Joao Havelange, who expanded soccer’s global reach as FIFA president from 1974 to 1998 but also was found to have profited greatly from bribes related to World Cup television contracts, has died at the age of 100, according to multiple reports out of Brazil. Havelange, a native of Rio de Janeiro who competed as a […]
At around 4 p.m. Wednesday, a man began to climb the Trump Tower in New York City using suction cups. Donald Trump’s bid for the presidency has caused a great deal of polarization among voters. People either love or hate him, and there are very few in between. Show More Summary
Brazilian documentary photographer Alexandre Amaral has been capturing the streets of his home country during an interesting time in its history. Between the 2014 FIFA World Cup, protests for the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff,...Show More Summary
The US Department of Justice said that former president of the Guatemalan soccer federation (FENAFUTG) Brayan Jimenez has pleaded guilty to receiving bribes in exchange for media and marketing contracts to FIFA World Cup qualifying games.
Abuja (AFP) – FIFA president Gianni Infantino said on Monday he hopes Africa gets two more spots at the World Cup if his proposal for the tournament to be expanded to 40 teams goes through. There are presently 32 finalists for the World...Show More Summary
Geneva (AFP) – FIFA’s ethics committee on Monday banned Wolfgang Niersbach, former president of the German Football Association (DFB), for one year over misconduct surrounding the country’s successful 2006 World Cup bid. “Mr. Niersbach...Show More Summary
Geneva (AFP) – FIFA’s ethics committee on Monday banned Wolfgang Niersbach, former president of the German Football Association, for one year over misconduct surrounding the country’s successful 2006 World Cup bid. “Mr. Niersbach has...Show More Summary
Russian President Vladimir Putin signed multiple laws that ensure the FIFA World Cup 2018 could proceed with minimum hassles. The country has made it simpler for foreigners to enter the country, while weeding out the issues faced during the ongoing UEFA Euro 2016 championship. Show More Summary
President Vladimir Putin has confirmed that fans visiting the 2018 World Cup will enjoy visa-free entry for the entirety of the event.
By Mauricio Sulaiman WBC President – Jose Sulaiman’s son THE WBC WOMEN’S FLYWEIGHT WORLD CUP Women´s boxing is a reality. Those pioneers who had to overcome so many obstacles, abuse and discrimination in all forms and manners can proudly see … Continue reading ? The post The 12th Round appeared first on Boxing News.
Buenos Aires (AFP) – Former World Cup winner and national coach Diego Maradona said Wednesday he had no magic wand to solve Argentina’s football crisis but agreed to help organise talks to that end. FIFA president Gianni Infantino had...Show More Summary
The Russian president and Security Council members discussed preparation for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
About 50 people were killed by a gunman who opened fire in a gay nightclub in Orlando for which ISIS took responsibility. President Obama delivered remark about the massacre, saying it was a "reminder" of how easy it is for Americans to purchase weapons. Show More Summary
Together, they helped NBC emerge as Thursday night's winner with a 1.4 rating in the key demo and six million total viewers. read more
A Donald Trump presidency could have a negative impact on the United States' efforts to host the 2026 World Cup, U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati told reporters Tuesday. The United States and U.S. Soccer, the sport's American...Show More Summary
Orlando (AFP) – “The United States could host the World Cup tomorrow,” FIFA president Gianni Infantino said recently. But less than one week into the Copa America Centenario, being held across the US, it is clear that putting on a successful...Show More Summary
Gulati also discussed negotiations with the women’s national team and a potential 2026 World Cup bid.
Donald Trump—one of the gremlins from Gremlins, but racist—is most likely going to be the nominee of the Republican party. As outlandish as his political takes are, and as favored as his likely opponent is, there’s a legit shot he becomes the next president of the United States. Show More Summary
The outcome of the 2016 United States presidential election might hinder the country's chances of hosting a World Cup in the future, according to U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati. ESPN FC's Jeff Carlisle reported Tuesday...Show More Summary