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.
After just a single season at the head of MLSE, Tim Leiweke is already planning on leaving. Without the Cup. Tim Leiweke was quick to deny reports earlier this week that he'd be leaving his post as president of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, the group that owns the Toronto Maple Leafs. Show More Summary
This has quietly been a very disappointing offseason for the Boston Bruins. That’s surprising on its own, as the Bruins have become one of the model organizations in recent years and won the Presidents' Trophy in 2013-14. What’s surprising...Show More Summary
Real Madrid last night won the Super Cup, beating Europa League winner Sevilla 2-0 in an all-Spanish affair. UEFA President Michel Platini was on hand to dish out the winners medals to the Real Madrid team. Cristiano Ronaldo bagged both goals in the 2-0 win and Platini clearly thought he deserved extra recognition. The Frenchman attempted […]
Javier Tebas, the president of La Liga in Spain, might have been joking when he said he wanted the best 500 players to be plying their trade in his country's top flight, but there's certainly little doubt that Spain houses some of the...Show More Summary
In their storied 88-year history, the Detroit Red Wings have experienced unbridled joy and debilitating defeat. The Red Wings have hoisted 11 Stanley Cups, six Presidents’ Trophies and are in the midst of a historic run of 23 consecutive playoff appearances. Show More Summary
The 2014 FIFA World Cup was an opportunity for Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff to showcase Latin America to international leaders, from Russia's Vladimir Putin to Germany's Angela Merkel. But as the football goals of this summer have...Show More Summary
If you were to guess which Latin American president pays top dollar for public relations in the U.S., you may guess Dilma Rousseff from Brazil because of the world cup, or maybe Cristina Kirchner from Argentina given her struggle toShow More Summary
It was revealed yesterday, as most people had already guessed, that Barcelona approached Luis Suarez about signing him before the World Cup. Those quotes were from an in-depth interview club President Josep Maria Bartomeu did with CNN, in which he also says that Suarez’s bite had little or no impact on their decision to sign […]
Barcelona have sensationally admitted that they contacted Luis Suarez before the World Cup finals in Brazil regarding his transfer from Liverpool. Darren Lewis of the Mirror reports that the Catalan giants' president Josep Bartomeu has...Show More Summary
Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu yesterday confessed that the club approached summer signing Luis Suarez BEFORE the World Cup, as reported by the Mirror. What Bartomeu may have been unaware of was the fact that he was inadvertently confessing, in an interview with CNN, to tapping up the player, trying to lure him to Spain. […]
BY DAVID MIXNER Before the Russian Olympics at Sochi, the international LGBT community attempted to warn the world of the brutality of President Putin and his punks. While human rights activists successfully made visible Putin's homophobia and hate-filled attitude towards...
Britain’s Deputy Prime Minister wants Russia stripped of the right to host the 2018 World Cup to punish President Vladimir Putin for “belligerent behavior” in the Ukraine crisis.
Credits: Denis Doyle/Getty Images Alt Text: James Rodriguez is unveiled to the press by club president Florentino Perez Los Blancos have forked out £63m for a World Cup star who does not fit into their winning system Talking Point Friday,...Show More Summary
IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT (l. to r.) Ban Ki-moon, Thomas Bach, Michel Martelly and Laurent Lamothe © IOC/Hector Retamal On the day after the final of the Football World Cup in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), IOC President Thomas Bach flew to...Show More Summary
The ire of much of the world is trained on the pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine believed responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 and the man who many say enabled them. President Obama said Russian President Vladimir Putin had "direct responsibility" to help with the investigation and aftermath of the tragic plane crash, which claimed […]
The ire of much of the world is trained on the pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine believed responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 and the man who many say enabled them. President Obama said Russian President Vladimir...Show More Summary