in Zurich, but not everybody is convinced by the idea.
Zurich (AFP) – FIFA president Gianni Infantino built momentum towards expanding the World Cup Friday as some powerbrokers appeared to back the move, while sceptics will have to be convinced before a final call in January. Growing the...Show More Summary
They’re denied entry to the official tournament, but can Kurdistan’s footballers take home the trophy at the alternative contest? A wall-length trophy cabinet dominates the office of Safeen Kanabi, the portly president of the Kurdistan Football Association (KFA). Show More Summary
FIFA World Cup trophy By Dov Rawson Friday, October 14th, 2016 11:09 New FIFA president on World Cup’s new format The FIFA World Cup is the most iconic competition in world football and could be set for some major changes in January, according to its new president Gianni Infantino. Speaking at FIFA’s headquarters in Zurich, […]
FIFA’s president, Gianni Infantino, has pushed to expand the field to as many as 48 nations from its current size of 32.
Zurich (AFP) – FIFA executives will make a final decision on World Cup reform in January after weighing up three proposals on Thursday, as president Gianni Infantino pushes plans to grow the lucrative tournament. Infantino said it was...Show More Summary
The recent news that CONCACAF is considering a change of name should be no surprise — few brands have a more toxic image than the corruption-stained body. What makes much less sense is the proposal by Victor Montagliani, president of soccer’s governing body in North and Central America and the Caribbean, to get rid of the […]
Lausanne (AFP) – FIFA president Gianni Infantino’s plan to expand the World Cup faces a key test from Thursday at a meeting of world football’s top executives. Infantina wants to expand the tournament to 48 teams, a contentious moveShow More Summary
Greg Norman's corporate re-brand, Titleist's win total and a junior Presidents Cup are among this week's biggest golf business stories.
FIFA World Cup trophy By Benjamin Newman Saturday, October 8th, 2016 19:25 An expanded World Cup Last week, FIFA president Gianni Infantino made a remarkable suggestion. Infantino has floated the notion that the World Cup could be expanded from it’s current 32-team structure, up to 40 teams, or even 48. The whole proposal panders to the wider […]
On Thursday, the Pittsburgh Penguins visited the White House to celebrate their Stanley Cup victory. In his opening speech, President Obama seized...
When President Obama took office in 2009, the first NHL team to visit him was Pittsburgh.
U.S. President: 'This is a nice bookend for my presidency' The post Barack Obama honours Stanley Cup winners appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Months after the Pittsburgh Penguins took home the Stanley Cup for the fourth time, the team is still celebrating – and not just in Pittsburgh. President Barack Obama welcomed the … Click to Continue »
By AMANDA VINCENT NASCAR Executive Vice President and Chief Racing Development Officer Steve O’Donnell told Sirius/XM NASCAR Radio on Monday that the sanctioning body is seriously considering a championship structure that would reward a “regular season champion.” “I’d say very serious consideration, and it’s not just snapping your fingers,” O’Donnell said. “There’s a [...]
Thanks Obama! Remember the 2016 Stanley Cup Final? I’d like to forget it myself, but if you recall the Penguins won over the Sharks, securing their fourth Stanley Cup in franchise history. Yet, what the Penguins didn’t have those other three times they won was the enigmatic, amazing Phil Kessel. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama hosted the Pittsburgh Penguins at the White House Thursday to congratulate the hockey team for their recent Stanley Cup victory over the San Jose Sharks. (Oct. 6)