Moscow (AFP) – FIFA chief Gianni Infantino told President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday he was satisfied with Russia’s preparations ahead of hosting the Confederations Cup in June and the 2018 World Cup. “I’ve always been convinced thatShow More Summary
When US President Donald Trump arrived in Saudi Arabia Saturday he was first treated to a traditional coffee at the airport in Riyadh. King Salman enjoyed a cup of coffee with the American president and also taught him the traditional technique of asking a server to stop pouring. The Saudi king was filmed shaking his […]
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Trump surrogates are trying to defend the president's termination of FBI Director James Comey. Asked about the firing, Russia President Vladimir Putin said it would have "no effect" on U.S.-Russian relations. The Senate unexpectedly rejected an attempt to repeal a regulation on methane emissions at drilling operations on public lands. The U.S. Show More Summary
Moscow (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to prevent civil demonstrations disrupting next month’s Confederations Cup and the 2018 World Cup. The decree, published Wednesday on the government’s legal information...Show More Summary
An accelerated process to hand North America the 2026 World Cup is set to be approved by soccer leaders this week, with FIFA President Gianni Infantino hoping for a "bulletproof" … Click to Continue »
Royal Melbourne was added to a schedule that already included Augusta National and Pebble Beach
In 2010, the president of FIFA, Sepp Blatter, announced that his organization had selected Qatar, a tiny, wealthy emirate on the Persian Gulf with a little more than two million inhabitants, to host the 2022 World Cup. It was a strange...Show More Summary
The Presidents Cup is returning to Royal Melbourne Golf Club in 2019 for the third time
May 4 (Reuters) - The Presidents Cup will return to Royal Melbourne Golf Club in 2019 with the Sandbelt course hosting the international team competition for the third time in the 25-year history of the biennial event.
French financial prosecutors are investigating the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups and have heard former FIFA president Sepp Blatter
Paris (AFP) – Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter was called as a witness into a French investigation into the controversial awarding of the World Cups to Russia in 2018 and Qatar 2022, a source said on Thursday. Blatter, the long-time...Show More Summary
French prosecutors are investigating the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups and have questioned former Fifa president Sepp Blatter.
Santiago (AFP) – FIFA president Gianni Infantino confirmed Wednesday that video assistant referees will be used at next year’s World Cup in Russia for the first time. “We will use video refereeing at the 2018 World Cup because we’veShow More Summary
Double Olympic gold medallist Jade Jones returns to action in the World Taekwondo Federation President's Cup in Athens.
Fifa president Gianni Infantino confirms that video referees will be used at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Foreign fans who plan on attending sporting events in Russia, including next summer’s World Cup, would be wise to be on their best behavior. On Monday, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a series of amendments that call for 15-day prison sentences, deportation and country reentry bans for fans that behave with “gross misconduct.” Previously, it appears the […]
Jay Haas has done it all in golf, from learning the game from his uncle, Masters champion Bob Goalby, to captaining the winning U.S. Presidents Cup team with his son, Bill, getting the winning point in 2015. The Wake Forest graduate also won an NCAA individual title in 1975 as well as team titles in […]
Moscow (AFP) – Russia on Monday adopted a law to bar foreign hooligans from the country as it tries to clamp down on fan violence ahead of the 2018 World Cup. The legislation — approved by President Vladimir Putin — hands authorities the right to block entry for anyone previously found guilty of hooliganism abroad. Show More Summary
The Washington Capitals will try to carry the momentum of the regular season into a Stanley Cup run, as they enter the playoffs as the favorite at the sportsbooks to win their conference. The Washington Capitals have won the Presidents' Trophy for the best record in the NHL for the second year in a row, compiling a 55-19-8 mark this season. Show More Summary