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London (AFP) – Russian hooligans have warned of a “festival of violence” at next year’s World Cup, in a BBC documentary aired on Thursday in which the fans celebrate street fights at Euro 2016. Hours after FIFA president Gianni Infantino...Show More Summary
Soccer leaders in the United States, Mexico and Canada already were talking about a joint bid for the 2026 World Cup, so they likely were well prepared for FIFA President Gianni Infantino’s announcement Thursday that FIFA will encourage bidders for soccer’s biggest tournament to partner up. “We will encourage co-hosting for the World Cup because […]
Doha (AFP) – FIFA president Gianni Infantino said Thursday he was not worried about hooliganism at next year’s Russia World Cup, amid growing fears the tournament could be blighted by fan violence. Speaking in Qatar following a FIFAShow More Summary
Fifa president Gianni Infantino says he is "not at all concerned" about the threat of hooliganism at next year's World Cup in Russia.
Doha (AFP) – FIFA president Gianni Infantino said Thursday he did not fear hooligan troubles at the World Cup in Russia next year despite reported threats against foreign fans. “I am not concerned about trouble in 2018, I have fullShow More Summary
Italy World Cup winner Luca Toni and the president of Serie B club Hellas Verona had their car attacked while traveling to a match Saturday in the southern town of Avellino
Italy is slated to host the 2022 Ryder Cup. (Getty Images) Organizers of the 2022 Ryder Cup in Rome are in danger of losing the event after the president of Italy’s Senate removed an amendment from a bill that would have provided approximately $103 million in financial support for the event. Show More Summary
UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin says Europe will formally ask FIFA for at least 16 places in the expanded 48-team World Cup
Organizers of the 2022 Ryder Cup in Rome will have to find new funds or risk losing the event after the president of the Italian Senate stripped off an amendment to a bill that would have provided a guarantee of 97 million euros ($103 million)
Iran has banned American wrestlers from entering the country to compete in the Freestyle World Cup later this month. The ban was in retaliation for President Donald Trump's recent executive order that barred visas for those from seven countries, including Iran.
Cairo (AFP) – The Egyptian president and newspapers applauded the “dignity” of the national football team on Monday, calling them champions despite agonisingly losing the Africa Cup of Nations final 2-1 to Cameroon. Arsenal midfielder...Show More Summary
Stricker, recently named captain of the U.S. President's Cup, is playing well in Arizona.
A spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry said the ministry opposed the Americans’ participation because of President Trump’s order on immigration.
Iran on Friday banned U.S wrestlers from participating in the Freestyle World Cup competition in response to President Donald Trump's executive order forbidding visas for Iranians, according to an official IRNA news agency report. The news agency quoted Iranian foreign ministry spokesman Bahram...
Iran's official news agency is reporting that U.S. wrestlers have been banned from participating in the Freestyle World Cup competition in the western city of Kermanshah in response to President Donald Trump's executive order forbidding visas for Iranians. The Friday report quotes Iranian foreign...
Vigneault has gone 175-97-23, reaching a Stanley Cup Final and winning a Presidents' Trophy.
Vigneault is rightfully being entrusted for the foreseeable future by GM Jeff Gorton, by president Glen Sather and by owner James Dolan.
Though critical of offside rule plans, the former FIFA president praised the controversial World Cup expansion.
U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati is taking a wait-and-see approach